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


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


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

Staff Numbers

Current staff numbers total 2,000 WTE approximately.


20 Mar 2023

Carrigaline Municipal District and Newport News, Virginia US Sign Twinning Agreement

Carrigaline Municipal District and the City of Newport News, Virginia, US have signed a Twinning Agreement at Carrigaline Court Hotel on March 19th. The signing ceremony was attended by 12 delegates from Newport News, including Councilwoman Dr. Patricia P. Woodbury and President Frederick J. Kohlman, Jr. of Sister Cities of Newport News Inc.

Public Notices

Water Services and Flood Relief Schemes
22 Mar 2023

High Tide Advisory - 23rd March 2023

A period of surge on top of very high astronomical Spring Tides that are approaching Highest Astronomical Tide (HAT) in all coastal areas will continue on Thursday 23rd March


Arts and Culture
23 Mar 2023

Stories and songs with Dick Beamish

Ciorcail Cainte Leabharlann Maigh Chromtha will host storyteller and singer Dick Beamish as part of their monthly meet up. This special event is open to everyone. Dick is an All-Ireland Champion winner in storytelling and has toured Ireland and abroad on numerous occasions as a Fear an Tí and seanchaí with the Comhaltas Tour groups.

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