Comte Jean-Pierre de Launoit

November 17, 2014
Count Jean-Pierre de Launoit (top right) at the 2007 Cork French Film Festival

Count Jean-Pierre de Launoit (top right) at the 2007 Cork French Film Festival

Nous avons eu la profonde tristesse d’apprendre la disparition du Comte Jean-Pierre DE LAUNOIT, ancien Président de la Fondation Alliance Française, Président du Concours Reine Elisabeth, et très cher ami de l’Alliance Française de Cork, qui s’est éteint le mercredi 12 novembre, 2014.

Nous avons été très honorés et émus de la présence de Jean-Pierre DE LAUNOIT à deux reprises à l’Alliance Française de Cork, lors de notre Festival du Film Français en 2007 et pour le Symposium européen en 2008, dont nous garderons toujours de très précieux souvenirs.

Nous serons à jamais reconnaissants de cet honneur ainsi que de son énorme contribution au développement et au rayonnement du réseau de l’Alliance Française, sans oublier son soutien constant au cours des années.

Toute l’équipe de l’Alliance Francaise de Cork se joint à moi pour transmettre nos plus sincères condoléances à la famille et aux proches de Jean-Pierre de LAUNOIT en ce moment de deuil.

Nora Callanan, Présidente

The Presence of France in the Irish Literary Imagination

November 17, 2014

IRELAND 18120001A talk by Thomas McCarthy, Poet

Venue: Alliance Française de Cork Galerie

Date: Wednesday 26th November 2014

Time: 6.30pm

The idea of France, it’s emotional depth and presence, has been a permanent feature of the Irish sense of self, both political and literary. It has been said that more than a quarter of a million Irishmen fought in the armies of France between 1600 and 1750; and read more…

Algerian Martyrs: Monuments and the Forgotten

November 4, 2014

Monument to martyrs_AlgeriaA talk by Dr Patrick Crowley, French Department, UCC

Venue: Alliance Française de Cork

Date: Wednesday 12 November 2014

Time: 6.30pm

2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the Algeria War of Independence (1954-62). One of the bloodiest wars of decolonization in Africa, it remains the key site of memory in the construction of Algerian nation-state identity. No-where is this more read more…

The Legendary Michel LEGRAND Is Coming to Guinness Cork Jazz 2014

June 17, 2014

michel legrand 1 - Copy - CopyTo celebrate its 25th Anniversary, Cork French Film Festival, in association with the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, announces the special presentation of

MICHEL LEGRAND, the great jazz pianist/songwriter/film composer/conductor

Friday 24th October 2014

8pm

at the Everyman, 15 MacCurtain street, Cork. Tickets on sale at the Everyman or online. Buy Now

With three Oscars and three Grammys, he’s a legend in music!

Workspace

July 23, 2014

Sequence 01_BrighterAn exhibition of video and stills by Irish artist

Eamonn B Shanahan

winner of AFCork exhibition prize in CIT Degree Show 2014

5th Sept –  24th Oct 2014

Exhibition was officially launched by Peter Murray, Director Crawford Art Gallery.

‘Workspace’ (2014)  

“I realized that Joyce had gone as far as one could in the direction of knowing more, [being] in control of one’s material. He was read more…

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