Dr David Murphy

History

Lecturer

Junior Infirmary
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(01) 7086827

Biography

Dr Murphy is a graduate of University College, Dublin (BA, MLitt) and Trinity College, Dublin (PhD). He has taught at both of these institutions, teaching electives on European and Irish history as well as military history and the history of polar exploration. Between 1997 and 2005 he was a major contributor to the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Irish Biography, writing almost 400 biographical entries. During this period working for the Royal Irish Academy, he was also seconded to the Irish Manuscripts Commission. In 2004 he became the first Irish scholar to be awarded a fellowship to the West Point Summer Seminar in Military History. He is a member of various societies including the T.E. Lawrence Society and the Ormonde Military History Society. Since 2008, he has acted as a reader for academic publishers, including Four Courts Press, Palgrave-MacMillan, Yale UK and Liverpool University Press. He is a member of the Royal United Services Institute and is an external examiner for Department of Defence Studies, King's College, London. See his personal website at http://www.davidmurphymilitaryhistory.com/

Books

  Year Publication
2015 Breaking Point of the French army: the Nivelle Offensive of 1917.
David Murphy (2015) Breaking Point of the French army: the Nivelle Offensive of 1917. UK: Pen and Sword. [Details]
2014 Lawrence d'Arabia.
David Murphy (2014) Lawrence d'Arabia. : Biblioteca di arte militare. [Details]
2011 Lawrence of Arabia.
Dr David Murphy (2011) Lawrence of Arabia. : Osprey. [Details]
2009 Franco-Irish Military Connections, 1590-1945.
Murphy, David & Genet-Rouffiac, Nathalie (2009) Franco-Irish Military Connections, 1590-1945. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2008 The Arab Revolt: Lawrence sets Arabia ablaze.
Murphy, David (2008) The Arab Revolt: Lawrence sets Arabia ablaze. : Osprey. [Details]
2007 Irish Regiments in the World Wars.
Murphy, David (2007) Irish Regiments in the World Wars. : Osprey. [Details]
2007 Condottiere 1300-1500: Infamous Medieval Mercenaries.
Murphy, David (2007) Condottiere 1300-1500: Infamous Medieval Mercenaries. : Osprey. [Details]
2007 The Irish Brigades, 1685-2006; a gazetteer of Irish military service, past and present.
Murphy, David (2007) The Irish Brigades, 1685-2006; a gazetteer of Irish military service, past and present. : Four Courts Press. [Details]
2004 The Arctic Fox: the life of Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClintock.
Murphy, David (2004) The Arctic Fox: the life of Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClintock. : Collins Press. [Details]
2002 Ireland and the Crimean War .
Murphy, David (2002) Ireland and the Crimean War . : Four Courts Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2013 '“A sideshow of a sideshow? The Arab Revolt (1916-18) and the development of modern desert warfare”'
Dr David Murphy (2013) '“A sideshow of a sideshow? The Arab Revolt (1916-18) and the development of modern desert warfare”' In: The World War I Companion. Oxford: Osprey. [Details]
2010 '“Le traitement des prisonniers durant la guerre civile irlandaise, 1922-1923”'
Dr David Murphy (2010) '“Le traitement des prisonniers durant la guerre civile irlandaise, 1922-1923”' In: Des prisonniers de guerre aux personnes capturées. Vincennes, Paris: Service Historique de la Defense. [Details]
2009 ''I was terribly frightened at times’: Irish men and women in the French Resistance and F Section of SOE, 1940-5'
Murphy, D. (2009) ''I was terribly frightened at times’: Irish men and women in the French Resistance and F Section of SOE, 1940-5' In: Franco-Irish Military Connections, 1590-1945. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2006 'William Howard Russell and the development of war journalism'
Murphy, D. (2006) 'William Howard Russell and the development of war journalism' In: Razboiul Crimeii: 150 de ani de la incheiere. Romania: Muzeul Brailei. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2008 'Paddy fait de la résistance'
Murphy, D. (2008) 'Paddy fait de la résistance'. REVUE HISTORIQUE, 253 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2009 Department of History.
(2009) Department of History. [Oral Presentation], Irish men and women in the French Resistance and F-section of SOE during WWII, NUI, Maynooth [Details]