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The Nano Nagle Place Podcast

Jan 29, 2023

On this episode of the Nano Nagle Place podcast we chat with Sr.Annunciata Forde who joined the Presentation Order when she came through the doors of Mitchelstown Convent in October 1959.

Sr. Annunciata tells us the fascinating story of the convent which opened in 1853 and closed its doors in December 2002.

She also...

Jan 22, 2023

In this special episode we chat with Sister Mary John Staunton, a pupil of South Pres who entered the order there in 1959 and subsequently went on to spend 35 years at St. Pauls School.

She chats about the early days in school and how her role model, Sister Agnes used to go out of her way to look after the very poor...

Jan 15, 2023

In this special episode of the Nano Nagle podcast, we sat down with Sr. Margaret Coleman, who chats about her 47 years at  the Presentation Convent Crosshaven, Co. Cork.

As well as her own personal story she talks about the three brave sisters who went to Crosshaven to start a school in 1876, the love story that...

Jan 8, 2023

Bloom where you are planted” is the moto that Sr.Lillian Kaar lives her life by, and her story certainly lives up to this!

We sat down to chat with her at the Regina Coeli, Queen of Heaven Convent in Farranree in Cork city.

She told the story of her Estonian father Joe Kaar, who found himself taking refuge in Cork...

Jan 1, 2023

In this episode we travel to North Presentation Convent in Blackpool in Cork to meet Sr. de Lourdes Keane.

Sr. de Lourdes Keane is the sports loving sister who loved playing all sorts of sports with the children as well as teaching.

She chats about her years in North Pres, Farranree and the Glen as well as her years...