Minister Madigan announces support for development and expansion of Youth Theatre in Ireland

Minister Madigan announces support for development and expansion of Youth Theatre in Ireland

Support from Creative Ireland Programme will see new partnerships and local Youth Theatre groups being established. Josepha Madigan, TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht today announced a pilot initiative by Youth Theatre Ireland to support the roll-out of a new nationwide structure for the development, training and start-up ...

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How To Make Sure You Get Paid

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I’m sure you’ve had an experience of some kind with customers or clients who can’t, won’t or simply don’t pay you. If you talk to any SME, they will have a story of someone not paying them. If they don’t have a story, then it’s one of two things. One, ...

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Transport Infrastructure Ireland issues statement regarding Dunkettle Project

Transport Infrastructure Ireland issues statement regarding Dunkettle Project

The Dunkettle contract entered between TII and Sisk required that the forecast of costs must be agreed prior to proceeding with main construction works. TII and Sisk can confirm that an agreement has not been reached. Both parties remain committed to advancing the project. TII and Sisk have worked together ...

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Cllr. Ken O’ Flynn calls for a contingency plan if the Cork Events Centre does not go ahead

Cllr. Ken O’ Flynn calls for a contingency plan if the Cork Events Centre does not go ahead

Cllr. Ken O’ Flynn has called on the Chief Executive of Cork City Council and the other stakeholders to put an immediate contingency plan in place in the event that the Cork Events Centre does not go ahead. “It is clear to the dogs in the street that this project ...

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Feed Cork to provide free Back-to-School packs to families in Cork

Feed Cork to provide free Back-to-School packs to families in Cork

Feed Cork is partnering again this year with the Department of Social Protection and High Street Books in providing Back-to-School packs for families in need of assistance. Feed Cork’s Director Hamp Sirmans said: “These packs come at a much needed time for Cork families struggling with back-to-school costs. With rising ...

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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.