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# cork-city-council - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Building barriers: How plans for the largest flood scheme in Irish history became so divisive Exclusive

Cork controversy throws up major questions about how Ireland approaches flooding relief in the face of growing climate change threat.

# cork-city-council - Friday 29 March, 2019

Tenants spared mass eviction after Cork apartment complex is sold

Clúid Housing and Cork City Council have purchased Leeside Apartments.

# cork-city-council - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Affordable homes to be built on private lands through 'quid pro quo' negotiations

Cork City Council officials will state today most active sector for construction is for student accommodation.

# cork-city-council - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Cork's Shaky Bridge is going to be repaired - but it's still going to be shaky

Phased dismantling of the latticed deck for repair is just one of the methods used to repair the bridge.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'We need to utilise the expertise of over-65s': First details emerge of Joan Freeman's presidential bid

Despite being tipped for a run for the Áras for months, Freeman’s campaign has been muted until now.

# cork-city-council - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# cork-city-council - Monday 9 July, 2018

Cork firefighters to serve strike notice to city council

Members of Cork Fire Service will strike due to the failure by Cork City Council to honour an agreement to pay monies they say are due to them.

# cork-city-council - Monday 14 May, 2018

Cork City Council gives green light to €6m regeneration and flood defence plan

There has been staunch opposition to the proposals.

# cork-city-council - Sunday 29 April, 2018

How do you get a city ready to have an extra 85,000 people in it?

The time is ticking for Cork City Council and Cork County Council to get ready for the city’s expansion.

# cork-city-council - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Environmental concerns raised by locals over dust levels at Cork coal plant

Cork City Council has been investigating the concerns.

# cork-city-council - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'If you must build something there, it has to be world class' - the saga of the €250 million Cork city skyscraper

Should the mooted 40-storey building be constructed on Cork’s docklands it would become Ireland’s tallest structure.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

'It's a big mistake' ... 'It's great news': Cork councillors divided as new city boundary deal agreed

A row about the boundary between the city and the county has been rumbling for months.

# cork-city-council - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'It belongs in the bin': Expanding Cork city has potential to be destructive across rural Ireland say TDs

Rural TDs fear expanding Cork city would set a dangerous precedent in councils across the country.

# cork-city-council - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Cork boundary row rumbles on as locals given chance to have their say

A public consultation will open tomorrow, and run for two months.

# cork-city-council - Monday 4 September, 2017

'The lack of public consultation is deplorable': Local concerns raised as Cork boundary row continues

Cork County Council is to submit a formal boundary alteration proposal to Cork City Council for consideration.

# cork-city-council - Thursday 24 August, 2017

County mayor talks up 'quality of life' as Cork boundary row rumbles on

It’s the latest twist in a row about the boundary between the city and the county.

# cork-city-council - Friday 18 August, 2017

'It's more like a child's scribble on a map': Cork County Mayor furious at plans for city expansion

Councillor Declan Hurley said plans outlined in a government-commissioned report are “simply madness”.

# cork-city-council - Friday 17 February, 2017

A protest group is painting over the names of 'British-sounding' streets in Cork

The Cork Street Names Campaign says it is focused on removing the names of “criminals and aristocrats” from street signs around Cork city.

# cork-city-council - Friday 22 January, 2016

Man found dead in Cork city centre

The man’s body was discovered in a car park in the south of the city early this morning.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

A local councillor has called for the removal of the LGBT pride flag from Cork City Hall

Councillor Terry Shannon says it is not right to be flying a Yes flag but not a No one.

# cork-city-council - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...

…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Cork City Council faces administration if a budget isn't passed within two weeks

It is believed the last time a Budget struggled to be passed was 1991.

# cork-city-council - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

'No tolls': Jack Lynch Tunnel to be outsourced, but it WILL remain free to use

The National Roads Authority is to outsource its running to the same company that operates the tolled Port Tunnel in Dublin.

# cork-city-council - Monday 2 June, 2014

How does your local council spend its money?

A new website gives a breakdown of how much each local authority in Ireland gets and where the money goes.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Fury in Cork as brochure calls Michael Collins a 'langer'

The brochure with the reference to the Irish revolutionary leader has since been withdrawn from circulation.

# cork-city-council - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Cork City Council self-defence training "blown out of all proportion"

Newspaper reports said that the council had planned to spend upwards of €50,000 on mandatory self-defence training for staff after threats, but the council says that is not the case.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Cork backs Traveller ethnicity but they don’t want ‘settled people’s approval’

Ronnie Fay of Pavee Point said that “Traveller ethnicity is a fact” and they don’t need councils like Cork City to be voting on this.

# cork-city-council - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Former Green Party senator Dan Boyle plotting political comeback

Boyle is set to run in the local elections next year.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Cork City Councillor defends protest that disrupted meeting

The meeting was abandoned after household charge protestors unfurled banners and shouted slogans from the public gallery.

# cork-city-council - Monday 28 January, 2013

Cork City Council meeting abandoned after property tax protests Property Tax This post contains videos

Cork City Council meeting abandoned after property tax protests

Lord Mayor John Buttimer said the council’s fortnightly meeting could not continue given the “barracking” of protestors.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Unrest breaks out at Cork City Council meeting

One councillor slammed the disruption of the meeting as ‘tantamount to fascism’, while another congratulated those involved on their protest.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Gay marriage: Cork city council passes landmark motion in support

Transport minister Leo Varadkar has also expressed cautious support for full marriage equality.

# cork-city-council - Monday 27 February, 2012

Retiring council bosses given €1.15 million in gratuity payments

Government figures show that of the 28 county council managers who have retired since 2000, 19 were given gratuity payments.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

12 jobs lost as clamping ends in Cork

The city’s authority is coping with an €11m cut to its annual budget – and clamping contract is one of the things to go.

# cork-city-council - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

From The42 Sporting 'heritage trail' could be on the cards for Cork, says Lord Mayor Future Plans

Sporting 'heritage trail' could be on the cards for Cork, says Lord Mayor

Proposed statues to honour Peter Stringer and Ronan O’Gara could see the creation of a series of sculptures across the city.

# cork-city-council - Friday 11 November, 2011

Cork to get its 'own passport' under plan from FG councillor

The idea has been floated by a Fine Gael councillor in Cork to celebrate the heritage of the rebel county – but the reaction from non-Corkonians has been less than positive…

# cork-city-council - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Council threatens to evict Occupy Cork

But the camp will resist “non-violently and peacefully” according to one of the occupiers.

# cork-city-council - Friday 24 June, 2011

Busy Cork tunnel to close on week nights

The Jack Lynch Tunnel could be closed overnight for up to six months.