Get to know the CEC staff: Isabelle

As many of you may know, Isabelle has recently joined the CEC Team as the new receptionist. We asked her a few questions about living in Cork and how she has settled into CEC life! Where are you from? Despite being brought up in Bedford, England (a small town about an hour north of London),…

The Cork English College Research Team One Year Anniversary

After a successful year of research and conference presentations, the CEC Research Team is looking forward to developing their 2018 – 2019 project plans. But first, a look back at a rewarding year: As part of the UNESCO Conference on Learning Cities and the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival, the CEC Research Team presented a workshop…

Cork World Book Fest 2018!

Cork World Book Fest This week, Cork proudly celebrates its 14th Anniversary of the Cork World Book Festival! In 13 years the festival has grown immensely; embracing home-grown Irish talent as well as International authors from all over the world. This year, the festival welcomes Chang Ying-Tai, Nicholas Shaespeare, Dušan Šarotar, Luz Pichel, Olga Novo,…

Valentines Day around the World

Valentines Day around the World Ah, Valentine’s Day. February 14th. What used to be a day reserved for romance has transformed into more inclusive celebration, enjoyed by single ladies and lads alike. Gone are the days of intense coupledom and excessive displays of affection, as Valentine’s Day in Ireland today provides a chance for friends…

Travel News

There has been big announcements recently which are very positive for Cork. Brittany Ferries and Air France have announced new direct routes to Cork. This gives new options for groups or families wishing to sign up for one of the many Summer programmes that CEC has to offer. It has been announce that Emiratis will be…

New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Cork

Are you staying this great city for New Years? Wondering what to do? We at Cork English College have some suggestions for you. In Ireland, New Year’s Eve is a chance for the population to dance off all the food eaten on Christmas day and to let loose for the last time that year! People…

Christmas in Cork

Cork is alive with activity at Christmas time. There is plenty to see and do for all ages. Check out a sample of what is on offer in Cork this Christmas below. Glow, A Cork Christmas Celebration There’s so much to see and do in Cork City during GLOW, from visiting our free festive installation…

CEC Christmas Holidays

CEC classes will be finishing on Friday December 15th. Classes will resume at 08:30am on Tuesday January 2nd. The CEC office will remain open until Friday December 22nd. We would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and peaceful New Year. If you have queries please email info@corkenglishcollege.ie!

New Cork flights for Summer 2018

With the number of passengers coming through Cork increasing on annual basis, this has led to new routes being opened. Volotea, the Spanish low-cost carrier has confirmed that their weekly Verona service to Cork will increase to twice weekly for summer 2018. Cork to Verona will operate every Saturday from May 26 to August 29…

International Food Week at CEC

Every month in CEC we will be dedicating a week to a certain theme. The theme for September was International Food Week. Daily, we celebrated the diverse foods from around the world. Students shared memories of their favourite foods from home as well as telling us their thoughts on Irish food (Mostly positive :)). The…

VERY IMPORTANT NEWS – STORM OPHELIA For

VERY IMPORTANT NEWS – STORM OPHELIA For the attention of all CEC students (existing and new) and staff. Following the weather warning issued by Met Eireann and the status RED alert, CEC – Cork English College will remain closed tomorrow, Monday October, 16th. This decision has been taken in the interest of the safety of…