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Cork City Council nominated for Local Government Excellence Awards

Cork City Council has been nominated in five different catagories by Chambers Ireland in the Excellence in Local Government Awards which are held in association with the Department of Environment, Community & Local Government.

Cork City Council is nominated in the following categories:

Partnership with Business -  For its Partnership Management Model for the English Market.

Sustaining the Arts -  For the Christchurch Triskel project

Supporting Active Communities – For its Bonfire Night Community Events

Best Library Service - For its Teen Day project, developing services to teenagers in Cork City Libraries

Supporting Tourism – For the establishment of the Tourism, Events, Arts and Marketing Unit (T.E.A.M) within Cork City Council

Lord Mayor Cllr. Terry Shannon welcomed the nominations saying:

“These nominations are a tribute to the work of City Council, not only this year, but over a number of years.  Cork is an exciting and engaging city for those who live,work and visit here. All of these nominations are a testament to this.”

“All of these projects are examples of best practice by Cork City Council. Each of them involves City Council working closely with people to develop all that Cork has to offer. I am very excited and proud of Cork City Council that we have secured so many nominations’ said City Manager Tim Lucey.

“The projects nominated go across the range of community based initiatives, small enterprise, tourism and cultural projects. They highlight the strengths of Cork as a European Capital of Culture and as one of the top small city destinations internationally. They continue a pattern of effective partnership between Cork City Council and the citizens whom it serves.” 

The awards will take place on Wednesday 9th November in the Burlington Hotel, Dublin. There will be a total of 18 awards presented across a variety of categories, as well as the overall award for Best City/County Council of the Year.

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