Municipal District of West Cork Community Hedge Cutting Scheme

Cork County Council
Municipal District of West Cork
Community Hedge Cutting Scheme

Cork County Council, Municipal District of West Cork is inviting applications for its Community Hedge Cutting Scheme for the 2021-2022 season. This scheme encourages a joint approach with communities and groups of local residents and landowners for the cutting of hedges/trees which need attention. The new grant scheme will provide a grant of €50 per km for the cutting of roadside hedge/overhanging trees. 

Notice to Mariners No. 1 of 2021

To all ship owners, shipmasters, agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, seafarers and fishery organisations.

Port of Kinsale


All port users are reminded that there are strict speed limits in force within the Port of Kinsale, there are also exclusion zones for power craft. Owners and operators of recreational craft shall ensure that they are complying with the prescribed speed limits below and that they are operating their vessel with due regard for the Code of Practice for The Safe Operation of Recreational Craft.

Carrigaline to Crosshaven Walkway Repair Works

Surfacing repair works will take place on the Carrigaline to Crosshaven walkway from Monday 15th February.

Works will be confined to the first 1.5 km heading towards Crosshaven from Kilnagleary.

It is anticipated works will take 2 to 3 weeks weather permitting. During this time, there will be no access to the Greenway from the carpark at Kilnagleary. Access to the walkway will be available via carpark at Rabbit Island and also from Crosshaven.

Cork County Council wishes to apologise for any inconvenience.


Notice To Householders Owners And Occupiers Of Land Roads Act 1993 – Roadside Ditches and Hedges (Bilingual)

Roads Act 1993 – Roadside Ditches And Hedges

Take notice that under the terms of the Roads Act 1993, landowners and occupiers of land are obliged to take all reasonable care to ensure that the trees, ditches, hedges and other vegetation growing on their land are not or could not become a danger to people using or working on a public road or public footpath.

Liability for damage or injury resulting from such hazards rests with the landowner/occupier.

CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) Scheme 2020 Launched (Bilingual)

The CLÁR Scheme 2020 has been launched by the Department of Rural and Community Development. This scheme makes provision for small scale infrastructural projects in rural areas. It promotes sustainable development and it aims to attract people to live and work in the areas it covers. For more information please see the following link: CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) Scheme 2020