Our Academy is located in Clarkes Bridge House – a state-of-the-art, five-storey building in the historic heart of Cork city, in close proximity to the main business and retail areas of the city and close to a wide variety of restaurants and cafes.
Every aspect of your stay at Cork English Academy is catered for and our facilities include:
- Fully-equipped, modern, comfortable classrooms.
- Self-access and internet centre with free computer/internet access.
- Student lounge/common area with vending machine, coffee and snacks available.
- Wireless internet available free throughout the building.
- Audio and video equipment.
- An extensive range of textbooks and text materials.
Cork is Ireland’s second city, situated in the south of the country. Cork offers the best of city living combined with proximity to the coast, the mountains and the beautiful green Irish countryside.
By choosing to study in Cork you will also get the opportunity to enjoy all that this beautiful city has to offer. Cork maintains its link with its historic past while forging ahead as a modern, vibrant city with plenty for the visitor to see and do throughout the year.
In addition to the Social and Activities programme offered by Cork English Academy, there are a wide range of events which take place in the city and surrounding county throughout the year and you are sure to find something of interest to you.
Choose from :
Music and Dance Festivals
Some highlights include:
The Cork Midsummer Festival
Live at the Marquee
Cork Film Festival
Cork Choral Festival
Guinness Cork Jazz Festival
Visitors come from all over the world as participants and spectators at these events.
In addition to these special events you can enjoy the famous Irish pub culture and traditional music sessions; nightlife including theatre, cinema and nightclubs as well as a variety of excellent restaurants to suit all tastes.
There are also places you will want to visit on the weekends – the famous Blarney Castle is less than half an hour from the Academy; the beautiful coastal town of Kinsale is similarly just a short bus journey away as is the Jameson Distillery where you can see how Irish whiskey is made and even become a qualified whiskey taster!
These and many other delights await you in the beautiful city of Cork. It’s no surprise then that Lonely Planet Guide listed Cork city as one of the Top 10 cities to visit in 2010.