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University College Cork (UCC)

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Address: University College Cork | Western road, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 21 490 1876
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     University College Cork is one of Ireland’s most...

     University College Cork is one of Ireland’s most prestigious universities. It boasts a vibrant, modern campus with a student experience second to none in Ireland. A learning community where the student is at the heart of everything and the special relationship between student and lecturer is primary to our unique ethos. The campus is located a mere ten minutes walk from the heart of Cork city, a former European Capital of Culture. Cork is listed as a top ten location in the Lonely Planet guide which states it “has always had an unshakeable self-confidence and innate sense of pride”, a description which is equally applicable to the University itself

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Ogam or ogham?.....an excellent display

Located in the passages to either side of the entrance to the old quad, the collection of ogam stones allows one to get close to these fascinating items. The accompanying notes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Located in the passages to either side of the entrance to the old quad, the collection of ogam stones allows one to get close to these fascinating items. The accompanying notes are detailed, some explaining how the ogam script may be translated. In conditions of low sun, some of the marks are hard to spot, but later in the day,... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Smallish college campus. Many file old stone buildings. Check the limestone area outside Student centre. Nice area- even if it is Chinese imported stone. Not as if Ireland did not have enough of its own limestone! Short riverside walk. Glucksman gallery and shop on site with nice cafe in its basement.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited to do some study. It is a lovely campus with a great atmodphere. There is a visitor centre eith an exhibition of Ogham stones. The food is very good and reasonably priced. The llibrary is well stocked andhas friendly staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...and every one I met was warm and welcoming .Lunch time food was great and all my delegates wanted to develop their networking skills! A great day in Ireland

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Udaipur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most historic & educationals important place in Cork as well as Ireland. Spreading excellence since 1845.

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the time to visit this great college. The grounds are beautiful as are the old storied buildings. Never went into many of the buildings but did cruise through on of the open ones. The river is adjacent so lots of trees, flowers and green grass. Don't pass this up if you are in Cork

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great historical location, scenic walking routes by the river, beautiful campus with all mods and cons. Lots of handy shops on site. Open for public events and has regularly operating gallery.

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Thank Jane A
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This campus has so much to offer , there are little hidden gems within this amazing campus , your on a constant learning experience . The staff and fellow students are so supportive also . I would recommend anyone even travelling to cork to visit and wander around the beautiful history that is UCC .

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Thank Liz M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a run through the UCC on a Saturday morning. The buildings are something out of a movie. Lots of history- definitely worth a walk through!

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It´s a great lovely area where you can study and have a nice time just walking around their gardens or going into the library or one of the the meeting rooms

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