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On a memorable Monday, the 19th of February, the Lord Mayor of Cork City, Cllr Kieran McCarthy, graciously hosted the official launch of the Ballincollig Business Association’s (BBA) new website at his office. It was a day marked by community spirit and a shared vision for growth and prosperity in Ballincollig.


The launch event saw distinguished guests such as Cllr. Garret Kelleher, and Dr. Niall O’Keeffe, Head of Enterprise for Cork City, come together to celebrate a significant milestone for the BBA.

The Lord Mayor himself delivered a poignant address, emphasizing the historical significance of Ballincollig and its development over the years. His speech was not just a history lesson but a narrative of pride and progress, evoking the essence of Cork, its office, and its timeless city charm.

The new website,, stands as a testament to the town’s vibrant community and thriving business landscape. Designed to be a cornerstone for the BBA, it serves as a platform to unite businesses, foster economic growth, and showcase Ballincollig as a premier destination for shopping, business, and leisure in Munster and beyond.


Key features of include currently member directory, showcasing a diverse array of local businesses from finance to fitness, legal to leisure, and everything in between​​. It’s a hub for the latest news, upcoming events, and a gallery celebrating local achievements and milestones​​. The site also details the rich history of Ballincollig, from its medieval castle to its pivotal role in the gunpowder industry, reminding visitors of the town’s unique heritage​​.

The BBA, through its website, extends a warm invitation to local businesses to join its ranks, offering networking opportunities, business development support, marketing, and promotional assistance, all aimed at empowering local enterprises for success​​.

Join us on this journey at and be part of a community that’s working together to build a better future.

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Photography by Darrent Lane