Cork County Celebrates a strong showing in this year’s Tidy Towns Competition

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Christopher O’Sullivan and Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Tim Lucey today conveyed their congratulations to this year’s Tidy Towns participants and winners from throughout Cork.

Cork County saw 95 entrants across all categories. Towns and Villages from Cork were awarded 20 medals, including 4 Gold, 6 Silver, and 10 Bronze Medals.

Cork’s parking spots to turn into pop-up parks for one day

Cork will once again take part in the international PARK(ing) Day event this Friday September 20th where artists, designers and citizens will transform paid parking spots into temporary public parks. The pop-up parklets are set to appear across various city locations (Douglas St, South Mall, North Main St and Western Rd) as well as Cobh, Clonakilty and Fermoy.

Ballincollig Regional Park Regional Award for Excellence in Placemaking with Special Commendation for Harpers Island

The success of the Regional Park in Ballincollig, under the management of Cork County Council, has this week been recognised with a prestigious ULI Excellence in PlaceMaking Award while Harpers Island Ecological Project was singled out for Special Commendation in the inaugural National Excellence in PlaceMaking.

Pride in Communities Celebrated at Cork County Mayor’s Awards 2019

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Patrick Gerard Murphy, hosted the seventh Cork County Mayors Awards on Monday 15th of April. 28 groups and 22 individuals were nominated from all over the County. Mayor Murphy presented 11 Awards on the night to groups and individuals from across Cork who have made significant contributions to communities and to County Cork.

The following nominees were awarded from each Division.

Munster Maths and Science Fair

Growing year on year, Mallow Development Partnership is now hosting the ninth annual Munster Maths and Science Family Fair on Sunday 13th October, from 11.30am to 4.30pm in the fantastic Mallow GAA Complex in Carrigoon.

With attendance approaching 5000, this huge S.T.E.M. fair is now well established as a beacon event for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (S.T.E.M.) and an extension of the Mallow Maths & Science Schools Initiative to learn about S.T.E.M. and to create awareness of how it envelops our daily lives.