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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

Loraine Lynch, Divisional Manager, Cork County Council; Cllr. Frank O'Flynn, Mayor of the County of Cork and Louis Duffy, Director of Services for Environment, Cork County Council attending the launch of the Cork County Council Climate Action Plan 2024-2029.
Environment
28 Feb 2024

Cork County Council Launches First Climate Action Plan

Cork County Council has launched its first Climate Action Plan (2024-2029) which aims to support the transition to a low carbon and climate resilient county. The plan includes actions and projects which support the local authority in reducing its direct carbon emissions by 51% by 2030 in line with national emissions targets. 

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Roads and Transportation
28 Feb 2024

€2.8 million Contract Signed to Examine Further Sections of the West Cork Greenway

Cork County Council has announced another significant milestone in the development of the West Cork Greenway with the appointment of RPS Consulting Engineers as technical advisors to progress a further 40km section of the greenway, including Crossbarry to Bandon, Bandon to Clonakilty and another section to Timoleague. 

Public Notices

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Roads and Transportation
29 Feb 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
29 Feb 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

Dick Beamish
Arts and Culture
05 Mar 2024

Ciorcail Cainte le Dick Beamish

Ciorcail Cainte Leabharlann Eochaill will host storyteller and singer Dick Beamish as part of their regular meet-up. This special event is open to everyone.

Chief Executive of Cork County Council Valerie O'Sullivan, Portrait Image of a Woman

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