PRESS RELEASE BALLYMALOE FOODS SCOOPS MAJOR FOOD AWARDS

Yasmin and Maxine Hyde, Ballymaloe Foods Pic Joleen Cronin Ballymaloe Foods has received two awards at this year’s prestigious Great Taste international awards for its Ballymaloe Pepper Relish and Ballymaloe Steak Sauce with Irish Stout.   The Great Taste awards, run by the Guild of Fine Food in the UK, ...
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Stryker opens new 3D printing facility in Cork, creating capacity for 600 new jobs

Stryker (NYSE: SYK), one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, today celebrated the official opening of the high-tech facility at Anngrove with a visit from Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD, the IDA and other local guests. The new 156,000-square-foot development creates capacity for 600 high-tech jobs in the future, and will help ...
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Landmark Circular Economy Act signed into law

The Circular Economy and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2022, which was signed by the President and has become law, underpins Ireland’s shift from a “take-make-waste” linear model to a more sustainable pattern of production and consumption, that retains the value of resources in our economy for as long as possible and ...
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Advice to Irish Consumers on Summer 2022 Holidays and Cancellations

Many Irish consumers will travel for a sun holiday abroad this summer. The travel situation in terms of disruption at present is much different from one year ago, but summer 2022 comes with its own set of problems, including flight cancellations due to airport staff shortages, COVID-19 outbreaks and airline staff ...
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Tánaiste launches Bank of Ireland’s 11 hybrid working hubs, with three new hubs coming for Cork, Galway and Limerick==

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, today visited Ballycoolin in north Dublin to launch the 11 new remote working hubs that have been introduced as part of Bank of Ireland’s new hybrid working model. Three additional hubs are being developed by the Bank in ...
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THE PRESIDENT'S DINNER & THE LIBA AWARDS WINNERS

The Little Island Customer Service Person of the Year 2019

The Little Island Customer Service Person of the Year 2019 is Jason Barry of MSL Cork Mercedes Benz

The Little Island Employee of the Year 2019

The Little Island Employee of the Year 2019 goes to Valerie O’ Callaghan from Centra Little Island

The Little Island Community Project of the Year 2019

The Little Island Community Project of the Year 2019 is The Rainbow Club with it’s founder Karen O’ Mahony

This year, the Judges have decided that there should be two awards in this category to reflect the number of new businesses being established in the area and also to reflect the number of businesses that are offering a unique service in their own businesses to Little Island

The Little Island New Business of the Year 2019

The Little Island New Business of the Year 2019 goes to Smart Training Gym

The Little Island New Business of the Year 2019

The Little Island New Business of the Year 2019 goes to Lennox Hearing Care

The Little Island Area of the Year Award 2019

The Little Island Area of the Year Award 2019 goes to Harbour Point Business Park and Jonathan Aylward of BWG Foods accepted the award

The Little Island Retail Award 2019

The Little Island Retail Award 2019 goes to Centra Little Island

The Little Island Food Services Award 2019

The Little Island Food Services Award 2019 goes to Elm Tree

Little Island Social Media Award 2019

The Little Island Social Media Award 2019 goes to Alpha Wealth

The Little Island Business Ambassador of 2019

The Little Island Business Ambassador of 2019 is Patrick Hogan of Seabox Incorporated and NRG Awareness

The Little Island Business Person of the Year of 2019

The Little Island Business Person of the Year of 2019 is Tom Butler of Apex Fire

The Little Island Small Business of the Year 2019

The Little Island Small Business of the Year 2019 is Living Dreamz and its owners Kieran and Louise Barry

The Little Island SME Company of the Year 2019

Ladies & Gentlemen, The Little Island SME Company of the Year 2019 is Auto Direct

The Little Island Large Company of the Year 2019

The Little Island Large Company of the Year 2019 is Lilly for its Global Business Solutions Centre

The Judges Special Merit Award 2019

The Judges Special Merit Award 2019 goes to Owen Desmond and his Team at Dessies Tyres in Little Island

THE LIBA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2019

The Little Island Lifetime Achievement Awards 2019 goes to Matt Sands, General Manager of Cork Golf Club

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.