An tIúr ‘the yew tree’
Also known in Irish as Iúr Cinn Trá, or the yew tree of the head of the beach. Newry is believed to be one of Ireland’s oldest towns and was granted city status in 2002.
The name Catherine was originally a Greek name. Other Irish forms include Caitlín, Cáit and Ríona.
Murphy - Ó Murchú
Murphy is the most common surname in Ireland. It is the English version of two indigenous surnames Ó Murchú and Mac Murchaidh. The name derives from the Irish personal name Murchadh meaning one who battles at sea. The Murphy clan of Leinster were based in County Wexford.