Welcome to Thurles.ie... Thurles is a vibrant and prosperous town, located in North Tipperary. Thurles is a thriving commercial and business centre and a great place to live, work and visit. Thurles boasts many cultural, and recreational facilities… Enjoy exploring all that Thurles has to offer!
The name Thurles is anglicised from the Irish word Dúrlas Éile, meaning a fort, or more correctly Dúrlas Éile UÍ Fhogartaigh, the strong fort of the O'Fogarty's which was part of the early O'Fogarty stronghold which includes the region of Templemore and Devils Bit. Thurles, the Cathedral town, is surrounded by the Silvermines which are mountains to the north-west and the Slieveardagh Hills to the south-east. The town itself nestles in the heart of the beautiful Suir Valley. The mild climate and the waters of the River Suir have combined to produce some of the finest agricultural land in the world.