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In Ireland, social entrepreneurship has always taken a back seat to the pursuit of profit, but this dynamic is slowly changing, writes Margaret Kavanagh.

21st September, 2013

In Ireland, social entrepreneurship has always taken a back seat to the pursuit of profit, but this dynamic is slowly changing. Many Irish businesses are now measuring their successes, not only in profit and return, but also in terms of its social impact for the end-user and the wider community.

Active Retirement Ireland is a community-based network of over 550 local groups that take the key idea of social entrepreneurship seriously. They make their communities better.

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