Thurles Chamber Enterprise Centre (TCEC) was funded by Thurles Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Ireland, Technological Institute of the Shannon (TUS), Local Enterprise Office Tipperary (LEO), Tipperary County Council and Thurles Town Council. TCEC has been in operation since 2012.
Enabling startups and scaleups to succeed, corporates to innovate, and the Irish entrepreneurial ecosystem to thrive.
Our centres offer affordable space to our entrepreneurs, so your ideas can flourish, and relationships evolve supporting a culture of creativity, innovation, and professionalism.
Our high quality, professional workspaces enable start-ups to thrive with 24/7 secure access to a full range of office and research facilities with resources in a vibrant entrepreneurial community.
Or if you’ve already outgrown your office space, we can help with graduation add on spaces.
Equally if office space is not a requirement for your start-up, virtual membership is also available enabling you to tap into all the other resources available from TUS's Innovation & Enterprise Community.

What We Do


Desk Space, Virtual Membership, Fixed desk & Private Office

Business Support

Support & Training programmes specifically designed to guide and support your business journey

Access to Research, Development & Talent

Our team will support your ideas and we have support and access to Research, Development & Talent


TCEC provides business development services to clients via meeting space, virtual membership, one-to-one meetings and business plan reviews

Meeting Space

Meet at TCEC, for members, clients and the general public

Supports & Programmes

Entrepreneur Programmes, Mentoring Programmes, Educational Programmes & Support

Our Mission

Our mission is to deliver a unique business environment that stimulates innovation, research, commercialization, internationalization and entrepreneurship.


In terms of helping businesses that have started and grown from there but also in second siting which is becoming more and more important where businesses may be based in Limerick or other places are siting some of their workers in Thurles because it allows people to work closer to home.

Seamus Hanafin

The Careers & Employability Service at TUS works directly with companies and organisations that wish to recruit TUS graduates or to arrange valuable work placements. Both outward facing teams are a key part of TUS’s commitment to ensuring our academic programmes are aligned with sectoral needs and support the socio-economic development of the region.

Seamus Hoyne

I have a passion for innovation, design & technology and helping entrepreneurs through the most important stages of their startup journey or supporting business leaders and their teams through their innovation and business improvement journeys. TCEC is one of the centres that can help you on your journey of Innovation & Enterprise.

Gillian Barry


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