University Archives

Welcome to the University Archives

The University Archives of University College Cork holds records that document the history of the University, its management, staff and students from its foundation in 1849 to the present day. 

An on-line exhibition to celebrate the centenary of University College Cork, using documents and images from the University Archives is now available to view at the following website  - Learn About Archives 

Learn About Archives is hosted by the Society of Archivists, Ireland and its aim is to promote the use of archival material and give information on archive services in Ireland. It is particularly aimed at educators and their students so that students at all levels will be able to develop their research skills.

Archives Contact Details

The University Archives is open for research by appointment with the Archivist only within the following hours 9.15 – 1.00 and 2.15 – 4.45 Monday to Friday.

The Archives can be contacted at:

Catriona Mulcahy BA (Hons) HDipAS

University Archivist

6 Elderwood

College Road, UCC

Tel +353 21 4902753

E mail:

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