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Great-Great Grandparents 

 

John Murphy & Catherine MacDonald originated from Carlow/Tulow in the 1800s. 

Great Grandparents

 

Michael Murphy & Elizabeth Lambe originatied from Kildare/ Kilkea/Ballywass in between 1835-1838 

Grandparents

 

John Murphy & Bridgid (Biddie) Redmond originated from Kildare/Wexford between 1870-1871 

Parents

 

John J. Murphy & Christina Curtis originated from Dublin in 1903-1904.

 

12 Children: 

 

John, Seamus, William, Desmond, Breda, Sheila, Bernadette, Gemma, Peter, Eamon, Noel, Fergus. 

Fathers Occupations and Interests 

My father couriered arms for the I.R.B at the age of 13 years and younger and he fought with the 3rd & 4th. Batts G Co. Old IRA in the war for independence was in the Free State Army in the Civil War and the Volunteer Force in the Emergency years.

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