Gerry Murphy who was born in Churchtown founded the Churchtown Village Renewal Trust in 1997. In 2017 this organisation changed its name to Churchtown Heritage Society.

The medieval name for Churchtown was Bruhenny and this prefix has been widely used by Gerry in business nomenclature.

Bruhenny Press was established by Gerry Murphy to produce books relating to Churchtown in North County Cork. It was previously called Noah’s Ark Press