Clubs & Societies Directory

UCC Staff Athletics Club

  • Contact: Gerard Mannix, Secretary, UCC Staff A.C., Applied Social Studies
  • Email:
  • Tel: +353 (0)21 490 2899
  • Facebook page for club business and updates:
  • Track Meetings: Meet at 1pm every Tuesday during semester time outside the Hockey Pavilion in the Mardyke Arena. All welcome.


Are you interested in playing Badminton? Looking for a regular game or training session? Our colleague Dr. Noor A Rahim in Computer Science is looking for like-minded badmintors, interested in forming a UCC staff badminton club. 

If you're interested, get in touch with Rahim at


Are you interested in playing Bridge? Looking for a regular game? Our colleague Anne Mallon is looking for people interested in forming a Bridge Club in UCC. 

If you're interested, get in touch with Rahim at

Calligraphy Club

Chess Club

Cumann Gaelach

An bhfuil suim agat do chuid Gaeilge a úsáid nuair a bhíonn tú i UCC? Is grúpa é an Cumann Gaelach don fóirne a theastaigh a chuid Gaeilge a úsáid. Is cuma faoin leibhéil atá agat - an rud is tabhachtaí go bhfuil suim agat sa teanga. Buailfaimid le chéile go minic sa Seomra Caidreamh do craic is cómhrá. 

Má tá suim agat bheith páirteach don gCumann, sheol ríomhphoist chuig Féilim Ó hAdhmaill ( 


Are you interested in using your Irish while in UCC? The Cumann Gaelach is a staff group that likes to use Irish. It doesn't matter what level you have - what's important is that you have an interest in the language. We meet regularly in the Seomra Caidribh (O'Rahilly Building) for conversation and good company. 

If you're interested in joining the group, send an email to Féilim Ó hAdhmaill ( 

Fantasy Football Club

  • Contact: Aodh Quinlivan (Chairperson), Dept. of Government
  • Email:
  • Tel: +353 (0)21 490 3368

Golf Society

  • Contact: Carmel Daly, Dept. of Music
  • Email:
  • Tel: +353 (0)21 490 4530

LGBT+ Staff Network

UCC United Staff Soccer Club

  • Contact: Gerry Moloney (Chairman and Treasurer),
  • Address: Room 233, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork
  • Email:

UCC Players

Staff Common Room

Tabletop Gaming

The UCC Staff Tabletop Gaming club has been up and running for the last few months and is going from strength-to-strength. With regular lunchtime sessions (every 2-3 weeks) and some evening sessions too for the longer games, the club is vibrant active and fun. 

Tabletop gaming covers everything from the classic boardgames of old like monopoly and scrabble to card based games like unstable unicorns, coup and more. The main aim is to play and have fun! 

If you're interested in joining in the fun, pop an email to - Maurice is building the list of people interested in playing and sets up the regular meets. 

Tag Rugby

Staff Sports and Social Club

Club Spóirt agus Sóisialta na Foirne