Press Releases

29 March 2020

Covid-19 Community Response Forum Established

A Covid-19 Community Response Forum has been established in Cork City to target supports at the most vulnerable

19 March 2020

SeaFest 2020 cancelled

SeaFest, Ireland's National Marine Festival, which was due to take place in May 15-17 2020 in Cork, has been cancelled due to public health concerns.

16 March 2020

Cork City Marathon 2020 postponed

In light of the country’s move to delay stage of Covid-19 management, the Cork City Marathon has been postponed.

11 March 2020

Statement: Update on closure of Washington St

Washington St is closed to traffic this morning after the partial collapse of a building at the corner of Washington Street and South Main St.

10 March 2020

Statement: Cork Docklands to City Centre Road Network Improvement Scheme

Cork City Council is today advising the High Court that it consents to the setting aside of the Part 8 planning approval for the Docklands to City Centre Road ...

4 March 2020

Lord Mayor welcomes Chinese Ambassador to Cork in show of solidarity

The Lord Mayor this morning welcomed Chinese Ambassador to Ireland Mr. He Xiangdong to City Hall to express solidarity with China in the face of coronavirus.

26 February 2020

MacCurtain and MacSwiney to be honoured in St. Patrick's Day Parade

The theme of the Cork St. Patrick’s Day Parade is “A City Rising 1920-2020” and descendants of MacCurtain and MacSwiney will make up the Grand Marshal group.

13 February 2020

Archives of Us artworks to be launched at Cork City & County Archives

The Lord Mayor will launch the Archives of Us-inspired artworks by Brian MacDomhnaill and Marianne Keating this evening in Cork City and County Archives.

4 February 2020

Cork City Centre retains Purple Flag award for excellent night economy

Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. John Sheehan, has welcomed the news that the city centre has successfully retained the prestigious Purple Flag award for 2020.

30 January 2020

Over 140 guests attend commemorative Special Meeting of Council

Over 140 guests attended a Special Meeting of Council this evening to commemorate the first republican Council elected by PRSVT and universal suffrage.