National Business Machines success can’t be copied!

National Business Machines success can’t be copied!

NBM & Xerox partnership grows as NBM announce further expansion and growth with €750,000 investment. Established 34 years ago, National Business Machines (NBM), one of Ireland’s leading providers of workplace solutions, software, services and managed print services, has today announced major expansion plans for their business, which positions them as one ...

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Start-up food companies are being offered the opportunity to trade at Cork’s English Market

Start-up food companies are being offered the opportunity to trade at Cork’s English Market

Cork’s English Market is offering local food-based start-up companies the opportunity to trade in Ireland’s oldest and best food market. The English Market is seeking start-up businesses that will retail products or produce that will complement, rather than duplicate, the market’s current offering. It is particularly keen to hear from ...

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Delivery Board established to drive forward Climate Action Plan

Delivery Board established to drive forward Climate Action Plan

Minister Bruton today announced the establishment of the Climate Action Delivery Board to drive the implementation of the Government’s Climate Action Plan. The Climate Action Plan led by Minister Bruton sets out over 180 actions, together with hundreds of sub-actions, to ensure Ireland is responding to the climate challenge, securing a ...

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LAYA assists The Rainbow Club Cork

LAYA assists The Rainbow Club Cork

Congratulations to the management and staff of LAYA Healthcare Little Island who assisted the Rainbow Club Cork in fundraising for their ‘New Home Appeal’ and presented them with this cheque recently.   ...

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Programmes, funds and supports available for female entrepreneurs

Programmes, funds and supports available for female entrepreneurs

Brought to you by Angela O’Leary of AG Associates Accountants  As a woman in business, there are a number of programmes, funding options and supports that are available to you. No woman is an island in terms of business so you shouldn’t feel alone about where to turn or if ...

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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.