Cork City Council Alerting System

Please note: The email and text alert system referenced on this page is provided by a third-party; Pin Point Alerts Ltd, contracted by Cork City Council to provide this service.  You will be presented with the privacy policy and terms and conditions if you choose to register and use the service. You are encouraged to read their privacy notice before visiting the site.

Cork City Alerts is a free email and/or text alert system for residents, businesses and communities in Cork.


What can I be alerted about?

  • Severe weather, flooding and emergency events
  • Water outages
  • A weekly list of road closures and traffic diversions
  • A weekly list of planning applications 


Why is Cork City Alerts helpful?

Texts and emails will help you better prepare for emergencies and will keep you up to date on traffic changes and planning activity in the city.

You can sign up for emergency, traffic and planning activity alerts at multiple locations e.g. near your home, workplace, school, college or where elderly parents live.

Ok. What do I do next?

Register on to receive updates by text or email.


Check out Met Eireann’s Weather Warnings page for the most up-to-date weather alerts while Cork City Council’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram will have the most up-to-date details on local severe weather and flooding risk.