ANNOUNCING… ARDÚ A Street Art Initiative celebrating Cork city’s traditions, history, resolution, and art.

Cork City Council Arts Office and Creative Ireland are delighted to support a new art initiative, Ardú, which takes to the streets and alleyways of Cork city throughout October. Ardú arrives with the intention of injecting colour, vibrancy, and life into the city and aims to unite the Leeside community through art, lifting its creative…

Cork City Council issues statement in relation to the Cork Docklands Road Network Scheme

Cork City Council has issued the following statement in relation to the Cork Docklands to City Centre Road Network Scheme: “Any contention that the Lower Lee Flood Relief Scheme is being introduced under the guise of a public realm and sustainable transport project in Cork Docklands is wholly inaccurate. The Cork Docklands to City Centre…

Blackrock Castle, St Peter’s and Nano Nagle Place will bring the Apollo 11 anniversary celebrations to Cork

Apollo fever is taking Cork City by storm as CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory leads celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. RTÉ are broadcasting a live commemorative show from the Cork observatory this Saturday July 20 and the BCO observatory team will bring the space experience to the heart of the city by transforming…

‘Tis the season to shop, dine and entertain in Cork City!

Fiona Lemasney and Jenny Geary do their Christmas Shopping during The Cork City free parking period. Photo: Gerard McCarthy Photography Nothing says Christmas quite like Cork City Centre and in an effort to spread the good word, Cork Business Association and Cork City Council have launched a Christmas shopping marketing campaign to drive footfall into…

Cork City Council welcomes €7.13 million in Government funding for the wider Cork Metropolitan Area under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund

Cork City Council has welcomed €7.13 million in funding from the Government for the wider Cork Metropolitan Area under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF). The URDF was established to support the more compact and sustainable development of Ireland’s five cities and large towns. Lord Mayor, Councillor Mick Finn said: “Cork City is experiencing…

A Journey called Home, poems and stories of the new Corkonians launched in The City Hall

A Journey called Home, poems and stories of the new Corkonians was recently launched in The City Hall. The multilingual anthology includes poems and prose set in Cork City from 62 writers, including translations in 20 languages and photographs. This Cork City Library initiative is in collaboration with Ó Bhéal and is part of Cork City…

Cork Business Association and Cork City Council encourage people to shop in Cork City this Christmas by giving them the gift of free evening weekend parking!

Nothing quite beats the festive atmosphere of shopping and socialising in Cork City, and now there’s another great excuse to head into the centre! The people of Cork are being given the gift of free parking! Cork City Council and the Cork Business Association have launched a free parking initiative that will run after 5pm…

Cork Business Association and Cork City Council launch plans to promote shopping in Cork City

The Cork Business Association (CBA) together with Cork City Council have launched new retail social media channels to promote shopping in Cork City, offering an opportunity for retailers to work collectively to drive footfall to the city centre. The Cork City Shopping channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter will highlight the city’s fantastic range of…

Statement on the We Are Cork branding campaign made by CE, Ann Doherty to Cork City Council

Regarding the recent We Are Cork branding campaign and investment, Cork City Council CE and Chair of the Cork Brand Steering Group, Ann Doherty, said: “The need for Cork to market itself overseas has long been acknowledged – the Cork Area Strategic Plan (CASP) identified the need for effective place marketing of the Cork area…