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Bord Gáis Energy Cork City Marathon gets Ready, Steady, CORK for 2010

Severe Weather Conditions

'Cork' reaches Australia in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 09-10

UPDATE ON WATER SUPPLIES IN CORK CITY (17.00hrs Monday 11 January 2010)

Wheelbin & domestic recycling bag collection

Water supplies in Cork city – update @ 11.30am, 12/1/10

Water standpipe locations – update @ 2pm, 12/1/10

IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM CORK CITY COUNCIL WATER SERVICE DEPARTMENT

Cork City Council warns of localised flooding (16.00hrs Tuesday Jan 12th 2010)

Restoration of water supplies– update @ 4.45pm, 12/1/10

City Water Supplies – update 14/1/10 @ 4pm

Cork City Council lifts Boil Water Notice

Restoration of Water Supply (Update 13 January 4.00 p.m.)

Lord Mayor receives Official Car from Ford Ireland

A Christmas Message from the Lord Mayor of Cork

Cork City Council - update on Water Supplies 4pm - Monday, 18th January 2010

President visits Cork

Cork City Council - Christmas Tree Recycling

Affordable Housing Open Day – Glentrasna Avenue/Crescent, Susie’s Field, The Glen – Sunday 14th March, 2010

Lord Mayor & Lady Mayoress invite you to celebrate International Women's Day in City Hall

Free Collection of Household Hazardous Waste on 6th March 2010

St. Patrick’s Day Bank Holiday - arrangements for Cork City Council offices and facilities

Refuse Collection Charges 2010 - special early payment offer

Cycling Baby Panda and Clucking Chickens take to the streets for fun-filled Cork St. Patrick’s Festival Celebrations

Ard Sionnach Affordable Housing Open Day on 21st March 2010

St. Patrick's Day - Public Holiday 2010 - Waste Collection Arrangements

Cork City Council to ‘switch off’ for Earth Hour 2010

Special Event Licence for St. Patrick's Festival Food Fair

City of Cork Symphony Orchestra Concert

Easter Public Holiday Weekend 2010 - waste collection arrangements (including household dry recycables)

Lord Mayor Welcomes representatives of Cork City FORAS co-op to City Hall

The Lord Mayor of Cork's Volunteer Fair

JUNE PUBLIC HOLIDAY WEEKEND 2010 WASTE COLLECTION ARRANGEMENTS

The Darren Swanton Memorial Rallysprint Launch

Blackpool Library opens

Cork sets sail for home in Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race

Cork City Council promotes alternative family events on Bonfire Night

ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR THE ARRIVAL OF THE CLIPPER ROUND THE WORLD YACHT RACE

Eighth place for Cork in return to Clipper 09-10

Clipper Fleet bid farewell to Kinsale as festival moves to Cork City

Cork prepares to welcome Clipper fleet with festivals in Kinsale and Cork Port

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Lady Mayoress Coffee MorningThe Lady  Mayoress’ Coffee morning, in aid of Marymount Hospice, will take place on Thursday September 16th 2010 in the Millennium Hall, City Hall, Cork from 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

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Cork prepares for the return of its footballers after All-Ireland Football Finals

Tonight's event will be streamed live on the Irish Examiner www.examiner.ie and Cork City Council  www.corkcity.ie/corkhomecoming/ websites.


Cork to come alive after dark during Cork Culture Night 2010

As night falls on Friday, 24th September next, over 60 art and culture venues across Cork will fling open their doors to over 20,000 people for a night of high drama, behind-the-scenes tours and rare performances not to be missed, all part of Cork Culture Night 2010.


Brazilian Ambassador visit

American genealogist Megan Smolenyak visit to Lord Mayor

Fionnbara Bantry Longboat participates in Seafair Haven Festival

Lord Mayor Hosts Benhaffaf Family in City Hall

Water quality improvement measures in the Lough

Official launch the City of Cork Symphony Orchestra Concert in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Charities.

Cork City Council announces competition for proposed design of Marina Park, Cork Docklands

Bord Gáis Energy Cork City Marathon takes a new turn for 2010

Lady Mayoress presents cheques to International Women’s Day charity concert beneficiaries

Cork City Council and 'Cheeky Cherubs' celebrate Excellence Award

Cork city listed as one of the top ten tourist cities to visit globally by Yahoo China

LORD MAYOR’S MIDSUMMER CHARITIES GALA BALL 2010 LAUNCHED

French Ambassador visits City Hall

President Mary McAleese launches Aloys Fleischmann Centenary Celebration in City Hall, Cork – 22.1.10

'Cork’ to return to the Clipper Race

Launch of two new libraries in Cork

LeisureWorld Cork listed 1 of top 3 Companies in Ireland for Learning, Development and Progression.

