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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

Heritage and Conservation
30 Nov 2022

Funding Available for the protection of County Cork’s Heritage

Cork County Council is inviting owners and custodians to apply for funding to safeguard protected structures and archaeological monuments in County Cork through three funding streams recently announced for 2023; the Community Monuments Fund, the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund. 

Libraries
30 Nov 2022

Fermoy Library Launches ‘My Open Library’ Out of Hours Service

Fermoy Library has launched a new addition to its service that will enable borrowers to access the library outside of the usual hours of operation.  ‘My Open Library’ offers extended opening hours to library members on a self-service basis outside of normal opening hours, seven days per week, from 8:00am to 10:00pm, 365 days per year. 

Community
28 Nov 2022

Ringaskiddy Community benefits from LEADER Funding

Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Danny Collins was joined by An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin and Minister Michael McGrath TD at the official opening of the newly refurbished Ringaskiddy Community Centre which took place on Saturday, 26th November.  

Public Notices

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