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Nano Nagle Place
Cork City, Co. Cork
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Visit Nano Nagle Place, a unique heritage museum in the vibrant city of Cork. Discover Nano Nagle’s story and learn about her powerful impact on Irish and worldwide education.

Experience Nano Nagle Place, a peaceful oasis in the midst of bustling Cork City. Make time for the heritage experience, wander around the pretty gardens, check out the book shop and drop by the delicious Good Day Deli.

The heritage experience describes life in 18th century Cork and tells of how Nano Nagle worked tirelessly to help and educate the needy. Through an interactive exhibition, learn of how she founded the Presentation Sisters and set up several schools for children. Hear of how Nano would visit the poor by night and became known as the Lady of the Lantern.

Appreciate the unique blend of old and new at Nano Nagle Place, admire the architecture of buildings dating from the 1770s and check out incredible artwork from talented Irish contemporary designers.

Why we like it
  • Enjoy local Cork produce in the Good Day Deli.
  • Spend some time in the gorgeous gardens.
  • View artwork from Irish creatives.
  • Learn about Nano Nagle's incredible legacy.
Tips from locals

Stop off at the Nano Nagle Design Shop and browse homegrown gift options including handmade cards, educational toys, local literature and quirky stationery.

Contact details
Douglas St, Cork, T12 X70A, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1.5 to 2 hours here.

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