Our Social Impact

Our Social Impact

Speedpak Group logoShamrock Rosettes™ is part of the Speedpak Group, an award winning social enterprise that provides innovative solutions to social challenges.

Our Vision is to build our business to provide work opportunities to end long term unemployment. Trading, Training, Transforming. ™

For further information on Speedpak Group and social enterprise, visit http://www.speedpakgroup.com

To continue to make a big social impact we need…

Our Customers

We focus on providing top quality products, service and customer care to the hundreds of customers that we serve through our two commercial businesses.

These operations generate approximately 50% of our income through delivering contracted services and selling products in a competitive marketplace while providing a real commercial working environment for our trainees.

Our customers include Bewleys, Quertee, Zeus, Bunzl, TP Whelehan, RDS Dublin Horse Show, Johnson & Johnson, Clondalkin Pharma, Irish Pony Club, Tullamore Show and the Irish Kennel Club.


Our Investors

Our public investors include the Irish Department of Social Protection and POBAL for whom we are contracted to provide labour market and wage subsidy programmes. The Northside Partnership, who founded Speedpak, contract us to provide specialist training and support.

Speedpak benefits from the generosity of a number of primary investors who provide key financial support and loan finance for specific expenditure and programmes. We work with these companies to form a mutually beneficial relationship whereby they achieve their social ambitions through our impact.

Click here to view information on the Speedpak Work Skills Programme & the Enhanced Skills Programme.

Our investors include JP Morgan Chase Foundation, Allergan, The Arthur Guinness Fund and The Ireland Funds.

Our Supporters

We are a social enterprise that strives through learning and hard work to provide the best outcomes for all stakeholders.

We are very fortunate to have a variety of supporters who have been so inspired by what we do that they have become part of our story.

Examples of the support they provide includes:

  • the provision of expertise, goods and services to us for free or at reduced rates as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitment
  • the purchase of our goods and services as part of their CSR commitment
  • the voluntary provision of over 400 hours per year of advice, guidance and expertise by our Board of Directors

Our Supporters include A&L Goodbody, Fashionflo, Afanite Limited, FP Logue Solicitors, Bank of Ireland, Clann Credo, Miele, Peronima Consulting and Definitive Solutions.

Our Awards

Speedpak Group Awards Ceremony and Report Launch 2015
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Awards Presented To Speedpak Staff
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Speedpak’s Workplace Accreditation Model Highly Commended at AONTAS Star Awards
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Speedpak Wins Ulster Bank Business Achievers ‘Social Entrepreneurship’ Award
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Speedpak Awarded Arthur Guinness Fund
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Our Directors

The activities of the Company are overseen by a highly experienced Board of Directors drawn from commercial business, state services and community organisations.

James Lillis (Chairperson)
Irene Beare (Non-Executive Director)
Adrian Charles (Non-Executive Director)
Bill Hartley (Non-Executive Director)
John McGinley (Non-Executive Director)
Paul Rogers (Non-Executive Director)
Mary McPhillips (Non-Executive Director)
Marian Vickers (Non-Executive Director)