Andy Lee defeated Matt Koborov to claim the WBO world middleweight title in Las Vegas. He will defend his title against Peter Quillin in Saturday’s big televised fight. Photo:  David Becker/Getty Images

Andy Lee’s first defence of his WBO world middleweight title against Peter Quillin in Brooklyn on Saturday night is likely to draw at least four times(...)

Kevin Hart: ‘My brother made some mistakes and went to the military. My mom wasn’t going to let that happen to me.’ Photograph: Brad Barket/Getty Images

Kevin Hart, star of the new hit US comedy The Wedding Ringer, smiles down from every other bus and billboard. Look here: he’s presenting the first (...)

Steve Tormey, chief executive Toyota Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Early forecourt forecasts suggest 2015 will see the motor trade exceed 100,000 new car sales, a psychological benchmark for a business sector batte(...)

Eddie Murphy, outgoing MD at Ford: “This year, from a passenger car perspective, it was a difficult year because we didn’t have the new Mondeo.”

After 14 years at the wheel of Ford in Ireland, Eddie Murphy is handing back the keys. During his tenure the motor trade in Ireland saw its best times(...)

 Toyota Motor Corp emblem: David Shannon is handing over the keys to Toyota’s Ireland operations on December 31st to his deputy Steve Tormey. Shannon was behind the wheel at Toyota for 20 years as managing director.  Photograph: EPA/Kimimasa Mayama

It’s all change at the top of the three leading car brands in Ireland, as the motor trade prepares for a return to better days. With sales expectation(...)

IF you don’t know who Bill Hader is . . . No, scratch that; odds are, you actually do know who Bill Hader is. For some 10 years, Hader has lurk(...)

New Ford Mondeo: prices released for range as cars arrive in dealerships next week

Ford has released details on the pricing for its new Mondeo, with cars due in dealerships for test drives next week. While the mid-range Zetec versio(...)

Ciarán McMahon, currently Ford’s national sales director, will replace Eddie Murphy as managing director of Ford Ireland from January 1st, 2015

After 14 years at the helm of Ford in Ireland, Eddie Murphy (58) is retiring as chairman and managing director, ending a career that last 35 years wit(...)

Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi When you did you first realise that you had a talent for making people laugh? Oh gosh, I don’t know. I used to be funny soc(...)

Thomas Talbot brought a case alleging defamation and conspiracy against the Hermitage Golf Club in Lucan, Dublin; one of its officers, Eddie Murphy; and the Golfing Union of Ireland. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

The Chief Justice has called for greater use of judge-managed litigation after dismissing an appeal in a case, which took up 83 days in the High and S(...)