Lord Mayor’s Volunteer Week 2010

Angels - Beacons Of Hope

Launch of Public Consultation on the Flood Risk Management Plan for the Lee Catchment Area

Launch of International Women’s Day Charity Concert

Free collection of hazardous household waste at Blackpool Shopping Centre

ICA Delegation visits City Hall to commemorate Centenary

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Bike Flea Market on Sunday 3rd October

As part of the European Trendy Travel initiative Cork City Council Traffic Division are organising a Bike Flea Market in the Unitarian Church, Princes Street, Cork on Sunday 3rd October 2010.


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New Look for Website

Following a major redevelopment project, the new look City Council website goes live on Friday, September 3rd, 2010.


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Retirement of Joe Gavin, Cork City Manager.

Joe Gavin, Cork City Manager, retired on 31st August 2010 after 10 years in the post.  Mr. Gavin spent 45 years in various positions in the public service.


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Tidal Flood alert for Cork City   A tidal surge & strong south easterly winds are predicted this evening (Friday October 8th)  and tomorrow (Saturday October 9th). These factors combined will increase the tide levels over the natural tide levels.

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Official opening of major housing refurbishment projects

On Monday October 11th Lord Major of Cork, Cllr. Michael O’ Connell , together with the Minister for Housing & Local Services, Michael Finneran  T.D. and Cork's City Manager Tim Lucey presided at the official opening of the three major refiurbishment/regeneration projects in the Northside of Cork city.


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City Council Website Short-listed for National Award

Following its re-launch on September 3rd  last, the City Council’s revamped web-site was short-listed for a 2010 Irish Web Award in the “Best Government and Council Website” Category.


Lord Mayor opens Book of Condolences for volunteers killed in Israeli storming of Aid vessel

Contract signed for public areas of Cork Docklands

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Lord Mayor hosts Civic Reception to mark Cllr. Dave McCarthy’s 25 years service as a City Councillor

First elected in 1985  representing the city’s North West Ward, Cllr. McCarthy was the last councillor elected as an Alderman in that ward.


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Huge crowd greets returning Cork Senior Football All-Ireland Champions

On  Monday September 20th Cork welcomed home its victorious Senior Football team to the city centre to a crowd estimated to be in excess of 45,000 people.


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National Recreation Week 29th October / 4th November 2010 Cork City Events listing To promote the importance of recreation, particularly for young people, Cork City Council and partners, in association with the Office of the Minister of Children have organised a number of events, for 10 - 21 year olds, starting 30th October 2010.

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Lord Mayor’s Send-off for Community Games Children

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Michael O'Connell, gave a rousing send off for children from Cork participating as the Cork Community Games Team before their trip to Athlone for the National Finals.


Launch of 'Fleischmann, Family and Friends'

Pfizer Cycle for Chernobyl from Cork to Galway

Knocknaheeny Water Tower Lights Up

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Christmas lights turned on in Cork city centre The Christmas lights were turned on in Cork city centre by the Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Michael O’Connell on Friday last, November 12th accompanied by the Lady Mayoress and business leaders Conor Healy of Cork Chamber and  Donal Healy of the Cork Business Association.

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Cork City Council Cold Weather Alert Update

Cork City Council's Crisis Management Team met again this morning ( Monday November 29th) to review the situation in relation to the condition of the city's roads and water supply. More....


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Cork City Council Cold Weather Alert

In light of the ongoing cold weather conditions Cork City Council urges all citizens to observe the following advice in coping with the prevailing conditions:


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Cork City Council adverse weather update and advice Friday December 3 2010                   Cork City Council is making salt/grit available to residents associations from this afternoon. More...

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Cork City Council adverse weather update and advice Thursday December 2 2010

  Cork City Council continues to work to ensure the safety of roads and footpaths for traffic and pedestrians in the city. More..


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Cork City Council severe weather update and salting programme Wed 1st December.

In light of the continuing cold weather Cork City Council has been working to ensure the safety of roads and footpaths for traffic and pedestrians in the city. More....


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Delays to waste collection services        Cork City Council’s waste collection services are experiencing some disruption due to the present adverse weather conditions. More..

