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

19952020

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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: Small Beginnings, Significant Outcomes. Gowland, R. & Halcrow, S. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer, p. 211-234 23 p.

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

2018

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.

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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.

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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)

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)

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)

2011

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)

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.

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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.

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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)

2009

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)

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.

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The Origins of Cillini in Ireland

Donnelly, C. J. & Murphy, E. M., 10 Oct 2008, Deviant Burial in the Archaeological Record: Studies in Funerary Archaeology. Murphy, E. M. (ed.). Oxbow Books, p. 191-223 33 p.

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

2007

An overview of livestock husandry and economic practices in the urban environment of Post-Medieval Ireland

Murphy, E., 2007, The Post-Medieval Archaeology of Ireland 1550-1850. Horning, A., O. Baoill, R., Donnelly, C. & Logue, P. (eds.). Wordwell Ltd., p. 371-391 21 p.

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

Human osteoarchaeology and palaeopathology

Murphy, E., 2007, Environmental Archaeology in Ireland. Murphy, E. M. & Whitehouse, N. J. (eds.). Oxbow Books, p. 48-76 29 p.

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

2005

Animal palaeopathology in prehistoric and historic Ireland: a review of the evidence

Murphy, E., 2005, Diet and health in past animal populations. Davies, J., Fabis, M., Mainland, I., Richards, M. & Thomas, R. (eds.). Oxbow Books, p. 8-23 16 p.

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

2004

A landscape analysis of the Topped Mountain region, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

McHugh, R., Murphy, E. & Hartwell, B., 2004, Founders to Foragers: Britain and Ireland 4000-1000 BC. Gibson, A. & Sheridan, A. (eds.). Tempus Publishing Ltd, p. 306-323 18 p.

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Herodotus and the Amazons meet the Cyclops: Philology, Osteoarchaeology and the Eurasian Iron Age

Murphy, E., 2004, Breaking Down Boundaries: The Archaeology - Ancient History Divided. Sauer, E. (ed.). Taylor and Francis, p. 169-184 16 p.

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

3 Citations (Scopus)

Prehistoric Fermanagh

Donnelly, C. & Murphy, E., 2004, Fermanagh: History and Society. Murphy, E. M. & Roulston, W. J. (eds.). Geography Publications, p. 1-32 32 p.

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

2003

Neolithic Northton: A review of the evidence

Murphy, E. & Simpson, D., 2003, Neolithic Settlement in Ireland and Western Britain. Armit, I., Murphy, E., Nelis, E. & Simpson, D. (eds.). Oxbow Books, p. 101-111 11 p.

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

Trepanations and Perforated Crania from Iron Age South Siberia: An Exercise in Differential Diagnosis

Murphy, E., 2003, Trepanation - History, Discovery, Theory. Arnott, R., Finger, S. & Smith, C. U. M. (eds.). Swets and Zeitlinger, p. 209-221 13 p.

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

11 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Evidence for leprosy in Medieval Ireland

Murphy, E. & Manchester, K., 2002, The Past and Present of Leprosy (BAR International Series 1054). Roberts, C. A., Lewis, M. E. & Manchester, K. (eds.). Archaeopress, p. 193-199 7 p.

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

2000

Developmental defects and disability: the evidence from the Iron Age semi-nomadic peoples of Aymyrlyg, south Siberia

Murphy, E., 2000, Madness, Disability and Social Exclusion (One World Archaeology 40). Hubert, J. (ed.). Taylor and Francis, p. 60-80 21 p.

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Mummification and body processing - evidence from the Iron Age in Southern Siberia

Murphy, E., Oct 2000, Kurgans, Ritual Sites, and Settlements: The Eurasian Bronze and Iron Age, Papers from the European Association of Archaeologists 4th and 5th Annual Meetings (BAR International Series 890). Davis-Kimball, J., Murphy, E., Koryakova, L. & Yablonsky, L. (eds.). Archaeopress, p. 279-292 14 p.

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

1997

The animal bones from Whithorn

McCormick, F. & Murphy, E., 1997, Whithorn and St. Ninian: The Excavation of a Monastic Town 1984-91. Hill, P. (ed.). Alan Sutton Publishers, p. 605-613 9 p.

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

The palaeopathology of the near-complete dog

Murphy, E., 1997, Excavations at Caldicot, Gwent: Bronze Age Palaeochannels in the Lower Nedern Valley (CBA Research Report 108). Nayling, N. & Caseldine, A. (eds.). Council for British Archaeology, p. 227-233 7 p.

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