Press Releases

26 July 2021 

Draft Cork City Development Plan goes out to public consultation

The draft Cork City Development Plan, published today, provides an overarching framework to help shape the transformation of the City over the next six years.

4 May 2021 

Increased pedestrianisation of city centre streets begins

From Tuesday May 4, shoppers and visitors to be the city will enjoy increased hours of pedestrianisation on Oliver Plunkett Street and connected streets.

28 April 2021 

Councillors briefed on Emerging Preferred Route for Passage Greenway

Councillors were briefed on the Emerging Preferred Route (EPR) for the Passage Railway Greenway Phase 2. Public consultation will take place from mid-May.

27 April 2021 

Cork City Council Women's Caucus welcomes Citizen's Assembly recommendations

Cork City Council’s Women’s Caucus has strongly welcomed the recommendations of the Citizen’s Assembly on Gender Equality.

21 April 2021 

Work to begin on Blackrock Station refurbishment

As part of Cork City Council's ongoing greenway upgrade, works are being undertaken to refurbish Blackrock Station, which dates back to 1850.

19 April 2021 

Planning permission granted for 266 homes on former St. Kevin's site

The Land Development Agency (LDA) has received planning permission to develop 266 homes, enterprise centre &creche facilities at the former St. Kevin’s Hospita...

19 April 2021 

New grant scheme open for outdoor dining

Cork City Council has opened a new grant scheme for businesses who wish to develop/improve their outdoor dining offering. 

16 April 2021 

Cork City Council taking part on EU project supporting social enterprise

Cork City Council is spearheading a new year-long EU-funded project focused at better supporting social entrepreneurship.

16 March 2021 

Cork celebrates Lifelong Learning in 2021

Cork Learning City and Cork City Council are delighted to announce that  Lifelong Learning will be celebrated in a new way for 2021 and we want everyone to be ...

12 March 2021 

2021 Cork St Patrick’s Festival Saturday March 13 to Wednesday March 17

Cork St Patrick’s Festival takes place from March 13 to 17 and will celebrate our national festival through word, film, music, projections, video and workshops...