Press Releases

27 April 2020

LEO Cork City to host COVID-19 Workshop for Retailers

Local Enterprise Office, Cork City, is hosting a free webinar for retailers on Tuesday, 28th April in conjunction with James Burke and Associates.

27 April 2020

PPE donated by China to Cork hospitals during the Covid-19 pandemic

40,000 face masks have been given to two of Cork’s biggest hospitals to protect patients and staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.

24 April 2020

'Socially distant' 104th birthday celebrations for Mary McGrath

The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, family, friends and neighbours of Mary McGrath celebrated her 104th birthday outside her home off Barrack Street.

21 April 2020

Cork City Hall illuminates for frontline staff

Cork City Council will tonight (21 April) light Cork City Hall in blue to thank healthcare and frontline services workers.

20 April 2020

Social Distancing Park Rangers now operating in Cork City's parks

Approx 100 of our outdoor and indoor staff are now part of a Park Ranger Social Distancing Team, operating across 25 large City Council parks and walkways.

17 April 2020

Interactive map of Cork City community support services launched

Cork City Council has launched an online map detailing support services available for people who need them in our city communities, during COVID-19.

9 April 2020

Cork City's Friendly Call sees a 27% increase in demand

Cork’s Friendly Call service, where volunteers make a daily call to people living alone, has seen a 27% hike in phone calls since COVID-19 restrictions began.

7 April 2020

300 Calls Made to Cork City Council's New Community Helpline

Cork City Council’s Community Response Forum (CRF) helpline, aimed at supporting vulnerable residents, took over 307 calls since it first began operation over...

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.