St. Patrick’s Day in Cork!

ACET student Andrea Sebé  Fernández gives an account of St. Patrick’s festivities that took place recently in the city.

“On 17th March came the long awaited day for everyone. In the morning everybody was in the parade, in Saint Patrick Street. The streets were packed with thousands of people all so excited. Families, locals and tourists like us all together to celebrate a massive cultural event.

There was music, many people with green customs and lots of good feelings.When the parade was over people some people decided to return home, and then others went to the pubs to listen live Irish music. It is a very busy evening in the city, maybe the busiest night of the whole year. If you wanted you could eat something in the many posts that had restaurants on the street to sell food”.

Paddy's Day Parade

“It was a unique experience and I’m very happy to have been able to live this day in Ireland”. 

ACET Students Prepare for Upcoming Christmas Production

ACET students are busy preparing for an upcoming Christmas production due to take place in the school prior to the holiday break .

The first meeting took place at break time on Wednesday, and those in attendance were buzzing with enthusiasm and wonderful ideas. With such a great number of students involved, we have an ample supply of actors, stage assistants and set designers.

Minions

The production ‘Twas the Night before Christmas in Cork, like’ is scheduled to take place on Thursday 10th of December. The play is based on the nativity but with a twist, and a prominent Cork slant. Further details will be announced closer to the date.

Curtain

 

Watch this space for further information in the coming weeks!

Student life in Cork

Student life in Cork

What to do?

We asked some of our students how they spend their free time in Cork after school.

Pascal Maerchy

Pascal

“In the evenings when my studies are finished, I have been socialising!! I have been to many of the pubs across the city. We all love to go to The Vicarstown and drink Guinness, even though we know that Beamish is the preferred stout in Cork.”

Guinness

 

 

Martin Skoloud

Martin

“I booked the Cliffs of Moher tour at the school and went on Saturday. The Cliffs of Moher were amazing. It was a particularly windy and cold day but even then it’s an amazing experience. I recommend that others should visit these cliffs during their time at ACET.”


Cliffs of Moher

Vera Silberring

Vera    

“So far I have only explored the city centre. I love the small streets throughout the city that have no cars. Along these streets there are so many little coffee shops and vintage styled pubs for people to enjoy.”

Patrick's St

Flavia Schildknecht

Flavia

“I have only just arrived to Cork on Sunday. So far I have found that Cork people are really friendly! I’m planning to visit Blarney Castle at the weekend so I look forward to that!”

Blarney

What are your favourite places in Cork?

New Year’s Resolutions!

It’s less than three weeks into 2015 and we have all returned back into the routine of daily life, but are those New Year’s Resolutions lasting?

We decided to ask some of our students and staff what New Year’s Resolutions they have made for 2015.

CyrilCyril Bon

“I had hoped to quit smoking…but it hasn’t worked for me so far.”

MohamMohammed Al Qasmi “I’m going to find a girlfriend this year”. Mohammed Al Saadi “is going to get more sleep by going to bed earlier each night.”

Valentina Valentina

“I need to get a driving licence and learn to drive.”

 Sandrine

 Sandrine

“I have none. I’m awesome already!”

Joelle Joelle

“To stick to the wheat free diet.”

 Odile

Odile

“To keep up the yoga and make (and drink) juice.”

 Vicky

Vicky

“To make my own lunch for work…and to try and keep it for lunch rather than eat it as a second breakfast.”

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