Over 50 firms nominated for Cork northside awards

More than 50 nominations have been received from across the northside of Cork City for the first Northside For Business Awards.

The list of nominations were announced at a function in the Heineken Brewery and those shortlisted include representatives from the retail, service, hospitality, and other sectors.

Adrienne Rogers, Cork City LEO (Local Enterprise Office) and chair of the Northside For Business Steering Committee said they were delighted to see the extensive interest and nominations for the awards.

“It is a new initiative developed to recognise the variety and quality of the businesses on the northside of Cork and the contribution that they make in the community and the economy here.”

Those nominated are:

  • Retail Category:

    Brakens Bakery, Dinos, Irwin’s Pharmacy Mayfield, JLT Tiles Ltd, K9Cutz, McDonalds, Commons Road, O’Flynn Gourmet Sausages, Unforgettable Flowers;

  • Service Category:

    Complete Calibrations Ltd, Golden Apple Training, Goldstar Telecom Ltd, Holohan Law, Irish Formations, OnTheQT.ie, Roberts Nathan Accountants, Whelan Accountants;

  • Hospitality Category:

    Brackens Bakery, Dinos, McDonalds, Commons Road, O’Flynn Gourmet Sausages, OnTheQt.ie;

  • New Business Award:

    Alfresco Heaters, Efolio, Hennessy Photography, JLT Tiles Ltd, K9Cutz, OnTheQT.ie;

  • Established Business Category:

    ACME Blinds Ltd, B2B Signs Ltd, City View Wheels Ltd, Collins Pumps, Complete Calibrations Ltd, Cork Independent, Cronin Coaches Ltd, Crowley Engineering Ltd, Dinos, Noel Deasy Motors Ltd, Northside Glass Ltd, Southern Pumps Ltd;

  • Family Business Category:

    Bakery Ltd (Bracken Family), City View Wheels Ltd (Murray Family), Cronin Coaches Ltd (Cronin Family, Crowley Engineering Ltd (Crowley Family), Dinos (Food Preparation Ltd) (Cregan Family), Noel Deasy Motors Ltd (Deasy Family), Northside Glass Ltd (Finn Family), Parmac Sprinklers Ltd. (O’Connell Family), Presentation Binding Ltd. (O’Leary Family), Southern Pumps Ltd (Barry Family);

  • Social Enterprise Category:

    Boomerang Project, The ‘Canteen’ Knocknahenny, Churchfield Trust, Cork Environmental Forum, Mayfield Arts, Meitheal Mara.

The awards ceremony will take place in the Ambassador Hotel, Military Hill, on January 28 at 6pm.


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