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 Grand Parade. Website; phone +353 21 4255100; email

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

The Cork City Council has also provided information about the city at

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.

Call for Papers

Call for papers

University College Cork, 28-30 June 2018

The 32nd Irish Conference of Medievalists invites proposals for papers on any aspect of  medieval studies, including but not limited to:

art history

Papers should last 20 minutes (+ 10 minutes for discussion).

We also invite proposals for themed sessions, comprising 3 speakers (please provide a proposal for each paper, and you are welcome to nominate your own session chair).

Proposals should contain the following information:

  • name
  • institutional affiliation (if any)
  • email address
  • abstract (c. 100 words)

Proposals should be sent to no later than Friday 9 March. Those submitting proposals can expect to be notified before the end of March.

Fáilteofar roimh pháipéir as Gaeilge.

Information regarding registration will be made available shortly.

32nd ICM: Plenary Speakers

The ICM Committee is pleased to announce that the Plenary Speakers at the 32nd Conference to be held at University College Cork from Thursday 28 June – Saturday 30 June, 2018, will be: 

  • Clare E. Stancliffe,  Honorary Reader in Ecclesiastical History in the Departments of History and of Theology & Religion at the University of Durham
  • Cathy Swift, Lecturer in Medieval and Irish Studies, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick
  • Andrew Woods, Senior Curator (Yorkshire Museum), York Museums Trust