CBA News

Minister Simon Coveney Visits CBA

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD  visits Cork Business Association CBA President, Eoin O’Sullivan pictured with Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD together with CBA Chairman Pat O’Connell, CBA Vice-President Kevin Herlihy, CBA Business & Communications Manager Helen Murphy and CBA Executive Committee Member Aaron Mansworth.   On Friday October 15th, CBA welcomed […]

‘If you go down to Casey’s Furniture today, you’re sure of a big surprise’……..Casey the Bedtime Bear is back!

Casey’s Furniture celebrates 100 years in business by bringing back nostalgic Casey’s Teddy Bear with 100% of proceeds going to children’s charities   Casey’s Furniture, one of Ireland’s oldest and largest retailers, is currently marking 100 years in business and to celebrate they have launched a charity teddy bear. Based on the original Casey’s Bedtime bear […]


Ardú Street Art project made a triumphant return to Cork city for their second edition, bringing some of the country’s most exciting street artists to create thought-provoking, large-scale murals across the cityscape: Friz’s “Goddess Cliodhna” at St Finbarr’s Road, Shane O’Malley’s bold and bright coloured angular shapes and colours on Lower Glanmire Road, Asbestos’ “What […]

Cork Businesses Urged To Turn Digital To Recover Losses

Cork digital marketing agency ePresence is urging local businesses to look to digital solutions and start their Christmas promotions earlier this year to recover losses suffered through the Covid-19 lockdowns. The agency wants to see Cork bounce back by taking advantage of the fact more people are shopping online. Consumer habits have changed massively since […]

Guinness Jazz Festival Line-up Revealed

  THE WAIT IS OVER! FESTIVAL MAGIC IS BACK AS THE GUINNESS CORK JAZZ FESTIVAL LINE-UP IS REVEALVED New York hip-hop legend Yasiin Bey FKA Mos Def makes first-ever Irish appearance Thrilling and eclectic mix of artists unveiled for the October Bank Holiday Weekend   Thursday, 30th Sept: Today, Guinness has announced that tickets are now on […]

CBA Marks Retirement of Barry McPolin

CBA Chairman Pat O’Connell, Board Member Lawrence Owens and Business and Communications Manager, Helen Murphy make a presentation to Chief Superintendent Barry McPolin on the occasion of his retirement from An Garda Siochana.   On the retirement of Cork’s Chief Superintendent Barry McPolin, CBA want to thank him for his support to the Cork business […]


Ardú Street Art project arrived in Cork October 2020 injecting a burst of colour, vibrancy, and life into the city in lockdown. Seven of Ireland’s most respected and renowned street artists were invited to create key city-centre locations, in response to a theme inspired by the 1920 Burning of Cork. Find work by Deirdre Breen […]

Cork City Local Enterprise Office Upcoming Events.

  The following upcoming events may be of interest to our micro/ small enterprise members.   1) Learn about the Acumen Programme This FREE lunchtime webinar will explain the Acumen Programme … how it assists businesses to explore the cross-border market and how it can open up your micro / small business to new customers, […]

CBA Members Take Part in Culture Night 2021

Crawford Art Gallery Free Admission – Family Friendly – Open Until 10pm On Culture Night The Crawford Art Gallery is staying up late! The gallery will remain open from 5pm till 10pm and entry as always is free. Whether you are curious or a dedicated culture vulture, you are warmly invited to view the exhibitions […]

Cork Business Leaders Support Focus Ireland Shine-a-Light

Focus Ireland and Bord Gáis Energy are calling on business leaders, companies, employees and individuals across Cork to sleep out for one night on Friday October 15th – to help raise funds for vital homelessness services. Recent figures from the Department of Housing report that 413 people are currently without a home in Cork. The […]