Classical Association of Ireland

Classical Association of Ireland

The Department encourages all students, past and present, to become members of the Classical Association of Ireland which can be done online at the website of the national organization. Membership includes subscription to the journal Classics Ireland. It also encourages all to participate in the activities of the local Cork branch of the CAI normally held once a month in the Cork Education Centre, almost directly across the Western Road from the college gates (see below for details of these activities).

CAI Cork Programme of Events

                                                         Spring Programme 2020


Monday, February 3rd, 2020, 7.30pm: "Commodus, Coins and an Ovidian Surprise".

                                                      Dr David Woods, Department of Classics, UCC

Monday, March 2nd, 2020, 7.30pm: "Was Judea Rome's Northern Ireland?"

                                                      Dr John Curran, School of History, QUB

             (This Lecture is provided with the kind support from the Department of Classics, UCC)

Monday, March 30th, 2020, 7.30pm: "Female Philosophers in the Platonic Tradition"

                                                     Dr Crystal Addey, Department of Classics, UCC

Monday, May 11th, 2020, 7.30pm: Members' Papers.

                                                   A diverse set of talks from Cork Branch members.

Please note, there are two lectures in March and nothing in April because of Easter


Lectures take place in the Cork Education Support Centre,  Western Road, Cork and begin at 7.30pm with a tea break at 8.15pm, and resume until 9.30pm. Parking on site, and new members always welcome.



Department of Classics


O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Western Road, Cork, Ireland