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Maps and Accommodation

Hotels and Guesthouses within walking distance of the CIT Cork School of Music, listed in order of proximity. We recommend you book early for better availability and prices.

You can also visit https://www.cork-guide.iewww.booking.com or www.tripadvisor.ie for even more options.

Hotel Name

Rating

Hotel Address

Phone

Website

Maldron Hotel South Mall

****

93 South Mall Street, Cork

021 203 7000

www.maldronhotelsouthmall.com

Clayton Hotel Cork City

****

Lapp’s Quay, Cork

021 422 4900

www.claytonhotelcorkcity.com

Jury’s Inn Cork

***

Anderson’s Quay, Cork

021 494 3000

www.jurysinns.com/hotels/cork

The Imperial Hotel Cork

****

76 South Mall, Cork

021 427 4040

www.flynnhotels.com/Imperial_Hotel_Cork

The Metropole Hotel

****

McCurtain Street, Cork

021 464 3700

www.themetropolehotel.ie

Hotel Isaacs

***

48 McCurtain Street, Cork

021 450 0011

www.hotelisaacscork.com

The River Lee Hotel

****

Western Road, Cork

021 425 2700

www.doylecollection.com/hotels/the-river-lee-hotel

Maldron Hotel Shandon

****

John Redmond Street, Shandon, Cork

021 452 9200

www.maldronhotelshandoncorkcity.com

 

 

 

Guest House Name

Address

Phone

Website

Garnish House

Western Road, Cork

021 427 5111

www.garnish.ie

Lancaster Lodge

Lancaster Quay, Western Road, Cork

021 425 1125

www.lancasterlodge.com

Killarney House

Western Road, Cork

021 427 0290

www.killarneyhouse.com

Audley House

Western Road, Cork

021 427 4292

www.audleyhousecork.com

Belvedere Lodge

Tivoli, Cork

021 450 1682

www.belvederelodge.com

Gabriel House Guesthouse

Summerhill North, Monenotte, Cork

021 450 0333

www.gabriel-house.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are also several self-catering accommodation options available in the city, especially via student accommodation services. For the widest choice of options see https://www.uccsummerbeds.com/en/

BY AIR

Cork International Airport is connected to most major UK cities and several continental European cities. Cork Airport is about 8km from the MTU Cork School of Music. A taxi will cost approximately €20.

Dublin International Airport serves additional destinations and is approximately 270km from Cork City. For flights to Cork or Dublin see www.aerlingus.com, www.britishairways.com, and www.ryanair.com.

BY RAIL

Kent Station Cork is served by an hourly train service from Dublin Heuston. There are also indirect services from Galway, Limerick and Tralee. For details, see www.irishrail.ie. The MTU Cork School of Music is a 15-20 minute walk from Kent Station. A taxi should cost approximately €10.

BY BUS

There are direct and regular bus services to Cork from Dublin, Limerick, Waterford, Galway, and Tralee/Killarney. Bus Éireann runs a service on each of these routes. Other companies include GoBé, Aircoach, City Link, and Big Green Bus for a variety of destinations. For timetables and booking see www.buseireann.ie, www.gobe.ie, www.citylink.ie , https://www.dublincoach.ie/ and www.aircoach.ie.

BY CAR

The M7/M8 motorway connects Cork to Dublin, and there are national roads linking Cork to Waterford, Limerick, Galway and Tralee. The CIT Cork School of Music is most easily reached from the N25 South Ring Road. There is limited on-street parking near the MTU Cork School of Music and several multi-storey car parks, of which the nearest is City Hall car park.

CIT Cork School of Music is located in the City Centre

  • Union Quay, Cork.
  • Tel: 021 480 7310
  • MTU Cork School of Music Eircode: T12 E9HY
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Semester Timeline

Date

Jan Mon 21

Semester 2 commences

Jun Wed 20

Academic Year finishes

Jun Tue 5

MEBs

May Mon 28

Advanced Recital Competition final

May Sat 26

Advanced Recital Competition prelims

May Mon 7

Degree Assessments & Examinations

May Fri 4

Semester 2 Lectures end* (confirm BATDS)

Apr Thu 12

Degree Entrance Tests for CAO Applicants

Mar Mon 26

Easter Holidays

Mar Sat 24

Professional Studies 2 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Mar Fri 23

Degree classes finish for Easter Break

Mar Sat 17

School Closed for St Patricks weekend

Feb Sat 24

Professional Studies 2 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Feb Mon 12

Reading Week

Jan Sat 27

Professional Studies 2 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Jan Mon 15

MEBs

Semester 2 Lectures commence (confirm BATDS)

Jan Mon 8

Degree Performance Assessments

Dec Mon 18

Degree Assessments & Examinations

Dec Fri 15

Semester 1 Lectures end

Nov Sat 25

Professional Studies 1 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Nov Sat 18

Open Day for CSM Undergraduate Degree Courses

Oct Mon 30

Reading Week

Oct Thu 26

Conferring Ceremony

Oct Sat 21

Professional Studies 1 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Sep Sat 23

Professional Studies 1 (MA in Performance, Conducting and Composition, Year 1)

Sep Mon 11

Semester 1 classes and lessons commence for all full-time students

Sep Fri 1

Academic Year commences

Aug Thu 31

Registration for 1st year undergraduate and Masters Degrees

Jan Wed 4

BATDS Year 4 recommences

Oct Thu 27

CSM Awards Ceremony for full-time students

Sep Mon 5

Registration for Years 2 - 4 BMus, BATDS, BAPM & Class Meetings

Induction of MA/MSc in Music & Technology

Induction of MA (Performance/Conducting/Composition)

MEBs

Aug Mon 15

Autumn Examinations

Color Reference

Exam

Class

Holidays

Other

Semester Timeline

Date

Jun Sat 16

Individual lessons Finish

May Mon 28

Grade Examination Week

Musicianship Exam Fortnight

Advanced Recital Competition Final

May Sat 26

Advanced Recital Competition Prelims

May Mon 7

Chamber Music Competition Week

Apr Mon 9

Classes recommence

Mar Mon 26

Easter Holidays

Mar Tue 20

Classes recommence

Mar Sat 17

School Closed for St Patricks weekend

Mar Sun 4

Senior Recital Competition Final

Feb Mon 19

Classes recommence

Feb Mon 12

Mid-term Break2

Feb Sun 11

Junior Recital Competition Final 15:00

Feb Fri 9

Junior Recital Competition Prelims

Jan Fri 19

Term 2 Fees due

Jan Mon 8

All teaching re-commences

Dec Fri 22

Classes & lessons for part-time students finish

Dec Mon 11

Piano Accompaniment Competition Week

Dec Fri 1

Junior Concerto

Nov Mon 6

Classes recommence

Oct Mon 30

Mid-term Break1

Oct Fri 20

CSM Awards Ceremony

Sep Mon 11

Bands, Choirs, Orchestras, Drama group rehearsals commence

Sep Fri 1

Academic Year commences

Mar Tue 14

Application forms available for all part-time courses commencing in September 2016 (accepted from 9am)

Mar Fri 10

Open Day for part-time courses - schedule available from public office during February

Mar Thu 2

Senior Recital Competition Prelims

Feb Tue 14

Senior Concerto

Color Reference

Exam

Class

Holidays

Other

Competitions