ConnectLocal: EchoLive's new local business story platform

EchoLive has launched ConnectLocal, an exciting new native story platform for local businesses to talk directly to their target audience

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Looking to promote your business to a deeply committed local audience in Cork? Why not do so with the help of a trusted media partner rooted in Cork life for the past two centuries.

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EchoLive's new ConnectLocal native story platform is the perfect place for you to showcase your business and the people behind it. 

It is your story, told your way in a sponsored partnership with EchoLive.  


Local communities are at the heart of how Cork functions every day, and they are the single great driving force behind everything that EchoLive does.

Connect your business with the lives of the people in your area. Let us help you bring your personal business story to life and give your brand lasting resonance with people in your local community.

In recent times, consumers in Cork have also reaffirmed their preference to shop local across almost every product and service category. During the pandemic, services like delivery and click-and-collect have soared.


Since the onset of the pandemic, our stories guiding consumers towards these services have been among our most popular articles with our rapidly growing online readership. 

Why? People want to connect with other people, and this is as true of business life as it is of community life.


Meet our first ConnectLocal interviewee, Eddie Mullins, owner of Fitzgerald Menswear, one of Cork city's longest-established and most popular fashion retail outlets, located on Patrick Street since 1860. Eddie discusses changing fashion trends and recounts his own career changes.

Trust ConnectLocal to tell your story to the people you want to reach.  To hear more about our offering get in touch today with Sinead on 087 628 3629 or email

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