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Dublin City University

St Patrick's Campus

Drumcondra

Dublin 9

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To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Nano Nagle, founder of the Presentation Sisters, the Catholic Historical Society of Ireland hosts this conference which examines Nagle’s life and legacy in the context of Cork and Ireland during the era of the Penal Laws, and focuses on her pioneering contribution to female religious life and education, her spirituality, her business acumen and ambitious building plan.


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9.30am Registration [Fee €10 (cash only), excluding lunch]

10.00am The hidden citizens: Nano Nagle's Cork

Professor David Dickson (Trinity College Dublin)

10.30am 'I kept my design a profound secret': the nature and impact of the educational provisions of the Penal Laws

Professor James Kelly (Dublin City University)

11.15am Tea/Coffee

11.30am ‘Like a pillar of fire': Nano Nagle and the end of Ireland's Penal winter

Professor Dáire Keogh (Dublin City University)

12.00 noon Laying foundations: Nano Nagle – builder and businesswoman

Dr Gillian O’Brien (Liverpool John Moores University)

12.45-2.00pm Lunch

2.00pm ‘From social privilege to social practice’ – Nano Nagle and the mysticism of resistance

Sr Anne O’Leary (Presentation Leadership Team)

2.30pm Nano’s daughters: Presentation Sisters, religious life and female education, 1800-1900

Professor Deirdre Raftery (University College Dublin)

3.30pm Plenary Roundtable

4.00pm Conclusion, Tea/Coffee


For further information email Professor Marian Lyons, Maynooth University, Conference Secretary, Catholic Historical Society of Ireland: Marian.lyons@mu.ie

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