Creator:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784
Dates:
1769-07-17-1783-01-31 — 1769-07-17
Type/Formats:
Collection — Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary — Raftery, Deirdre — Gunning, David (Archivist)
Abstract:
A collection of the surviving letters of Honora (Nano) Nagle (1718-1784), foundress of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (PBVM). Nano Nagle brought the Ursuline congregation to Ireland, before founding the Presentations. This collection represents a digital reunification of... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Mulally, Teresa, 1728-1803
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Teresa Mulally apologising for not replying to her letter sooner and expressing regret that her precarious finances would not allow her undertake a foundation in St. Michan's Parish, Dublin. She hopes that Mulally lives long enough to see the Sisters of Charitable... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Mulally, Teresa, 1728-1803
Abstract:
Copy letter from Nano Nagle to Teresa Mulally welcoming Mulally and Miss (Ann) Corballis' return to health and expressing hope that they will accept the Rule of the Sisters of the Charitable Instruction; if it is not God's will that Mulally and her companions will take vows, they can still rely on... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Fitzsimons, Mary Angela, Sister
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Miss [Eleanor] Fitzsimons. Nagle reflects on herself and believes she has many faults. She compares the former novice mistress in the Ursuline monastery in Paris to the mustard seed in the Gospel, and expresses hope that the Cork foundation will succeed with her at the... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Mulally, Teresa, 1728-1803
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Teresa Mulally informing her of the contents of a letter from her sister, Mrs (Elizabeth) French, regarding her conversation with Miss Bellew in relation to the claim on the Coppinger bequest for funds to support a Dublin foundation. Nagle apologises for the brevity of the... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Mulally, Teresa, 1728-1803
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Teresa Mulally indicating that she has set £7 aside to be sent to Dublin. Nagle chides Mulally for falling into dejection, “I dont approve of your disponding so much”, and writes that even if neither of them live to see their work prosper during their lifetimes,... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Mulally, Teresa, 1728-1803
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Teresa Mulally following the latter's three week visit to Cork. Nagle regrets that her preoccupation with her nieces, who came down from Galway on their way to Cambrai, France, had prevented her from taking full advantage of Mulally's presence. To add to the dilemma, the... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Fitzsimons, Mary Angela, Sister
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Miss [Eleanor] Fitzsimons noting the writer's anxiety at not receiving letters from Fitzsimons or Dr. Moylan. Nagle comments that the proposed date of the novices’ arrival in Cork has not yet been fixed and discusses the problem of finding a professed religious to act as... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Mulally, Teresa, 1728-1803
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Teresa Mulally indicating that, at the behest of Dr. Moylan, she had taken in three women to assist in her education ministry the previous Christmas. She reveals that two of the women will establish a foundation in County Kerry and encloses a copy of their rule, "its called... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Fitzsimons, Mary Angela, Sister
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Miss [Eleanor] Fitzsimons giving an account of a "very desirable" young lady (Miss Lawless) whom she is seeking to take on in Cork. The lady's father is strongly opposed to her taking the veil and he has offered her a substantial sum of money should she reconsider and... [ … ]