About us

John Sharkey is a member of the Institute of Certified Public accountants in Ireland and has worked in public practice in Ireland since 2004.

John studied in the United States receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance from the City University of New York, Bernard Baruch College of Accounting; One of the Top Ranking Business & Accounting Schools in the USA. John worked as a Mutual Fund Accountant and Pension Consultant for a leading US Life Assurance Company prior to his return to Ireland. John has vast experience in personal financial planning in Ireland having worked as a financial advisor & Life Assurance Broker.

Personal & Professional service is key to our success. Pro Active advice is what sets us apart. Larger accountancy firms have larger clients who require more time & attention from senior partners & members of the practice. We aim to provide a comprehensive accounting and tax advisory service to the self-employed & small company sector. Nobody gets left behind!


Joanne Murphy

Joanne joined the practice in Crossmolina in 2018. Joanne is a business graduate of Sligo IT conferring with an honours Bachelor of Business Degree specialising in Finance in 2013. Joanne is currently pursuing her professional qualification with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland.

Prior to joining Sharkey & Co Accountants, Joanne has 4 years’ experience in a Finance role in a multi-national company. Her experience extends in a variety of roles including retail, administration, bookkeeping, payroll & customer support.