About us

We Are Accesible And Proactive

Our Partners and team members are accessible at all times. We Proactively look to Add Value to your business profitability and personal interests.

We Listen To You And Advise Accordingly

We make the effort to understand your business as this is essential to be able to advise effectively.

Our Story So Far

Brian Feeney and Alan Shaughnessy have drawn on their combined 40 years experience in the accounting, business advisory and financial services arena to provide the technical expertise and commercial knowledge to meet their client needs on an ongoing basis.

Our Core Values Are:

  • Integrity – We are honest and forthright in dealings with our clients, our business partners and our fellow team members
  • Teamwork – By sharing our knowledge, ideas and by working together we will find the correct solution for our clients
  • Service – We strive to deliver a superior service at all times. Our objective is to build long term and stable relationships with our clients
  • Commitment – We believe in what we do. We are committed to serving our clients and developing our team
  • Learning – We are committed to learning each and every day
  • Excellence – We always aspire to standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Action – We have a bias towards action and we are pro-active in our efforts to add value to our clients’ interests
  • Respect – we have respect for our clients, our business partners and our fellow team members


Brian Feeney

Partner DFS & Co    LinkedIn

Brian is a Fellow member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and is a Qualified Financial Advisor. After graduating from NUIG with a Commerce degree he trained and qualified in a large Galway based accounting practice.
Brian worked in industry for 10 years including 5 years as a Senior Finance Manager with a large Galway based Multi-national company and 5 years as Head of Finance for an SME in the Grocery Retail sector.
In 2007 he became one of the founding partners of DFS & Co Accountants and Business Advisors Brian’s varied experience has enabled him to gain an in-depth of small to medium sized enterprises across all sectors and all types of businesses. He values his relationships with his clients and would regard the Retail sector as an area of specialist expertise for him.

Alan Shaughnessy

Partner DFS & Co    LinkedIn

Alan graduated from GMIT with a Bachelor of Business Studies degree is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and is a Qualified Financial Advisor. Alan originally worked in Practice and subsequently has gained many years’ experience in financial Institutions in the city of London and Sydney where his employers included Lloyds’s TSB, JP Morgan Chase, and ING Bank. He has held a number of senior roles in the Capital Markets arm of Investment banking.
In 2007 he became one of the founding partners of DFS & Co Accountants and Business Advisors and in the intervening period has built up a substantial client base across all business sectors including Hotel & Leisure, Pharmacy, Medical and Restaurant & Catering.


In 2017 and 2018 a number of proactive businesses just like yours switched to DFS & Co for better financial support and advice, transparent charging structure and partner level attention.