Simon Murphy

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Colm Daly, chief executive of HomeSecure: Founded in 2014, the company has just under 20,000 customers. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

Irish alarm monitoring company Homesecure has been sold to Norwegian group Sector Alarms, which already owns PhoneWatch in this market. The sale price(...)

An unaccompanied learner driver was using his mobile phone when his car struck and killed a schoolgirl while she was walking on a road in Co Offaly, Tullamore Circuit Criminal Court has heard.

An unaccompanied learner driver was using his mobile phone when his car struck and killed a schoolgirl while she was walking on a road in Co Offaly, T(...)

Simon Murphy, owner of the Westside Gym in Blanchardstown, who had vowed to stay open but changed his mind after gardaí spoke to him. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

A gym owner in west Dublin who had planned to remain open on Thursday despite the Level 5 restrictions, has decided not to, following two visits from (...)

Simon Murphy, owner of the Westside Gym in Blanchardstown, who has vowed to open his business  in defiance of the Level 5 restrictions. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

A gym in west Dublin is due to open on Thursday morning as normal despite Level 5 restrictions requiring it to close. Simon Murphy, owner of Westside(...)

‘It was November – the start of winter, and my least favourite month.’

In a couple of weeks I’ll be witnessing the two year anniversary of my return to Ireland, after 15 years in Amsterdam. When I parachuted back into Ir(...)

The Law Society’s accounts for 2015 show that it recorded a modest operating loss of €36,495 in 2015 after enjoying a surplus of €1.2 million in 2014.

Seventeen top executives at the Law Society along with the Law Society president shared €2.5 million in remuneration in 2015. That is according to th(...)

Ken Murphy (above) director general and Simon Murphy president of the Law Society held talks with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, a London and Manchester-based legal firm on transfer. Photograph Joe St Leger

Nearly 600 solicitors in England and Wales have applied for the right to practise in the Irish courts since the Brexit vote. So far, 568 solicitor(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said numbers in legal profession were growing, just like An Garda Síochána. Photograph: Alan Betson

The next generation of Irish solicitors have been told their future is bright, following a sustained period of economic uncertainty and a shortage of(...)

Kevin O’Higgins: unable to locate chain since he last wore it at an official function in July. Photograph: Eric Luke

The body that represents solicitors in Ireland is to commission a new gold chain for its president after the original was lost. The Law Society of Ir(...)

Some NGOs working with asylum-seekers and migrants,  have already said the Bill is rushed and called for it to be withdrawn to give more time for debate.  Photograph: David Sleator

Serious concerns have been expressed by the Law Society of Ireland about new legislation that will limit the rights of asylum-seekers and refugees to (...)

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