Nano Nagle: The Life and the Legacy

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Irish Academic Press, Oct 22, 2018 - Nuns - 294 pages
The first biographical study of Nano Nagle, the foundress of the Presentation order of nuns, that positions her within Irish social history, and assesses her vast international legacy. Nano Nagle: The Life and the Legacy draws on archival materials from three continents, providing a compelling account of how one woman's extraordinary life challenged social constraints and championed social justice and equality.

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About the author (2018)

Deirdre Raftery is Professor of the history of education at University College Dublin. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and has held positions at Oxford and Cambridge.

Catriona Delaney is currently the Nano Nagle Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Education, University College Dublin.

Catherine Nowlan-Roebuck completed her PhD in the history of education at University College Dublin.

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