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NN Family Tree.jpg
The family tree contains the names of prominent family members who were pivotal in furthering Nano’s design to establish schools for the education of the poor.   This includes Nano’s brother, affluent merchant Joseph Nagle, with whom Nano resided…

Presentation Convent, Cork..JPG
View of the Presentation convent at Cove Lane, now Douglas Street Cork. The buildings captured in these images were built by Nano Nagle and the Ursulines from 1771 onwards. Both the Presentation and the Ursuline Sisters occupied these grounds until…

Smith map of Cork 1750..png
A map of Cork city in 1750 to the scale of 440 yards, 2 furlongs or half of a mile. The map is taken from Charles Smith's The ancient and present state of the county and city of Cork (Dublin, 1750).


17 July 1769.pdf
Letter written from Nano Nagle, Cove Lane, Cork to Miss Mary Angela Fitzsimons, Ursuline monastery, Rue St. Jacques, Paris.

The first part of the letter discusses Nano Nagle’s search for candidates for the Ursuline monastery in Paris. She has…
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