Press Releases

21 February 2019

Cork St. Patrick’s Day Parade to take place on Sunday March 17th

Organised by Cork City Council, The Cork St. Patrick’s Festival will take place from March 15th to March 18th 2019.

21 February 2019

Marble bust of Terence MacSwiney acquired by Cork City Council

Cork City Council has acquired two important artefacts of the War of Independence - a marble bust of Terence MacSwiney and a republican silver loving cup.

20 February 2019

Sanctuary Runners celebrate new Cork City Council funded tops

Hundreds of people living in Direct Provision and Irish runners in Cork are running in ‘Sanctuary Runner’ tops funded by Cork City Council’s Social Inclusion U...

20 February 2019

Cork City Council exceeds Rebuilding Ireland housing targets

Cork City Council delivered 461 new homes in its 2018 construction period – exceeding targets set for it by the Department of Housing.

19 February 2019

Lord Mayor Cllr. Mick Finn launches Charity Golf Classic

The ever-popular Lord Mayor’s Charity Golf Classic returns on 20 April and promises to be the sporting event of the season... par none!

13 February 2019

Cork City Libraries leading in plain English and digital services

Cork City Libraries have been honoured with two Plain English Awards by NALA. The Libraries have also received funding for digital services.

13 February 2019

The Lord Mayor of Cork welcomes 11% increase in visitors at Elizabeth Fort

Cork City’s increasingly popular city centre tourism attraction, Elizabeth Fort saw a 11% increase in visitors last year.

6 February 2019

Immigrants encouraged to vote in May elections

Cork City Council is taking‘Shape Your City: Use Your Vote’ initiative to immigrants attending the Cork Migrant Centre at Nano Nagle Place this Friday, Feb 8.

1 February 2019

Cork citizens encouraged to Check the Register

A total of 62,567 voters will see their vote transfer from Cork County Council to Cork City Council in this May’s local elections.

31 January 2019

Cork celebrates Chinese links with Chinese New Year Events

Cork City Council is celebrating Cork’s strong links with China and her sister city Shanghai by sponsoring two free events heralding the New Year of the Pig.