Sean O'Riada. Sean O'Riordain. Rory Gallagher. Frank O'Connor. Seamus Murphy. Daniel Maclise. James Barry. George Berkeley.
In 2009, a number of facilities in CIT, including lecture theatres, an exhibtion centre, and a performance theatre, were officially dedicated in honour of these people. Musicians, poets, painters, sculptors, philosopher, writers. All made significant contributions to the development of the arts and culture in Ireland and abroad, and all have particular connections to Cork.
Follow the links on the left of this page to read more about each of them.
Images above (left to right in banner):
-George Berkeley, by John Smibert (1730); (detail) Oil on Canvas, 1016x749mm; National Portrait Gallery, London
- Frank O'Connor
- Daniel Maclise, from The Illustrated London News, May 1868
- Rory Gallagher, photo courtesy of Donal Gallagher
- James Barry, self portrait
- Sean O'Riordain