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S.I. No. 249/1965 - Cork County Borough Electoral Areas Order, 1965.

S.I. No. 249/1965:

CORK COUNTY BOROUGH ELECTORAL AREAS ORDER, 1965.

CORK COUNTY BOROUGH ELECTORAL AREAS ORDER, 1965.

The Minister for Local Government in exercise of the powers vested in him by section 4 of the Cork City Management (Amendment) Act, 1941 , (No. 5 of 1941) as substituted by section 87 of the Electoral Act, 1963 (No. 19 of 1963), hereby orders as follows:—

1. This Order may be cited as the Cork County Borough Electoral Areas Order, 1965.

2. In this Order " the Borough " means the county borough of Cork.

3. The Borough shall be divided into the electoral areas set out in the first column of the Schedule to this Order.

4. (1) Each such electoral area shall consist of the area described in the second column of the Schedule to this Order opposite the name of such electoral area.

(2) In the Schedule to this Order—

(a) a reference to a line drawn along any bridge, fence, railway, river, street, road, avenue, drive, lane, terrace, quay or walk, shall be construed as a reference to a line drawn along the centre of such bridge, fence, railway, river, street, road, avenue, drive, lane, terrace, quay or walk;

(b) the expression " fence " shall include " wall ";

(c) a reference to the point at which any such bridge, fence, railway, river, street, road, avenue, drive, lane, quay, terrace or walk is said to be intersected by or to join any bridge, fence, railway, river, street, road, avenue, drive, lane, terrace, quay or walk shall be construed as a reference to the point at which a line drawn along the centre of the one would be cut by a line drawn along the centre of the other;

(d) the expression " the Borough boundary " means the boundary of the county borough of Cork at the date of this Order, and the expression " the former Borough boundary " means the boundary of the said county borough immediately before the passing of the Local Government Provisional Order Confirmation Act, 1965 (No. 1 (Private) of 1965);

(e) the expression " Valuation Map " means the map prepared by the Commissioner of Valuation in connection with the 1965 annual revision of valuations.

5. The number of members of the Council of the Borough to be elected for each such electoral area shall be the number set out in the third column of the Schedule to this Order opposite the name of such electoral area.

6. The number of the said members to be elected for each such electoral area who are to be aldermen shall be the number set out in the fourth column of the Schedule to this Order opposite the name of such electoral area.

SCHEDULE

Name of Electoral Area

Description of Electoral Area

Number of Members

Number of those Members who are to be Aldermen

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

North-East

The North Centre Ward, the Centre Five One Ward, the South Centre Ward, and that part of the Borough situatedwithin a line drawn as follows :—

Five

One

Starting at the junction of the Borough boundary with the southern boundary of Lota Beg townland ; thence commencing in a south-westerly direction and proceeding along the last-mentioned boundary to its junction with the former Borough boundary ; thence in a south-easterly direction along the last-mentioned boundary to its juction with the southern boundary of the North-East Ward ; thence commencing in a westerly direction and proceeding along the boundary of the said ward to its junction with Coburg Street ; thence in a north-westerly dirction along Coburg Street and along Leitrim Street with Youghal Old Road ; thence in a westerly direction along Yougal Old Road its juction with Water-

Name of Electoral Area

Description of Electoral Area

Number of Members

Number of those Members who are to be Aldermen

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

course Road ; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along Watercourse Road to its junction with Thomas Davis Street ; thence in a north-easterly direction along Thomas Davis Street and along Dublin Street and Dublin Hill to the intersection of Dublin Hill by the Borough boundary ; thence commencing in a south-easterly direction and proceeding along the Borough boundary to the starting point.

North-Central

The West Ward except the part thereof situated within a line drawn as follows :—

Five

One

Starting at the junction of the former Borough boundary with the northern boundary of the West Ward ; thence commencing in an easterly direciton and proceeding along the said boundary to its intersection by the imaginary north-westerly projection of the eastern boundary fence of Fitzgerald Park ; thence in a south-easterly direction along the said projection and boundary fence and along its imaginary south-easterly projection to its intersection by Mardyke Walk ; thence in a south-westerly direction along Mardyke Walk to its junction with the former Borough boundary ; thence in a north-westerly direction along the said boundary to the starting point :

and that part of the Borough situated within a line drawn as follows :—

Starting at the junction of the southern boundary of the North-West Ward with the western boundary of the North-East Electoral Area ; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the last-mentioned boundary to its junction with Allinett's Lane ; thence in a westerly direction along the said lane to its junction with Gerald Griffin Street ; thence in a south-westerly direction along the said street to its junction with Gerald Griffin Avenue ; thence commencing in a westerly direction and proceeding along the said Avenue to its junction with Fair Hill ; thence in

