Ray Murphy

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The Blades. Photograph: Terry Thorp

“I came from England in 1978 as I thought there was a great opportunity in Dublin for punk to flourish, but instead I was confronted with a narrow-min(...)

The Irish motor trade has responded to the release of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC)’s report into the use of Personal Cont(...)

Citroën currently has just under 1 per cent of the new-car market in the Republic, with 1,285 registrations recorded this year up to the end of October.

A company backed the State’s strategic investment fund has agreed a €30 million finance deal with auto maker Citroën’s Irish distributor. First Aut(...)

Close Brothers managing director Ciaran McAreavey: “We have played an important role in supplying credit to SMEs which wanted to grow or replace capital-intensive pieces of equipment.”
Plugging the lending gap

The onset of the economic crash in 2007 and 2008 was particularly harsh on Irish SMEs. Not only had they to contend with the steepest market downturn (...)

A Palestinian boy  next to the rubble of buildings destroyed during the 50 days of conflict between Israel and Hamas  in 2014, in Gaza City. Photograph:  MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images

There were no great surprises in the findings of the UN’s commission of inquiry into the 2014 Gaza conflict. Unlike previous similar reports that were(...)

Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa:  awaiting trial in Egypt  along with 420 others since August 2013

  The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission was divided over whether to issue a call for the “immediate release” of Irish teenager Ib(...)

The Government should amend its draft law on gender recognition so as to widen the categories of people who can avail of its provisions, the Irish Hum(...)

(From left) Irish golfer Rory McIlroy, former US president Bill Clinton and  Bono  at Fire   restaurant in last night. Photograph: Alan Andrews @coffeeculture

Ireland can exploit new technology to become a world leader in philanthropy, former US president Bill Clinton told an audience in Dublin last night.Le(...)

Former US President Bill Clinton makes a speech publicising the One Percent Difference Campaign at the Conrad Hotel in Dublin today. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland can exploit new technology to become a world leader in philanthropy, former US president Bill Clinton told an audience in Dublin tonight.Lendi(...)