The archives of the Presentation Congregation have a state of the art home in a building which dates back to 1779. This significant collection tells the story of the beginning of the order in 1775 and its expansion to five continents in the intervening years. They also have an interesting window into life in 18th-century Cork. Access to the archives is managed at the discretion of the Archivist, who can be contacted via

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