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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.

Community Development Enquiry

Community News

30 May 2023

Five County Cork Communities Nominated for Pride of Place Awards

Cork County Council has confirmed five community nominations for the 2023 IPB Pride of Place Awards, in association with Co-operation Ireland. Now in its 21st consecutive year, the Pride of Place Competition acknowledges the work being done every day by communities all over the island of Ireland.

09 May 2023

Cork County Pedals into Action for Bike Week 2023

Launching a countywide programme for Bike Week Cork 2023, Cork County Council is encouraging people of all ages to get on their bike and to discover the joys of cycling during the week-long celebration.

Community Public Notices

10 May 2023

Leader Rural Development Programme 2023-2027

Cork County Council’s North, South and West Cork LCDCs (Local Community Development Committees) in partnership with Avondhu Blackwater Partnership, SECAD Partnership and Comhar na nOileán Teo are currently developing community-led Local Development Strategies (LDS) for each of our three LCDC areas to deliver the next LEADER programme 2023 – 2027.