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Sketch by Marion Rispin 2004 from a photograph in 'The Advocate', 23 July 1904.
In 1904, James McGuffie secured the property on behalf of the Brigidine Sisters.
Whilst our subjects may have changed we proudly continue the tradition of offering a unique and quality education for young women of the 21st century.
The Magnolia Tree in the background was removed for the construction of the Colonnade Wing.
Under the Principalship of Mother Margaret Mary Bourke who began in 1927, the name Kilbreda was officially adopted. It comes from the Gaelic, Kil or Cill – church or community; and Breda – Brigid.
Back Row (LtorR): Sisters Clement Matthiesson, Kieran Mongan, Josephus Lannan, Mercedes Brown, Dominica Reid, Carmela Connell, Monica Dean and Thaddeus O'Grady
Middle Row (LtoR): Sisters Gonzaga McCurran, Magdalen O'Brien, Scholastica Sullivan, Ligouri Quinn, Carmel O'Sullivan, Paulinus Crough, Assumpta Byrne, Mechtilde McDonald, Germaine Carty and Winifride Nihill
Front Row (LtorR): Sisters Stanislaus Ryan, Bernard Nolan, Agnes O'Keane, Gabriel Walsh, Margaret Mary Dunne, Margaret Mary Bourke, Consuelo Metcalfe, Andrew McDonald and Agatha McMahon
(LtorR): Maria Lazzaro, Maureen O'Callaghan, Mary Gartian and Coral Walsh
The historic, 'Edgewater Hotel', forms a backdrop on the day.