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    FAQ about the Pedestrianisation of Cork City Centre

    Cork City Centre is a key economic driver for the entire region. The pedestrianisation is part of the long term development plans and a reimagined Cork City. It will help to make the city an attractive destination to use and enjoy for more than shopping alone. The process has unfolded fast last year because of […]
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Rebecca Kerin, Project Manager Atlantia Food Clinical Trials pictured at  Hydro Farm Allotments, Tower. 

Cork based nutrition research company Atlantia Food Clinical Trials Ltd is seeking volunteers to participate in an exciting new study that will investigate the health benefits of broccoli and its potential power to naturally lower blood glucose levels and reduce the risk of diabetes.  Suitable participants will be paid €700 to take part. For more see atlantiaclinicaltrials.com/cork or phone 021 430 7442
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    Prescription Broccoli?

    Could eating concentrated greens be a natural way to lower blood sugar and reduce the risk of diabetes?   Cork food research company seeks participants for new study on the health benefits of broccoli. Get a FREE diabetes test and get paid €700 to take part.  Cork based nutrition research company Atlantia Food Clinical Trials […]
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    Cork International Choral Festival 2021 closes on a high note with hotly contested competition results

    Winners of the 2021 Cork International Choral Festival were announced yesterday evening at the festival’s final online gala concert performance, presented by Berlin based a cappella group ONAIR. The festival which ran from April 28 – May 2nd, was staged online for the first time ever this year and featured 82 choirs (including 48 international […]
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    Upcoming Courses at Cork Local Enterprise Office

    Selling Online – using popular marketplaces   Part 1 – 18/05/21 – 09:00 to 13:00 Part 2 – 20/05/21 – 09:00 to 13:00   Getting your product or service in front of potential customers is key to driving success for any business.  This two-part course aims to give participants the knowledge and skills to know […]


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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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