Secondary School Education in Girls’ Catholic Secondary Schools Run by the Sisters of Mercy and the Presentation Sisters in Ireland, 1922–1962
The official title of the Presentation Sisters’ Order is the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. As the last chapter has pointed out, it is the oldest of the female religious orders founded in Ireland, having been established in 1775. Thus, it emerged against the same background as that which prevailed at the time of the establishment of the Irish Christian Brothers, although unlike the latter, it was established as a diocesan order. It is also one of a number of other orders of women which has their origins in the same era, of which the most prominent two are the Irish Sisters of Charity, established in 1815, and the Sisters of Mercy, established in 1831.
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