County Hall is celebrating 50 years of service to people of Cork today
The landmark building officially opened on April 16th 1968.
A historic day for Cork County Council and the entire county.
That's according to Mayor of County Cork Cllr Declan Hurley who was speaking at today's celebration of 50 years since the iconic County Hall building was opened to the public.
The landmark building opened with the aim of providing a single place for members of the public to access Council services.
It took three years to construct and was the tallest storied building in Ireland up to 2008.
Speaking to RedFM News at today's celebration, Mayor of the County Cllr Declan Hurley says the building is symbolic of the work of the County Council.
More from Cork
Homelessness in Ireland is a real problem and a deepening crisis
That's according to Focus Ireland who say the crisis is going to get worse until the housing situation is sorted out.
Search continues for missing Cork man in the US
David O'Sullivan from Middleton went missing on April 7th last year.
Mary Lou McDonald is almost as popular as the Taoiseach.
A Behaviour and Attitudes poll in today's Sunday Times brings a big boost for both Sinn Fein and it's new leader.
5,000 new jobs will come on stream in city centre over next 36 months
That's according to the Lord Mayor.
Take care by the water this weekend
There's a word of caution this weekend, as the country heads to the water to celebrate the good weather.
Demand for homeless services is on the rise
That's according to Focus Ireland who has seen a spike in the number of people accessing it's services.