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The Murray Clan have long been established in Ireland and have had huge significance throughout every corner of the island. Various strongholds and locations have deep connections to the Murray Clan with some towns and villages even having “murray” within their place name.Co. Roscommon, former stronghold region of the Murray Clan

In Co. Roscommon there are the villages of Ballymurray, Cloonmurray, and Kilmurray all displaying close ties to the Murray name. In fact “the clan seat was at Moate Park in Ballymurray.  But it was confiscated by the English in the late 17th century. "

 

 

County Monaghan has strong links to the Murray Clan with the surname still popular in the region today. Set in the south of the province of Ulster, Monaghan is a picturesque rural county which is popular with anglers and water sports enthusiasts who are attracted by expansive lakes such as Lough Muckno.

 

Murray Clan Location - Co. Down, IrelandThe County Down region, also in the northern province of Ulster has well established links with the Murray Clan. Known for its majestic Mourne Mountains and wonderful coastal scenery, Co. Down is a haven for tourists with pretty seaside towns and villages such as Newcastle, Warrenpoint and Kilkeel and heritage spots such as Downpatrick where Ireland’s Patron Saint, St. Patrick is said to be buried.

 

 

 

There also known to be strong links between the Murray Clan and County Wicklow which “was also a Murray outpost, but of Scots Catholics who had fled Scotland after the defeat at Culloden.” Murray Heritage - Co. Wicklow, former stronghold of Murray Clan

Wicklow is known as the “Garden of Ireland” and is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in Ireland with locations such as Glendalough, the Sally Gap and the Wicklow Mountains.