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University College Cork (UCC)

University College Cork | Western road, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 490 1876
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Cool campus in the heart of Cork City

We spent the day walking around Cork City for a more leisurely experience and the campus was one of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew M
Day of walking

Beautiful only word to describe this place a college a campus great Cork traditional place!! Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 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
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“honan chapel” (63 reviews)
“ogham stones” (45 reviews)
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University College Cork | Western road, Cork, Ireland
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+353 21 490 1876
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"beautiful campus"
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"honan chapel"
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"ogham stones"
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"aula maxima"
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"harry potter"
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"george boole"
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"queen victoria"
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"pretty campus"
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"main quad"
in 7 reviews
"western road"
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"art gallery"
in 23 reviews
"lovely grounds"
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"award winning"
in 8 reviews
"stained glass windows"
in 11 reviews
"city centre"
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"worth a visit"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the day walking around Cork City for a more leisurely experience and the campus was one of our destinations. We were amazed by the beauty of the campus and the building situated on the grounds. It is an open and public area so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful only word to describe this place a college a campus great Cork traditional place!! Very dear to the people of Cork

Thank johnspage
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enough said. Beautiful peaceful place that you can chill and enjoy the sun on the grass. It's close to city centre and has a river and many entrances

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like to walk, take a stroll westward from the center of Cork along the streets that run parallel to the river. The campus is quite walkable--with buildings surrounded by greenery--and containing several worth seeing, such as the Glucksman Gallery. You also may well...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

UCC's campus is beautiful to visit, from the president's garden to the Main Gate it's very picturesque. Beautiful!

Thank Kim H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

University Cork College is one of Ireland’s prestigious universities , no entrance fee for touring the campus and you will enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Thank Louis F
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We did a quick tour and enjoyed it. The old quad is beautiful. Found the ogham stones really interesting. Visitors center was great and the staff at the center were very helpful, friendly and welcoming.

Thank Todd F
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The University campus is extensive with the quad, a large old designed courtyard of prestige being the campus centre piece. Great cafeteria and restaurant and book shop. There are banking facilities. But what I really love are the walks down by the river where an...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The grounds of this university campus are kept beautifully and have neat, colourful flowerbeds almost all year round.

Thank caitmehigan
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

About half an hour's walk from the train station got us to U.C.C. and the Honan Chapel. The Harry Clarke stained glass windows are magnificient, and well worth a visit. The floor of the chapel is interesting too. Had a look at the quad and...More

Thank Margo37
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From my observations, there are any apartments close by.
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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
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