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Amazing French Words We Use Every Day

French is an absolutely beautiful language. It has been able to captivate people since centuries mainly because of its structure and the influence it has over multiple languages especially English. A staggering fact tells us that nearly 29% of words in English are from the French language which is also one of the highest spoken […]

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10 Good Reasons to learn French

France is the land of wine, fine dining and love. The country is rich in culture and history with millions visiting the country every year. The language, French, is among one of the most popular languages in the world and today, let’s discuss why we should learn it:Global languageIt is a language that has speakers […]

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Realism and Genre in 19th Century Irish Art

A  talk  by Peter Murray, Director Crawford Art Gallery Venue: at Alliance Francaise de Cork Gallery Date: Tuesday 15th October Time: 6pm Admission free  – all welcome! Ireland in the nineteenth century was a country of contrasts, between extreme wealth and extreme poverty.

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Une Petite Promenade through the History of the Irish Embassy, Paris

Thursday 30th May 2013 at 6pm Venue:  Alliance Française de Cork gallery Alliance Française de Cork is pleased to present a talk by Mary Catherine Murray, European Affairs, Department of the Taoiseach, to mark Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union. The presentation will concentrate on the history of the Irish Embassy building in Paris, the interesting families who […]

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The Story of the Titanic

A talk by Dr Alicia St Leger Thursday 31st May at 6pm At the Alliance Française de Cork Gallery Talk will be followed by finger food and drinks reception to mark the end of Spring term 2012. Dr. Alicia St. Leger will give an illustrated talk exploring the fascinating story of the White Star Line’s most famous […]

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Huguenot links with Cork by Dr. Alicia St. Leger

  An illustrated lecture by Dr. Alicia St. Leger Tuesday 8th November 2011 , 7pm at Alliance Franҫaise de Cork  This lecture will look at the history of the Huguenots and how they made an important contribution to the life of Cork since they first arrived in the late seventeenth century.  Huguenots were French Protestants whose number and […]

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L’Expulsion de l’Eden

Proposé par Selim Rauer, dans le cadre de la Mission Stendhal 2011 Followed by the screening of Une autre solitude by Stéphane Metge (subtitled in English) Thursday 6th October 2011 at 7pm At Alliance Franҫaise de Cork Admission free Conference held in French, film subtitled in English

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Littérature-monde: Now?

    Alliance française de Cork and University College Cork present International Workshop Littérature-monde: Now?   University College Cork October 14 and 15 2011  

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BECKETT and GOD: LECTURE by John Calder (Precis)

Wednesday 19th October at 6pm at Alliance Franҫaise de Cork  Samuel Beckett was born on a Good Friday, the day of the crucifixion and his awareness of it haunted him all his life. This comes up frequently in his work and underlies his vision of human life as a long crucifixion where the end might […]

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The Fascinating World of Ocean Waves by Prof. Frédéric Dias, expert on water waves

Conference & Q&A Monday 23rd May 2011 at 6pm at Alliance Française de Cork Waves can have destructive power but they can also be a source of renewable energy, especially in Ireland, the country with the best wave climate in the world.

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