Dealers highlight the large size of dealerships and the low average footfall. Photo: Gettyimages

Motor dealers are seeking to be part of the first wave of reopening when Covid lockdown restrictions are eased. Gillian Fanning, president of the So(...)

Gavin Hydes, chief executive of Joe Duffy Motors Group:  “Every time we sell a car, I’m collecting between €10,500 and €11,000 worth of tax.”  Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Finglas now proudly boasts a €10 million motoring temple to Porsche, nestled in the shadow of the M50’s Junction 5. It’s an improbable location for a(...)

Unit C1 at North City Business Park, Dublin 11: currently let, with an annual rent of €145,756.75

Savills is guiding €1.65 million for an industrial investment at North City Business Park on North Road in Dublin 11. Unit C1 comes to market with a (...)

The group has 10 dealerships across Ireland and is due to open a  Jaguar and Land Rover outlet in Airside Retail Park in north Co Dublin

One of Ireland’s largest car retailers, Joe Duffy Motor Group, more than a doubled its profits last year as car sales recovered from the recess(...)

Gavin Hydes, group managing director, said he is confident the business can benefit from an overall rise in consumer confidence, although he warns that the recovery is still fragile.

The Joe Duffy Motor Group recorded a 34 per cent increase in turnover last year to €113.3 million, up €29 million on 2012. The Irish motor retail gian(...)

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(...)

The High Court has approved the sale of some of the assets of the country’s second largest Ford dealership in a deal that it is hoped will save the jobs of more than half of the 70 employees.

The High Court has approved the sale of some of the assets of the country’s second largest Ford dealership in a deal that it is hoped will save the jo(...)