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Cold Weather Salting Routes 1st Dec 2010

Cork City Council has defined salting routes (shown below) which prioritise main traffic routes, bus routes and other areas such as those adjacent to hospitals and schools.  Footpaths and bridges are also salted especially in the city centre in areas of greatest pedestrian movement.


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Cork City Council adverse weather update and advice Monday December 6th 2010

Cork City Council continues to work to ensure the safety of roads and footpaths for traffic and pedestrians in the city.


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Cork City Council welcomes shoppers to the city for traditional December 8th holidayCity Hall has today issued a warm welcome to seasonal shoppers in advance of what is traditionally one of the year’s busiest trading days. More..

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Cork City Council adverse weather update and advice Tuesday December 7th 2010  Cork City Council continues to advise caution to motorists and pedestrians and advises on action in relation to leaks and pipe breakages. More... 

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National Accessibility Week

The Local Authority National Accessibility Week 29th November to 3rd December 2010 has been organised to coincide with this international day of People with Disability.


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Cork City Council advises continued caution in weather conditions                                          As temperatures begin to rise Cork City Council advises householders and businesses to continue to exercise caution in anticipation of a return to low temperatures. More...

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Cork City Council to recruit additional Graduates under the Fás Work Placement Programme.    Since  the introduction of the Fás Work Placement Programme   in June 2010, Cork City Council has recruited and is giving valuable work experience in relevant fields to 17 qualified Graduates.  More…..

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Domestic Waste Collection cancelled Monday December 20th

Cork City Council wishes to advise its domestic waste collection customers that due to the present inclement weather conditions no collections of wheelbins or branded recycling bags is taking place today Monday 20th December 2010.


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Cork City Council adverse weather update and advice Tuesday December 21st 2010As temperatures are predicted to remain below freezing over the coming days, Cork City Council continues to work to ensure the safety of roads and footpaths for traffic and pedestrians in the city. More...

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Cork City Council adverse weather update and advice Friday December 17th 2010   As temperatures are predicted to fall over the coming weekend, Cork City Council continues to work to ensure the safety of roads and footpaths for traffic and pedestrians in the city. More...

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Weather conditions affecting domestic waste collection    Cork City Council wishes to advise its domestic waste collection customers that the present inclement weather is affecting the collection of waste. More...

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Domestic waste collection-new dates for refuse not collected on Dec 20 and 21 Cork City Council wishes to advise its domestic  waste collection customers of the arrangements for collections that were not completed due to the adverse weather conditions on Monday 20th December 2010 and Tuesday 21st December 2010.


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Cork City Council adverse weather update and advice Wednesday December 22nd 2010As temperatures are predicted to remain below freezing over the coming days, Cork City Council continues to work to ensure the safety of roads and footpaths for traffic and pedestrians in the city.

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Enjoy A Festive Cork Christmas Celebration on the Grand Parade

Experience the festive season as A Cork Christmas Celebration on the Grand Parade, the most loved free festival organised by Cork City Council in association with Bord Gáis Energy, returns to Cork for its third year. More.....


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Update on Water Supplies in Cork city Wednesday 29th December 2010 12.00 p.m.Latest information on water supply and standpipe locations. More...

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Update on Water Supplies in Cork City. Tuesday 28th December 2010 1.30 p.m.

Location Map of night restrictions of water supplies. More....


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Update on Water Supplies in Cork City. 28th December 2010 12.30 p.m.

There will be continued disruption to water supplies in the city over the coming days.  Demand for water remains very high across the City network due to the level of leaks arising.  More...


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Update on Water Supplies in Cork City. 27th December 2010 2.00 p.m.

In order to assist householders with supply difficulties, stand pipes are being set up in the following areas: Boreenamanna Road (east of the junction of Wallace Avenue), Deerpark, Commons Road (Blackpool Church), Old Youghal Road (By Collins Barracks) and Old Youghal Road (by Glenamoy Lawn). Stand pipes will be operational from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today (27th December 2010) and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow (28th December 2010).   Customers experiencing problems can call us on 4966512 (24 hours a day). More....


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Cork City Council reports huge rise in water demand across the city. 27th December 2010. 11.00 a.m.

Following the recent severe weather, Cork City Council is experiencing a huge rise in water demand on its water distribution network.  The City Council is appealing to owners and occupiers of vacant premises, including shops, offices, factories, schools, apartments and flats to check their properties and to turn off the water supply immediately in the event of leaks.  Customers experiencing problems can call us on 4966512. More...


