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S.I. No. 428/2008 - City of Cork Local Electoral Areas Order 2008

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 7th November, 2008.

The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 3 and 24 of the Local Government Act 1994 (No. 8 of 1994), hereby orders as follows:

1. This order may be cited as the City of Cork Local Electoral Areas Order 2008.

2. (1) The City of Cork shall be divided into the local electoral areas which are named in the first column of the Schedule to this Order.

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

(3) The number of members of Cork City Council to be elected for each such local electoral area shall be the number set out in the third column of the Schedule to this Order opposite the name of that local electoral area.

3. Every reference in the Schedule to this Order to an electoral division shall be construed as a reference to such area as described in the County Borough of Cork (Wards) Regulations 1970 ( S.I. No. 246 of 1970 ) and therein referred to as a ward.

4. The Cork County Borough Local Electoral Areas Order 1998 ( S.I. No. 299 of 1998 ) is hereby revoked.

SCHEDULE

Name of Local Electoral Area

Description of Local Electoral Area

Number of Members to be elected for each Local Electoral Area

Cork City North-Central

The electoral divisions of Blackpool A, Blackpool B, Commons, Fair Hill A, Farranferris A, Farranferris C, Gurranebraher A, Gurranebraher B, Gurranebraher C, Gurranebraher D, Gurranebraher E, Shandon A, Shandon B, Sunday’s Well B, The Glen A, The Glen B.

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Cork City North-East

The electoral divisions of Mayfield, Montenotte A, Montenotte B, St. Patrick’s A, St. Patrick’s B, St. Patrick’s C, Tivoli A, Tivoli B.

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Cork City North-West

The electoral divisions of Churchfield, Fair Hill B, Fair Hill C, Farranferris B, Knocknaheeny, Shanakiel, Sunday’s Well A.

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Cork City South-Central

The electoral divisions of Ballyphehane A, Ballyphehane B, Centre A, Centre B, City Hall A, Evergreen, Gillabbey A, Greenmount, Pouladuff A, Pouladuff B, South Gate A, South Gate B, The Lough, Togher B, Turner’s Cross A, Turner’s Cross B, Turner’s Cross C, Turner’s Cross D.

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Cork City South-East

The electoral divisions of Ballinlough A, Ballinlough B, Ballinlough C, Browningstown,City Hall B, Knockrea A, Knockrea B, Mahon A, Mahon B, Mahon C, Tramore A, Tramore B, Tramore C.

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Cork City South-West

The electoral divisions of Bishopstown A, Bishopstown B, Bishopstown C, Bishopstown D, Bishopstown E, Gillabbey B, Gillabbey C, Glasheen A, Glasheen B, Glasheen C, Mardyke, Togher A.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

31 October 2008

JOHN GORMLEY.

Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation).

The effect of this Order is to amend the division of the City of Cork into local electoral areas and to fix the number of members of Cork City Council to be elected for each such area.