Master class and symposium venue, transport and accomodation 2020

Kane Building, University College Cork Main Campus

University College Cork is located around 1.5 km from Cork city centre, and takes around 15 minutes on foot. Its main campus is accessible via Western Road (main entrance) and College Road. The University is served by bus numbers 205 (which also serves Kent Train Station) and 208 from the city centre. For bus timetables, see here and here. For a map of Cork City, including directions from the city centre to UCC, see here.

The symposium will take place in the Film and Screen Media auditorium, located in the basement of the Kane Building on UCC’s main campus which has a sign stating ‘Dever Lecture Centre’ on the front of the building(!) The Kane Building is located just behind the Security entrance on College Road, see this map for the exact location.

There are entrances at the front and back of the building. On entering the building from the main campus (front entrance, pictured above), take the lift or stairs to the basement (one floor down); on entering from Gaol walk (at the back of the building) which is on the basement level, take a left down a long corridor. At the end you’ll see a set of white double doors to your left. Go through these doors to the Film and Screen Media Department where signs will point you to the auditorium, which is an accessible space.

For more information on visiting the UCC Campus:

https://www.ucc.ie/en/discover/visit/


Getting to and from Cork City


Cork is served by Cork International Airport, which has several flights a day to and from continental Europe and Britain, and seasonal flights to and from Boston/Providence. Cork Airport is located around 6.5 km away from University College Cork and 8 km from the city centre. Click here for a list of destinations and airlines. For guests not travelling by or unable to travel by direct flight, Cork is well connected with Dublin by train and bus, Shannon by bus, Belfast by train and bus, and by air with main international transit cities like Amsterdam and London.

For Train timetables and bookings, see the Iarnród Éireann/Irish Rail website here

For Bus timetables and bookings, see the Bus Éireann website here


Accommodation and Cork City

There are a number of guesthouse and B&Bs on Western Road, right beside the University, like for example Garnish House and Fernroyd House and the River Lee Hotel and Lancaster Lodge are also located nearby and budget accommodation can be found at Kinlay House.


Some Recommended Sights in Cork City…

The English Market

 The Fransciscan Well

 The Bells of Shandon

 Saint. Finbarre’s Cathedral

 City Parks

 Cork City Walks

 (Please see The Cork Guide for more)

 

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