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Beautiful University Grounds

The University College Cork is right on a tributary of the River Lee. The grounds are spectacular... read more

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St. Albert, Canada
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The lady in the visitor center gave us a great description of what there was to see as well as... read more

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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...more
University College Cork | Western road, Cork T12 HY8E, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The University College Cork is right on a tributary of the River Lee. The grounds are spectacular. There are tours but we just walked around the campus. We were staying at a hotel near by and observed the students coming and going so we went...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lady in the visitor center gave us a great description of what there was to see as well as explaining the ancient inscribed stones. We went round the chapel which has a beautiful mosaic floor and the big hall as well. Both beautiful and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant university a friendly and helpful place where anyone would be at home I'm so proud my son is here a great achievement and a wonderful place to get an education

Thank Anne U
Reviewed 10 September 2018

UCC's JP Quinn, Director of Visitor Services, took a few minutes to show us a reproduction sod cottage that poor families lived in the 1040's. We also saw ancient stones, from the 6th and 7th centuries with carvings - I loved it!

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

The ‘Rest’ has changed from my day as it is now in the hands of outside caterers. I live nearby and take an occasional course or stroll through the campus and frequently have lunch as an easy and good alternative to cooking for myself. Last...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Today, as part of National Heritage Week 2018, I attended a very professionally-presented and informative 'Living History' tour of selected parts of UCC main campus. JP Quinn's historical background of the reconstructed bothán was excellent, and that was followed by a longer tour by Tiarnán...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Attended a wedding sometime ago and noted that there were the 12 zodiac signs on the floor. Not too sure how much astrology and zodiac signs are relevant in Catholicism? Or am I missing something here.....

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It is a nice building. I took a 5 min. cab ride from my hotel ( The Metropole Hotel; see other review ).

Thank Denis L
Reviewed 5 August 2018

wondered around here one Friday evening and enjoyed a concert on the lawns on a lovely summers evening. What a magnificent environment for young minds.

Thank lisamm2017
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful campus and a pleasantly place for a walk. UCC has several architecturally interesting buildings, most notably around the Main Quadrangle. By far the most surprising and worthwhile feature of the campus is the free exhibition of several stones that preserve the earliest examples...More

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21 September 2017|
Response from Seawolf30 | Reviewed this property |
From my observations, there are any apartments close by.
Maeve C
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
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16 February 2016|
Response from CarolineDaly6 |
Cork is the biggest, so there would be the most to do and see. I would recommend skipping Limerick and going to county Kerry instead, specifically Killarney. Far more to see and do and a lot more beautiful. This is where I... More