About DGL

About DGL

Based in Galway, DEACY GILLIGAN LTD (DGL), Accountants, Business and Taxation Advisers, are committed to providing quality professional services of the highest standard to its clients.

The Company was formed in 2010 on the merger of two prominent Galway Accountancy practices, Deacy & Associates and Grealy & Co. Both former practices shared a common ethos, and this led to a rapid integration of the firms into the new entity.


Our People

The Company has four partners, Pat Gilligan, Norman Deacy, Marina Lawless and Aidan Quinn


They are supported by a team of vibrant highly qualified professionals in the core service areas of: –

  • Audit and Accounting
  • Taxation Compliance and Advisory Services
  • Business Consultancy
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Corporate Recovery
  • Insolvency/Liquidations Advice
  • Cashflow advice
  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll Services
  • Provision of Assignment Staff

We have a core staff of 30 highly skilled and motivated individuals, committed to delivering the best and most appropriate accounting, taxation and business solutions to our clients.


Our client base is diverse and multi-faceted incorporating individuals, sole traders, partnerships, companies and groups, from small to large owner-managed entities operating in the retail, manufacturing, hospitality, medical, legal, agricultural, construction, motor trade, property investments/rental, insurance, IT sectors and other services as well as multinational subsidiaries.

DGL has evolved from a long tradition of providing business solutions and support to both individuals and businesses both in Galway and further afield.


The provision of our services is, and always has been, founded on the principles of sound practical business advice and solutions.  The company continues to evolve to meet the ever-rapid changes in the Irish and global economy while all the time firmly maintaining our focus on the needs of the individual client.

Our Values

DGL is committed to providing a quality service tailored to meet the individual requirements of each of our clients. This is achieved with the support and dedication of a team of highly qualified and motivated professionals who between them possess a wealth of expertise and experience. We assist in making important decisions by reviewing their particular accounting, taxation, financial and commercial requirements, while at the same time maintaining a firm focus on the client.

Attention to detail and short lines of communication we feel are what our clients have come to expect and deserve from us at DGL. We have accomplished this by taking the time to build individual relationships with our clients so that they are confident that we can provide them with whatever business solutions they require. Whether it’s a start-up situation, an expanding business or transfer to the next generation, we work closely with all of our clients to ensure that they are in possession of up to date and accurate information and we are available to them to provide whatever advice or assistance they need.

Value for money is also a key factor in the provision of our services and we strive to service the needs of our clients in the most cost effective manner without compromising on quality or professionalism.

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