Cork PAL

Cork PAL Officially Launched

Cork PAL was officially launched on March 8th, 2010, by Mr. Batt O’Keeffe T.D., Minister for Education and Science.

The launch took place in the Boole Library, U.C.C.

Cork PAL

Cork PAL is a cooperative agreement between all the main libraries in Cork city and county, with a view to ensuring wider access to learning materials for all the people of Cork and beyond.  Cork PAL ensures increased access to libraries and the valuable resources they hold and maintain. It ensures greater cooperation between libraries and a more beneficial use of public resources.  It facilitates the people of Cork to get the learning resources that they need, whenever they need them.

Click here to see the libraries involved.


Cork Pal Training and Networking Day 2013

THe Cork PAL Training and Networking day was held on September 2nd, 2013 in the Centre for Nurse Education of the Mercy University Hospital and was another success for the programme.

This was the fourth such training day for the programme and was entitled: The Digital Landscape: The Library Perspective

For more information about the day, click here.


Cork PAL Training Day 2012

The Cork PAL Training Workshop, 2012 was held at CIT’s NMCI (National Maritime College of Ireland) in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork

Date: Monday Sept. 3rd 2012

Focus: shared services.

Working Title:  “THE WIND IN OUR SAILS” Shared services – How technology can help us? From clutter to clouds!

Click here for further details and photos from the day


CorkPAL Training Day 2011

The CorkPAL Training Workshop for 2011 was held at the brand new and very impressive County Library Headquarters, on the Carrigrohane Rd. on Monday 28th February. The Workshop was entitled Collections and Collaboration and featured several speakers on the collection strength of their libraries.

Click here to see details and photos from the day