Meet our new Partners across Audit & Advisory, Tax, and Cybersecurity

Meet our new Partners across Audit & Advisory, Tax, and Cybersecurity

BDO in Ireland, a leading provider of Audit, Tax, Advisory, and Consultancy services, proudly announces the appointment of Áine McInerney, Eoghan Daly, Natalie Byrne, Chris Fogarty, and Cian O'Sullivan as new Partners at BDO.


Dublin, June 2024

The addition of these new partners significantly enhances BDO's expertise across the key areas of tax, audit, and cybersecurity. Their combined knowledge and experience will bolster BDO's capabilities in delivering comprehensive advisory services, meeting the diverse needs of clients, and addressing the growing complexities in today's business landscape. This strategic expansion underscores BDO's commitment to providing top-tier professional services and solidifying its position as a leader in the industry.

The appointments are part of BDO in Ireland’s strategic plan to expand its market presence and meet the increasing demand for expert advisory services across diverse sectors in Ireland.

Áine McInerney will commence a new role as Partner in the Audit Department at BDO Limerick. With over 20 years of experience in audit, financial reporting, and business advisory services, Áine has worked with a broad portfolio of clients ranging from large multinationals to local indigenous businesses. Her expertise spans various sectors, including construction, manufacturing, and distribution. Áine holds an Honour’s Degree in Business with German majoring in Accounting and Finance from the University of Limerick and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland (FCA).

Eoghan Daly is also appointed as Partner and serves as BDO in Ireland’s Head of Cybersecurity. Eoghan brings extensive experience in management consulting and forensic and cybersecurity advisory to the role. He has experience working with organisations across a diverse array of industries including the mining, education, pensions, manufacturing, healthcare, government, and not-for-profit sectors. He holds an honours degree in Botany from University College Dublin and a master’s degree in Environmental Economics and Policy from Imperial College London. 

Natalie Byrne becomes a Tax Partner at BDO Limerick. Natalie joined BDO in 2007 and has since amassed significant experience in tax compliance and advisory for both corporates and individuals. She manages Corporation Tax compliance for multinational clients across various industries and has a strong track record in dealing with the Revenue Commissioners on audits and compliance interventions. Natalie holds a first-class Honour’s Degree in Business Studies from the University of Limerick and is a member of both Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Irish Taxation Institute.

Chris Fogarty has been appointed as Partner in the Audit and Advisory Department at BDO Limerick. Since joining BDO in 2011, Chris has provided audit, financial reporting, and advisory services to clients in sectors such as healthcare, construction, and hospitality. His advisory experience includes internal audits, risk management, business reviews, and grant audits. Chris holds an Honour’s Degree in Construction Economics and Management, a Higher Diploma in Professional Accounting, and a Certificate in Sustainability Strategy Risk and Reporting from Chartered Accountants Ireland. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA).

Cian O'Sullivan is appointed as Partner in the Private Client Tax Services team and co-leads the BDO Sports Advisory Unit. Cian has extensive experience advising individuals, families, and professionals on tax and financial matters, including transaction tax planning and intergenerational wealth management. His unique expertise in sports advisory has benefited numerous sportspeople, clubs, and high-net-worth entertainers. Cian is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor, and co-chairs BDO’s Global Private Client Sports Committee.

We are delighted to welcome Áine, Eoghan, Natalie, Chris, and Cian as new Partners at BDO in Ireland. Our new partners bring a wealth of experience, expertise, and innovative thinking that will drive the Firm forward and support our long-term strategic goals. By strengthening our leadership team, we are poised to enhance our service offerings, deepen our client relationships, and expand our market presence.

About BDO Ireland

At BDO Ireland we work with clients locally and internationally providing a portfolio of services across Audit, Tax, Consulting and Advisory. We pride ourselves on providing our clients with a unique end to end experience that is tailored towards solving for their needs.

With offices in Dublin, Limerick, and Cork, BDO partner with their clients' businesses working closely as business advisers. Through our own professional expertise and by working directly with industry, we’ve developed a unique insight into what makes a business successful. It’s this insight that makes us true business advisers, rather than mere financial consultants.

We operate a partner-led approach in all our client dealings which ensures our partners and directors are highly accessible to clients. 

BDO Ireland is a member of the international BDO network, the world's largest European-led accounting network. With over 115,000 people globally working with our clients, we offer challenging, ethical and practical advice from 1,776 offices in 166 countries and territories.

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