Press Releases

31 December 2019

Cork City Council takes over rates in new city areas from January 1st

From Jan 1st 2020, Cork City Council becomes the rating authority for businesses operating in the expanded city. 2020 rates will be paid to Cork City Council.

30 December 2019

Cork 2020 Commemorations Fund announced for citywide organisations

Communities and organisations across Cork City will be invited to avail of the Cork 2020 Commemorations Fund to support local commemorative events.

18 October 2019

New Cork City Council Strategic Policy Committees meet at City Hall

Cork City Council’s new Strategic Policy Committees (SPCs) met yesterday for the first time for an information session ahead of their first official meetings.

16 October 2019

One hour free parking offer in Douglas continues

Cork City Council’s Douglas parking promotion, which began in September, remains in place this month. 

11 October 2019

Cork City Council wins two awards for social housing initiatives

Cork City Council has won two awards in the Irish Social Housing Awards for its 'right-sizing' initiative and for work with Clúid on the Leeside Apartments.

4 October 2019

Cork is selected as a leading city in health and wellbeing by UNESCO

Cork has been selected by UNESCO as one of the lead cities in a global network focussing on health and wellbeing in cities.

3 October 2019

Cork City Joint Policing Committee meeting Monday 7th Oct 2019

The next meeting of the Cork City Joint Policing Committee will be held on Monday 7th October 2019 at 2 p.m. in Cork City Hall.

2 October 2019

City Council Severe Weather Assessment Team monitoring Storm Lorenzo

Met Éireann has issued an orange wind warning for Cork as strong south westerly winds are expected from Thursday 3 Oct at 6 p.m. to Friday 4 Oct at 3 a.m.   

27 September 2019

Mary Elmes Bridge officially opened by Lord Mayor

The Mary Elmes bridge, a pedestrian and cycle bridge linking Merchants Quay and St Patrick’s Bridge, was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Cork today. 

26 September 2019

Cork City Council votes not to vary Local Adjustment Factor of LPT

Cork City Council has tonight voted not to vary the Local Adjustment Factor of the Local Property Tax for 2020.