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Prof. John Augustin MURPHY

Member of the Seanad Eireann

Prof. John Augustin MURPHY, Irish Member of the Seanad Éireann.

Background

MURPHY, Prof. John Augustin was born on January 17, 1927 in Macroom, County Cork, Ireland. Parents: Timothy Murphy and Nellie Murphy (née O’Shea).

Education

University College, Cork, Bachelor of Arts, history, 1948, Master of Arts, 1951.

Career

Senator, National University of Ireland Constituency, 1977-1983, since 1987. Professor, of Irish History, University College Cork, 1971-1990.

Works

  • Ireland in the Twentieth Century, 1975.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, music; foreign affairs, N.Ireland, education, church-state relations, Anglo-Irish relations.