Cork County

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Cork County

Visit, Live, Work and Invest.


Municipal Districts Operations & Rural Development
22 Sep 2023

Innovative Rain Garden System Unveiled in Cobh

A new green drainage system designed to capture and purify rainwater run-off from roads and footpaths has been unveiled at East Beach in Cobh by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and Cork County Council.

Business and Economy
21 Sep 2023

North Cork Business Community Connect at Speed Networking Event

The business community of North Cork gathered together for an innovative networking event in Mallow on Thursday 14th September. A new approach to networking, the event also highlighted how to make Artificial Intelligence work for business.

20 Sep 2023

Cork County Council Library Card Competition

To celebrate Cork County Cuts Carbon – Make One Change month this November, Cork County Council Library & Arts Service would like to invite you to design a library card that celebrates sustainability. The winning design will feature on our new adult membership cards. The successful entrant will also receive a €150 voucher. There will also be 2 runner-up prizes of €25.

Public Notices

Roads and Transportation
22 Sep 2023

Temporary Closing of Public Roads

Pursuant to Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993, & Article 12 of the Roads Regulations 1994, notice is hereby given that Cork County Council proposes to temporarily close the following road.


Business and Economy
19 Oct 2022

National Women’s Enterprise Day Regional Event

Cork County Council’s Local Enterprise Office North and West is delighted to welcome the return of the Southwest’s National Women’s Enterprise Day Regional Event to Cork for 2023. 

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Nestled in the South West of Ireland between Ireland’s Ancient East and the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands, Cork is Ireland’s largest county. Known as ‘Ireland’s Maritime Haven’, Cork has over 1,000km of coastline and the world’s second largest natural harbour. It has many internationally renowned visitor attractions such as Mizen Head Footbridge, Spike Island, The Jameson Experience, Fota Wildlife Park, Charles Fort and Doneraile Estate to name but a few. There are 8 islands in West Cork, 7 of which are inhabited and each with their own unique culture and history.

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Live, Work

Cork County Council provides a broad range of diverse services to approximately 400,000 citizens. Some services are well publicised, for example: Housing, Roads, Planning, and Environment, but there are a range of other quality services that we provide to our communities, such as Libraries, Fire Service, Community Funding, LEADER, and Arts and Heritage.

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The role of the Local Authority is to promote Cork County as an attractive location for business to locate, grow and expand, for people to invest, and for employers and employees to work and live. Cork County Council works to support business and the creation of employment, in co-operation with enterprise support agencies, entrepreneurs, community groups, and other stakeholders.

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Your County Council

Cork County Council's roles and responsibilities have expanded in recent years, and while we still provide traditional services such as Roads, Planning, and Housing, we are also supporting the core pillars of modern society, such as Community Development, Business Support, and Tourism.