He called on business leaders to pressure politicians to make housing the top priority for a new government, when it is formed. Both Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Simon Coveney of Fine Gael were in attendance at the event.
The CBA presented the Champion of Cork Award to two prominent business people in Cork — Moss and Will Finn, in recognition of the family’s contribution to the commercial and sporting life of Cork City. Finn’s Corner which was founded in 1878, traded through a civil war, two world wars, and too many recessions to mention. “While sadly they have recently chosen to close their doors and enjoy their retirement, this business will always retain a spot in the heart of every Corkonian and the Corner where it is located will always be known as Finn’s Corner,” the CBA said.