Honors / Awards

Professor Maureen Murphy, the Irish Echo’s Irish American of the Year for 2017, 
is presented with the “triple flame” crystal by conference convener 
Máirtín Ó Muilleoir at the reception in Pier A, Battery Park City that concluded
the eighth annual New York/New Belfast conference.

Irish Echo Award for Irish American: 2017

Ireland’s Presidential Distinguished Service Award (Department of Foreign Affairs): 2015

Hofstra Unversity’s School of Education Outstanding Teacher: 2013

Honorary Degree: National University of Ireland, 2011 

National Conference for Social Studies Excellence Award, 2002

New York State Great Irish Curriculm Project (2001) 

Fullbright Fellow: University College of Dublin, 1965-66 

Past President: American Conference for Irish Studies

Past Chairperson: Internaional Association for the Study of Irish Literatures

Honorary Degree: State University of New York at Cortland