Murphy of Ireland Celebrates 75 years of supporting the Donegal Craft Industry

Released on: September 26, 2014, 11:56 am (EDT)
Industry: Small Business

New York, NY, September 26, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Murphy of Ireland celebrates over 75 years of supporting the Donegal Craft industry in September 2014. The company's founder Margaret Murphy opened her first drapery business in 1939 on Ballybofey's Main Street, Co. Donegal.

Murphy of Ireland specializes in Donegal Tweed and Irish Linen, and from the very beginning it established a loyal international customer base.
Today the Donegal tradition is continuing under the leadership of Margaret's two grandsons, Paul and Conor Murphy. The pair who established the Murphy of Ireland website in 2001 are committed to customer service and quality.

Commenting about the strong links between the company and the people of Donegal, Conor Murphy said: "Having lived in the U.S. for 25 years, I have a great appreciation of our Irish heritage." He added: "I take tremendous pride in the fact that Donegal can compete on the world stage in terms of quality and craftsmanship."

Conor, emigrated to New York in 1989 and runs the North American office, while Paul is based in the original building in Ballybofey. Together they take pride in promoting the best that Donegal has to offer, and the quality of Donegal's craftsmanship is evident in every Murphy of Ireland clothing product.

Although predominantly an e-commerce business, Paul and Conor have the privilege of daily interaction with customers all over the world, regularly dispensing advice and assistance in matters such as travel, genealogy and heritage. offer a wide range of Irish clothing including Donegal Handwoven Tweeds, Aran Sweaters, Irish Linen, and Traditional Grandfather Shirts and Nightshirts, all of which are sourced in Donegal.

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Contact-Details: Murphy of Ireland
142 Monterey Avenue
New York NY 10803

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