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The Nano Nagle Place Podcast

Feb 26, 2021

In this episode we chat with Sr. Mary Deane who was the Presentation Congregation Leader at the time when the South Pres development was being planned.

The ambitious plans required significant investment and the support and financial contributions from the international congregations were essential to the project.


Feb 18, 2021

In this episode we chat with Sr. Mary Hoare who was the Provincial Leader of the Presentation Order during the development of Nano Nagle Place.

Interestingly, she now lives at the Nano Nagle Centre, at Ballygriffin in County Cork, which was the birthplace of Nano Nagle.

She chats about the dilemma of the crumbling but...

Feb 10, 2021

Sr. Mary DIneen was a former Principal of the Secondary School at South Pres when it closed its doors in 1996.

In this episode we chat with the very special Sr. Mary about her life including entering South Pres as a young woman, when it was an enclosed order.

She speaks about her love of teaching and her pupils, the...

Nov 25, 2020

In this podcast walking tour we retrace Nano Nagle's steps from where she lived and had her first schools on Douglas Street, across the city via the Middle Parish where she had another school, up to Shandon where she had three more. 

Your tour guides, Sr. Bride Given, a Presentation Sisters, and Dr Danielle O'Donovan,...

Nov 13, 2020

Join historian of the burning of Cork Michael Lenihan and design historian Tom Spalding as they discuss the reaction to the burning of Cork city on 11 December 1920 and the reconstruction of the street. 

This podcast can be used as a walking tour. To use it, stand outside The Savoy on St. Patrick's Street and press...