A group of people stadnding in front of a red flag
08 Dec 2023

Young Filmmakers Take Centre Stage at Gala Screening in Cork County Hall

The 2023 Gala Screening Event for Cork Young Filmmakers was recently held at Cork County Hall. Hosted by Cork Young Filmmakers and Cork Film Centre with the support of Cork County Council and SECAD, the highly anticipated event celebrated a year long journey of filmmaking with young people from County Cork. 

A building and statue
06 Dec 2023

Draft Skibbereen Town Centre First Regeneration Plan goes on Display

A community display of Skibbereen’s draft Town Centre First Regeneration Plan in will be held on Wednesday December 13th at Skibbereen Town Hall. The event will be hosted by consultants Cunnane Stratton Reynolds and A Playful City, supported by Cork County Council as well as members of the Skibbereen Town Team.

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Frank O'Flynn with students from Coláiste Fionnchua announcing our second collaboration with social enterprise, Education for Sustainability, bringing an 8-week Climate Literacy Course to eight additional schools in the county.
04 Dec 2023

Climate Literacy Course a hot topic in Cork County Schools

Cork County Council is excited to announce its second collaboration with social enterprise ‘Education for Sustainability’ bringing an eight-week climate literacy course to eight additional schools in the county. 

Residential Zoned Land Tax Final Map Home
Planning and Development
01 Dec 2023

Residential Zoned Land Tax Final Map

The Residential Zoned Land Tax (RZLT) is a tax aimed at activating serviced and residentially zoned land for housing. Local authorities are responsible for identifying the land that is subject to RZLT.

From The Well Short Story Competition graphic.
01 Dec 2023

'From The Well' Short Story Competition 2024

Cork County Council Library and Arts Service is accepting submissions to the From the Well Short Story competition 2024. The competition invites entries from writers aged 18 and over who are registered members of any library. From the Well is a long standing short story anthology published annually by Cork County Council’s Library and Arts Service.

Victoria Kennefick headshot.
Arts and Culture
01 Dec 2023

Victoria Kennefick announced as Cork County Council Writer in Residence

Cork County Council are excited to announce the appointment of award-winning poet, Victoria Kennefick to the position of writer in residence for a ten-month period beginning this December. The writer in residence collaborates with communities in the county, improving access to literature and creative writing workshops.

Matthew Collins, The Sibly Food Company; Cllr. Deirdre O'Brien; Gerry Kelleher, NMK Renewables; Cllr. Frank O'Flynn, Mayor of the County of Cork; Cllr. Liam Madden; Cllr. Gearoid Murphy and Keviin Morey, Divisional Manager, Cork North; Front, from left: Michael Horgan, Horgan's Delicatessen Supplies; Enrika Moore, Viska Systems, Best Small Business Award; Martin Hanley, CPH,  Best Medium Business award; Dr. Angie Nagle, Best Start-up BusiBusiness award and Maura Horgan, Horgan's DelicatDelicatessen Supplies
Business and Economy
29 Nov 2023


A Mallow company that repurposes decommissioned wind turbine blades into greenway bridges and outdoor furniture has been recognised as one of the best businesses in North Cork. BladeBridge was named Best Start-up at the Best in Cork for Cork County Council’s first of three divisional awards at a special event at Springfort Hall Hotel, Mallow.  

A group of people standing opposite each other on a long table taking part in a Speed Networking event.
Business and Economy
29 Nov 2023

North Cork Business Community Connect at Speed Networking Event in Fermoy

The business community of North Cork recently gathered for an innovative networking event in Fermoy Community Youth Centre. The Event was organised by Cork County Council’s Local Enterprise Office Cork North & West in association with the NRG Business Support Group.