Press Releases

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.

5 August 2020 

Update on Morrison's Island Public Realm & Flood Defence project

Detailed design is now being finalised and it is intended that works will begin on the transformative project in early 2021.

13 July 2020 

MacCurtain Street Public Transport Improvement Scheme announced

The MacCurtain Street Public Transport Improvement Scheme aims to support economic activity and enhance sustainable transport access to the city centre.

7 July 2020 

Lord Mayor reopens Old Cork Waterworks Experience tourist attraction

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Joe Kavanagh has officially reopened the Old Cork Waterworks Experience on the Lee Road.