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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

Tourism
10 Aug 2022

Island Sky Cruise Ship Calls in to Kinsale

A Celtic Cross of Journeys and Meetings made locally by Kinsale company, Wild Goose, was presented to the Captain of Noble Caledonia’s, Island Sky, to welcome them on their inaugural call to Kinsale.

Heritage and Conservation
02 Aug 2022

Diaries Of Michael Collins Go On Public Display In Clonakilty Marking The Centenary Of His Death

The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Danny Collins is welcoming the return of the diaries of Michael Collins back to his hometown of Clonakilty, Co. Cork.  To mark the centenary of the death of Michael Collins, the diaries, which cover the critical time period of 1918 to 1922, will go on public display, for the very first time, at the Michael Collins House Museum, Clonakilty.

Public Notices

Council, Governance and Administration
10 Aug 2022

Notice of Consideration of Setting a Local Adjustment Factor

The Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 (as amended), makes specific provision that elected members of a local authority may pass a formal resolution to vary the basic rate of the Local Property Tax for their administrative area by a percentage known as the local adjustment factor.

Events

Resident
12 Aug 2022

IRONMAN

The IRONMAN Group in association with Cork County Council are bringing IRONMAN Ireland and IRONMAN 70.3 IRELAND to Youghal and surrounding areas of East Cork on the 12th, 13th and 14th August 2022.

Resident
11 Sep 2022

"Together at the Castle" Free Mental Health and Wellbeing Event

Cork Kerry Community Healthcare has partnered with Mallow Chamber of Commerce, Cork County Council, See Change and Shine to present ‘Together at the Castle’, a Mental Health and Wellbeing event for the local North Cork community, on Sunday 11th September between 1pm – 5pm at Mallow Castle.

Resident
16 Sep 2022

National Heritage Week 2022Macroom Workshop

As part of National Heritage Week 2022, a workshop will be held at St Colman’s Church Macroom (former Church of Ireland building) to showcase the sensitive works taking place on this building of significant historic and heritage value.

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