Category Archives: Obituaries

‘He lived a long and full life. He touched the lives of so many people’

KILLARNEY has said a poignant final farewell to a larger-than-life personality who inspired the town to always put its best foot forward and, in the process, he proved himself to be an inspirational community activist who always had the best interests of the people at heart. Archdeacon Michael Murphy – loved and remembered as Fr… Continue Reading

Passing of a great Tidy Towns legend

KILLARNEY and the entire county of Kerry has been greatly saddened to learn of the death of Archdeacon Michael Murphy, the legendary priest who inspired two towns and a village – including Killarney – to the win the prestigious overall award in the national Tidy Towns competition. He passed away this Saturday morning in Killarney… Continue Reading