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Production capabilities

J.F. Walsh Packaging offers one of the largest range of paper bag manufacturing capabilities in Ireland. At our factory in Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, we employ over 45 people who all work to bring you the best quality packaging possible! 


As an Irish manufacturer, we completely understand and meet the needs of Irish businesses and can also offer a faster turnaround compared with international competitors. By buying local, you are being better for the environment and saving on transport emissions. 

A One-Stop-Shop for your full range of bags

We offer a full suite of manufacturing capabilities, so you can get all of your paper packaging in one place! 

We offer a full range of sizes: 


Food (Take-away) bags

  • Kraft 5kg packs: 2lb,  3lb , 2Qrt , 3Qrt , 4Qrt, 5Qrt, 6Qrt 8Qrt, 9Qrt,10Qrt
  • Lined 5kg packs: 2lb, 3lb, 2Qrt, 3Qrt, 4Qrt, 6Qrt
  • Greaseproof Bags: 4½ x 5, 4½ x 5½, 5 x 3½, 5 x 4, 5 x 5, 5 x 6, 5¾ x 6, 1lb, 2lb, 3lb
  • Foil Bags: Chicken Portion Bag (Plain/ Printed), Chicken Bag (Standard/Large), Kebab Bag, Baguette


SOS Grab bags

  • 5 x 8.5 x 9.75”
  • 7x11x13’’        
  • 8X13X12”       
  • 10x15x12’’      
  • 10x15x16’’
  • 12x17x16 (4A)
  • 12x19x17”  (4B)

Carrier bags

Paper Tape Handles (external), Plain or Printed on Brown or Bleach Kraft Paper (70gsm):

  • 7x11x9
  • 8x13x10
  • 10x15x12

Twist Handles (internal), Plain or Printed on Brown or Bleach Kraft Paper (100gsm):

  • 255x120x305mm (Size 2)
  • 280x160x305mm (size 2B)
  • 320x120x410mm (size 4A)
  • 320x160x410mm (size 4B)

Min. quantities and lead times

Please note that strict minimum quantities (~5000 bags) apply, and standard lead times are 6-16 weeks from date of artwork approval.