Eileen Murphy

Professor

  • Room 0G.053 - 42 Fitzwilliam Street

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the field of: - Bioarchaeology (especially of Irish and Eurasian populations) - Burial practices (including atypical, minority, deviant practices) - Children's burial grounds (cillini) - Childhood in the past - Archaeology of the Irish diaspora - Community archaeology - Archaeology of Fermanagh

19952019

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Research Output

2019

Archaeothanatology as a Tool for Interpreting Death During Pregnancy: A Proposed Methodology Using Examples from Medieval Ireland

Le Roy, M. & Murphy, E., 01 Dec 2019, The Mother-Infant Nexus in Anthropology: Small Beginnings, Significant Outcomes. Halcrow, S. & Gowland, R. (eds.). Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Co-morbidity with hypertrophic osteoarthropathy: a possible Iron Age Sarmatian case from the Volga steppe of Russia

Loyer, J., Murphy, E., Ruppe, M., Moiseyev, V., Khartanovich, V., Zammit, J., Rottier, S., Potrakhov, N., Bessonov, V. & Obodovskiy, A., 01 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Paleopathology. 24, p. 66-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
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2018

Across the Generations: The Old and the Young in Past Societies: AmS-Skrifter 26; SSCIP Monograph 8

Lillehammer, G. (ed.) & Murphy, E. (ed.), 21 Dec 2018, Stavanger, Norway: AM-UiS publisher. 154 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Commentary: 'The Others' - Deviants, Outcasts and Outsiders in Archaeology

Murphy, E., 05 Nov 2018, The Others - Deviants, Outcasts and Outsiders in Archaeology: Archaeological Review from Cambridge 33.2. Damman, L. & Leggett, S. (eds.). Cambridge: Archaeological Review from Cambridge, Vol. 33.2. p. 111-118 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

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2 Citations (Scopus)
226 Downloads (Pure)

Leprosy at the edge of Europe-Biomolecular, isotopic and osteoarchaeological findings from medieval Ireland

Taylor, G. M., Murphy, E. M., Mendum, T. A., Pike, A. W. G., Linscott, B., Wu, H., O'Grady, J., Richardson, H., O'Donovan, E., Troy, C. & Stewart, G. R., 26 Dec 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 12, p. e0209495

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
190 Downloads (Pure)

Together in Death: Demography and Funerary Practices in Contemporary Multiple Interments in Irish Medieval Burial Grounds

Murphy, E. & Donnelly, C., 21 Dec 2018, Across the Generations: The Old and the Young in Past Societies: AmS-Skrifter 26; SSCIP Monograph 8. Lillehammer, G. & Murphy, E. (eds.). Norway: AM-UiS publisher, Vol. 8. p. 119-141 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Violence in Later Medieval Ireland: The Osteoarchaeological Evidence and its Historical Context

Donnelly, C. & Murphy, E., Mar 2018, Becoming and Belonging in Ireland AD 1200-1600: Essays in Cultural Practice. Campbell, E., FitzPatrick, E. & Horning, A. (eds.). Cork: Cork University Press, p. 108-128 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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2017

Child Bioarchaeology: Perspectives on the Past 10 Years

Mays, S., Gowland, R., Halcrow, S. & Murphy, E., 14 Jul 2017, In : Childhood in the Past. 10, 1, p. 38-56 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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16 Citations (Scopus)
524 Downloads (Pure)

Memorialisation, settlement and identity in Post-Plantation Ulster: Ardess Old Graveyard, Co. Fermanagh

Murphy, E. & Parkinson, E., 01 Dec 2017, In : Familia. 33, p. 103-147 44 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reflections on Thirty Years of Archaeology in Northern Ireland, 1987-2017

Donnelly, C. & Murphy, E., 01 Nov 2017, In : Archaeology Ireland. 31, 3, p. 42-46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Space and Place: Lessons from National School Buildings in the North of Ireland

McKerr, L., Graham, B., Sloan, B. & Murphy, E., 09 Nov 2017, In : International Journal of Historical Archaeology. 21, 4, p. 785-805 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ten Years of Childhood in the Past: Extended Editorial for 10th Anniversary Issue

