Joe O'Neill


Joe is from Cookstown in Co.Tyrone and co-founded McDonald O’Neill & Co. with Stephen.
Joe retired from full time involvement in early 2016 but still assists Stephen and Noel as and when required


Stephen McDonald


Stephen is from Middletown in Co. Armagh. A graduate of Queens University in Belfast, his primary degree was in Economics. Stephen qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985, and, after a period working in Belfast took up a post as a Manager in Coopers & Lybrand. Stephen co- founded McDonald O’Neill & Co in 1992.


Noel Kerr


Noel joined McDonald O’Neill & Co. in 2002, having graduated from Queens University Belfast with a degree in Finance. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2006, was appointed Office Manager in 2008 and was appointed Director in August 2015. In 2016 Noel joined Stephen as co-shareholder of the firm

Noel works particularly closely with those of our clients who need monthly or quarterly report preparation or who require on -going assistance with their systems.


Olivia McGuckin

Senior Accountant

Olivia graduated from Queen’s University in 2002 with an Honours Degree in Information Management and then completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting at the University of Ulster.
In 2004, Olivia commenced her training contract with McDonald O’Neill & Co and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2008.

Olivia leads the payroll team in the provision of a high quality timely payroll service.