[Audio] UCC Historian says famous motto must remain on Crest

1st July 2014, Friday, 9am
By TheCork.ie

It appears that University College Cork might have to reinstate the motto of “Where Finbarr taught let Munster learn” the institution has removed the motto from underneath some of it’s crest’s as part of a branding re-design.

In a statement on Twitter yesterday UCC said in “informal settings” the motto was been dropped to improve legibility but the college said it remains on formal documents such as parchments and invitations.

Cork reporter David O’Sullivan exclusively broke the story yesterday, and has been speaking with the UCC Official Historian, who says he wants the
motto to remain as it is integral


Old crest (has motto underneath)


New crest (no motto underneath)

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