Cut and Cover the Monkstown Mural


The Arts Office, as part of the County Library Service, is responsible for the delivery of the Arts across County Cork.

Our aims are to:

Support development of Arts at a local level

Support emerging and established creative artists in County Cork

Develop new audiences for the Arts

Foster and encourage excellence in the Arts

Advocate for the local Arts sector on a local, national, and international level

Support the Arts through provision of resources, services and communication of funding opportunities.

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Arts News

Arts and Culture
28 Feb 2023

Cork County Council Announces New Culture and Creativity Strategy (Bilingual)

Cork County Council has launched its new 5-year Creative Ireland Culture and Creativity Strategy 2023-2027.  The Creative Ireland programme aims to create pathways to a wide range of creative and cultural possibilities, connecting individuals and communities and encouraging people of all ages to discover their personal creative potential. 

Arts Events

Arts and Culture
23 Mar 2023

Stories and songs with Dick Beamish

Ciorcail Cainte Leabharlann Maigh Chromtha will host storyteller and singer Dick Beamish as part of their monthly meet up. This special event is open to everyone. Dick is an All-Ireland Champion winner in storytelling and has toured Ireland and abroad on numerous occasions as a Fear an Tí and seanchaí with the Comhaltas Tour groups.