Condé Nast Traveller praises Cork’s pubs, beer gardens, restaurants and riverside ambience Cork has been voted the third friendliest city in the world by Condé Nast Traveller in their August 2018 poll. The City by the Lee fended off competition from rival Irish cities Dublin and Galway to land the third spot, with the travel magazine’s […]
City Hall chief Ann Doherty has urged the public to give the Patrick Street bus priority measures “a fair chance” when they are reintroduced tomorrow. The changes were pulled last April after a few weeks of implementation after uproar from traders, who claimed it caused a decline in footfall. A revamped plan, including a suite […]
Reduced fares and enhanced Park & Ride to mark re-introduction of Patrick St bus priority Bus Éireann and the National Transport Authority (NTA) will introduce new promotional fares tomorrow, August 09th, to mark the re-introduction of bus priority measures in St. Patrick’s Street, Cork. Adults using a Leap Card in the extended Red […]
Bus Prioritisation Cork City Cork will be the fastest growing city in Ireland over the next 20 years. Our metropolitan population is expected to hit half a million, and over the next three years our city centre will see more than 5,000 extra jobs and 1,000 extra hotel beds. Such growth is really exciting for […]
The CBA is there to support businesses of all sizes in Cork in their aspiration for growth. This can be through peer-to-peer networking, business advisory services, or by representing the interests of CBA Members at a strategic level with decision making authorities at a local and National level.
Joining the CBA is a great way to keep up to date with changes in the competitive and regulatory environment, as well as being an opportunity to learn from peers whose experiences may be of benefit to you and your organization
Being part of the CBA provides you with great opportunities to promote your business or organization. Apart from the Networking Events which the CBA run, we also produce a quarterly newsletter in both print and digital form which features a different Member each edition in our Member Spotlight section. To apply to be featured in this section, please send us a message by clicking here
One of the key benefits of CBA Membership is providing all member businesses and organisations with a representative body which can liase with key decision makers in Cork, and who can lobby effectively on behalf of members, providing a much stronger voice than an individual organization could generally hope to achieve.
CBA Networking events take place on a regular basis, in a convivial and accessible environment. These great events range from Breakfast Briefings, to the annual CBA Dinner, to the various Awards Ceremonies such as ‘Cork Business of the Year Awards’, ‘Cork Better Building Awards’, and provide a great opportunity to expand your personal and professional network in the City and beyond.