Welcome to Socent.ie


The Largest and Inclusive Knowledge Network for Social Enterprises in Ireland

Social Enterprise Toolkit


Check out our new Social Enterprise Toolkit for Ireland. Outlining some of the tips in getting your social enterprise started.


Social Enterprises in Construction


We are on the lookout for social enterprises that can make a difference in communities and regeneration projects on the building site and construction projects. Do you know any?

Are you a Social Enterprise?

We are on the lookout for social enterprises, do you meet the following criteria?


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?

Planting a Social Enterprise

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/planting-a-social-enterprise-tickets-50119426554?aff=ebdssbdestsearch   Interested in planting or starting a social enterprise but dont know where to start? Our Planting A Social Enterprise - workshop will help you by providing: - Ideas...

The Good Summit 24th October

What is the Good Summit? www.thegoodsummit.com Taking place in the iconic Trinity College Dublin on 24 October, The Good summit is an event that inspires and fuels the small movements already taking place around the globe. It is a metaphorical raincloud to help...

CRNI Conference 27th September!

The CRNI conference, on the 27th September "Everyday Reuse: Engaging Consumers & Businesses" will explore in a highly interactive way how to change habits to make reuse part of our everyday decision making - at home and in business.  With speakers from across...

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