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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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Urban October 2016

Celebrating Cork City Centre’s city spaces. We are delighted to take part in EcCoWell, Cork City Council  and CORE initiative celebrating our city centre and all that’s it got to offer. Free events at AFCork on Thursday 6th October 2016: French language: 6-7.30pm Elementary French Conversation class Irish art: ‘Edge of Place’ exhibition by Cork  artist […]

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Cork Culture Night at AFCork

Cork Culture Night 2016 at AFCork

Friday 16th September 2016 6pm – 11pm Alliance Française de Cork is pleased to take part in Cork Culture Night again this year. This year we celebrate French music and Irish art: 7pm – 8pm International band Soupe du Jour will entertain the public with classic chansons françaises, as well as contemporary pieces with a […]

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Open Day at AFCork Sept 2016

Open Day

  Your last chance to avail of early booking discount! Join us for refreshments & croissants in our galerie. Try our sample French class at 1pm. Meet some of our teachers. Get your level assessed. Children, Second level, adults all welcome! Date: Saturday 3 September 2016 Time: 11am – 2pm Venue: Alliance Française de Cork You can […]

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Shadow Puppet Workshop at AFCork

Shadow-Puppet Workshop

Suitable for ages 6-11. This really exiting workshop for children is not only a great art and craft experience, it is also a unique opportunity for young story tellers and actors to participate in the creation of a small play in simple French. Date: Friday 22nd July Time: 11am  – 4pm (Lunch break 1-2pm) Venue: Alliance Française de Cork Workshop […]

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Vigil in Cork for Nice victims

Silent Vigil in Solidary with the People of France

Alliance Française de Cork will hold a Silent Vigil  in solidarity with the people of France, the French community in Cork, and particularly those who lost their loved ones and those who were injured in Nice during Bastille Day celebrations Date: Monday 18th July Time: 6pm Venue: at the National Monument, Grand Parade, Cork All welcome

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Bastille Day at AFCork

Bastille Day – Café Français à la Galerie

Free event for all the family in celebration of 14 julliet. Venue: Alliance Française de Cork Galerie Date: Thursday 14 July 2016 Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm Drop in to Alliance Française de Cork for a relaxed francophone morning.   Enjoy Live French Music and flowing conversation à la française over café, croissants, pains au chocolat, as AF team entertain […]

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Fete de la musique at AFCork

Fête de la musique

A free musical evening with ‘Soupe du jour’ Venue: Alliance Française de Cork Galerie Date: Tuesday 21st June 2016 Time: 7pm Every year on 21st June France celebrates music in all its forms by organising free concerts in various locations. We are delighted to join this annual celebration and have prepared for you a musical evening with classic chansons as […]

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Irish Émigrés in France in the 18th century: Irish Colleges and ‘Wild Geese’

A talk by Diarmaid Ó Catháin Venue: Alliance Française de Cork Galerie Date: Wednesday 4th May 2016 Time: 6.30pm Diarmaid Ó Catháin has been interested for many years in the ‘Wild Geese’ – the Irish émigrés in continental Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries.  The Irish connection with France was particularly strong in that period, and traces […]

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Irish Writers and Eternal France

How Irish writers responded during the Occupation, 1940 A talk by Thomas McCarthy, poet Venue: Alliance Française de Cork Galerie Date: Wednesday 25th May 2016 Time: 6.30pm At the outbreak of the Second World War Ireland declared her Neutrality, but Irish writers and intellectuals

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