Contractors to begin work next week on the €1.2 million repair and restoration of Cork’s St Patrick’s Bridge

Contractors to begin work next week on the €1.2 million repair and restoration of Cork’s St Patrick’s Bridge

Building and civil engineering contractors, Cumnor Construction are to begin work next week on the €1.2 million repair and rehabilitation of Cork city’s much-loved St. Patrick’s Bridge. An under bridge crane unit – one of three in the country- is already in place and will be used to clean, repoint ...

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Carl D’Alton from Cask wins World Class Irish Bartender of the Year 2018

Carl D’Alton from Cask wins World Class Irish Bartender of the Year 2018

Carl D’Alton from Cask in Cork was announced as the World Class Irish Bartender of the Year 2018 at Sunday night’s Irish Final, which took place in front of a live audience and a stellar line-up of international and local judges at the World Class Bar at Taste of Dublin. ...

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Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) programme

Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) programme

Silvia Lopez of Hola Students and Claire O’Connor of East Cork Cookery School as they graduate the Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) programme, run by SECAD in partnership with Ballyhoura Development in Limerick, Cork Institute of Technology`s Rubicon Centre and Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence. Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN) ...

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Internationally renowned London cocktail bar, Callooh Callay, is popping up in Cork for one night only

Internationally renowned London cocktail bar, Callooh Callay, is popping up in Cork for one night only

Cork is set to come alive this Summer as Cask cocktail bar on MacCurtain Street in the city’s vibrant Victorian Quarter hosts a series of special one-off bar takeovers over the next three months. The first of these events is sponsored by Diageo Reserve and will see globally recognised Callooh ...

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Tickets are now on sale for 41st Guinness Cork Jazz Festival!

Tickets are now on sale for 41st Guinness Cork Jazz Festival!

Tickets are now on sale for the the 2018 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, which takes place over the October Bank Holiday Weekend (October 25 to 29) in Cork City and boasts an exciting line-up of world class jazz greats. The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival line-up features Grammy award-winning Maria Schneider and her orchestra ...

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THE PRESIDENT'S DINNER & THE LIBA AWARDS WINNERS

The Little Island Customer Service Person of the Year 2018

The Little Island Customer Service Person of the Year 2018 is Mike Hopkins from EducoGym

The Little Island Employee of the Year 2018

The Little Island Employee of the Year 2018 goes to Rosarie Higgins of Ballymaloe Foods

The Little Island Community Project of the Year 2018

The Little Island Community Project of the Year 2018 is Leeside AFC

The Little Island New Business of the Year 2018

    The Little Island New Business of the Year 2018 goes to NRG Awareness powered by Seabox Energy

The Little Island Area of the Year Award 2018

The Little Island Area of the Year Award 2018 goes to Euro Business Park and it’s management company Fosbern Management

The Little Island Retail Award 2018

The Little Island Retail Award 2018 goes to Cantillons Spar in Eastgate

The Little Island Food Services Award 2018

The Little Island Food Services Award 2018 goes to Bramley Lodge

Little Island Social Media Award 2018

The Little Island Social Media Award 2018 goes to the Radisson Blu Hotel Team

The Little Island Business Ambassador of 2018

The Little Island Business Ambassador of 2018 is Estelle Power of Irish Door Systems

The Little Island Business Person of the Year of 2018

To recognise the outstanding achievements of one business person in Little Island and area who has demonstrated exceptional ability in their business and proven that their desire to succeed is of great benefit to their business and the community

This year the judges have decided that because of the exceptional calibre of the nominees that two separate awards were justified

The first award is very much about a person and the business and team that they lead and the judges decided that our winner to be recognised this year has assisted Little Island by having chosen this area to base its Ireland South business that now after just 18 months here employs 250 people and continues to grow. Ladies & Gentlemen, The Little Island Business Person of the Year of 2018 is Alan Murphy of Kings Laundry

The second award for The Little Island Business Person of the Year 2018 goes to a man who has been running his highly successful business here for 30 years which has been established in the Environmental Services Sector and provide Total Environmental Solutions nationwide to all sectors of Irish Industry.

The Little Island Business Person of the Year of 2018 is Martin Lehane of Lehane Environmental

The Little Island Small Business of the Year 2018

The Little Island Small Business of the Year 2018 is the accountancy firm AG Associates

The Little Island SME Company of the Year 2018

The Little Island SME Company of the Year 2018 is Dessies Tyres

The Little Island Large Company of the Year 2018

The Little Island Large Company of the Year 2018 is DB Schenker

The Judges Special Merit Award 2018

The Judges Special Merit Award 2018 goes to Lilly for its Global Business Solutions Centre

THE LIBA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2018

The Liba Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 goes to Pat Fenton

THE PRESIDENT'S DINNER & THE LIBA AWARDS GALLERY

Welcome to Little Island Business Association (LIBA) which is the not for profit organisation formed in 2012 to promote and market Little Island locally, nationally and internationally and to provide a platform for businesses in the area to network and do more business. Little Island Business Association will represent the interests of all business sectors who are its members. The President of Little Island Business Association is William Cuddy of Cuddy O’ Leary & Foley Chartered Accountants and the CEO is Michael Mulcahy of No1 Media Group.

There are over 1,000 businesses operating in the Little Island area at present with thousands of employees in Little Island and over 17,000 employees and visitors to Little Island every day. The main aim of the Association is to promote businesses in the area be they large, medium or small as well as encouraging more businesses to invest in our area that will provide more jobs.

FOUNDING PATRONS

LIBA is very grateful to its Founding Patrons for their continued support in assisting in the development of Little Island Business Association and in its strategy to transform the area by creating, developing and implementing initiatives that will make the area a better place to live, work and do business in.