Join Jessie Castle and Gillian O’Brien to learn about the incredible sources they used when creating the exhibition Changing Habits: 250 Years of Convent Life which is now on at Nano Nagle Place. They will discuss the background to the exhibition and show some of the artefacts that helped frame the stories that are told.

To celebrate our latest exhibition Changing Habits: 250 Years of Convent Life, we are delighted to welcome Dr John Scally, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Religions and Theology.

As part of Cork Harbour Festival which took place from the 4th – 14th of June, Nano Nagle Place are delighted to host “A Ship is a Most Unpleasant Thing”: Mary Delany and the Irish Sea.

Kristina Decker discusses Mary Delany’s relationship with the Irish Sea and is joined afterwards by panellists Professor Claire Connolly (University College Cork) and Dr Gillian O’Brien (Liverpool John Moore’s University). to discuss sea travel in the 18th and early 19th century.

Claire’s Projects can be found at the links below: Ports Past and Present: Curious Travellers: Elizabeth Edwards, “Women and the Ireland-Wales Crossing:…

Gillian’s book can be bought at: https://www.nanonagleplacedesignshop….

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On the anniversary of Nano Nagle’s death, Sr Mary O’Brien joined us for a discussion entitled “Nano Nagle’s Experience of Cultural Diversity in her Early Years: A Factor in the Creation of her Global Perspective?” This talk touches on Nano’s Early Life and education.

This discussion features Dr. Gillian O’Brien, author of “The Darkness Echoing: Exploring Ireland’s Places of Famine, Death and Rebellion”.

In conversation with Sr Anne Lyons, author of ‘The Story of Nano Nagle: Life Lived on the Razor’s Edge’ and postulator for the cause of Nano Nagle.

We talked to Pat FitzPatrick about his hilarious book 101 Reasons Why Ireland is Better England

Organised in partnership with Cork Decorative and Fine Arts Society, Dr Tom Spalding’s lecture covers the reconstruction of Cork after the burning of the city in December 1920. This lecture formed part of the programming around our ‘Small Lives: at Home in Cork in 1920’ exhibition.

A lecture by author and historian Michael Lenihan on the burning of Cork, which took place on 11 December, 1920. This lecture formed part of the programming around our ‘Small Lives: at Home in Cork in 1920’ exhibition.

We talked to Claudia Kinmonth about her wonderful book Irish Country Furniture:

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