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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 €372m in 2022 which is an increase on 2021 (€348m).

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

Libraries
23 Nov 2022

C Pens Available to Borrow at Cork County Libraries

Cork County Council’s Library and Arts Service has announced that C-Pens are now available to borrow from any of their branch and mobile libraries. The reader pens scan text and read it aloud to assist with independent reading and are the latest offering in an inclusive range of literacy supports designed to be user-friendly and intuitive, regardless of the user’s age or digital experience.  

Libraries
21 Nov 2022

Cork’s ‘One County, One Book 2022’ Celebrated at Vertigo

Cork County Council Library and Arts Service has chosen ‘Not My Problem’ by Ciara Smyth as the ‘One County, One Book’ read for teens and young Adults for 2022. The Council’s ‘One County, One Book’ initiative is designed to promote homegrown literature, with prominent placement in its branches, and to promote literacy as part of its community outreach programmes to young people.

Public Notices

Events

Chief Executive Cork County Council Mr Tim Lucy

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