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A plaque is being unveiled in Castleisland this evening in memory of Mother Joseph Harnett, the founder of the Presentation Convent.

Cllr Bobby O'Connell

Mayor of Killarney Municpal District Bobby O’Connell will unveil the plaque at the Library at 5pm.

It will honour Mother Harnett’s contribution to education in the town since the convent was founded in 1846.

Cllr O’Connell says Castleisland owes Mother Harnett a debt of gratitude for all she had done for the area.