Thursday 19 October 2017

The Galway-based entrepreneur struck a 150m deal to sell hair supplements company Viviscal to Church & Dwight (C&D), the owner of Arm & Hammer toothpaste and Trojan condoms. Also well-known as a singer in the Galway Tenors group, Murphy personally controls more than 80pc of the business. Overnight, he has become one of the wealthiest self-made business figures in the west of Ireland.

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