Cork Centra stores are a shining example at 2019 Centra Quality Awards

Cork Centra stores are a shining example at 2019 Centra Quality Awards

Celebrations in Cork as 59 Centra stores recognised for excellence in areas of hygiene and food safety. There were celebrations all round for 59 Centra stores in Cork, as they were recently recognised for excellence in the fields of hygiene and food safety within their businesses, and graciously accepted distinguished ...

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Louis Copeland & Sons return to Cork with new store opening

Louis Copeland & Sons return to Cork with new store opening

Louis Copeland & Sons, experts in smart casual clothing and suiting and one of Ireland’s most well-known luxury menswear retail brands, is investing in a Cork store. The fashion retailer is opening its doors this September and will be based over two floors, between Academy Street and French Church Street ...

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BlackBee Group launches €250m fund to create Ireland’s largest residential care home group

BlackBee Group launches €250m fund to create Ireland’s largest residential care home group

New brand, Aperee is set to be Ireland’s largest residential care home group. BlackBee Group has today launched a new healthcare investment fund, which will result in the creation of Ireland’s largest residential care group. The fund will initially seek to raise €250m to invest in the acquisition and development ...

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NRG Store launches new features app as sales ramp up

NRG Store launches new features app as sales ramp up

New professional service to support builders also announced as store formally launched. NRG Store – the first on-line sales portal in Ireland for the construction and plumbing sectors – has launched a new app to make purchasing even easier for consumers, business and construction professionals. Billed as the “Amazon for ...

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Cobh named as one of the world’s top cruise destinations

Cobh named as one of the world’s top cruise destinations

Cruise Critic awards the highest-rated cruise destinations in 18 cruise regions across the globe in its annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards 2019. Cruise Critic, the world’s leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community, has announced the winners of its fourth annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards, naming the world’s most ...

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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.