- Source: The Nationalist 1984
1900's - The Presentation Convent and School no longer
houses Nuns or Students. All that remains of the Presentations Sisters at
this location is the Sisters Last Resting Place in the middle of
Cathedral Close Development, adjacent to the Cathedral of the Assumption.
- Rear view of The Presentation
Convent and gardens
- Twenty-seven Presentation sisters pictured outside the
- They are known only by the name
they have taken in religious life.
Front row, left to right: Sister
Brigid, Sr. Therese, Sr. Colmcille, Sr. Conleth, Sr. Philomena, Sr.
Rosario, Sr. Albeus and Sr. Lazerian. Middle row: Sr. Cecilia, Sr. Brigida,
Sr. Killian, Sr. Columba, Sr. Pius, Sr. Gerard, Sr. Assumpta, Sr.
Patricia, Sr. Frances Xavier, Sr. Oliver and Sr. Dolores. Back row: Sr.
Dympna, Sr. Madeleine, Sr. Catherine, Sr. Emmanuel, Sr. Veronica, Sr.
Canice, Sr. Agnes and Sr. Paul.
Old School Photos
- A group of young pupils who attended the Presentation Convent
- Front Row 6th from left; Michaels sister Margo Cradden and 2nd from
left is Sheila McGrath.
- Sheila McGrath was an Irish dancer, with Mrs McDarby's school of
- Dance practice used to take place in Mrs McDarby's house in
upper Staplestown Road, and then later it was held in the INF
Hall College St
Sent in by Michael Cradden 2008
- Presentation Convent pupils circa
- We can only identify some of the
pupils which are: Sheila McGrath. Mae Kavanagh. Elisha Kavanagh. Frances
Geoghegan. Margot James. Margo Cradden. Dolores Cradden. Ainee Nolan.
Lucie Nolan. Carmel Kehoe, Kathleen Dempsey, Mary Quinn RIP. Eileen Quinn,
Ann D'Arcy, Lorreto Haughney, Reenie Kearns, Mary Carroll, Evelyn
Rossiter, Kathleen Norris (RIP)Joan Shaw, Peggy Farrell, Eileen
Quinn, Kathleen Dooley, Josepha Sealdryers & Esther Leigh, I was
a soldier in this play of Early Christian Ireland.
Thanks to Esther who supplied
this last lot of names.
From: Michael Cradden. Mar 2007.
Presentation Girls from the 40's possibly
Cannot make out the exact year on the sign. Front Row: Rose
Kinsella, Phylis McHugh, A Doyle, Anna Moore, Bridie Byrne, Carmel
Doyle. Middle Row: Mary Hogan, Tess Foley, Maura Murphy, Kathleen
Doogue, Josie Doyle, Ita Alcock, T.Mullins, Joan Murphy, Breda
Malone, Colette Byrne, Mary Whelan. Back Row: Maureen Kelly, Eileen
Dempsey, ? Carey, Mary Lacey, Moira Hickson,?, Ann Doyle,Maura
Duggan, Eileen Gallagher, Sadie Murphy, Maura Corcoran. with Joan
Source: Dermot O'Brien Facebook
School photo 13th May 1948
Image Source: Tony Purcell on Facebook
- Confirmation Class,
Presentation Convent, Carlow, mid-1950s.
row: M. Sheehan, A. Corcoran, M. Bradley, S. Piggott, B. Matthews,
A. Matthews, P. Brophy, L. Button, M. Kelly, E. Jones, A. Darcy, M.
King, E. Fitzpatrick, M. Byrne, P. Cunningham, E. Whelan. 4th row:
?, D. Gorman, M. McGlade, C. Nolan, M. Kinsella, B. Quinn, R.
Quinn, A. Culleton, B. Hayden, M. Byrne, P. Brennan, B. Nolan, ?
Keating. 3rd row: N. Dolley, ?, I. Roche, T. Donnagan,
Bradley, S. Bergin, A. McEvory, ?, B. McDonald, N. Fitzgerald, M.
Littleton. 2nd row:------, A. Kelly, M. Farrell, M. Brown, A.
McGrath, A. Norris, M. Moore, C. Dunne, ? Dunne, B. O'Rourke, M.
O'Rourke. Front row: M. McAssey, A. Maher, D. Doyle, A.McGarry, J.
Long, J. Walsh, D. Byrne and P. Geoghegan
Source: The Nationalist April 15th 1983
The Presentation Choir 1958
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