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
17 May 2023

Celebrate The Art of Living at the Bealtaine Festival this May!

Cork County Council Library and Arts Services are offering an array of free arts events and activities as part of the Bealtaine Festival this May. Age and Opportunity’s Bealtaine Festival is Ireland’s National Celebration of the arts and creativity as we age. 

Arts Events

Arts and Culture
03 Jun 2023

West Cork Special Music Events Scheme 2023

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