The World of Nano Nagle

Sat 20th October

10am – 4pm; Registration 9.30am; €65 incl. light lunch; Advanced booking required  

MAURICE BRIC  UCD: The World of Nano Nagle: ’The Catholic Interest in the late 18th century Ireland’ The lecture will examine the Ireland in which Nano Nagle grew up and developed her mission. An Ireland of great change during which the Penal Laws were enforced, ignored and abolished. 

CHARLES LYSAGHT: Dublin based biographer and Mathew descendant will speak on “Nano Nagle’s Mathew Mother’s Family”

DECLAN DOWNEY  UCD:  ‘Nano Nagle’s Jacobite Heritage and her family’s continental networks’. This presentation will explore and examine the Nagle family’s prominence in the Irish Jacobite cause, and their connections with Irish emigres in the continental courts. It was within this context that Nano Nagle was formed, and through these connections that she engaged with continental Europe.