Cork City Council Minutes Descriptive List

government administration and legislation, particularly for the 1924-1945 period, and are thus of interest to the history of local government in Ireland.

Meetings include minutes of full Council meetings and quarterly/monthly meetings and decisions referred by sub committes such as, those on working class housing, public works, tolls and markets, waterworks, public health, Fitzgeralds Park, law and finance, and later on the general purposes committee, committee of whole Council, estimates meetings, special meetings, sanitary services/environmental committee, finance committee, planning committee, roads/traffic/transportation committee, joint Corporation/County Council committee, and various small sub-committees such as the arts, itinerant, and markets sub committees.

No original full Council minute books have survived for pre-1710 or between Sept. 1732 and July 1901. Volume no.11 (original No.30) covering the period Nov 1906 – Nov 1912 is also missing.

10 of the volumes up to June 1967 include an integrated index which is arranged alphabetically, except for volume nos. 12, and 16. This index has been digitised and is available as a separate finding aid (no digital index to vol. 15 ; available in original index volume format only).

The volumes from 1901 to 1967 are each over 600pp in size.

(Items are normally consulted in Microfilm format)

System of Arrangement Chronological

Appraisal Destruction and Scheduling

Accruals Expected

SUBJECT/EVENT ETC. INDEX : Local Government Cork Corporation Cork City, development of Cork City, local government 1900-1984 Housing Schemes Planning Control and Policy Cork Corporation, Staff Roads and Transportation Politics, local Health functions, local authority

Lord Mayors of Cork Irish Republicanism Freedom of Cork City City Manager, Cork

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