Micheal Motley

How an Irish law firm helped the great-grandson of a United States hero, who received that prestigious Medal of Honor, apply for Irish citizenship. 

Micheal Motley contacted Gibson & Associates Solicitors in Ireland to help him apply for Irish citizenship and revealed his fascinating ancestral story.

Micheal told Sharon Shaw, Head of Immigration at Gibson & Associates: “My great-grandfather was born in Cork on Feb 2, 1858. He emigrated to the USA when he was about 10-years-old and served in the military. He received the US Congressional Medal of Honor and his name was Jeremiah J. Murphy. He died on May 12, 1932.”

 

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