Press Releases

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.

27 January 2020

Terence MacSwiney's legacy marked at India's Republic Day celebrations

The international influence of martyred Lord Mayor of Cork Terence MacSwiney was remembered at today's India Republic Day celebrations at City Hall.

24 January 2020

Cork City Council and the FAI team up for Football in the Community

Cork City Council and the Football Association of Ireland have teamed up to roll out a Football in the Community Development Programme.  

24 January 2020

Statement on air quality in Cork City

Cork City Council has installed a network of air quality monitors at various locations across the council’s functional area.

15 January 2020

Decision time for Cork's Favourite Song

Cork City Libraries, in association with Creative Ireland have announced the finalists for Cork's Favourite song. Is your favourite song featured? Read on!

14 January 2020

Cork City Council launches Placemaking Fund 2020

Following on from the successful pilot last year, Cork City Council is inviting proposals from city centre based community and business groups to this fund.

10 January 2020

Competition to re-design Bishop Lucey Park launched

The RIAI, in conjunction with Cork City Council, has launched an architectural and landscape design competition for the redevelopment of Bishop Lucey Park.