New Business Director


A stonemason by trade and serial entrepreneur David Murphy has started up numerous small businesses over the years and was recognised by the South Dublin Enterprise Board as a runner-up in business of the year in 1999 for innovation in Childcare in The Lodge Group Montessori School and Crèches. In 2005 David purchased and remodelled a number of residential properties that have been let to clients including RAS.   In 2007 David received a certificate in Interior Design, was runner up in designer of the year and had his work displayed at The Family Show in the RDS.

David co funded Newground after seeing how family displacement can affect children’s welfare and education.  Focussing on their psychosocial development, David knows that if families have stability in their home and a strong network in the community it is better for a child’s development. He has a wide background in service and development and brings huge energy to Newground’s work.