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The Dundalk Heritage Brewery

DHB is a craft contract services brewery that will help breweries increase their production, package their beer and assist with export.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Ireland
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded April 2013
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Ireland and specifically Dundalk has a long brewing history. The Dundalk Heritage Brewery (DHB) seeks to continue that brewing tradition and help service the burgeoning Irish craft brewing industry. DHB is a contract services company that will assist Irish breweries increase their production, package their beer and assist with export. DHB will market our services to American breweries enabling them to produce their beer closer to the EU market.


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    Jonathan Spielberg
    General Manager

    Jonathan Spielberg is the founder and GM of CWI Drinks, a beer and wine import and distribution company. His 6 years experience working in the Irish drinks industry has helped shape the DHB marketing strategy and business plan. In addition to being the managing director and overseeing the day to day operations at DHB, he will utilise his Irish and American contacts within the drinks industry to promote and sell DHB services in Ireland and abroad.

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    Michael Clancy
    Advisor & Board Member

    Michael Clancy is an Engineering, Sustainability and Asset Care Consultant with FDT. He has particular experience in sourcing specific small scale and bespoke process and packaging installations for the beverage industry. In addition, he is experienced in efficient use of resources such as energy and water. Michael will be on the DHB board as a non-executive director offering industry insight in the brewing and packaging processes.

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    Seamus Lennon
    Master Brewer

    Seamus was formerly the Brewing and Production Manager in Diageo’s Great Northern Brewery Dundalk and has vast experience of brewing a wide range of lagers and ales for the Irish and export markets, including contract brewing and new product introduction. Seamus will be the master brewer at Dundalk Heritage Brewery and will also assist with recruitment and training of more junior brewing and operations staff.

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    Paul Kavanagh
    Packaging Operations

    Paul Kavanagh, former Packaging Manager in Macardles Brewery with responsibility for Canning and Bottling. Paul has consulted on the transfer of packaging from Diageo Dundalk to Belfast and Runcorn (UK) and was Senior Technologist for the installation of the new Baileys facility in Mallusk, Northern Ireland. Paul subsequently worked as Senior Brewer in both Diageo Dublin and Dundalk responsible for the technical aspects of the kegging plants.


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    Nicola Dowling, Joanne Kangley Solicitors Tel: +353 1 691 1100
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    Tony McDonagh, L'Estrange & Co, Chartered Accountants Tel: +353 1 278 0811