CBA News

Sustainable Christmas Market @ The Imperial Hotel

  There’s a Sustainable Christmas Market at The Imperial this Sunday! Christmas doesn’t have to cost the earth this year!  To celebrate Sustainability Month and their recent Silver Eco-label Award from Green Hospitality, The Imperial Hotel in Cork City is hosting a Sustainable Christmas Market this Sunday 21st November, in partnership with Fifty Shades Greener and Cork […]

Unlock the potential of your mind and body at  Atlantia’s Open Day with celebrity mentalist Keith Barry ~ Public invited to Atlantia Clinical Trials  for free mini health checks and fun brain hacks on Nov 12 ~ Atlantia Clinical Trials in Blackpool Retail Park is hosting an exciting Mind & Body Wellness Open Day with […]

CBA Networking Seminar

  How to Recruit and Retain Staff within the Current Work Safely Protocols   Building a team that works well together and takes your business to new heights takes time and quite a lot of planning. Of course, success doesn’t happen overnight, but when things begin to go well, you’ll want to keep your team […]

Local Enterprise Office Cork City Upcoming Events 

Cork City Local Enterprise office are running a number of events over the next few weeks.   Christmas Visual Merchandising … with London-based Visual Merchandiser, Lara Curry Monday 15/11/21 18:30-20:00 Reawaken your offering, breath life back into your retail space and metaphorically “bring Christmas to life” so you are ready for the new season with […]

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 […]