Calling Cork Entrepreneurs: Nominations for 25th EY Entrepreneur Of The Year programme now open

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ (EOY) programme celebrates its 25th anniversary in Ireland this year and officially opens its call for nominations today. Entrepreneurs from emerging businesses to established and international groups, across all sectors from Cork, are invited to submit their nominations between now and 28 February 2022. Fermoy’s Brian O’Sullivan, ...
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KEARYS MOTOR GROUP ANNOUNCES GROWTH & SENIOR APPOINTMENTS

Kearys Motor Group is one of Cork’s largest family businesses, with over 400 employees in Cork and Dublin. Kearys represents BMW, Mini, Motorrad, Hyundai, Renault, Dacia and Nissan brands in Cork, Mallow and Midleton as well as its own brand Kearys Carstore in Cork & Dublin and latest venture webuycars.ie. ...
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BALLYMALOE FOODS LAUNCHES LIMITED EDITION COLLABORATION WITH THE DOUGH BROS

Ballymaloe Foods has joined forces with The Dough Bros Wood Fired Pizza to launch a limited edition pizza kit. It is the latest in a series of collaborations between the Cork based company and Irish restaurants and producers.   The Dough Bros is located in Galway and was started by ...
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Upcoming Peninsula Virtual Live Events

Workplace safety: COVID case preparation and management https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4751563008752384011?source=No.1+Media   Key employment law changes employers should look out for in 2022 https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5813712132036643851?source=No.1+Media   Expert guidance on how to pass your Health and Safety Authority inspection https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4010712074088636687?source=No.1+Media ...
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LITTLE ISLAND BUSINESS ASSOCIATION IS RECRUITING A MEMBERSHIP MANAGER

Little Island Business Association is the representative association for the 1,000 businesses based in Cork’s largest business district of Little Island. We are currently recruiting for an office based Membership Manager and the role can be a full time or part time position for the right candidate. If interested and ...
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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.