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.

Environment Public Notices

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Environment
19 Jul 2024

Do Not Swim Notice Lifted for Warren Beach

Following comprehensive follow-up monitoring by Cork County Council’s Environment Directorate, and in consultation with HSE, the Prohibition Notice (Not to Swim) has been lifted at Warren Beach (Cregane), Rosscarbery. 

Civic Amenity Public Notice
Environment
18 Jul 2024

Millstreet Civic Amenity Site Closure Notice

Due to unforeseen circumstances our Civic Amenity Site Millstreet will be closed today Thursday the 18th of July. 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Civic Amenity Public Notice
Environment
18 Jul 2024

Bandon Civic Amenity Site Closure Notice

Due to unforeseen circumstances our Civic Amenity Site in Bandon will be closed today Thursday the 18th of July. 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Environment
16 Jul 2024

Do Not Swim Notice - Warren Beach

The Warren Beach, West Cork: Due to high levels of bacteria in the bathing water, in the interest of public health, a Prohibition Notice (Not to Swim) has been issued at the Warren Beach, in consultation with the HSE. Further microbiological tests are being carried out today.