Roscommon-based accountancy firm Russell Brennan Keane is to merge with the Dublin-based family firm Cremin McCarthy. The merger will take effect on November 30 th and the new entity will operate under the existing brand and name of Russell Brennan Keane. Russell Brennan Keane is Ireland’s only top-ten accountancy firm based outside of Dublin. ‘This merger is indicative of Russell Brennan Keane’s sustained growth and helps to consolidate our position as a key player with a national reputation in the business world,’ says Liam Rattigan, Chief Executive of Russell Brennan Keane. ‘Cremin McCarthy is a practice with a fine tradition of excellent service to its clients. We will build on this tradition as we further expand our Dublin operation and accelerate achieving our potential in this region by combining our exceptional teams.’ ‘Now as the third generation of Cremin leads the Cremin McCarthy practice, we see this merger as a wonderful opportunity to further enhance the services we have been providing to our clients over the last 80 years,’ said Alex Cremin, Partner. Currently ranked as the ninth largest accountancy firm in Ireland, RBK was founded in 1958. Russell Brennan Keane is a multi-partner practice with offices in Athlone, Dublin and Roscommon. It has grown rapidly over the last decade with particular emphasis on owner managed and entrepreneurial-led businesses. Cremin McCarthy & Co., founded in 1925, offers a full range of accountancy and business advisory services to its 250 clients from their office in Harcourt St, Dublin 2.