Tuesday July 14, 2020

Cork 2017: Helping to meet the needs of a modern cosmopolitan city

Cork City Council aims to nurture an inclusive and dynamic space that is a mix of the colloquial and the cosmopolitan, according to Ann Doherty, chief executive of Cork City Council, writes Graham Clifford

18th June, 2017
Ann Doherty, chief executive, Cork City Council, pictured in Cork City Docklands Picture: Clare Keogh

Any visitor to Cork City over the last couple of years can testify to the renewed energy flowing through its streets.

The city by the Lee has always had its own rich cultural identity, but efforts to revitalise the city centre, its parks, public spaces and walkways have assisted economic activity and enlivened this, already unique, hub.

It is a city that’s evolving to meet the needs of an ever-changing population mindful that a thriving...

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