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Youghal Lace Collar 1906

In what year did a nun at the Presentation convent in Youghal first concieve "the idea of getting up some kind of industrial occupation amongst the poor children attending the convent school such as would help them to earn a livelihood or, at least, keep them from starving"?




What was the name of this nun?




Irish laces quickly became high fashion, worn by everyone from the Pope to Queen Victoria. In what year was a large quilt of needlepoint lace sold for £300.