Closure of Dry Recyclables Collection at Bantry Bring Site

The Monday & Friday Dry Recyclables Collection at Bantry Bring Site is currently suspended until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Alternative facilities are available at Cork County Council’s Skibbereen Bring Site, our Civic Amenity Sites in Castletownbere, Derryconnell and Clonakilty, as well as the privately operated facility at Bantry Skip Hire Ltd.

Statement from Cork County Council regarding Closure of Markets (Bilingual)

Cork County Council wish to advise that, on foot of new measures announced by Government on Tuesday, 24th March with regard to COVID-19 restrictions, all markets across County Cork must be suspended with immediate effect and remain closed for the duration of the imposed restrictions


Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Ian Doyle says:

COVID 19 – Service Update - Commercial Rates (Bilingual)

Cork County Council recognises that these are exceptional economic times for many businesses due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Government has announced that Local Authorities may defer commercial rates payments due from the most immediately impacted businesses, those primarily in the hospitality, leisure, childcare sectors and retails sectors, for three months, until the end of May.

If your business has temporarily closed or significantly curtailed operations during this period you can contact County Council’s Rate Collection Office to discuss options and arrangements.

COVID 19 – Service Update - Cork County Council Mortgages (Bilingual)

Cork County Council would like to advise any persons who have a mortgage with Cork County Council and are concerned about meeting  mortgage repayments due to a loss of income as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic to contact Cork County Council by emailing, phoning  (021)4285262 or by post to:

Cork County Council Housing Loans Collection Unit,
Cork County Hall,
Carrigrohane Road.
T12 R2NC

Rent re-assessment for Housing and HAP/RAS tenants affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic (Bilingual)

In line with the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection COVID-19 Guidelines, Cork County Council tenants and HAP/RAS customers can apply to have their rent re-assessed.

All tenants seeking a rent reduction due to loss of earnings or employment because of the COVID-19 pandemic should scan/post confirmation of reduced income from either their employer or the Dept of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to:

Notice on the Closure of Parks, Playgrounds, Games Areas and Skateparks (Bilingual)

While most Playgrounds, Multi Use Games Areas and Skate Parks in our communities are now closed to the public to comply with social distancing guidelines, there are some that cannot be physically closed to prevent access.

In these cases we are appealing to the public, to parents and teenagers to comply with the Social Distancing Guidelines set out by the HSE.