The Cork Society today held the Irish Cancer Society’s annual breakfast for Daffodil Day

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Mr Jim Woulfe, CEO of Dairygold was the keynote speaker. The Cork Society was delighted to have Mr Jim Woulfe, CEO of Dairygold as the keynote speaker this morning. Jim Woulfe is CEO of Dairygold, Ireland’s largest farmer-owned Agri & Dairy Business employing 1,250 people and with a turnover of ...

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CALLS ON THE PEOPLE OF CORK TO SUPPORT NEW €2M STATE-OF-THE-ART RECOVERY CENTRE

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IT’S TIME TO PUT A NEW PLAN IN PLACE FOR THE FUTURE OF CORK RETAIL…

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With so much talk in recent times about the huge changes that have been taking place in retail all over the world, there is no doubt that every part of Cork City and County is also affected by these changes in consumer trends. Cork City as the heart of Cork ...

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Second Boat for Cork City Missing Persons Search and Recovery Group (CCMPSAR)

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The Cork City Missing Persons Search and Recovery (CCMPSAR) voluntary group recently took ownership of a second boat. The 5.8m RIB will be based at the Port of Cork City Marina and is fitted with side scan sonar, which will greatly assist in river searches. CCMPSAR Chairman Edwin O’Sullivan said: ...

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10% GROWTH FOR CORK AIRPORT IN FEBRUARY.

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  Cork Airport’s strong growth continues as Ryanair announces new Katowice route    Cork Airport, Ireland’s fastest growing and most punctual airport, recorded a further 10% increase in passenger numbers in February versus the same month last year. The news comes as Ryanair announced today (March 14) a new twice-weekly ...

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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.