History of the Council

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    Official Insignia

    The gold collar of S.S. worn by the Lord Mayors of Cork, is a very fine specimen of Civic insignia, the links of the S.S. joined alternately by links of looped gold and enamelled cinquefoils fifty-on...

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    Coat of Arms

    The Arms of Cork City were officially registered by the Chief Herald on 23rd August 1949

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    The first Charter granted to the City of Cork appears to have been one from Prince John in the year 1185