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Meet The Partners


Shane Connors

Corporate Finance & Recovery Manager


Phone: 051-872824

Mobile: 086-3835138

Shane Connors is Corporate Finance and Recovery Partner of Connors & Company.


He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a first-class honours MBA degree.  Shane has over 20 years’ experience of working in and advising Irish SME’s and has also lived in Eastern Europe where he worked for an international commodity trading company. Shane has also held senior management roles within industry, where he managed assets of more than €250m.


Shane has extensive experience across many sectors including retail pharmaceuticals, wholesale distribution, agriculture, technology, construction, plant hire, professional services, and internationally traded goods. His unique experience gained in corporate finance and especially in mergers and acquisitions makes him an expert in this area, and one of the most sought-after professionals in this field based in the South East.


Within the practice, Shane specialises in the following areas:


  • Acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and succession planning in the SME sector

  • Cash flow forecasting and cost reduction programmes

  • Bank and other financing options, reviews and re-negotiations

  • Liquidations, examinerships, corporate recovery and turnaround strategies


Martin Hill

Audit & Compliance Partner


Phone: 056-7751343

Mobile: 087-2799202

Martin Hill is the Audit and Compliance Partner of Connors & Company.


Martin is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over thirty years’ experience of advising SME’s for clients ranging from start-ups to established businesses. Martin has extensive experience across many diverse business sectors including credit unions, retail pharmacy, construction, professional services, retail, and property management.


As is our firm, Martin is forward thinking and innovative and, in its infancy, championed the use of cloud based accounting which has brought greater efficiencies to both clients and the practice.


Martin has been a partner in various accountancy practices for the past thirty years and brings his extensive experience to the following specialist areas:


  • Audit compliance, including internal audit regulatory compliance.

  • Accounts preparation for SMEs, non-audit companies and not-for-profit organisations.

  • Corporation tax and statutory compliance.

  • General business advisery.

  • Forensic accounting services, including expert witness, assignments. 


Connors and Company was established in 2014 by Shane Connors, following the acquisition of the O’ Neill Foley practice in Waterford.

The firm has almost a forty year history in Waterford and has developed an extensive client base across many sectors, both locally and nationally.

Martin Hill joined as partner in 2015 and the firm has enjoyed significant expansion in recent years.


The firm's Kilkenny office opened in 2019 to meet the growing needs for our services within the south east.  



Contact us below

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Waterford Office

Connors and Co.
Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors

Unit 12L Six Cross Roads Business Park



X91 Y985 


Tel: (051) 872 824

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Kilkenny Office

Connors and Co.
Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors,

Unit 3 and 4

Commercial Unit

Lower Walkin Street



Tel: (056) 775 1343

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