Ballincollig Regional Park Regional Award for Excellence in Placemaking with Special Commendation for Harpers Island

The success of the Regional Park in Ballincollig, under the management of Cork County Council, has this week been recognised with a prestigious ULI Excellence in PlaceMaking Award while Harpers Island Ecological Project was singled out for Special Commendation in the inaugural National Excellence in PlaceMaking.

Pride in Communities Celebrated at Cork County Mayor’s Awards 2019

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Patrick Gerard Murphy, hosted the seventh Cork County Mayors Awards on Monday 15th of April. 28 groups and 22 individuals were nominated from all over the County. Mayor Murphy presented 11 Awards on the night to groups and individuals from across Cork who have made significant contributions to communities and to County Cork.

The following nominees were awarded from each Division.

Youghal Pride By the Sea

On Saturday 27th July from 3-6pm, the second Youghal Pride will hit Claycastle beach with a wealth of activities and fun to be had! Supported by Cork Pride, this event celebrates the positive self-identity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and genderfluid people of this area. It’s an opportunity for family, friends, and neighbours to show their support for equality and inclusion while having fun in the sun.

Youghal Medieval Festival 2019

Youghal Medieval Festival is 13 years  old this year and it celebrate it as ‘Festival of the Year’ (Chambers Ireland, Excellence in Local Government Awards), so it’s really no surprise that the the festival creates the same excitement and anticipation that it held in year 1. This year it was decided to bring forward the multi-award winning event by 2 weeks, giving everybody a chance to have a final hurrah of festive activities before preparation for “back to school“. Also, it increases the likelihood of beautiful sunshine like that of 2018………and … is a long weekend.   So it is all posit

WEEE Recycle for FREEE

FREE collection days in Cork County for your large and small WEEE items. 

Do you have household waste electrical items such as fridges, phones or lawnmowers, batteries or energy saving lightbulbs gathering in your house or garage? 

Get them recycled for FREE with WEEE Ireland at the locations listed below:

Fermoy Saturday July 20th

Cobh Saturday July 27th