Thurles - A perfect place to live and work
Key industry sectors providing employment in the town and its environs include engineering, food, logistics and natural resources. This is complimented by a growing services sector. Thurles hosts a number of medium to large sized industries, most notably Lisheen Mines which is the largest zinc mine in Europe; Liam Carroll Group, a logistics company; Clancy Construction, one of Ireland’s leading construction companies; and another long established food company, Dew Valley.
Already home to these successful industries serving national and international markets, Thurles has also enthusiastically embraced the 21st century Knowledge Age. The state-of-the art Tipperary Technology Park offers potential investors a very attractive base for all types of knowledge driven activities. Most recent companies that have been set up in the Technology Park are Digital Cinema, providing the world’s first countrywide digital movie and advertising distribution network; and Intercall, one of the first pro-active 24/7 call centres in Ireland
On its doorstep is the LIT Tipperary, Ireland’s newest third-level college, which places strong emphasis on technology-oriented courses and systems.
It is not just multinationals and larger indigenous companies that have done well in Thurles, small and medium sized firms also thrive in the town.
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