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Cork County

Visit, Live, Work and Invest.

News

Tourism
10 Aug 2022

Island Sky Cruise Ship Calls in to Kinsale

A Celtic Cross of Journeys and Meetings made locally by Kinsale company, Wild Goose, was presented to the Captain of Noble Caledonia’s, Island Sky, to welcome them on their inaugural call to Kinsale.

Heritage and Conservation
02 Aug 2022

Diaries Of Michael Collins Go On Public Display In Clonakilty Marking The Centenary Of His Death

The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Danny Collins is welcoming the return of the diaries of Michael Collins back to his hometown of Clonakilty, Co. Cork.  To mark the centenary of the death of Michael Collins, the diaries, which cover the critical time period of 1918 to 1922, will go on public display, for the very first time, at the Michael Collins House Museum, Clonakilty.

Public Notices

Council, Governance and Administration
10 Aug 2022

Notice of Consideration of Setting a Local Adjustment Factor

The Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 (as amended), makes specific provision that elected members of a local authority may pass a formal resolution to vary the basic rate of the Local Property Tax for their administrative area by a percentage known as the local adjustment factor.

Events

Resident
12 Aug 2022

IRONMAN

The IRONMAN Group in association with Cork County Council are bringing IRONMAN Ireland and IRONMAN 70.3 IRELAND to Youghal and surrounding areas of East Cork on the 12th, 13th and 14th August 2022.

Resident
11 Sep 2022

"Together at the Castle" Free Mental Health and Wellbeing Event

Cork Kerry Community Healthcare has partnered with Mallow Chamber of Commerce, Cork County Council, See Change and Shine to present ‘Together at the Castle’, a Mental Health and Wellbeing event for the local North Cork community, on Sunday 11th September between 1pm – 5pm at Mallow Castle.

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Visitor

Visit

Nestled in the South West of Ireland between Ireland’s Ancient East and the Wild Atlantic Way, 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, the legendary Blarney Castle and Doneraile Court & Park 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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Resident

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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Business

Invest

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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Council

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.