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Welcome to Your 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.

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Budget

Annual Budget of €458m in 2024 which is an increase on 2023 (€403m).

Scale

Second largest Local Authority in the Republic of Ireland and the largest based on geographic area size.

Population

Services a population of 332,255 people or 117,742 households.

Staff Numbers

Current staff numbers total 2,000 WTE approximately.

News

Public Notices

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Roads and Transportation
14 Jun 2024

Road Works Speed Limit Order

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Section 10 (1) of the Road Traffic Act 2004, as amended, that a Road Works Speed Limit Order has been made to facilitate the installation of ducting & joint bay chambers associated with the Celtic Interconnector Project along the N25 from Churchtown North Junction to Castlemartyr Village.

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Roads and Transportation
14 Jun 2024

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.

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Roads and Transportation
13 Jun 2024

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.

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Roads and Transportation
13 Jun 2024

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.

Events

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Business and Economy
24 Jun 2024

Asia Matters China Ireland Tourism Summit Cork

Cork County Council is delighted to partner the upcoming Asia Matters Business Summit Cork Monday 24 June. Under the theme of The China Ireland Tourism Summit, this significant Cork Summit will promote the unique strengths of Chinese- Irish partnerships which Cork has developed with Chinese peers.

Together at the Castle returns for its third year.
Community
07 Sep 2024

Together at the Castle returns for its third year

HSE Cork Kerry Community Healthcare is proud to announce the return of the hugely successful ‘Together at the Castle’ Mental Health and Wellbeing event at Mallow Castle on Sunday, 8th September 2024.

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Welcome from the Chief Executive

I am delighted to welcome you to the new Cork County Council website. I hope that you will find it easy to use and informative.

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Welcome from the Mayor of the County of Cork

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Cork County Council’s website. I believe that you will find its contents, links and online services to be of great interest and value.

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How your Council Works

Cork County Council is the second largest Local Authority in the Republic of Ireland and the largest based on geographic area size. The Council has an annual revenue budget of €372m and services a population of 332,255 people, or 117,742 households. Current staff numbers total 2,000 WTE approximately.

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Elected Members, Meetings Agendas and Minutes

There are 55 Elected Members, representing the 10 electoral areas, corresponding to the 8 Municipal Districts.

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Strategic Plans & Policies

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How can I Vote?

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Data Protection and Freedom of Information

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Accessibility, Maps and Publications