Arts and Culture
25 Jul 2022

Cork County Council Seeks Public’s Views on Culture and Creativity

Cork County Council is inviting people to share their views, ideas and suggestions about culture and creativity in County Cork. A series of public meetings will be held online and across the county during August as part of the new Cork County Culture and Creativity Strategy 2023 - 2027.

Arts and Culture
30 Jun 2022

16 Cork Towns will Celebrate Culture Night 2022

Cork County Council is encouraging groups and individuals to apply to be part of Culture Night 2022. The annual event, which celebrates culture, creativity and the arts across the country, will take place on Friday, September 23rd 2022.  

Arts and Culture
20 Jun 2022

Music Scheme Returns to West Cork Towns This Summer

Cork County Council’s Special Music Event Scheme returns to West Cork this month with free musical entertainment in Bandon, Kinsale, Skibbereen, Clonakilty and Dunmanway. This community-driven initiative aims to promote tourism in West Cork and is a collaborative project between the Council, businesses and the community.
Arts and Culture
26 May 2022

There’s Drama in the Air for Creative Elders

Cork County Council are inviting people from County Cork over the age of 55 to join writer Katie Holly to create a radio drama as part of a Creativity in Older Age project. Katie will support participants in producing the radio drama via workshops in County Library Headquarters on Carrigrohane Road every 2-3 weeks on Fridays from 2 to 4pm. Participants will develop, write and produce a series of episodes for radio while developing new skills and meeting likeminded people who share a love of storytelling. No previous writing experience is necessary.
Arts and Culture
02 Dec 2021

Work to Begin on Theatre and Library in Macroom

The refurbishment of the Briery Gap Theatre and Macroom Library in County Cork is set to begin this month with Cork County Council planning to deliver a new theatre and library in the heart of the town centre.
Arts and Culture
19 Nov 2021

Cork County Council Supporting the Arts

Cork County Council’s 2022 funding opportunities in the Arts have been announced, including details of the Arts Grants Scheme through which applications for financial support can be made for a wide range of arts events and activities.
Arts and Culture
15 Oct 2021

New Art Exhibition Explores Beauty and Fragility of the Natural World

A new art exhibition, featuring 30 paintings and drawings by Bantry based artist Catherine Weld, is set to open at Cork County Council’s Library HQ Gallery. The solo collection, called ‘Fragile Island’, will run for four weeks from Friday, October 29th to Friday, November 26th. The artist will also host a free workshop in the gallery in conjunction with the exhibition.
Arts and Culture
29 Sep 2021

The Frank and Walters Announced for Outdoor Gig in Bandon

One of Cork’s most acclaimed pop groups, The Frank and Walters, will play a special outdoor show for over 200 people in Bandon on Sunday October 10th. Presented by Cork County Council in conjunction with The Good Room, The Frank and Walters will take to the stage on St Patrick’s Quay in the West Cork town as part of the Council’s Cork Co Co Pops Series, an expansive programme of events aimed at supporting performers and bringing live events to local communities.