Who We Are

The principal aim of the Arts Office is to act a central platform for the cultural vitality of Cork City.

The Arts Office sits in the Community, Culture and Placemaking Directorate. 

Cork City Council, and the members of the Arts Office, believe that the existence of a vibrant creative community, along with supporting equality of access to the arts for all Cork citizens, is exceedingly important to the wider “wellbeing” of this city. To do this we work with artists, cultural groups, art facilities and numerous other individuals to ensure access to the Arts for all residents and visitors to Cork City. Further information about what we do, how we do it, what we fund and were you can find us is found throughout the site.  The Arts Office manages Creative Ireland for Cork City Council, and also manages Corporate Events such as St Patrick's Day, Culture Night, and Glow, A Cork Christmas. 

Contact Us

For all queries please ring 021 4924000


Arts OfficerEvents Manager

Michelle Carew

Email: michelle_carew@corkcity.ie

Trish Murphy

Email: trish_murphy@corkcity.ie

Community Arts Co-ordinatorEvents Co-ordinator

Siobhán Clancy

Email: Siobhan_clancy@corkcity.ie

Marcela Whelan Kelly

Email: marcela_whelankelly@corkcity.ie

Clerical OfficerStaff Officer

Michelle Considine

Email: michelle_considine@corkcity.ie

Fiona Browne

Email: fiona_browne@corkcity.ie