Rev. James Murphy


Parish Of Birth
Innishannon / Knockavilla

Colleges Attended
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel , Maynooth, Co. Kildare

He left for America in August 1906, and subsequently resigned ministry.
Published on the 30 Sept 1987 was:
James Vincent Murphy: Translator and Interpreter of Fascist Europe, 1880-1946 by James J. Barnes and Patience P. Barne.
Book Description
A biography of Irish journalist, James Vincent Murphy, who started out as a Catholic priest, spent the twenties in Rome and Paris, and reported from Berlin on the Nazis as an official propagandist. An international lecturer and linguist, Murphy knew many of Europe’s famed intellectuals. For a time, he was the official translator of Hitler’s speeches into English, and it was his translation (1939) of “Mein Kampf” that is recognized as the first unabridged version in English.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Haymeads Hospital, Bishops Stafford, Hertfordshire, England