Posts Tagged ‘Mike Murphy’

Roots: Murphy, O’Murchu,
and O’Murphy

The Irish surname Murphy is a modern form of the ancient Irish name O’Murchadha, which means “descendant of sea warrior,” from the Gaelic muir, meaning “sea,” and cath, meaning “battle.” And, true to the clan’s moniker, the Murphys have traveled and battled far and wide. It’sthe most widespread surname in Ireland, and according to theRead more..

A Postcard from Prince Edward Island

The unique Irish / Scottish heritage of PEI, off the coast of Nova Scotia, is preserved in music and dance and in the faces of the people. ℘℘℘ “An always but never known place” is how Australian writer Thomas Keneally described his first visit to Ireland. That about describes how I felt a few hoursRead more..