Our Story

About Us

Learn more about the Walsh Group, who we are, and what we do for our clients.

Walsh Group is made up of four components – Walsh Consulting, Walsh Development, Walsh Private and Walsh Property – each in its own way totally dedicated to client satisfaction.

About Walsh Group - Ricky Walsh Managing Director

Managing Director

Ricky Walsh

Ricky is MD of Walsh Group, a collection of companies based in the Cork Docklands. Walsh Group is an originator and innovator in the areas of Financial Investment and Development.

Ricky’s working career started with ARUP Engineering before joining Standard Life in 1983. After a successful career, which saw him rise to Assistant General Manager, he left Standard Life in 1999 to form RJ Walsh Consulting Ltd trading as Walsh Consulting.

Today Walsh Consulting forms part of a larger group consisting of Walsh Consulting, Walsh Development, Walsh Private and Walsh Property.

For all the depth and diversity of Ricky’s business interests, family life remains the most important thing to him. Home is Maryborough, Douglas, where he lives with his wife Caroline and family.

Walsh Consulting

Walsh Consulting is an independent financial intermediary regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Our expert financial advice extends to Family & Business Protection, Income Protection, Corporate Benefit Packages, Health Insurance, Pensions, Mortgages, and Savings & Investments.

We have been providing professional financial advice to a diverse range of clients for over 20 years. We deal with many different providers in the Irish market, but we are not tied or affiliated to any of them. This means we can use our experience and expertise to examine all options before getting the best deal for our clients.

About Walsh Consulting
About Walsh Development

Walsh Development

Walsh Development is the vehicle that delivers property product to the market. We manage the process of transforming a greenfield site to a completed product and control the design, planning, construction and handover procedures, to ensure that the end product is of the highest standard.

Walsh Development is currently managing a number of exciting mixed use schemes at various stages of the development and planning process. We work in parallel with the most suitable design teams for particular projects ensuring the highest quality design solutions.

Walsh Private

Walsh Private is our Private Equity vehicle. Under this structure we have developed investment opportunities in areas such as Health, Leisure, Entertainment, Electronics, Property and Energy.

All of the above have active management involvement by senior members of Walsh Private and in all cases managed under partnership structures.

About Walsh Private
About Walsh Property

Walsh Property

Walsh Property deals with property both in Ireland and overseas, on our own behalf and on behalf of our clients.

We deal with all issues surrounding property i.e. purchase, sale, letting management, and more recently the entire asset management services associated with property.

Our Methods


We take the time and attention to create a customized profile of our client, whether they are corporate or personal.


We carry out a comprehensive audit and detailed analysis of each clients existing portfolios and financial health.


We work closely with you to create a tailored, competitive, clear and achievable financial solution to suit.


We then review the plan and its component parts on a regular basis to ensure that it is relevant to circumstances at all times.

Our Team

About Ricky Walsh

Ricky Walsh

Managing Director
About Richard Walsh

Richard Walsh

Business Development Manager
About Rose O'Halloran

Rose O'Halloran

Associate Director
About Julie Delaney

Julie Delaney

Senior Lending Manager
About Laura O'Flaherty

Laura O'Flaherty

Senior Executive Administrator
About Nick Mulcahy

Nick Mulcahy

Strategic Planning Advisor
About Gill Harrington

Gill Harrington

Executive Assistant
Walsh Group - Alex Ryan

Alex Ryan

Junior Associate