- Cork City Council
Cork City Council
Comhairle Cathrach Chorcaí
Type Type City Council Leadership Lord Mayor Terry Shannon,
Members 31 Political groups Fine Gael (8)
Labour Party (7)
Fianna Fáil (6)
Sinn Féin (5)
Socialist Party (1)
Workers Party (1)
Elections Last election 5 June 2009 Meeting place Cork City Hall Website corkcity.ie
Cork City Council (Irish: Comhairle Cathrach Chorcaí) is the local authority which is responsible for the city of Cork and its immediate hinterland in Ireland. The Council is responsible for Housing and Community, Roads and Transportation, Urban planning and Development, Amenity and Culture, and Environment. Prior to the enactment of the Local Government Act 2001, it was known as Cork Corporation.
Cork City Council has 31 democratically elected members representing the 6 electoral areas in the City. Elections are held every 5 years.
Councillors by electoral area
This list reflects the order in which councillors were elected on 5 June 2009.
Council members from 2009 election Local Electoral Area Name Party Cork North Central Mick Barry Socialist Party Catherine Clancy Labour Party Patricia Gosch Fine Gael Kenneth O'Flynn Fianna Fáil Thomas Gould Sinn Féin Cork North East John Kelleher Labour Party Dara Murphy† Fine Gael Tim Brosnan Fianna Fáil Ted Tynan Workers' Party Cork North West Dave McCarthy Independent Jonathan O'Brien† Sinn Féin Michael O'Connell Labour Party Tony Fitzgerald Fianna Fáil Cork South Central Lorraine Kingston Labour Party Emmet O'Halloran Fine Gael Sean Martin Fianna Fáil Mick Finn Independent Fiona Kerins Sinn Féin Cork South East Des Cahill Fine Gael Laura McGonigle Fine Gael Denis O'Flynn Labour Party Terry Shannon Fianna Fáil Chris O'Leary ‡ Independent Kieran McCarthy Independent Jim Corr Fine Gael Cork South West John Buttimer Fine Gael Mary Shields Fianna Fáil Michael Ahern Labour Party Brian Bermingham Fine Gael Henry Cremin Sinn Féin Ger Gibbons Labour Party
‡ Joined Sinn Féin in July 2011
Elected to 31st Dáil Electoral area Party Co-optee Dara Murphy Cork North East Fine Gael Joe Kavanagh Jonathan O'Brien Cork North West Sinn Féin Michael Nugent
Local administrative units of IrelandThe councils are listed per NUTS 3 region. Border Region West Region Midlands Region
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Mid-East Region Dublin Region South-East Region
Carlow County Council · Kilkenny County Council · South Tipperary County Council · Waterford City Council · Waterford County Council · Wexford County Council
Cork City Council · Cork County Council · Kerry County Council
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