CBA News

CBA President’s Dinner

  The CBA President’s Dinner and Cork Business of the Year Awards is always a highlight for local businesses. With the easing of restrictions, CBA is delighted to announce that this year’s event will take place in Vienna Woods Hotel on Saturday April 23rd. Top chefs and award-winning producers will again unite to create a […]

New President for CBA

The Cork Business Association held its 65th Annual General Meeting this week at the Metropole Hotel Cork. The event marked the election of Mr Kevin Herlihy of the Herlihy Centra Group as their new President. Kevin’s term will last until February 2024. Kevin is taking over the reins from Eoin O’Sullivan, who had a hugely […]

Cork Business of the Year Awards 2022

  At the launch of the 65th Cork Business of the Year Awards, CBA President Eoin O’Sullivan and Vice-President Kevin Herlihy praised all businesses in Cork for the tenacity, perseverance and resilience they have shown over the past 2 years.  The CBA Awards, which are run in partnership with sponsors JCD, Centra and Peninsula, and […]

Cork Becomes Sustainable Tourism Destination

Cork’s tourism and hospitality industry, which supported an estimated 22,500 jobs in the region before the Covid-19 pandemic, got a welcome boost today as Visit Cork announced their ambitious plans to aid Cork’s tourism recovery and grow visitor numbers in the region. Visit Cork, which is the official tourism body for the Cork region with […]

Tourism Industry Day

Visit Cork to host Tourism Industry Day  Thursday February 10th Visit Cork, the official tourism body for the Cork region, is hosting an in-person briefing for everyone involved in the tourism industry on Thursday 10th February at Fota Island Resort Hotel. The event is to be addressed by An Taoiseach Micheal Martin who will join virtually to offer […]

Age-Friendly Shopping Training

Did you know that Older People (60+) in Ireland account for 50% of Consumer Spend? There are now over 1 Million older people living in Ireland. This number is growing all the time. They like to shop and eat out. They have a higher disposable income. They are loyal customers. They will come back to you again […]

Support #PureLocal Voucher Campaign

Support #PureLocal Voucher Campaign   PureCork has partnered with CBA, Cork Chamber, Cork City Council and Cork County Council with a #PureLocal voucher campaign to encourage everyone to shop local this Christmas and to purchase gift vouchers for your favourite local shops cafes, bars, restaurants, hotels and attractions. There is so much to choose from, […]

Lord Mayor’s Festive Walk

Lord Mayor’s Festive Walk with CBA President Eoin O’Sullivan     On Friday December 3rd, Lord Mayor Cllr. Colm Kelleher and Cork Business Association President Eoin O’Sullivan took a festive walk through Cork city centre, visiting a number of retailers in order to lend support and encouragement ahead of the Christmas season. Both the Lord […]

Golden Rules for Online Shopping

  In the lead up to Christmas and in particular the Black Friday sales promotion period An Garda Síochána are supporting Europol’s online fraud prevention campaign which encourages safe online shopping by customers and provides fraud prevention advice to online retailers / eCommerce businesses. More and more businesses are using the internet as the primary […]