As part of its national tour, the acclaimed architectural exhibition, Free Market, arrived in Macroom last weekend, to a very positive response. The County Council supported event explores the vital role that market places play in the life of rural communities. Free Market, was Ireland’s national representation at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, last year. The exhibition won widespread acclaim for its exploration of the unique identity of Irish rural towns.
Minister Shane Ross T.D. and Minister Brendan Griffin T.D. today announced funding of €8 million for the Midleton Youghal Greenway. This award was made following an application by Cork County Council under the National and Regional Greenway Fund.
Cork County Council is encouraging members of the public to attend a Public Information Event this Thursday, June 20th, from 3pm to 8pm for the Mallow Castle Park, Mallow Town Park and Spa House Amenity and Visitor Destination Development.
This information event which takes place in the Hibernian Hotel Mallow will show the emerging plans while inviting comments and observations.
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One of the most recognisable faces of triathlon and the holder of two Olympic Gold medals, Alistair Brownlee will make his full-distance IRONMAN debut at IRONMAN Cork in less than three weeks time in Youghal, County Cork. The British athlete will join over 2,300 competitors from across the globe for Ireland’s first ever full IRONMAN which takes place on June 23rd.
Speaking at the announcement of Brownlee’s participation, Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy highlighted how IRONMAN Cork is shining a global spotlight on East Cork,
The County Council Municipal Districts of West Cork & Bandon-Kinsale are this weekend launching the fourth year of the Special Music Event Scheme, a community initiative which endeavours to bring the business and voluntary music communities together to promote their local town.
Following on from three very successful years where an excellent standard of music was provided by the various Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann music groups and Brass and Pipe Bands, events this year will occur in various venues in and around Kinsale, Bandon, Bantry, Clonakilty, Dunmanway and Skibbereen.
A striking 5metre tall bronze and stainless steel sculpture, a collaborative creation of two renowned West Cork Artists, was officially opened in St Finbarr’s Place in Bandon by Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy in commemoration of the War of Independence.
Contracts have today been signed which will signal the beginning of refurbishment works for Charleville Playground.
Cllr Ian Doyle, Deputising for the County Mayor, Mary Ryan, Director of Services for Municipal District Operations and Rural Development joined JJ Brown from Browne Brothers Site Services Ltd of Loughlee, Carrigadrohid, Co. Cork to mark the first step in these works.