Information on the Upcoming Local Elections


The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien has confirmed that local and European elections will be held on June 7, 2024

In Cork City, 31 Members representing 5 Local Electoral Area (LEAs) will be elected.


The period for receipt of nominations for the local elections begins at 10 am on Saturday, May 11 2024 and ends at 12 noon on Saturday, May 18 2024.

Voter Registration

Who can vote in this election?

All Cork City residents of any nationality, aged 18 or over on or before polling day, who are on the Electoral Register are eligible to vote in the Local Elections.

Exercise your right to vote

If you are a first time voter or looking to update your electoral details, applications can be made online by using .

Paper applications are also available for download from the website or you can request a form from Cork City Council’s Franchise Section – 021 4924000

Application Closing Dates

  • Closing Date for inclusion in the Postal/Special Voter List is Saturday, May 11 2024
  • Closing Date for inclusion in the Electoral Register as a standard voter is Monday, May 20 2024

Count Centre

Cork City Hall will be the count centre for Cork City Local Elections with the count beginning on June 8 and likely lasting at least 2 days.

Useful Links

Electoral Areas - Electoral Areas - Cork City Council

Mapping Portal - Administration Areas (

Info Booklet - Information on how members of Local Authorities are elected in a range of different languages (

For more information, including nominations, please see the 'Local Elections 2024' page on the Franchise webpage.