Dining in Paris with a Twist

Dining in Paris with a Twist

  After all those visits to quirky shopping locations HERE or unusual cultural outings HERE, you will certainly want to take a well deserved break. It is often difficult to choose from the huge variety of restaurants and cafés in Paris. And because you don’t want to end up in the same bistrot or brasserie […]

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Quirky Cultural Outings in Paris

We continue our series of ‘Quirky Things to Do in Paris’. The first one was about shopping, since that’s what many visitors love doing in the capital of fashion. If you haven’t read it yet, click HERE. If you are a culture buff then this one is for you… From museums to art galleries, there […]

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Quirky Shopping Experience in Paris

Quirky Shopping Experience in Paris

Of course, everyone visiting Paris expects to see the Tour Eiffel, Montmartre, Notre Dame… However, Paris has so much more to offer. Today, we start a series of 3 blog posts helping you to discover quirky and hidden places in the French capital. First up on the list – shopping, bien sûr! The fashionable capital is home […]

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Bon Voyage

an exhibition by artist Gana Roberts 6 April – 3 May 2017 Bon Voyage is an enquiry into the interaction of contingency and freewill in the shaping of identity. The video presentation reflects on a self’s tumbling journey in a world devoid of stable reference. This enquiry segues into a more collective mode, and looks […]

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Lifelong Learning Fest 2017 at AFCork

Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2017 at AFCork

We are proud to take part again this year in the 14th Cork Lifelong Learning Festival. With a motto Investigate – Participate – Celebrate, the Festival promotes and celebrates learning of all kinds across all age groups, abilities and interests. Events at Alliance Française de Cork  (admission free, all welcome): Monday 3 April 2017 @1.30 – […]

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10 Expressions you'll hear in Paris by AFCork

10 Expressions You’ll Hear In Paris

Ah, Paris…The city of lights, love and art… We all know it as a wonderful destination for a romantic city break… …but what about Parisians themselves? The city dwellers don’t exactly have a reputation for being the friendliest or most welcoming of people. However, what if you could use some typical Parisian expressions to win […]

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28th Cork French Film Festival

28th Cork French Film Festival

Under the patronage of His Excellency Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland 28th Cork French Film Festival brings you a sensational programme with a strong emphasis on contemporary French Cinema, dynamic directing, a wealth of new releases, and a host of up and coming new names from France. Cork French Film Festival is especially honoured […]

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Call For Volunteers – 28th Cork French Film Festival

If you are interested in cinema and have some free time, join 28th Cork French Film Festival volunteer team! 5th  – 12th March 2017 Positions include but are not limited to: Technical support, festival film production team, marketing, social media support, welcoming, ushering, and others. Volunteers attend film screenings for free. Download  CFFF17 Volunteer Application Form HERE […]

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Open Evening AFCork

Open Evening

If you are interested in joining a French or Irish course, but have some questions to ask first, we are hosting an Open Evening before Spring term starts, so as to meet you and answer your questions. Come & see our premisses (classrooms, Galerie, médiathèque). 7pm join a FREE 30min French class with our senior […]

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Christmas Markets in Brussels

Christmas Markets in Brussels (25/11-1/01)

Time flies… it’s already December and 2016 is almost over… Even though we cannot say that this year has been the happiest one for French and Belgian people, today we invite you to travel to the heart of Europe for Christmas. On paper, Brussels can be kind of bland – for a lot of people, […]

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