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.
Also on the day Charles Lysaght, Dublin based biographer and Mathew descendant, will speak on 'Nano Nagle's Mathew Mother's Home' and Declan Downey, U.C.D. will speak about 'Nano Nagle's Jacobite Heritage and her family's continental networks.