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Arts and Culture
19 Jul 2024

‘Living but a Day: Dear Readers’ Exhibition at LHQ Gallery

Living but a Day: Dear Readers by Cork artist and PhD researcher Chloe Austin (she/her) is an exhibition about LGBT+ and feminist archival material. The exhibition features artefacts from the archives telling stories of cross border collaborations between feminist groups and opens at Cork County Council’s LHQ Gallery on the 31st of July to coincide with Cork LGBT+ Pride festival.

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Housing
08 Jul 2024

Cork County Council Announces Affordable Homes in Bandon

Cork County Council has announced a new Affordable Housing Purchase Scheme in Bandon. Applications for the new two and three bed houses at Almans View, Bandon will open at 12 noon on Monday the 15th of July 2024.

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Council, Governance and Administration
03 Jul 2024

Cork County Council Joins Your Council Day on Friday, July 5th

Your Council Day, the national event to highlight, promote and celebrate local government, will this year take place on Friday the 5th of July.  Cork County Council will be joining local authorities across the country to mark the day and promote our role in Irish Life. 

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Arts and Culture
03 Jul 2024

Free Activities for Children in Cork County Libraries this Summer

Cork County Council’s Library and Arts Service has launched a series of free events for children in libraries across the county as part of its Summer Arts Programme. The events take place throughout July and August and include Road Dahl-inspired science workshops, puppet shows and comic creating for older children and teenagers.

Barry O'Kane (Duncairn), Caroline O'Leary (Levis), Emma Dwyer (CorkCoCouncil & Joe O'Leary (Levis) sitting in Levis pub.
Arts and Culture
02 Jul 2024

The Ties that Bind Music and Culture From Belfast to Ballydehob

As part of Creative Ireland’s ‘Creative Communities on a Shared Island’ initiative, two of Ireland’s best known intimate music venues from opposite corners of the island – Levis’ Corner House, Ballydehob and The Duncairn, Belfast - have teamed up to explore their mutual creative links in a project called ‘The Ties that Bind’. 

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Roads and Transportation
26 Jun 2024

Second Public Consultation for the Proposed West Cork Greenway – Skibbereen Sections

Cork County Council is progressing the feasibility and route options stage of the proposed West Cork Greenway – Skibbereen Sections. Funded by Transport Infrastructure Ireland’s (TII) Greenway programme, the proposed project will be developed in three individual sections Skibbereen to Schull; Skibbereen to Drimoleague and Skibbereen to Baltimore. 

Chief Executive of Cork County Council, Moira Murrell and Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Joe Carroll  joined the Cork City Sports Committee to host the launch of the 70th Cork City Sports International Athletics Meet 2024.
Community
25 Jun 2024

Cork County Council Marks Milestone 70th Anniversary of Cork City Sports

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Joe Carroll joined the Cork City Sports Committee to host the launch of the 70th Cork City Sports International Athletics Meet 2024. One of the premier events on Ireland’s athletics calendar, Cork City Sports will take place at Munster Technological University Stadium, Bishopstown on Tuesday the 9th of July.