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Cork City Council adverse weather update and advice Thursday December 23rd 2010         Staff from Cork City Council Water Directorate are currently working to restore water in the Douglas Road area following a burst pipe on the Douglas Road overnight. It is  hoped that this work will be completed by lunchtime and water restored to all homes affected. More latest information and advice......


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Cork City Council continues to make grit available to members of the public                         Cork City Council is continuing to make grit available free of charge to members of the public. More

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Cork City Council advice to public December 17th 2010

  Cork City Council advises you continue to follow best practice in the prevailing conditions and ask that you check on elderly or infirm neighbours who may be affected by the conditions..


Lord Mayor 2010

Christmas Message from Cllr. Michael O’ Connell, Lord Mayor of Cork I would like to take this opportunity to wish the people of Cork and those visiting our wonderful city at this time, for however long, a happy, holy and safe Christmas. More...


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Update on Water Supplies in Cork City Thursday 30th December 2010 Cork City Council would like to thank members of the public who have carried out work on their properties to repair or minimize water leaks over the past few days. This work has had a positive impact on water supply in the city. More...

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Domestic Waste Collection Update      Cork City Council wishes to advise its domestic  waste collection customers of revised arrangements for collections that cannot be  completed due to the adverse weather conditions. More...

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Night Time Water Restrictions Lifted in Cork City Wednesday 05th January 2011

The City Council is happy to announce an end to night time restrictions for water supplies.


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Christmas Tree Recycling

Cork City Council will provide facilities for the acceptance of Christmas trees for recycling in Cork City.


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Update on Water Supplies in Cork City Friday 31st December 2010  Cork City Council is happy to report significant progress in the restoration of the water supply in the city. There has been a reduction of over 50 per cent in the areas that experienced restricted water supply. More....

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Discounted parking initiative to help shoppers in the run up to Christmas   Cork City Council is delighted to announce a special discounted parking initiative to help shoppers in the run up to Christmas. The initiative includes  a 50%  reduction in cost for the ParkMagic pay- by- phone system  on specified dates and extended opening hours at the City Council's Park and Ride facility at Black Ash. More.....

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Road Named After Legendary Bowler Mick Barry

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Michael O’Connell, hosted a reception on Wednesday, 15th December 2010 at 12.30 p.m. in the Council Chamber, City Hall to mark the official naming of Mick Barry Road.


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Lord Mayor hosts Civic Reception to honour retiring Commodore Frank Lynch   On Wednesday, December 15th the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Michael O Connell hosted a Civic Reception in the Council Chamber, City Hall, Cork to honour Commodore Frank Lynch, Flag Officer Commanding, Irish Naval Service who is to stand down on Friday December 17th from this role..

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On Saturday, 11 December 2010, the 90th anniversary of the burning of the Carnegie Library and of 90th Anniversary Procession from former site of Cork's Carnegie Library to City Library on Grand Parade

Grand Parade Christmas

Cork’s Christmas Celebration on the Grand Parade named Festival of the Year  Cork’s Christmas Celebration on the Grand Parade was named Festival of the Year by Chamber Ireland’s Local Government Excellence Awards held recently in Dublin . More.....

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Minutes of 1920 Corporation Meetings

The Lord Mayor reads extracts from Corporation meetings from 1920, at the meeting of Cork City Council held on November 8th, 2010….. 


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Lord Mayor Opens Exhibition “Cork 1920 – Enduring The Most.”

On Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 the Lord Mayor formally opened the exhibition: “Cork 1920 – Enduring The Most.”….


Launch of eCars Charge Points in Cork

Launch of eCars Charge Points in Cork

On Monday October 18th Cllr. Michael O'Connell, Lord Mayor of Cork and Jerry O'Sullivan, Managing Director ESB Networks launched Cork's first ESB Charge Point on Cork's South Mall


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New City Manager takes Office

Cork's new City Manager, Tim Lucey, began his term of Office on Wednesday September 1st 2010.


Cork City Council Attraction is first accredited ECO centre in Ireland

€750 million Planning application- Marina Commercial Park Statement from Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Michael O’Connell

Cork City elects New Lord Mayor

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Severe Weather Advice and information

In the event of an exceptional severe weather event, Cork City Council has prepared useful tips, advice and information to enable housholders and the business community to minimise risk and ensure they are prepared for eventualities. More....