Welcome to Frances Hegarty & Co

Established in 2009, Frances Hegarty & Co is conveniently located at 6A Crestfield Business Centre, Glanmire, Cork.
We understand the demands of modern business and endeavour to develop and maintain strategies to make our clients business a success in the market-place.

Recommendations and referrals from clients have been the key to our growth in reputation and size.
With a highly qualified team of accountants and business advisors we provide a comprehensive Financial, Taxation and

Business Development service to our clients.

Our firm is regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.

Who we are

Frances Hegarty

Frances Hegarty

Proprietor & Chartered Accountant
B.B.S, A.C.A., A.I.T.I., Dip. I.F.R.S, Dip. In Forensic Accounting, Dip. In Insolvency

Frances is a highly qualified Chartered Accountant who has been operating her own practice since 2009. Prior to this she was a partner in a busy Cork City based firm where she gained a wealth of experience.

Frances has a very pragmatic approach to business which clients appreciate and for which she is very well respected for with a phenomenal client retention rate.

From the outset Frances has always had a hands-on approach with her clients, partnering with them closely with the goal of seeing their business reach its full potential.

With a comprehensive and up to date knowledge on all things tax related Frances specialises in providing her clients with expert advice on taxation matters.
In her spare time Frances enjoys travelling & spending time with her family.

Nicole Craig<br />

Nicole Craig

Office Manager/Administrator

Nicole joined the team in 2011 having previously worked in another practice in a similar role where she gained a wealth of valuable knowledge and experience. Originally coming from the ladies fashions industry Nicole has over 20 years experience in administration.  Along with her administrative role within the practice Nicole also uses her book-keeping skills to prepare client VAT returns, payroll and bank reconciliations.  Nicole co-ordinates the day to day running of the office ensuring that all clients needs are met and Revenue deadlines are met in a timely manner.

In her spare time Nicole enjoys lifting heavy weights and competes in the sport of Powerlifting.  She represented Ireland on the IPF Masters team in 2019 where she brought home a silver medal.

Maria McGrath<br />

Maria McGrath

Company Secretarial/Bookkeeper

Maria has over twenty years experience with the Company Secretarial aspect of practice, having begun working in the Company Secretarial department of a city-based Accountancy Firm in 1997.  Maria has been with the practice since its initial opening in 2009. Maria looks after the Company Secretarial requirements for all our clients working closely with them to ensure deadlines are met and are up to date with all Company Secretarial requirements.  Maria is also involved in the preparation of client end of year accounts. 

Jurgita Janceviciute<br />

Jurgita Janceviciute

Payroll Specialist/Trainee Accountant

Our payroll specialist, Jurgita, looks after the payroll requirements for our clients.  With her Payroll Fetac Level 5 qualification, she has an excellent knowledge in this area. Jurgita is currently working towards her Accounting Technician qualification in CIT.    Jurgita joined the team in 2019 having previously worked as Office Manager/Bookkeeper in an Auctioneers office.  She also works in our accounting department assisting in the preparation of end of year accounts plus preparation and submission of VAT returns.

In her spare time Jurgita enjoys travelling and also loves to bake, creating amazing works of art for her friends and family!

Laura Jones<br />

Laura Jones

B Comm

Laura recently joined the team having graduated from UCC with a degree in Commerce.
Laura specializes in Surf Accounts but also assists with various bookkeeping tasks for our clients including payroll, VAT returns, bank reconciliations and more.
In her spare time Laura enjoys all things music, from playing the violin to listening to her vinyl collection and attending gigs!

who we help


Established Businesses

Sole Traders


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“Frances Hegarty has looked after my accounting Affairs for the past sixteen years or there abouts. Frances is a Dedicated Professional. Her knowledge and attention to detail is exemplary. We look on Frances and her Team as partners and thank her for keeping us up to speed in new legislations and regulations. Our overseas Partners in our business have also engaged the Services of Frances Hegarty and Company I would recommend Frances Hegarty to anyone”

Ptarmigan Aviation Limited

Starting out in business is a daunting time for everyone. Having Frances and her team in our corner took much of the worry out of that difficult time. The expertise available helped us navigate the start up period helped us to stabilise, build and grow our company. With Frances Hegarty and Co Accountants, our experience has always been a service which is clear, trustworthy and professional, delivered in a manner both friendly and open.

Sonny’s Deli

Frances Hegarty & Co. came highly recommended to us by a friend. We have worked with Frances and her professional, competent and trustworthy team for two years now. The team are astute, knowledgeable, proactive, responsive and reliable. As a growing start up business, we feel we could not be in safer hands.

Good Day Deli


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