Welcome to the Irish Social Enterprise Network


National Body for Social Enterprises in Ireland

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We run events and networking opportunities throughout the year. We aim to bridge the gap between social enterprises across Ireland.


We aim to point you in the right direction to get your idea off the ground or take your organisation to the next level.


We aim for an Ireland where social enterprises are recognised as being a valuable and necessary part of the economy and society.

Irish Social Enterprise Network

Social Enterprise in Ireland has a home. We are here to help social enterprises, social entrepreneurs and social innovators in getting their idea off the ground and providing the supports to grow. We are here to build a network that will change and impact their social mission as well as foster an entrepreneurial sphere of passionate and groundbreaking models of social change. We are here to:

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  • Be an open and inclusive network for social enterprise social entrepreneurs and social innovators
  • Provide and direct people to supports and training
  • Help shape public policy
  • Provide visibility and a channel for telling the stories of each enterprise, innovator, and entrepreneur
  • A safe space for developing social enterprises, entrepreneurs and innovators


Check out our new resources section for the latest in all of the developments in the sector.

What’s Going On in Socent.ie?

Pro Bono Week Ireland 27-30th November

Pro Bono Week Ireland 27-30th November

A&L Goodbody, Arthur Cox, McCann Fitzgerald, PILA (the Public Interest Law Alliance, a project of the Free Legal Advice Centres) and TrustLaw (Thomson Reuters Foundation) are pleased to invite you to participate in Pro Bono Week Ireland as part of European Pro...

Social Value Ireland Launch

Social Value Ireland Launch

From our colleagues in Social Value Ireland Quality Matters, The Wheel and Whitebarn Consulting are thrilled to be introducing Social Value Ireland – a network of individuals and organisations who are interested in changing the way Irish society accounts for value.  ...

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