Learn English in Cork City, Ireland

Learn English in Cork City Ireland with Cork English Academy. An accredited and recognized English language school offering international students the ability and confidence to study, work and live in an English speaking environment.

We aim to help our students to succeed in their English language learning by exceeding their expectations and delivering value in everything that we do.

Whatever your reason for wanting to improve your current level of English we have an English language course for you.

English Language in Cork

Learn English in Cork City Ireland, the internationally recognized and voted friendliest city in Europe. Cork City offers a friendly environment that gives students the opportunity to use the English language with native speakers and locals and practice with each others while gaining a greater understanding of Irish life and culture.

English Language Courses

We offer a range of quality programmes in the English language.

School Recognition

Recognised by ACELS, a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland, for English language teaching. 

Cork English Academy is also a member of Marketing English in Ireland (MEI), an association representing only the top English language schools in Ireland.

Social Activity Programme

We offer a varied and interesting Social Activity Programme with local visits and activities to give you the opportunity to practice your English language skills in real situations.


Carefully selected Accommodation options in locations close to the school.

Shared apartment accommodation in the city centre, walking distance to the school.

Host Family accommodation with the most welcoming and friendly host families around.

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Exciting Plans for School Expansion

We are thrilled to share some exciting news with you! Cork English Academy, a premier, fully accredited English language school, is expanding.

With our experienced staff and native-English speaking faculty, we take pride in equipping students with the skills and confidence to study, work, and thrive in an English-speaking environment.

To better serve you and accommodate growing demand, we are expanding to the east wing of our building, nearly doubling our capacity by January 2025.

Here’s what’s new at Cork English Academy from January 2025 onward:

  • 18 Spacious Classrooms: Offering both morning and afternoon timetables.
  • 2 Student Chill-out Areas: Relax and unwind in comfortable, dedicated spaces.
  • Expanded Study Area and New Library Space: Access more resources in a conducive study environment.
  • Expanded Connectivity Lounge: Enjoy additional desktops, hot-desking spaces, and a printing facility to support your learning needs.

This expansion is part of our commitment to providing a superior learning environment and ensuring that students have the best facilities and resources available.


  • Expansion Period: During the expansion period from September to December 2024, we will not be accepting new bookings. However, students who have already booked their places during this period are not affected and can proceed with their enrolment as planned.
  • Current Availability: We have openings from now until August 30th, 2024. Don’t hesitate to send us your summer 2024 booking, and we’ll assist you in securing a course place.
  • 2025 Availability: Our capacity will have significantly increased by January. Feel free to send us your booking now for start dates throughout 2025 and 2026.

Thank you for being a valued member of the Cork English Academy community. We look forward to welcoming you to our expanded and improved campus soon!

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