Seamus Murphy

















































Séamus Murphy 1907-1975

Born near Mallow, County Cork. He was a well-known sculptor and stone carver who became Professor of Sculpture, RHA. His autobiographical Stone Mad was well received. He also carved many of the headstones that are featured in this book. Seán Ó Tuama said of him that “he was a sculptor who set headstones dancing with his carefree lore”. He is buried in Cork City.

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book