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Sarah Murray

Sarah Murray is a mother of two and a journalist who has spent over ten years writing for some of the country's best newspapers and magazines. She is currently completing the Master of Creative Writing program at The University of Auckland and is working on a collection of personal essays about growing up in a Irish Catholic family in West Auckland.

2019 SpringT3ESSAYS

The House of Erin

When I was twelve Mum opened an Irish shop. Our Irish dancing teacher Clare Connolly had the idea and asked if Mum would go in with her. Mum wasn’t Irish. She was from the small town of Stratford which lay just under the ubiquitous Mt Taranaki but when she married…
Sarah Murray
December 20, 2019