Posts Tagged ‘Murphys’

Kathleen Murphy:
Integrity, Smarts, & Vision

Kathleen Murphy shares insights on her career’s success, the importance of team work, and the family story behind her mission to give people, especially women and the younger generation, the tools to secure their financial future. ℘℘℘ Kathleen Murphy, one of the top 50 most powerful women in business, doesn’t have an office! And that’sRead more..

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..

Corner of Ireland: Murphys, CA – “Queen of the Sierras”

Settled in 1848 by brothers John and Daniel Murphy from County Wexford, Murphys, California, once a mining town, is today a major tourist destination.  ℘℘℘ Hidden in the Sierra foothills of California, in the vast and quiet Calaveras County, northwest of Yosemite, lies Murphys, a small town with a big personality. Made up of aboutRead more..

Roots: The Stout-
Hearted Murphys

One of the most common names in Ireland, the Murphy Clan has distinguished itself in every field. Among them were an Army chaplain, poet, war hero, police commissioner, and mistress. ℘℘℘ The name Murphy, the most common and widespread name in Ireland, is a derivation of the Gaelic personal name of Murchadh or Murragh, whichRead more..