Midleton Meadow County Cork


The Environment Directorate monitors, analyses and reports on air, water, wastewater and waste management services in County Cork, in accordance with EU and national legislation. It also provides information on environmental matters to the public and to other County Council directorates.

Our mission is to promote and protect a high-quality natural environment, protect human health, secure the integration of environmental considerations into economic and sectoral policies and to promote best practice in the use of environmentally sustainable energy.

The wide range of Environmental and Veterinary services includes:

Environmental Licensing
Environmental Awareness & Community Programmes
Monitoring and Enforcement
Civic Amenity Sites and Bring Banks
Litter Wardens and Waste Enforcement
Veterinary Inspections
Dog Warden service and animal welfare
Solid Fuel Inspections
Pollution complaints
Access to Information on Environment (AIE) requests

Environment News

08 Nov 2022

Cork County Council & UCC Agree Coastal Erosion Project

Cork County Council and MaREI, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine at University College Cork (UCC), have agreed a pioneering partnership that will see the entire coast of Cork assessed and mapped for coastal erosion.

11 Oct 2022

Cork County Council Partners with UCC to Open Conversations About Climate Change

Cork County Council is marking the European Sustainable Development Goals Week with a series of events focusing on climate action. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 interlinked global goals to transform our world, adopted by all 193 members of the United Nations. Their overall objective is to create a better world, and a better life for all, by 2030. The goals have a strong focus on the environment throughout.

Environment Public Notices

21 Sep 2022

Hedge-cutting Reminder to Landowners

Cork County Council wishes to remind landowners, under the terms of the Roads Act 1993, that it is their responsibility to carry out any necessary tree or hedge cutting where their lands abut the public road.

Environment Events