IRONMAN Cork set to welcome one of the biggest stars of the sport

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,

Cork County Council bring Free Public Music Events to West 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.

Contract signing signal start of works for Charleville Playground

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.

Bandon Kinsale Municipal District Launches Council Paint Scheme

Bandon Kinsale Municipal District have launched the hugely popular Cork County Council Painting, Signage & Improvement Scheme for 2019. Tenants or owners of buildings have 4 streams of funding available to them, which cover costs of materials, labour and sign replacement. Applications are also available on a full street basis, which will prioritise works on 10 adjacent buildings on one street.

Great News for Mallow as Bridge Boardwalk plans announced 

Cork County Council today announced plans to develop a Boardwalk on the western wall of Mallow Bridge. The bridge, spanning the River Blackwater, is a recorded protected structure dating back to 1712 and is a major access route to Mallow Town Centre. The proposed Boardwalk development is estimated to cost in the region of €1.2 million and will be funded by the Council and an EU Designated Urban Centres grant worth €1 million.

West Cork Islands Community Fund Scheme 2019

Cork County Council is pleased to launch its West Cork Islands Community Fund Scheme 2019.  Initiated by the Elected Members of Cork County Council when considering the 2019 budget, it was agreed to set aside a fund of €50,000 ring fenced to support Island community development through small scale capital and amenity projects on the Islands.

The scheme was officially launched at the March Monthly Meeting of the Municipal District of West Cork held on March 4th.