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Community is at the heart of everything we do at Cork County Council. Our mission is to facilitate the creation of vibrant and cohesive communities. We recognise and nurture people’s commitment to their own areas and acknowledge the huge voluntary effort that often under-pins local community amenity and recreation initiatives. A range of initiatives and supports are available to local communities.

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Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Frank O'Flynn and Michael Lynch, Divisional Manager, Cork County Council with the winners on stage at the Mayor's Community Awards.
21 Feb 2024

2024 County Mayor’s Community Awards

Outstanding contributions made by individuals together with community and voluntary groups from across Cork County were highlighted at the 11th Annual Mayor’s Community Awards in Cork County Hall. The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Frank O’Flynn, presented a total of 11 awards on the night, with Theresa Hickey from West Cork winning the overall Individual award and The Fermoy International Choir, from North Cork, winning the overall Community Group award. 

Four Reenactors charge into battle - Norman Style.
11 Jan 2024

Youghal Medieval Festival – A Great Benefit to Youghal

A recent report commissioned by The Youghal Medieval Festival Committee and undertaken by Real Insights has revealed that Youghal Medieval Festival provides an economic spin-off to the value of €863,000 to the town of Youghal.

Community Public Notices

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20 Sep 2023

Carrigaline Area Office Connectivity Issues 20th September 2023

The phone lines and internet connection to the Area Office at Church Road, Carrigaline are currently out of service.

The issue is being addressed as a matter of urgency.

The office remains open for business but cannot be contacted online or by telephone.