TO THE MEMORY OF
WHO DIED AUGUST 5 TH. 1894
AGED 59 YEARS
R. I. P.
ERECTED BY HIS SORROWING
WIFE AND LOVING FAMILY
WRITTEN ON THE 4 ARCS OF THE CELTIC CROSS.
THY WILL BE DONE
TIM MURPHY was married to HANNAH O SULLIVAN of RAHEEN and they initially lived at KILCOLEMAN ENNISKEANE. When HANNAH inherited the farm at RAHEEN (now owned by the BURKE family) from her father TIMOTHY O SULLIVAN they came to live in RAHEEN.
TIM was a POOR LAW GUARDIAN and on the evening of August 4 th, 1894 he was returning home from BANDON HORSE FAIR and was thrown from his horse near Tuogh Bridge and was seriously injured and died on the following day.
One of his sons Dr. JAMES MURPHY was a man of many parts viz
_ he was a linguist and a translator who published the first ENGLISH translation of MEIN KAMPF.
_he was a journalist and war correspondent who reported from the FRONT during W. W. 1.
_He was a speaker on the AMERICAN lecture circuit for a number of years.
_He edited and published 2 International periodicals that featured the leading thinkers of the time in the field of Philosophy, Arts and the Sciences.
Dr. JAMES MURPHY died in 1946 and is buried in England.