Coat of Arms: Silver with an oak tree and a gold lion passant on a green chief
Crest: On a cap, a red lion rampant holding a wheat sheaf below a scroll.
Motto: Fortis Et Hospitalis
Motto Translated: Fortis Et Hospitalis
The Irish name Murphy is the most frequently found name in the country and derives from a number of native Gaelic O'Murchadha Septs. The Septs were primarily located in Counties Wexford, Cork, Carlow and Armagh. However, the majority of descendants are now from County Cork.