Name of Electoral Area

Description of Electoral Area

Number of Members

Number of those Members who are to be Aldermen

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

in a north-westerly direction along Fair Hill to its junction with Valley Drive ; thence in a westerly direction along Valley Drive to its junction with Gurranebraher Road ; thence in a south-easterly direction along the said road to its intersection by Templeacre Avenue ; thence commencing in a south-westerly direction and proceeding along Templeacre Avenue to its intersection by the imaginary north-easterly projection of the eastern boundary fence of hereditament No. 29 Templeacre Avenue as shown on the Valuation Map (Sheet 74 VI. c., County Cork) ; thence in a south-westerly direction along the said projection and boundary fence to its junction with the fence which forms the rear boundary of hereditaments numbers 60 to 26b, Mount Eden Road on the said map ; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding in a southerly direction along the last-mentioned boundary fence to its termination at the entrance drive to the Church of the Ascension ; thence in a straight line in a south-westerly direction to the eastern termination of the fence which forms the rear boundary of hereditaments numbers 220a to 270 Cathedral Road as shown on the said map ; thence commencing in a south-westerly direction and proceeding in a westerly direction along the last-mentioned boundary fence to its junction with the north-western boundary fence of hereditaments No. 270 Cathedral Road as shown on the said map ; thence in a south-westerly direction along the last-mentioned boundary fence and along its imaginary south-westerly projection to the intersection of the said projection by Presentation Road ; thence in a southerly direction along Presentation Road to its junction with Cathedral Road ; thence in a westerly direction along Cathedral Road to its junction with Bakers Road ; thence in a south-easterly direction along Bakers Road to its junction with Blarney Street ; thence in an easterly direction along Blarney Street to its junction with the lane connecting Blarney Street with Upper Janemount Terrace ; thence in a southerly direction along

Name of Electoral Area

Description of Electoral Area

Number of Members

Number of those Members who are to be Aldermen

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

the last-mentioned lane to its junction with Upper Janemount Terrace ; thence in an easterly direction along the said terrace to its junction with the lane connecting it with Lower Janemount Terrace ; thence in a southerly direction along the last-mentioned lane to its junction with Lower Janemount Terrace ; thence in a straight line in a south-westerly direction to the fence which forms the boundary between hereditaments numbered 122 and 123, Sunday's Well Road as shown on said map ; thence in a south-easterly direction along the last-mentioned boundary fence to its junction with Sunday's Well Road ; thence in a straight line in a south-westerly direction to the boundary fence between hereditaments numbered 20 and 21, Sunday's Well Road as shown on the said map and on Valuation Map (Sheet 74X. a. County Cork) ; thence in a south-easterly direction along the last-mentioned boundary fence and along its imaginary south-easterly projection to its intersection by the southern boundary of the North-West Ward ; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along the last-mentioned boundary to the starting point.

North-West

That part of the Borough situated within a line drawn as follows :—

Five

One

Starting at the junction of the Borough boundary with the southern boundary of Shanakeel townland in the centre of the River Lee ; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along the said river to its junction with the former Borough boundary ; thence in a north-easterly direction along the southern boundary of the North-West Ward to its junction with the boundary of North-Central Electoral Area ; thence commencing in a north-easterly direction and proceeding along the last-mentioned boundary to its junction with the western boundary of North-East Electoral Area ; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along the last-mentioned boundary to its junction with the Borough boundary ; thence com-

Name of Electoral Area

Description of Electoral Area

Number of Members

Number of those Members who are to be Aldermen

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

mencing in a south-westerly direction and proceeding along the Borough boundary to the starting point.

South-East

That part of the Borough situated within a line drawn as follows :—

Five

One

Starting at the junction of the Borough boundary with the southern boundary of Lota Beg townland ; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along the Borough boundary to its junction with the eastern boundary fence of the former Cork-Bandon railway ; thence commencing in a north-easterly direction and proceeding along the last-mentioned boundary fence to its junction with Old Blackrock Road ; thence in an easterly direction along Old Blackrock Road to its junction with Rockboro Road ; thence in a northerly direction along Rockboro Road to its junction with Gas Works Road ; thence commencing in a northerly direction and proceeding along Gas Works Road to its junction with Albert Street ; thence in a north-westerly direction along Albert Street and along its imaginary north-westerly projection to the intersection of the said projection by the southern boundary of North-East Electoral Area ; thence commencing in a north-easterly direction and proceeding along the last-mentioned boundary to the starting point.

South-Central

That part of the Borough situated within a line drawn as follows :—

Five

One

Starting at the junction of the Borough boundary with the western boundary of South-East Electoral Area ; thence commencing in a north-easterly direction and proceeding along the last-mentioned boundary to its junction with the southern boundary of North-East Electoral Area ; thence commencing in a south-westerly direction and proceeding along the last-mentioned boundary and along the southern boundary of North-Central Electoral Area to its intersection by the imaginary north-easterly projection of Proby's Quay ; thence in a south-westerly direction along the said

Name of Electoral Area

Description of Electoral Area

Number of Members

Number of those Members who are to be Aldermen

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

projection and Quay and continuing in the same direction along St. Finbar's Place to its junction with Dean Street ; thence in a south-easterly direction along Dean Street to its junction with Vicar Street ; thence in a south-easterly direction along Vicar Street to its junction with Barrack Street ; thence in a south-westerly direction along Barrack Street to its junction with Green Street ; thence in a south-westerly direction along Green Street to its junction with St. Patrick's Terrace ; thence in a southerly direction along the said terrace to its junction with Pouladuff Road ; thence in a south-westerly direction along Pouladuff Road to its junction with Nuns Walk ; thence commencing in an easterly direction and proceeding along Nuns Walk to its junction with Reendowney Place ; thence in an easterly direction along Reendowney Place to its junction with Friars Walk ; thence commencing in a southerly direction and proceeding along Friars Walk and Lower Friars Walk and along its imaginary south-easterly projection to the intersection of the said projection by the Borough boundary ; thence in a north-easterly direction along the Borough boundary to the starting point.

South-West

The Borough, except the parts thereof which are comprised in the North-East Electoral Area, the North-Central Electoral Area, the North-West Electoral Area, the South-East Electoral Area and the South-Central Electoral Area.

Six

One

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Local Government this 13th day of December, 1965.

NEIL T. BLANEY,

Minister for Local Government.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

This Order divides the County Borough of Cork into six electoral areas for the purposes of local elections and specifies the number of members of the Council of the Borough to be elected for each area and the number of those members who are to be aldermen.