Elizabeth Walsh of Leitrim East, Newtownsandes (Moyvane), Co. Kerry joined the the Sisters of the Incarnate Word, becoming Sr. Ida. Sr. Ida was born in 1917. She was a daughter of Mollie Hanrahan and Mossie Walsh, a granddaughter of John Hanrahan and Margaret Cunningham and a great-granddaughter of Bryan Cunningham and Johanna Hudson.
Sr. Ida worked in Galveston in Texas and Salt Lake City in Utah before returning to Ireland in 1969 to work in her order's House of Studies in Dartry in Dublin. She subsequently returned to the United States to work in Texas.
Sr. Ida died in Texas in 2006 aged about 88.