Hairy Baby’s growth spurt

The novelty T-shirt maker is gunning for turnover of €1 million this year – not bad going for a business that started with a joke

14th May, 2017
Daragh Murphy, founder of apparel firm Hairy Baby Picture: Clare Keogh

aney Mack”, “I will yeah”, “Okay so. Bye, bye, bye, bye” – Irish people are full of quirky and distinctive sayings, and for the past ten years, Daragh Murphy, founder of novelty clothing company Hairy Baby, has been making a living out of them.

When Murphy was working as a DJ in Dublin, others in the industry would call him a “culchie” as he was from Kerry. He said he...

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