Griffith College Cork proud finalists at the Better Building Awards 2023

Better Building Awards at the Metropole Hotel Cork

Griffith College Cork were delighted to be named as finalists in the ‘Best in Heritage, Conservation & Sustainability’ category at Cork’s Better Building Awards 2023.

The awards took place in the Metropole Hotel on MacCurtain Street in Cork city on Friday 17th November. Griffith College was represented by Sinead O'Dea and Marion Courtney on the night.

The awards were organised by Cork Business Association (CBA) and Cork City Council, with The Echo as the media partner for the event.

Flannels on St. Patrick’s Street and Broga House on Washington Street provided the competition for GCC, with Broga House being named the winner.

Despite the loss, it was an honour for Griffith College to be celebrated among so many historic and impressive buildings in Cork City.

Some notable names were in attendance at the event, including Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Kieran McCarthy and Minister for Enterprise, Trade & Employment, Simon Coveney.

Cllr. Kieran McCarthy penned a book on the history of the Cork campus in 2004, called ‘A Dream Unfolding’, which covers the history of the newly refurbished West campus and Chapel from its original construction in 1870 right up until 2004. 

Simon Coveney at the Better Building Awards 2023

Minister Simon Coveney addressing the audience at the Better Building Awards in the Metropole Hotel, Cork city, on Friday 17th November