Cork County

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Cork County

Visit, Live, Work and Invest.


23 Sep 2022

Funding Announced for 18 Anti-Dumping Projects in County Cork

Cork County Council has been successful in securing funding of €108,000 under the Waste Enforcement Regional Lead Authority (WERLA) Anti-Dumping Initiative 2022.  The funding will support 18 diverse projects that aim to tackle illegal dumping in Cork County.

Arts and Culture
19 Sep 2022

Clonakilty International Guitar Festival Goes Green

Clonakilty International Guitar Festival returned for its 18th year this September 9th to 18th. For 10 days the town of Clonakilty became the stage, where small venues and re-imagined public spaces facilitated encounters with great music and great people. 

Business and Economy
15 Sep 2022

National Women’s Enterprise Day 2022

Female entrepreneurs and budding businesswomen from across Cork and Kerry are being encouraged to register for this year’s National Women’s Enterprise Day. Now in its 16th year, the annual Local Enterprise Office (LEO) initiative is due to take place on Thursday, 13th October 2022.

14 Sep 2022

South Cork Schools Encouraged to Sign Up for Ireland’s Largest Enterprise Programme

Cork County Council’s Local Enterprise Office South Cork is inviting schools to sign up for this year’s Student Enterprise Programme.  Now in its 21st year, over 300,000 students have taken part in Ireland’s largest enterprise programme for second level students, learning how to create a business idea, before starting and growing their business. 

Public Notices

Roads and Transportation
22 Sep 2022

Temporary Closing Of Public Road

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Article 12 of the Roads Regulations, 1994, that Cork County Council will, pursuant to Section 75 of the Roads Act , 1993, temporarily close the public road as detailed below, for the period and for the reason specified and that the alternative routes described below will be available while the road is temporarily closed.
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.


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Nestled in the South West of Ireland between Ireland’s Ancient East and the Wild Atlantic Way, Cork is Ireland’s largest county. Known as ‘Ireland’s Maritime Haven’, Cork has over 1,000km of coastline and the world’s second largest natural harbour. It has many internationally renowned visitor attractions such as Mizen Head Footbridge, Spike Island, The Jameson Experience, Fota Wildlife Park, the legendary Blarney Castle and Doneraile Court & Park to name but a few. There are 8 islands in West Cork, 7 of which are inhabited and each with their own unique culture and history.

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Live, Work

Cork County Council provides a broad range of diverse services to approximately 400,000 citizens. Some services are well publicised, for example: Housing, Roads, Planning, and Environment, but there are a range of other quality services that we provide to our communities, such as Libraries, Fire Service, Community Funding, LEADER, and Arts and Heritage.

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The role of the Local Authority is to promote Cork County as an attractive location for business to locate, grow and expand, for people to invest, and for employers and employees to work and live. Cork County Council works to support business and the creation of employment, in co-operation with enterprise support agencies, entrepreneurs, community groups, and other stakeholders.

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Your County Council

Cork County Council's roles and responsibilities have expanded in recent years, and while we still provide traditional services such as Roads, Planning, and Housing, we are also supporting the core pillars of modern society, such as Community Development, Business Support, and Tourism.