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From the Convent Cloister to The Country Girls: The Irish Nun in History and Literature

April 17 at 7:00 pm


Convent life gave opportunities to Irish women to get a good education, avoid ‘compulsory’ marriage and indeed the chance for ‘worldly’ adventures. Find out more with Deirdre Raftery, author of Nano Nagle, the Life and Legacy, and Ireland Professor of Poetry, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin during an evening of talk and readings introduced by Nell Regan.

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