History of the Council

Official Insignia

The gold collar of S.S. worn by the Lord Mayors of Cork, is a very fine specimen of Civic insignia, the links of the S.S. joined alternately by links of looped...

Coat of Arms

The Arms of Cork City were officially registered by the Chief Herald on 23rd August 1949


The first Charter granted to the City of Cork appears to have been one from Prince John in the year 1185