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Murphy’s Motors is a family run business established in 1960, at a time when mechanised farming began to take hold in Ireland. The current Directors, brother and sister team, Richard and Bernadette Murphy, are the third generation of the Murphy family to be involved in the running of one of southeast Ireland’s leading suppliers of agricultural machinery.
Murphy’s Motors was awarded the Fordson tractor franchise in 1960, selling the extemely popular Fordson Dexta and Fordson Major ranges. When Ford rationalised their worldwide tractor operations in the 1960’s, the brand name was changed to Ford and a new range of tractors, the 2000 - 5000 series was introduced in 1965.
This range of tractors was the most technically advanced available at the time, and Murphy’s Motors business grew rap