Women’s History Month: Philpot Lane Door

Our Women’s History Month deep dive into our humble collection continues! This week we are looking into the Philpot Lane door located in our museum.

Nano Nagle set up seven schools which stretched across Cork city. Her first schools were located on the South side of the city, on Cove Lane (Douglas St), they spread along North Main St & South Main St continuing up to the north side of the city. One of Nano’s schools was located on somewhere on Philpot Lane which lies just off Shandon St. The map below shows the location of Nano’s schools with the Philpot Lane school located at the top.

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