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The Nano Nagle Place Podcast

May 31, 2021

Sister Julie Watson, the Congregation Leader of the Presentation Sisters is the guest for the final episode of the special series that took us from the closing of the school doors at South Pres to what we know and enjoy today as Nano Nagle Place.

She has had a fascinating career, having spent 24 years in Pakistan doing...

May 3, 2021

In this episode we chat with Sister Josephine McCarthy who set up the Cork Migrant Centre in 2006.

She says that Nano Nagle has been a constant in her very colourful life that took her to Peru and Ecuador doing missionary work for 28 years before returning to "Celtic Tiger" Ireland in the early 2000's.

Responding to the...

Apr 22, 2021

In this episode we speak with one of our wonderful volunteers, the hugely popular Cork DJ, Stephen Grainger or Stevie G as most people would know him.

Stevie chats about the rewarding work he has been doing for a  number of years with young people at the Cork Migrant Centre at Nano Nagle Place.

He talks about the role...

Apr 14, 2021

In this episode we chat with the incredibly passionate, and "make it happen" Naomi Masheti, who is the Programme Coordinator for the Cork Migrant Centre at Nano Nagle Place.

She talks about their work with migrants in Cork, many who are living in Direct Provision Centres.

She explains how It always starts with...

Apr 7, 2021

Siobhan Allen, Head of Ministry at Nano Nagle Place talks about "that moment" on her first day of school when she decided that she wanted to be a teacher.

She chats about her career working in "special" schools, coming out of semi-retirement for this role and how rewarding it is overseeing the work of the Men's Group,...