Press Releases

12 October 2020 

Cork City Council nominates community groups for Pride of Place awards

Cork City Council is once again delighted to link with Co-operation Ireland in nominating six communities, groups and organisations for the 2020 IPB Pride of P...

1 October 2020 

Cork and Innova Foster partners share learnings at final workshop

Cork City Council took part in the final partner workshop for Innova Foster, an EU project focused on leveraging growth opportunities for high-potential SMEs.

25 September 2020 

Cork City Council votes to increase Local Property Tax by 7.5%

Cork City Council tonight voted to increase the Local Adjustment Factor (LAF) of Local Property Tax in Cork City by 7.5%. 

25 September 2020 

Permanent Pedestrianisation of Cork City's Re-Imagined Streets

Cork City Council is seeking to permanently pedestrianise 17 of Cork city’s streets to support social distancing and its vision for a city of sustainable urban...

11 September 2020 

Cork City Council & LEO set up winterproofing fund for al fresco dining

Cork City Council and its Local Enterprise Office have set up a fund to support businesses who availed of outdoor seating licences as the winter approaches.

9 September 2020 

Cork City Council seeks 'parklet partners' for 10 new city parklets

Following the success of the parklet on Douglas Street, Cork City Council is seeking to provide up to 10 more parklets in the city centre and wider city.

7 September 2020 

Lord Mayor Welcomes third Purple Flag Award for Cork City Centre

Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh, has welcomed the news that Cork City has been officially awarded the prestigious Purple Flag for 2020.

1 September 2020 

Cork City Council & FAI's Soccer on the Green series comes to a close

As children prepare to return to school, Cork City Council’s hugely successful series Soccer on the Green has drawn to a close.

26 August 2020 

New artwork on Grand Parade celebrates Cork's post punk scene

New artwork on Grand Parade pays homage to Corks vibrant post punk music scene 40 years ago.

20 August 2020 

Severe Weather Update 20th August 2020

Overnight Cork City Council crews attended 40 emergency callouts relating to fallen trees and debris.