Person: Lawrence Owens
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Wed, 29 Apr, 2020
The Cork Business Association (CBA) says it will use "all resources at its disposal" to ensure that a €100m retail village project does not go ahead in the wider Cork metropolitan area.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
Cork Chamber and the Cork Business Association (CBA) said the various agencies responsible for delivering the Lower Lee flood relief scheme should now “move the scheme forward as a matter of priority”.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2019
Argos says that it is working to minimise the job losses associated with the closure of its store in Cork city centre.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
Traders in Cork city centre have called for “open, clear and honest consultation” before any decisions are made on the location of a supervised drug injection centre.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
Investment in public transport is vital if Cork is to avoid crippling traffic congestion like that in Dublin, the Cork Business Association (CBA) has warned.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
A €1bn Texas-based cybersecurity company, Forcepoint, is to occupy two floors of Cork city centre’s new office block, 85 South Mall, intensifying the 21st-century tech corridor on the southern capital’s most traditional business, banking, commerce and services boulevard.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2018
Traders in Cork City say they hope a supports package worth at least €300,000 will help deliver the vibrant city everyone wants as the St Patrick’s Street car ban looms again.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
A man who dipped his toe in the adventure boat business after beating cancer hopes to create waves with his new Cork Harbour tour-boat venture linking the city to Cobh.
Wed, 30 May, 2018
Talks are underway in a bid to resolve traffic management issues in Cork city in the wake of the St Patrick’s Street afternoon car ban controversy.
Tue, 01 May, 2018
The controversial afternoon car ban on Cork’s main street has been suspended until early August.
Sun, 22 Apr, 2018
The controversial afternoon car ban on Cork's main street has been suspended until August 9.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2018
Park the St Patrick’s St car ban and give us back our city.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
Cork Business Association members have expressed concern about the proposed reduction of a large number of parking spaces in the city centre and the closure of St Patrick’s Street to traffic.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2018
An inner-city community in Cork has called for air quality monitors to assess the impact of the St Patrick’s St car ban on their area.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2018
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
We’ve done our bit — now it’s up to the minister.
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
We’ve done our bit — now it’s up to the minister,.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
Cork Business Association (CBA), which is celebrating 60 years, is calling on members and businesses throughout the city to enter its annual Cork Business of the Year Awards.
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
A free pre-Christmas parking scheme is being introduced in Cork City earlier this year in a bid to boost trade.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Traders in the heart of Cork City have called on city chiefs to pull the plug on noisy buskers, and warned they will consider moving out of the city unless the issue is tackled.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Irish Water have ruled out discounts or refunds for hundreds of business customers affected by a major outage in Cork which left 40,000 people without water.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
Business leaders in Cork have called for a discount in commercial water bills after a burst main forced several businesses to close and left 40,000 people without water.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
The first store in the newly-developed €50m retail and office complex at the old Capitol Cineplex site in Cork opened its doors yesterday — and will inject new life into one of the city centre’s most historic areas, according to leading business figures in the city.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
The number of cars using Cork’s main off-street parking options has plummeted by more than 15,000 since parking charges were hiked.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
Commercial rates are based on an outdated system of “clauses, clichés, and constraints” that need reform, according to the boss of Cork Business Association.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
The two main business groups in Cork have endorsed the OPW’s €140m city flood defence plan.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2017
Our team of reporters talk to people from Cork, Kerry, Waterford and Limerick on how the Bus Éireann strike is having an effect across their cities.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2017
There have been several arrests and drugs detections following a Garda crackdown on antisocial behaviour on one of Cork’s busiest pedestrian streets.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017
Cork’s business community is largely critical what it argues is the late entry to the debate of the Save Our City campaigners, writes
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Cork’s business leaders have criticised opponents of the city’s €140m flood defence plan amid fears that their “last-minute” intervention could delay the largest scheme of its kind in the history of the State.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
Tributes have been paid following the death of one of Cork’s most popular businessmen and charity campaigners after a long and brave battle against cancer.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2017
Developer Owen O’Callaghan has been described as a humble man of integrity and a true gent who support many charities discreetly and charmed all those he met.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
The legacy of the late Owen O’Callaghan can be seen throughout his native Cork and beyond.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
Fri, 18 Nov, 2016
A ban on major road works in the heart of Cork City will come into effect within weeks in a bid to prevent chronic traffic congestion over the festive period.
Sun, 06 Nov, 2016
Hotels, bars and restaurants are enjoying a bumper bank holiday weekend as 40,000 people soak up the feelgood factor in Cork.
Sat, 29 Oct, 2016
Tinkering with Cork City’s traffic network should be conducted sensitively and with caution, a business leader has warned.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2016
Trader in historic part of city says the area still has ‘huge potential’ but ‘is like the land that time forgot’
Wed, 11 May, 2016
A major shopping street in the centre of Cork city has suffered a major blow after Dunnes Stores announced they are to close their store on North Main Street by the end of the month, writes Kelly O’Brien of the Evening Echo.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
The construction of flood defences for one of the most flood-prone zones in Cork city centre is being fast-tracked amid criticism of ongoing delays on the Lower Lee flood relief scheme.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Sat, 23 Jan, 2016
The debate over the future of Cork’s local authorities has escalated to a war of words between two organisations representing businesses in the city.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015