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Established over 20 years ago, Acorn Financial Services was initially set up to provide clear independent advice in an impartial way. Our main focus is always on customer service, whether this means that we will call to you at home, your place of work or even meet you after hours.

As Financial Brokers we are experts in financial matters providing services to both companies and individuals. Our independent services include:

  • Personal Financial Planning

  • Life Cover

  • Serious Illness Cover

  • Income Protection Insurance

  • Savings

  • Investments

  • Pensions

  • Retirement Planning

  • Business Financial Planning

  • Inheritance Tax Planning

  • Mortgages and Commercial Finance

  • Tax Free Property Purchases

Our Team

Our Service Guarantee

We take time to get to know you, your personal circumstances and your financial goals. We discuss your options and help you come up with a financial plan. We will research products that suit your needs and provide a fair analysis of those available, giving you a wide range of advice from one source.

All staff in our office are full-time professionals and experts in their area. They constantly study all relevant markets and receive regular briefings by attending conferences and presentations. We pride ourselves on having access to a market wide choice of products and being in a position to offer the most suitable financial product for your needs.

Like any other business, we depend on repeat customers and just as importantly, new customers referred by satisfied clients. This is how we grow our business, so by always putting your needs first, we have been able to grow our business.

Our promise is to always offer top quality customer service throughout every stage of our customers’ lives; whether it is planning for retirement, protection for a young family, dealing with a death or serious illness claim, saving for the future, borrowing to buy a home etc. We are always there, offering independent best advice.

Our Team


Cormac Woods 


Cormac founded the business in 1994 having previously worked for Irish Life. His extensive experience in the financial services industry and his customer focused business model has guided Acorn Financial Services to become one of the leading Financial Services providers in the North East.


Barbara Kane 

Insurance & Lending Administrator

Barbara has been a member of the Acorn team since 2002 having previously worked in the general insurance industry. In her role as Insurance and Lending administrator she ensures that applications are processed in a timely, efficient and compliant manner.


Mandy Tiernan 

Office Manager

Mandy has been a valued member of Acorn Financial Services for many years. With extensive experience in Administration Co-ordination and working within a broker environment, Mandy ensures that clients receive the best possible service from our expert team.


John Murphy 

Mortgage and Protection Adviser

John has worked within the Insurance and Banking industry for over 30 years, since joining Acorn Financial Services in 2005 he has brought expert advice and peace of mind to all his customers. John’s first love is Hurling and having played for Louth he continues to train underage hurlers.


Sinead Goss 

Customer Service Agent

Sinead has been a member of the team for many years and is responsible for looking after all of Acorn’s clients throughout the financial services process. Sinead’s years of experience means she has gained a trusting relationship with our clients who always receive a quality service.

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Debbie Mok 


Since returning to Ireland & Acorn Financial Services in 2017, Debbie has brought with her the experience she had gained from other providers in the industry. Debbie prides herself on making sure each of her clients receives the best offer & solution to their needs & gives her utmost attention & dedication to all.


Glen Trainor


Having previously worked in the banking sector for several years prior to joining Acorn Financial Services, Glen, a Qualified Financial Advisor has extensive knowledge across the banking & financial services industry. Glen has built a strong reputation for attention to detail, professionalism and efficiency whilst his friendly approach makes the financial advisory journey all the more enjoyable.


Kealan McQuillan


Kealan is a Qualified Financial Advisor with vast experience spanning across Mortgages, Protection, Pensions, Investments & Salary Protection. Kealan’s product knowledge, attention to detail, professionalism & dedication to his clients is second to none. Contact Kealan for welcoming and down to earth advice on how to plan your future financial journey.     


Sarah Brennan 

Customer Service Agent

Sarah is the newest member of our team and prides herself on the excellent support she provides to our clients. Her attention to detail ensures they experience the highest level of customer service.

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