The original UCC site is believed to have had a connection with Saint Finbarr who is the patron saint of Cork city, whose monastery and school of learning were in the area.
The UCC campus is noted for its mature well-wooded grounds containing several Californian Redwood trees. These form a splendid setting for the Gothic revival-style Main Quadrangle buildings, modelled on a typical Oxford college by the renowned Cork architect of the mid 19th century - Sir Thomas Deane.
The overall area of the main campus is forty-four acres, and is supplemented by further facilities in the surrounding vicinity. Hayfield Manor is situated just off College road in Cork city just a 5 minute walk from UCC. The 5 star hotel offers great value midweek hotel room rates it also is the perfect
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Cork Educational Institutions
University College Cork (UCC)