The extension of the boundary of Cork city took effect from 31 May 2019. The city area has grown greatly in size and the city's population has increased by 85,000.

A number of areas including Ballincollig, Blarney, Douglas, Glanmire, Kerry Pike, Rochestown and Tower now lie within the city's limits.

Short histories of three new city areas (Ballincollig, Blarney and Glanmire) are available in the menu on the left.

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