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10 Seriously Good Reasons to Learn English in Cork!

  • A city rich in culture with a colourful heritage that dates back to the 6th century.

  • An Irish, family run Cork school guarantees you that personal touch both inside & outside of your lessons!

  • Why settle for 45 minute lessons when you can have 60 minute lessons at Cork English College? (Here, 20 hours means 20 hours!)

  • Why pay higher accommodation costs elsewhere in the country?

  • Cork International Airport, situated close to the city, facilitates your arrival!

  • Known for their friendliness & humour, Cork people are very welcoming to foreign visitors.

  • Cork is surrounded by some of Ireland’s most famous attractions: Blarney Castle, Fota Wildlife park, West Cork, etc.

  • Cork’s cost of living is lower than other large Irish cities.

  • As many multinational companies are situated in Cork, job opportunities exist for foreigners!

  • A small city, centred around one main street, Cork is easy to get to know and love!

Our History

CEC: English language school in IrelandCEC was founded 40 years ago by our present Managing Director, Valery Cullen. We are a family-run organisation that takes great pride in the service and personal contact we provide for each of our clients. 

CEC is recognised by the Department of Education and Skills for the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language. CEC is also a member of Quality English.

Apart from organising language programmes for adults and juniors, CEC organises all elements of your stay in Ireland. We organise the course, transfers to and from the airport, accommodation, extra curricular activities and excursions.

CEC is an authorised Cambridge ESOL, IELTS, BULATS, TOEIC and Trinity College London examination centre in Cork.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Marc Cullen

quote I am sad to leave Cork because I enjoyed my stay here very much. I met a lot of nice people and want to say thank you to the teachers and staff at the school. I hope to come back again one day!

Mercedes, Spanish

quote Hi, I’m Gianluca, I’ve been here for 4 weeks. I met a lot of friends. The staff of the school is first class.

Gianluca, Italian
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Get in touch

Our friendly team are available on e-mail, telephone and Skype, and you can call in to meet us at our offices on St Patrick’s Bridge in the heart of Cork city centre. We answer all queries and bookings within 24 hours. We are here to help you and we operate a round the clock service to clients in case of emergency. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

+353 21 4551522

[email protected]