Murphy, E. M., 2017, In : Childhood in the Past. 10, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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1 Citation (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Biocultural Analysis of the Prehistoric Populations of the Volga Region

Murphy, E. & Khokhlov, A., Jun 2016, A Bronze Age Landscape in the Russian Steppes: The Samara Valley Project.. Anthony, D., Brown, D., Khokhlov, A., Kuznetsov, P. & Mochalov, O. (eds.). Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, UCLA, p. 149-216 68 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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Neolithic and Bronze age migration to Ireland and establishment of the insular Atlantic genome

Cassidy, L. M., Martiniano, R., Murphy, E., Teasdale, M. D., Mallory, J., Hartwell, B. & Bradley, D. G., 12 Jan 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 2, p. 368-373 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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85 Citations (Scopus)
4534 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Conclusions-Ordinary lives: The Medieval Gaelic People of Ballyhanna

McKenzie, C. J., Murphy, E. M. & Donnelly, C. J., 29 Dec 2015, The Science of a Lost Medieval Graveyard: The Ballyhanna Research Project. McKenzie, C., Murphy, E. & Donnelly, C. (eds.). Dublin: Transport Infrastructure Ireland, p. 161-167 7 p. 9

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Lives cut short: Insights from the osteological and palaeopathological analysis of the Ballyhanna juveniles

Murphy, E. M., 29 Dec 2015, The Science of a Lost Medieval Graveyard: The Ballyhanna Research Project.. McKenzie, C., Murphy, E. & Donnelly, C. (eds.). Dublin: Transport Infrastructure Ireland, p. 103-120 17 p. 5

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2014

Gaelic inauguration landscape at Cornashee/Sheebeg

Murphy, E. & FitzPatrick, E., 2014, An Archaeological Survey of County Fermanagh: Volume 1, Part 2 – The Early Christian and Medieval periods. Foley, C. & McHugh, R. (eds.). Newtownards: Northern Ireland Environment Agency, p. 893-903 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

1 Citation (Scopus)

The Development of the Contextual Analysis of Human Remains in Ireland

O'Donnabhain, B. & Murphy, E., 2014, Archaeological Human Remains: Global Perspectives. O'Donnabhain, B. & Lozada Cerna, M. C. (eds.). London: Springer, p. 155-164 (SpringerBriefs in Archaeology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The ‘Lost’ Medieval Gaelic Church and Graveyard at Ballyhanna, County Donegal: An Overview of the Excavated Evidence

Murphy, E., MacDonald, P., Donnelly, C., MacDonagh, M., McKenzie, C. & Carver, N., Dec 2014, The church in early medieval Ireland in the light of recent archaeological excavations. Potterton, M. & Corlett, C. (eds.). Dublin: Wordwell, p. 125-142 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2013

Iron Age Pastoral Nomadism and Agriculture in the Eastern Eurasian Steppe: Implications from Dental Palaeopathology and Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopes

Murphy, E. M., Beer, N., Schulting, R., Chistov, Y., Kasparov, A. & Pshenitsyna, M., 01 May 2013, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 40, 5, p. 2547-2560 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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68 Citations (Scopus)
1538 Downloads (Pure)
53 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Mammal bones from Dún Aonghasa

McCormick, F. & Murphy, E., 2012, The Western Stone Forts Project: Excavations at Dún Aonghasa and Dún Eoghanachta, Vol 2.: Discovery Programme Monograph. Cotter, C. (ed.). Bray: Discovery Programme, p. 153-166 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

71 Citations (Scopus)
2011

An apparently jawless cadaver: a case of post-mortem slippage

Ruffell, A. & Murphy, E., 2011, In : Science and Justice. 51, p. 150-153 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Health in Medieval Ireland: The evidence from Ballyhanna, Co. Donegal

McKenzie, C. & Murphy, E., Jul 2011, Past Times, Changing Fortunes (Archaeology and the NRA Monograph Series No. 8). Stanley, M. (ed.). Wordwell Ltd., p. 131-143 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Parenting, child loss and the cilliní of Post-Medieval Ireland

Murphy, E., Dec 2011, (Re)Thinking the Little Ancestor: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Infancy and Childhood (BAR International Series 2271). Lally, M. & Moore, A. (eds.). Archaeopress, p. 63-74 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Standardization and resistance: Changing funerary rites at Spiridonovka (Russia) during the beginning of the Late Bronze Age

