Midleton Meadow County Cork

Environment

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

The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Frank O’Flynn pictured with students, teachers, councilors and local volunteers at the launch of the Harper’s Island Wetlands activity workbooks, a special publication written and designed by renowned local author and educator Jim Wilson.
Environment
19 Jun 2024

Harper’s Island Wetlands Activity Books Launched

The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Frank O’Flynn has launched the Harper’s Island Wetlands Activity Books, a special publication series written and designed by renowned local author and educator Jim Wilson.

A man and a group of children standing beside jenga blocks
Environment
17 May 2024

69 Cork County Schools Receive Green Flag Award

69 schools from Cork County have been awarded Green Flags as part of An Taisce’s Green Schools Programme. The primary and secondary schools were celebrated for their achievements under themes of litter and waste, biodiversity, energy, global citizenship and the marine environment amongst others. 

Environment Public Notices

Civic Amenity Public Notice
Environment
18 Jun 2024

Clonakilty Civic Amenity Site Opening Hours Notice

Clonakilty Civic Amenity Site will be closed on Thursday, 20th of June. 

Clonakilty Civic Amenity Site will open with reduced hours on Friday 21st of June and from Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th of June inclusive.