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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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Community News

19 Sep 2023

Works at Fermoy’s Barnane Walk and Trail Completed

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Frank O’Flynn has visited Barnane Walk and Trail following significant improvement works to the popular amenity in Fermoy.
The trail, which forms part of the idyllic Blackwater Way, has benefited from a series of upgrades, including pathway improvements, fencing, landscaping and the installation of new steel pedestrian bridges to help ensure safe and convenient crossing.

19 Sep 2023

Cork County Council Honours Community Heroes at Anti-Litter Awards

Cork County Council recently welcomed 150 community volunteers to Cork County Hall to celebrate the return of the Council’s Anti-Litter Challenge. 22 towns and 64 villages entered this year’s competition which acknowledges and supports the efforts of local groups and volunteers in the fight against litter.

18 Sep 2023

Cork County Council unveils Autumn Concert Series for Community Hospitals and Care Homes 

This autumn, Cork County Council proudly presents an enchanting series of concerts that will light up the hearts of residents in healthcare settings across the county. Under the banner of the "Creativity in Older Age" scheme, generously supported by Creative Ireland, these musical performances will spread warmth and joy across nine different healthcare locations in County Cork.

15 Sep 2023

Cork County Older People’s Council AGM Celebrates Remarkable Achievements and Welcomes New Leadership

Cork County Older People’s Council (OPC) hosted their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, September 13th, 2023, at the Kingsley Hotel. This event, welcomed over 100 attendees, including distinguished representatives from Age Friendly Ireland, Irish Hospice, Local Link, HSE Community Workers, Cultural Companions, Vodafone Hi Digital, ALONE, and Cork County Libraries.

Community Public Notices

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.