About Corey Murphy
Corey Murphy sings songs from his father's birthplace of Newmarket, County Cork. He collects and performs music of and for the Irish diaspora, with a special focus on Lake County, Oregon.
In 2023, Corey contributed a small part to guitar legend Muriel Anderson's Sailing Dreams, which also featured Tommy Emmanuel, Pat Bergeson, and many more. Corey recorded the album Lark (2009) with celtic fusion group Ordinance and continues to serve as a sideman with a variety of acts in multiple genres. As a solo artist, he performs classic Irish ballads, songs of Irish history, and the ocassional corrido or country song.
Irish Sheepherders in Lake County, Oregon
Jim Deely started irishsheepherders.com to catalogue information about the Irish sheepherders of Lake County, Oregon. The majority of the site is still available on the Internet Archive here.