Catriona Delaney is a graduate of the University of Limerick, where she completed her PhD at the Department of History. She is currently the Nano Nagle Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Education, University College Dublin. Research interests include the history of women religious, the history of Irish education, and education policy. In 2018, she published her first (co-authored) book, Nano Nagle: the life and the legacy. Catriona has also written for scholarly journals including History of Education and Irish Studies Review. At present, she is researching the development and evolution of physical education in Irish convent schools at the turn of the twentieth century.