1954 – Presentation Sisters Convent, Ballyphehane, Cork

Architect: Frank Murphy



Fine 1950s convent complex still largely intact. The main architectural feature being the nuns small chapel which is expressed externally in the massing and with its large stained glass window clearly visible, Like many 1950s buildings, there is some external applied decoration, notably the small panels arranged between small window lights on the chapel. The architect, Frank Murphy, also designed the neigbouring primary school and the tomb of the founder of the Presentation Sisters, Nano Nagle.