Sports, Recreation & Parks Boundary FAQs
Parks and Playgrounds
There is an issue with faulty/ damaged equipment in the playground. Who do I report this to after May 31st 2019?
Park equipment is visually inspected every day and more through weekly and monthly inspections are carried out. However, if you spot an issue ring Cork City Council Customer Services on 021 4924444. You will be given a reference number. After the calls are logged, the equipment is inspected and action prioritised according to need. Out of hours ring the 021 4966512 out of hours/emergency number.
What playgrounds are transferring and will there be a change to opening hours after May 31?
Six playgrounds are transferring to Cork City Council including:
- Regional Park, Ballincollig
- Innishmore Lawn, Ballincollig
There will be no changes to existing opening hours at these parks. Cork City Council will continue to maintain and run all such services and facilities to the same standards as previously.
What sports facilities are transferring after May 31? What difference will it make?
The Cork County Council playing pitches in Ballincollig will be transferring to Cork City Council on May 31. Opening hours will remain the same and if any clubs would like to make contact, they can contact the Environment Directorate via our Customer Services number 021 492 4444. Cork City Council will continue to maintain and run all such services and facilities to the same standards as previously.
What parks and greenways are transferring on May 31? And will opening hours be changing?
Seven parks and open greenways will be transferring to Cork City Council on May 31. These include:
- Regional Park Ballincollig;
- Clogheenmilcon Greenway, Blarney;
- Ballybrack Valley Greenway, Douglas;
- Harbour Greenway, Rochestown;
- Hartys Quay Workout Zone;
- John O’Callaghan Park, Glanmire;
- Waterloo Greenway
Opening hours at the parks will remain as before and any queries in relation to the parks should be made to Cork City Council Customer Services on 021 4924444. Out of hours ring the 021 4966512 out of hours/emergency number.
There are damaged ring buoys/ missing – where can I report this after May 31st 2019?
Cork City Council inspects its ring buoys 7 day a week. If one is damaged or missing, ring Cork City Council Customer Services on: 021 4924444. Your query will be logged and you will be given a reference number. After the call is logged, a foreman will be dispatched.