Leisure and Recreation
27 Sep 2023

Statement from Cork County Council on IRONMAN Ireland Cork 

Chief Executive of Cork County Council Tim Lucey has advised the Elected Members of Cork County Council that the Council will continue to support the IRONMAN Ireland Cork event planned for 2024, having considered accounts presented by both IRONMAN and Triathlon Ireland on the IRONMAN Ireland Cork event held in Youghal last August. 

Arts and Culture
27 Sep 2023

Cork County Culture Night Reaches 28 Towns and an Island with 251 Events

Cork County came alive with the vibrant colours of culture and creativity in celebration of this year's Culture Night on Friday 22nd September. Arts organisations, community groups and enthusiastic members of the public came together to enjoy a staggering 251 inclusive and diverse cultural events throughout the county.

27 Sep 2023

Affordable Homes on Offer in Cobh

Cork County Council is pleased to welcome a new Affordable Housing Purchase Scheme with applications for new two-bed townhouses and three-bed houses at Cluain Ard, Cobh opening on Monday October 2nd 2023 at 12 noon.

Emergency Services
26 Sep 2023

Status Orange Rainfall Warning for Cork 

A Met Éireann Status Orange Rain warning for Cork comes into effect tomorrow morning (Wednesday) from 9.00am until 3.00pm with spells of heavy and occasionally intense rain, combined with very strong and gusty winds forecasted. Two Met Éireann Status Yellow Weather Warnings for Wind and Rain will also be in effect from 7am until midnight.   

26 Sep 2023

Final Council meeting for Chief Executive Tim Lucey

The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Frank O’Flynn and Cork County Council Elected Members mark the final meeting of Council with outgoing Chief Executive Tim Lucey.  Mayor O’Flynn and Councillors paid warm tribute to the CE for both his dedication to public service and commitment to Cork County throughout his tenure.

Roads and Transportation
25 Sep 2023

Hedge & Tree Cutting

Under Section 70 of the Roads Act 1993,  landowners and occupiers of land are obliged to take all reasonable care to ensure that trees, ditches, hedges and other vegetation growing on their land are not or could not become a danger to people using or working on a public road or public footpath.

Municipal Districts Operations & Rural Development
22 Sep 2023

Innovative Rain Garden System Unveiled in Cobh

A new green drainage system designed to capture and purify rainwater run-off from roads and footpaths has been unveiled at East Beach in Cobh by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and Cork County Council.

Business and Economy
21 Sep 2023

North Cork Business Community Connect at Speed Networking Event

The business community of North Cork gathered together for an innovative networking event in Mallow on Thursday 14th September. A new approach to networking, the event also highlighted how to make Artificial Intelligence work for business.

20 Sep 2023

Cork County Council Library Card Competition

To celebrate Cork County Cuts Carbon – Make One Change month this November, Cork County Council Library & Arts Service would like to invite you to design a library card that celebrates sustainability. The winning design will feature on our new adult membership cards. The successful entrant will also receive a €150 voucher. There will also be 2 runner-up prizes of €25.

19 Sep 2023

Works at Fermoy’s Barnane Walk and Trail Completed

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Frank O’Flynn has visited Barnane Walk and Trail following significant improvement works to the popular amenity in Fermoy.
The trail, which forms part of the idyllic Blackwater Way, has benefited from a series of upgrades, including pathway improvements, fencing, landscaping and the installation of new steel pedestrian bridges to help ensure safe and convenient crossing.