Popova, L., Murphy, E. & Kokhlov, A., Aug 2011, The Archaeology of Politics: The Materiality of Political Practice and Action in the Past. Johansen, P. (ed.). Cambridge Scholars Press, p. 282-322 41 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Takabuti: A 25th Dynasty Egyptian lady

Murphy, E., David, R. & Glover, W., 2011, In : Ancient Egypt. 11, p. 22-27 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

A Middle to Late Bronze Age cemetery at Loughbrickland, County Down

Murphy, E. & Heaney, L., 2010, Battles, Bones and Boats: Archaeological Discoveries in Northern Ireland 1987-2008. Murray, E. & Logue, P. (eds.). Stationery Office, p. 110-113 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Cilliní: lugares para el enterramiento de individuos infantiles en Irlanda

Murphy, E. & Donnelly, C., Nov 2010, ¡Eso no se Toca! Infancia y Cultura Material en Arqueología. Complutum 21(2). Sanchez Romero, M. (ed.). Complutum, p. 163-180 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

From life in the Bronze Age to ‘Days of the Dead’

Carver, N., Murphy, E., Murray, E. & Sloan, B., 2010, In : Archaeology Ireland. 24 (2), p. 14-15 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human remains from Saint Patrick’s Church, Armoy, County Antrim

Murphy, E., 2010, Battles, Bones and Boats: Archaeological Discoveries in Northern Ireland 1987-2008. Murray, E. & Logue, P. (eds.). Stationery Office, p. 117-121 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

INSTAR – The people of prehistoric Ireland: Phase 1

Murphy, E., O. Donnabhain, B., Welsh, H. & McGranaghan, C., 2010, In : Archaeology Ireland. 24 (1), p. 23-25 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple osteochondromas in the archaeological record: a global review

Murphy, E. M. & McKenzie, C., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 37, 9, p. 2255-2264 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Osteological report on human remains from Glebe, Rathlin Island, County Antrim

Murphy, E. & McGranaghan, C., 2010, In : Ulster Journal of Archaeology. 67, p. 72-83 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Revisiting Quanterness: new AMS dates and stable isotope data from an Orcadian chamber tomb

Schulting, R., Sheridan, A., Crozier, R. & Murphy, E., Dec 2010, In : Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. 140, p. 1-50 50 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

Trepanation and trephination in early modern Ireland

Murphy, E., 2010, A Grand Gallimaufry Collected in Honour of Nick Maxwell. Davies, M., MacConville, U. & Cooney, G. (eds.). Wordwell Ltd., p. 259-264 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009

New radiocarbon dates and a review of the chronology of prehistoric populations from the Minusinsk Basin, Southern Siberia, Russia

Svyatko, S. V., Mallory, J., Murphy, E., Polyakov, A. V., Reimer, P. & Schulting, R., 2009, In : Radiocarbon. 51, 1, p. 243-274 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Osteological report. An Excavation at St. Thomas’s Church, Rathlin Island, County Antrim

Murphy, E., Aug 2009, In : Ulster Journal of Archaeology. 68, p. 74-85 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Report on the cremated remains recovered from Archaeological licences AE/04/077, AE/05/014 and AE/04/055

Murphy, E., 2009, Archaeological Investigations along the A1 Dualling Scheme, Loughbrickland to Beech Hill, Co. Down, N. Ireland (2005) (BAR British Series 479). Chapple, R. M., Dunlop, C., Gilmore, S. & Heaney, L. (eds.). Archaeopress, p. 214-241 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Tuberculosis among Iron Age individuals from Tyva, South Siberia: palaeopathological and biomolecular findings

Murphy, E. M., Chistov, Y. K., Hopkins, R., Rutland, P. & Taylor, G. M., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 36, 9, p. 2029-2038 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
2008

A biocultural study of children from Iron Age South Siberia

Murphy, E., 2008, Babies Reborn: Infant/Child Burials in Pre- and Protohistory (BAR International Series 1832). Bacvarov, K. (ed.). Archaeopress, p. 175-187 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)