About Us

The Firm


David Ebbs & Co., was founded in 1988 and since that time we have committed ourselves to providing an excellent service, working closely with our clients to produce results in a timely, efficient & cost effective manner.

By drawing on our experience in practice and industry we can provide up-to-date financial information and advice, enabling our clients to make informed decisions on a daily basis. The company has steadily grown over the years and our lasting client relationships are testament to the level of knowledge and service that we provide.

David Ebbs & Co is located in the heart of Dublin's Central Business district in Dublin 2.

Meet the Team


David Ebbs - FCA


David has over 40 years experience as a qualified Chartered Accountant. He qualified in 1977 whilst with a firm which today is part of Ernst & Young.

Apart from a 10 year stint in industry, he has spent his entire career in practice. David started the firm in 1988 and moved to the current premises in 1998. The firm is a founding member of the Key Network group.

David has vast experience in a wide range of business areas including taxation and company secretarial matters as well as audit and accountancy.

David is married to Joy, a medical doctor and they have one son, Tim, a qualified ACA and is now a Finance Manager in industry.



John O'Sullivan - FCA


John works with business owners, entrepreneurs and managers across a broad range of industries delivering a range of audit, advisory and taxation services. Passionate for servicing the SME sector John provides a ‘one stop shop’ service solution ensuring all accounting, payroll, taxation and compliance requirements are adhered to.

An experienced insolvency practitioner, John also provides a range of liquidation and restructuring services to business stakeholders. John is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002. John previously attained a Degree in Business from TCD and a Masters’ in Accounting from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. A career practitioner, John previously worked as a manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Ireland and abroad and subsequently as a director with Baker Tilly Hughes Blake. A keen sports enthusiast, John is married to Oonagh and a father to Henrietta.



Susan Ding FCCA, BSc (Hons) Accounting

Manager - Audit & Pension Services

Susan graduated from Queen's University Belfast with a BSc (Hons) Accounting. She was admitted as an associate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 2002 and as a fellow member in 2007. Susan joined David Ebbs & Co in 1998 and was recently received the 10 years service award.

Manager of our audit and pension services department, she has gained vast experience of audit in various sectors including construction, I.T and manufacturing. She also looks after our pension scheme services which vary from administration, preparation and audit of pension scheme accounts for Multinational companies.

Susan has now moved back to Malaysia, but she continues to work for David Ebbs & Co DAC thanks to the wonders of the cloud and the advances in technology.



Gareth Murphy ACCA

Tax & Audit Department

Gareth is an ACCA qualified accountant and an AITI Chartered Tax Adviser and has over 15 years practice experience in financial accounting, taxation and business advisory services. Prior to joining David Ebbs & Co. he gained a broad range of experience in Big 4 (PwC), Top 10 (RSM formerly Baker Tilly Ryan Glennon) and smaller accounting firms. He has a keen interest in sports especially rugby, golf, tennis and running and has ran six Dublin marathons. He has a one year old daughter and lives with his fiancé in Dublin. He is a graduate of the National College of Ireland where he attained an honours degree in Accounting and Human Resource Management.



Claire Lynch

Payroll Manager

Claire has completed the IATI and IPASS and has over 10 years practice experience in payroll with a background of a further 5 years of banking experience. Prior to joining David Ebbs & Co. She gained a broad range of financial and payroll experience in banking (AIB), Big 4 (EY), Industry (both pharmaceutical and technology sectors). Claire has worked in all sides of payroll – in-house, out-source, bureau, Irish, UK and European Payroll. Claire has an interest in traveling and meeting new people. Claire is originally from Cork and enjoys the outdoors.



Jean Kavanagh

Payroll Consultant

Jean qualified with distinctions from IPASS. She is a payroll consultant at David Ebbs & Co. Prior to that Jean has completed a bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and European languages (Italian & Spanish). Before her degree she attended a premier University in the Philippines.

Jean had 20 years’ experience in Hotel, Health & Leisure Club management. Jean was born in the Philippines, and has been living in Ireland for 13 years. She is married to an Irishman and has two lovely children..