- UCC’s new Hub serves as ‘one-stop-shop’ service for 26,000 students
- GatewayUCC bridging the gap for research-entrepreneurs
- Pocket-sized brain injury monitor could be a game-changer for infant health
- Future of Irish hockey in safe hands with rising star Hannah
- Dr Eithne Hunt: Healthy habits for body and mind
- From Architecture to Web Development
- Nine APC Microbiome researchers make prestigious ‘highly cited’ list
- UCC honours five exceptional alumni at annual awards ceremony
- UCC spotlights four of its brightest up-and-coming female career scientists
- Rich Ferrie leads an exciting new era for UCC Innovation
- UCC honours its graduates with the official naming of the Alumni Bridge
- New UCC series explains how university research impacts daily life
- UCC's rising sports stars presented with scholarships
- UCC ranked among top universities in Europe for teaching excellence
Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019
- UCC makes Green Flag history…again!
The first university in the world to be awarded a fourth Green Flag
- Blazing a trail
Professor Helen Whelton charts her path to success, from curious dentistry student to global award-winner
- A Summer’s Evening on the Quad hits the right note for Cork charities
The fundraising event is now in its 14th year
- A curious mind
Paul Ross on his love of science, his greatest moments of discovery, and the exciting next chapter at APC Microbiome Ireland
- Mind your microbiome: 9 ways to boost your gut health
In honour of World Microbiome Day
- UCC hosts top wind energy experts at Cork’s largest ever conference
Scientists and engineers gathered to discuss the future of renewable energy
- Lord David Puttnam makes a passionate case for careers in the arts
He features in the latest episode of UCC’s podcast, Plain Speaking
- Funding announced for UCC SFI Research Centres
- Beekeeping makes life sweeter for Cork kids
- Saving Ireland's seals with GPS
- UCC celebrates a stellar year in sport
- Tommy Fleming headlines A Summer's Evening on the Quad
Tickets available now
- UCC ranked as global leader for sustainable social and economic impact
Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings
- Former UCC President Michael Murphy becomes first ever Irish President of EUA
Professor Murphy served as UCC President for 10 years
- MaREI researcher returns from epic adventure in search of blue whales
Dr Ailbhe Kavanagh spent seven weeks in Antarctica
- Doireann Ní Ghríofa among six new members elected to Aosdána at UCC ceremony
Writer Doireann is a UCC alumna
- Former White House drug advisor goes 'inside America’s opioid crisis'
Keith Humphreys is the latest guest on UCC's official podcast, Plain Speaking
- UCC launches Sports Strategy
Pride on our chest, belief in our heart, sport in our bones.
- How Nicole Ryan is powering change after tragedy
- Brainwave ‘donation’ research offers promise for dementia treatment
Research and innovation
- Full-circle for Paul as UCC extends partnership with Cork City FC
A perfect match
- Praise for The Irish Revolution as 'Atlas' documentary airs on RTÉ
Atlas of the Irish Revolution
- Pastures new
UCC launches its Food Institute
- Making waves at MaREI
Ireland's National Ocean Test Facility opens
- Research spotlight: APC Microbiome Ireland
10 researchers among Highly Cited
- Spin-out success
Atlantia Food Clinical Trials expanding stateside
- Billy Morgan: Pride of Cork
Marking a decade of UCC Sigerson Cup football
- The future is bright for soccer's Captain Fantastic
- The next phase for rugby's rising star
- RTÉ to air 'Atlas' documentary
The next step for the Atlas of the Irish Revolution
- Top business talent share their secrets to success
CUBS Conference 2019
- Green roots and flying boots: Cork Chamber project showcases ‘future’ of Cork
Future Forms is part of Cork Chamber’s 200th anniversary celebrations
- CEO and camogie star Mary O'Connor is leading change for women in sport
Moving the goalposts
- Mary Robinson is the first guest on UCC’s new podcast
Plain Speaking is now available to stream
Doireann Ní Ghríofa among six new members elected to Aosdána at UCC ceremony
Aosdána, the affiliation of creative artists in Ireland, held its 40th General Assembly in UCC this month
Writer Doireann Ní Ghríofa enjoyed a very special homecoming to her alma mater this month, being named among six new members elected to Aosdána at its 40th General Assembly, held in UCC on April 5.
Doireann – who studied human anatomy, psychology, and literature at UCC – joined visual artists Aideen Barry, Margaret Irwin West and Clare Langan, along with writer Anna Burns and architect Niall McLaughlin, in being inducted into the official affiliation of creative artists in Ireland.
Membership to the Aosdána, which was founded by the Arts Council and Government of Ireland back in 1981, is determined through a voting system whereby new members are elected by their peers.
The announcement of the new members was preceded by a special ceremony in UCC, whereby the Aosdána were invited to view The Great Book of Ireland.
The Great Book, or Leabhar Mór na hÉireann, is a vellum manuscript containing the original work of 120 artists, 140 poets and nine composers. Produced between 1989 and 1991, the book was acquired by UCC to be preserved on behalf of the Irish people.
As well as containing what are believed to be the final written words of celebrated playwright Samuel Beckett, the Great Book of Ireland also holds works by many of the current members of the Aosdána, who were able to view their work in the book during their visit to the university.
Performance presentations by students from UCC’s School of Film, Music and Theatre, and the School of English were also met with a standing ovation by the esteemed members of the Aosdána.
Jo Dennehy and Roksana Niewadzisz performing their incredible #skeleton dance with skeletons made in partnership with @corkartlink for @Aosdana today @UCC. @Lmrobrien @joolsgilson @osheaucc pic.twitter.com/fWHUwjpbio— UCC School of Film, Music & Theatre (@ucccreates) April 5, 2019
Follow this link for information on UCC's School of Film, Music and Theatre.