kieranheadshot-vsm I am a chocoholic Irish ice cream man, born in New York City, and now living in Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

My brother, Sean, and I own and run Murphys Ice Cream. We have shops in Dingle and Killarney and sell our tubs of ice cream across Ireland.

  • Please stop into the shops and say “hi” if you’re in the area!
  • If you like these recipes, we have a recipe book, The Book of Sweet Things, published by Mercier Press. The Book of Sweet Things is available on-line and in good Irish book shops.
  • If you have any comments or feedback, please don’t be shy! You can leave a comment on a post or send an email.
  • Please note: my opinions on this website, as well as all comments, images, videos and any other type of material posted by visitors to this site do not necessarily reflect the opinions or ideas of Milseoga Ui Mhurchú Teo (dba Murphys Ice Cream) or its employees and Milseoga Ui Mhurchú Teo is not responsible for any such content.

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All text and images copyright (c) Kieran Murphy 2006-2011.

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National Irish Food Awards

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