ICM 2019 Visiting Cork

How to get to Cork

Cork City Council provide a page to help with information about getting to Cork. This site also provides maps, how to get around and information about what to see when walking around the city.

Staying in Cork and what to do

To find out about places to visit, where to stay and all kinds of other tourist information, the place to go is the Cork Tourist Office, which is located on Patrick Street, near Patrick’s Bridge; location; phone +353 21 4255100; contact form

Cork was named in the Top Ten Places to Visit in 2010 by Lonely Planet: visit their webpage about Cork to find out more.

Cork City Council has also provided information about where to stay in the city.

Getting to UCC

University College Cork provides information about how to get to the main campus.
There are downloadable maps and also a Google map of the campus.

ICM 2018 Library Exhibition

Exhibition in Special Collections, Boole Library

Three manuscripts held by UCC will be on display in Special Collections, in the basement of the Boole Library: the Regensburg Fragment, a 12th-century manuscript fragment from one of the Irish monasteries on the Continent, containing part of a litany of saints; UCC MS 96, written by the 18th-century Waterford scribe Labhrás Ó Fuartháin, with a copy of the Fenian text Agallamh na Seanórach; and UCC MS T.i, with a copy of the uniquely Irish Arthurian tale Eachtra an Mhadra Mhaoil written by the 19th-century Cork scribe Donncha Óg Ó Floinn.

UCC MS T.i: Frontispiece illustration opposite title page to Eachtra an Mhadra Mhaoil. Special Collections, Boole Library, UCC.

Special Collections, located in the basement of the Boole Library, is open Thursday and Friday, 11.00am-1.00pm and 2.00-4:30pm. Through the kindness of the staff, it will remain open during the lunchtime slots, 1.00-2.00pm, for those wishing to view the exhibition; there will be a ‘Closed/Dúnta’ sign on the door, but a member of staff will be on hand to welcome visitors.  Delegates should show their conference badges at the library security desk.