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November 18, 2013

Maeve_Lynch_Uprooted2bfaabe122806an exhibition of  prints, drawings, sound & mixed media by Irish artist
Maeve Lynch

10th April – 4th May 2014

The exhibition explores ideas of shelter. Through the mediums of print, video, books and sculpture, Lynch investigates how we define and divide the spaces we inhabit.

Though seemingly secure, dwellings (both temporary and permanent) are relied on physically and read more…

Demy Vintage Posters

March 20, 2014

DemyAn exhibition of rare cinematic posters of

 Jacques Demy’s films

June – August 2014

This unique exhibition is part of AF Cork celebrations for the 25th edition of Cork French Film Festival (2nd-9th of March 2014), which featured a major Jacques Demy retrospective. read more…

Joyeux 1er mai à tous et à toutes!

April 30, 2014


By Marie-José O’Sullivan

In France, the 1st of May is a public holiday known as La Fête du Travail (May Day or Labour Day). To celebrate this day, it is traditional to offer loved ones a few sprigs of lily of the valley (du muguet), symbol of spring and of good luck.

This charming gesture dates from the 16th century, when the king of France Charles IX began offering lily of the valley to the ladies of the court on the 1st of May. The legend goes that if you get two or three sprigs with read more…

7 tips to help you I.M.P.R.O.V.E before the French Leaving Cert Exam

January 30, 2014

Exam pic


by Valérie David, Leaving Certificate Coordinator

Early tips to enhance your learning for the French Leaving Certificate examination and help you I.M.P.R.O.V.E  read more…

Lost in Translation: Bunnies, Bells and Easter

April 17, 2014

Easter eggs

By Matthieu Nivard

The year is 1995.  I am twelve years old, half way through my second year in secondary school. I’m sporting a very fashionable Take That inspired bowl hair cut and brown Doc Martens my parents finally agreed to buy. It is my first day back at school after the Easter holidays and I am about to have one of the most confusing conversations in my life.

For the last few months, we have been learning English with Jenny, our English assistant. She spent most of the holidays in England and came back with a bag full of chocolate eggs the likes of which we had never seen read more…

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