BFCD was founded in 1988. There are currently three partners in the firm – Margaret Deehan, Dara Ó Gaora and Luke Prendergast.

Margaret joined BFCD in 1990 as a chartered accountant. She headed up the audit department for several years before being appointed a partner in 2000. Her extensive experience covers a wide variety of entities including owner managed businesses, professional bodies and charitable organisations. Margaret is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. Margaret can be contacted at

Working his way from apprentice in the 1990’s to partner in 2005, Dara is engagement partner to a diverse portfolio of clients spanning a range of interests including property development, FMCG, licenced trade, tourism, education and not-for-profit organisations. Dara is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. Dara can be contacted at

Luke has over 15 years’ experience providing tax solutions to corporate and personal clients on tax planning, international tax and compliance matters. Luke’s areas of expertise include corporate restructuring, succession planning for high net worth individuals and providing tax advice to both employers and employees. Luke joined the firm in May 2016 and was appointed partner in September 2017. Luke is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Irish Taxation Institute. Luke can be contacted at