In The City

Community Week #MakingWaves @UCC

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CAO Information Session for Parents of Senior Cycle Students

LAPPS QUAY Tue 8th & Thurs 10th  1pm  Open Information session for parents. Registration required.  College of Business and Law Anne Wallace

Change the Beat Documentary Screening and Exhibition acros Cork City


Exhibition at The Glucksman; Badly Made Books; Cork Flower Studio; Cork Opera House; Gate Cinema; Pink Moon café; Plugd Records; and Nano Nagle Place.

Sat 12th 11.30am 

Open to all. An exhibition by young asylum seekers, refugees and migrants on display at the Glucksman and venues across Cork city

Supported by the Arts Council of Ireland the group of 27 participating teenagers, aged between 13-18 years, created risograph prints under the guidance of artist Shane O’Driscoll.

School of Applied Social Studies Eileen Hogan
Cork Folklore Project Memory Evening 


Cork Folklore Project Outreach Hub, North Cathedral Visitor Centr, Cork CIty 

Wed 9th 7pm Open to all. An evening of audio samples from the oral history and folklore recordings of the Cork Folklore Project, focusing on the community memories documented by the group over many years. It will also showcase an exciting collaboration between the CFP and the Cork North Community Work Department of the HSE, focused on oral history in the community.   Folklore and Ethnology  Dr. Tomás Mac Conmara 

Entre Mundos/Between Worlds: Images of Life between Mexico and Ireland

Opening by Mexican Ambassador HE Mr Miguel Malfavón at 6 pm, Monday October 7th 

CITY LIBRARY  Mon 7th All Wekk Open to all. An exhibition of photographic images by members of the Mexican Community in Cork which capture visual reflections on ideas of home, belonging and identity that emerge from their multiple lived experiences between languages and cultures.
Centre for Mexican Studies, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies Professor Nuala Finnegan

Hands for Life   CPR Training 


RIVER LEE HOTEL Sun 6th 11am

Hands for Life: Community CPR Training is an Irish Heart Foundation programme, supported by Abbott and ESB Networks, providing FREE CPR training in communities across Ireland for adults aged 18 years and over. 

Now Fully Booked

ASSERT Dave Power

Homework Club


SCHOOLS ACROSS THE CITY  Mon 7th Oct 4pm In class events. UCC PLUS+ Homework clubs works with junior cycle students in our linked Cork City DEIS schools, providing academic support.   UCC PLUS+ Paul Geeleher

Native Scientist - Portuguese


CITY LIBRARY  Sat 5th 10.30am-12noon

In partnership with Native ScientistAPC Microbiome Ireland are organising a fun science workshop for children aged 6-12 years who speak some Portuguese at home. Click here for the Event Page on Facebook 

In this workshop, scientists from Portugal and Brazil will meet young people in the community for a science workshop in the Portuguese language. This workshop is a great opportunity for kids to practice their language skills and develop their interest in science.

The workshop is suitable for children aged 6 to 12 years who speak some Portuguese at home. Children should be accompanied by a parent/guardian who must stay for the duration of the workshop. This is a free event, but registration is required - please complete this form.


APC Microbiome Ireland Aimee Stapleton

Poetry Reading: Zoe Brigley and Martin Dyar


CITY LIBRARY  Tue 8th 7 pm The School of English takes it's regular reading series out of the University and into the city, featuring two critically acclaimed poets, Zoe Brigley and Martin Dyar.  School of English Leanne O'Sullivan

Relevance to You 


LAPPS QUAY Tue 8th 5:30 pm Public event. Open to all. Through a series of short presentations academic experts explore topics of interest to society and which impact our daily lives.   Discover UCC  Dr. Jean Van Sinderen-Law
Sustainable Development: Businesses Rising to the Challenge


The Banking Hall, UCC Executive Education Centre,

1 Lapp’s Quay, Cork

Mon 7th 1.15pm

Cork University Business School presents this lunchtime seminar in partnership with Cork Chamber of Commerce.  The seminar will focus on how the business community can embrace the challenges and opportunities of the sustainable development agenda.  

Business School in collaboration with Cork Chamber of Commerce Carol Power

Civic & Community Engagement

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