Sean Murphy lives on Cape Cod and teaches Irish history, music, and dance. He teaches at the Irish Cultural Center of New England in Canton, the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, the Sons of Erin Cape Cod, the Cotuit Center for the Arts, and on Nantucket. He has spoken on Irish cultural and historic issues at libraries and at private and community events around the state.
In 2014 and 2019 he was awarded the Thomas P McCann “Altruism Award” trophy by the Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Day Committee for his “support and commitment to the Culture and Heritage of Ireland and its people.”
He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and served on the Dublin City Development Board from 1998 to 2002.
Since the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic, he has been presenting his courses online using Zoom, YouTube, and Facebook. He has recently decided to offer online Tin Whistle classes at the Nantucket Community and Music School.