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Roads and Transportation
09 Dec 2022

Macroom Bypass Opens to Traffic

One of the country’s most eagerly anticipated road projects took a step closer to completion with the official opening of the Macroom Bypass section of the N22 Baile Bhuirne to Macroom new Dual Carriageway by the Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Danny Collins and Taoiseach Mícheál Martin

Arts and Culture
01 Dec 2022

‘Portrait of Lissoran’ Exhibition Celebrates Local Residents

Cork County Council will host the Portrait of Lissoran exhibition at Ballinspittle Community Centre on Thursday 8th December. Created by artist Christopher Banahan, the exhibition features painted portraits of several residents from Lissoran in Ballinspittle. 

Community
01 Dec 2022

Spend Christmas in Cork County

The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Danny Collins is asking everyone to spend time in Cork County this Christmas and support the many local businesses on their doorstep this festive season.
 

Heritage and Conservation
30 Nov 2022

Funding Available for the protection of County Cork’s Heritage

Cork County Council is inviting owners and custodians to apply for funding to safeguard protected structures and archaeological monuments in County Cork through three funding streams recently announced for 2023; the Community Monuments Fund, the Built Heritage Investment Scheme and the Historic Structures Fund. 

Libraries
30 Nov 2022

Fermoy Library Launches ‘My Open Library’ Out of Hours Service

Fermoy Library has launched a new addition to its service that will enable borrowers to access the library outside of the usual hours of operation.  ‘My Open Library’ offers extended opening hours to library members on a self-service basis outside of normal opening hours, seven days per week, from 8:00am to 10:00pm, 365 days per year. 

Community
28 Nov 2022

Ringaskiddy Community benefits from LEADER Funding

Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr. Danny Collins was joined by An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin and Minister Michael McGrath TD at the official opening of the newly refurbished Ringaskiddy Community Centre which took place on Saturday, 26th November.  

Arts and Culture
28 Nov 2022

Poetry as Commemoration – Poetry Jukebox comes to Cobh

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Danny Collins has joined Cobh Municipal District in warmly welcomed the temporary installation of a Poetry Jukebox on Cobh Promenade as part of UCD’s Poetry as Commemoration programme. Developed by Dr. Catherine Wilsdon under the national Decade of Centenaries programme 2012-2023, members of the public will be able to hear works by well-known poets including Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, John Hewitt and W.B. Yeats, as well as lesser-known writers such as D.L. Kelleher, Alice Milligan and Agnes Kerr.

Housing
28 Nov 2022

New appeal for County Cork properties to house Ukrainian people

Cork County Council is appealing to those who have unoccupied properties to offer them as temporary homes for those fleeing war in Ukraine. The call is part of a new government initiative to make use of unoccupied houses, apartments or holiday homes to house Ukrainian people and families.