1 September 2023
By Tom Collins
O’Leary Insurances Ltd., a Brown & Brown company, has entered into an agreement to acquire William Murphy & Sons (Courtmacsherry & Clonakilty) Ltd. The transaction is expected to close in November 2023, subject to certain closing conditions.
With over 40 years of experience in the insurance broking business, William Murphy & Sons, which is currently led by Liam Murphy, has amassed a strong reputation for the capabilities and customer-focused approach they bring to Clonakilty and the West Cork community.
Diarmuid Nolan, joint managing director of O’Leary Insurances Ltd., stated, “Liam has demonstrated the entrepreneurial spirit and customer service ethic valued by O’Leary Insurances and Brown & Brown in building his successful agency. We are excited about the capabilities that Liam and his team bring to our insurance operations and the further expansion and enhancement of our existing presence in West Cork to help us continue to serve the community there.”
Liam Murphy stated, “I truly welcome this agreement. It will benefit our customers and our team and will allow us to continue growing our business in partnership with O’Leary Insurances and Brown & Brown, focusing on the West Cork community.”