Michael Murphy [Rev.]

?1767-1798; parish priest of Ballycanew; joined the United Irishmen; shot on horseback while leading the attack on Arklow.

Alfred Webb, Compendium of Irish Biography (Dublin 1878), cites R. R. Madden on his role in Battle of Arklow and his death on horseback by roundshot; also cited is J. A. Froude’s account.

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