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 Cork city: plan to move boundaries would bring areas belonging to the Cork County Council under the control of Cork City  Council.

Detailed negotiations will be needed before a deal can be agreed to end a contentious dispute over new boundaries for the Cork City and Cork County Co(...)

A map of the Cork City Council area with areas (in yellow) which Cork County Council proposed to transfer.

The proposed expansion of Cork city as recommended by the Mackinnon report on local government reform in Cork is not a land grab, members of Cork City(...)

The project is located on the site of the former Beamish and Crawford brewery on South Main Street

Developers, BAM are seeking an extra €12 million in public funding to help build a 6,000 seat events centre, Cork City Council was told last night I(...)

The Cork University Hospital helipad is due to be completed and operational by December 2017. Photograph: Joe St Ledger/The Irish Times

The HSE has confirmed that it is to make €1.8 million available for the construction of a helipad at Cork University Hospital (CUH) to facilitate an a(...)

Local authorities have less than a week to decide whether to change the rate of Local Property Tax (LPT) charged to homeowners next year. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Local authorities have less than a week to decide whether to change the rate of Local Property Tax (LPT) charged to homeowners next year. As it stands(...)

Lord Mayor of Cork city, Cllr Chris O’Leary has confirmed that the council plans to write to the Taoiseach to confirm that the council is planning a legal challenge to a proposed merger. Photograph: PA

Cork City Council is to write to Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Tuesday to inform him it is proceeding with a legal challenge against the plan by Minister fo(...)

Lord Mayor of Cork Chris O’Leary: opposes merger of city and county councils. Photograph: Jim Coughlan/PA Wire

Cork City Council is poised to become the first local authority to mount a legal challenge to the Government after councillors agreed in principle t(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork City Council has decided to obtain legal advice on whether it can take an injunction to prevent Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly procee(...)

A councillor has raised objections to the flying of the rainbow LGBT flag over Cork City Hall in the run up to the marriage equality referendum. Cllr (...)

 Patrick Street:  there will be plenty of debate about the  review of the Cork city boundary. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The decision by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly to order a review of the Cork city boundary has been greeted with widespread agreement that c(...)

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