Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Murphy (Cork)

A family of distillers and brewers in Cork city who acquired land and property in the city locality during the 19th century. They descend from Jeremiah Murphy and his wife, Mary O'Hallinan, who had five sons, James of Ringmahon, John who became Bishop of Cork, Jeremiah of Hyde Park, Cork, Daniel of Belleville and Nicholas of Clifton. This generation of Murphys founded the firm of James Murphy and Co, distillers, Cork in 1825. A later generation founded the firm of James J. Murphy and Co, brewers of Cork in 1854.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Inchera Inchera Little Island Cork Caherlag 107 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W737 720
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 87
Ballynoe House Ballynoe Clonmel Cork Queenstown Rural 105 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W778 671
OS Sheet: 87
Discovery map: 87
Lauriston Banduff Rathcooney Cork Rathcooney 110 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W713 744
OS Sheet: 74
Discovery map: 87
Lota Park Lotamore Rathcooney Cork Rathcooney 110 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W722 727
OS Sheet: 74
Discovery map: 87
Ringmahon Castle Mahon St Finbars Cork Blackrock 95 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W723 715
OS Sheet: 74
Discovery map: 87

Archival sources

  • Notes and Family Tree of the Murphy brewing family, 1840s- 1880s. Acc 2008 / 014; Cork City and County Archives

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources