ABOUT SPEIRE

Spéire is a company that delivers a range of high-quality services in the areas of branding, website development and media. Spéire has grown organically and is in its third year of business. We maintain a close relationship with our clients; and it is the centre of our ethos. Our relationship with our clients has helped us to grow and make us what we are today.

Spéire was established by three highly skilled and experienced individuals who all have their unique talents and competences. Through the combination of skillsets of both graphic designers and web developers; Spéire delivers an efficient service.

Stephen Wilson Downey - CEO Speire

STEPHEN WILSON DOWNEY

CEO

stephen@speire.ie

Stephen developed a huge passion for business at a very young age, this was through his active involvement in his family business since he was 5 years old. Stephen has worked in the hospitality industry for 8 years and specialised in the area of food & beverage. Stephen has worked in the Rubicon Centre for two years, here he assisted with supporting the growth and development of 50+ businesses.

Skills:

  • Marketing Strategy
  • Digital/Social Media Strategy
  • Website Management
  • Content Development
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • E-Commerce Strategy
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Planning
  • Business Development
  • Market Research/Analysis

Stephen believes that Ireland will become a key destination to conduct business and is committed to helping each and every business succeed. Also, Stephen holds a BBs in Culinary Arts, a BBs (Hons) in Hospitality Management and a first-class honours MSc in Marketing Practice.

From his experience, Stephen has developed a wealth of skills and expertise in the area of business from his active involvement in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Cork Institute of Technology through securing a Scholarship in the area of entrepreneurship. Here he learned what businesses required and how to help them achieve their goals.

Dave Lyons Graphic Designer Cork

DAVE LYONS

Creative Director

dave@speire.ie

Dave has a very diverse academic background that includes a BA in Economics & Computer Science, a Higher Diploma in Leadership Development and an MSc in Marketing Practice.

Skills:

  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Social Media Content Creation
  • E-commerce Management
  • Branding & Logo Design
  • Website Design
  • Visual Merchandising & Retail Display

Dave has 5 years of experience in marketing, photography and graphic design. Dave has a passion for developing brands for businesses in any industry. Dave is enthusiastic and prides himself in keeping up to date with the latest trends and technology.

Cian Fahy web developer cork

CIAN FAHY

Web Director

cian@speire.ie

Cian has worked in the area of Web Development for 9 years. Cian is qualified in the area of Software Development and possesses advanced knowledge; when it comes to best practice in quality delivery, professional services and customer satisfaction. Cian can be regarded as one of the most talented web developers in Cork.

Skills:

  • E-Commerce Platform Development
  • Cyber Security
  • Website Responsiveness
  • Quality Assurance Testing
  • Custom Multi – Platform Development
  • App Development
  • Social Media Platform Development
  • Code Based Search Engine Optimisation
  • Database Management

Cian places a high value on partnership in design and development in his proven actions with a diverse range of clients. This partnership process is based on co-engagement with clients at all stages of business and web development. In the area of web development, Cian is regarded as a thorough, professional and dedicated to delivering a high-quality service.

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TESTIMONIALS

A logo for Cork City Council
Paul McGuirk
(City Centre Co-Ordinator, Cork City Council)

We used Speire to develop a logo for our Urban October initiative. They  provided a great service, creating a very innovative logo which received very favourable comment from the general public.  I would have no hesitation in using their services again.

A smaller version of Gallaghers Gastro Pub Transparent logo
Noreen Gannon
(Owner & Director, Gallagher's Gastro Pub Cork)

We have worked with Spéire on numerous design projects in 2016 and find they understand the brief and deliver an excellent product on time and without fuss. There is no underestimating the importance of graphic design in business today and luckily Spéire are passionate about the work they do

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Liam Fitzgerald
(New Frontiers Programme Manager; The Rubicon Centre)

As a result of Stephen’s activities, the level of applications for the New Frontiers programme have increased. There has also been a distinct increase in the quality of applicants as a result of our targeting efforts. I would recommend his service to anyone.

The Rubicon Centre's Transparent Logo
Paul Healy
(General Manager Rubicon Centre)

Stephen assisted us with our digital marketing and engagement with students. Stephen has increased the traffic to our website by over 100% and our student referrals are up. Stephen also produced us with a very in-depth strategy on how we could improve our digital operations. I would definitely recommend his expertise.

Fachtna O'Driscoll Solicitors Transparent Logo
Cian Moriarty
(Solicitor)

We at Fachtna O’Driscoll Solicitors asked Speire to carry out a complete redesign and upgrading of our website. The result was a modern, vibrant and professional looking site of which the whole office is proud. The Speire team were prompt professional, knowledgeable and helpful throughout. We couldn’t have asked for more. Great business to work with.