Trim Chamber of Commerce
Trim has an excellent infrastructure and transport links with easy access to Dublin and Belfast. Trim offers an excellent opportunity to establish a business adjacent to Ireland’s capital conurbation. Trim is very well positioned geographically to attract investment from many sources including tourism, education, technology and industry. Trim is a main service centre, providing for the town’s population and a large hinterland.
Agriculture is important and also food production including artisan foods, albeit at a small level, is increasing. The EU Veterinary Centre is located at nearby Grange. The accommodation, catering and hotel sectors continue to be significant employers and are well placed to support growth in tourism or other sectors. A modern industrial zone near the town offers adequate provision for the location of new factories.
Trim and it surrounding area has an increasing population with a wide range of skills and experience. We have a flexible educated and skilled workforce. Trim has a young, well educated and highly motivated workforce. The expanding population of Trim ensures the availability of a wide range of qualifications, skills and experience. The close proximity of Meath to Dublin, also allows a business locating in Meath to access the city’s labour pool.
Trim is close to eight of Ireland’s leading third level universities and technical institutes. The National University of Ireland, Maynooth, is less than 30 minutes away and Blanchardstown Institute of Technology less than 40 minutes.
Excellent language skills are available locally. English is the native language but within an hour’s journey it is possible to find speakers of more than 35 different languages from Danish to Ukranian.
Trim boasts an excellent lifestyle option. Trim has a range of excellent services including schools, health and community organisations, library, local authority services and competitively priced housing. Enjoy a better lifestyle with lower housing and living costs than in a city.
Trim has a great community spirit, winning the award of Tidiest Town in Ireland three times, the Entente Florale in 2015. In 2012 Trim was recognised as the top litter free town in the county by the Irish Business against Litter organisation.
There are plenty of opportunities for leisure with all age groups catered for – from the very young to the very old. Trim boasts four golf clubs, swimming pool, an air field as well as many other sports.
Trim is a wonderful place to live and provides a great lifestyle option for families and businesses wishing to re-locate.
Trim has an unrivalled tourism product. Bringing a business event to Trim has never been easier. With three superb hotels and more than 200 bedrooms Trim provides an ideal venue for your conference. Trim castle, the largest Anglo-Norman Castle in Ireland, is the centre piece of the tourism offering.
Trim was recognised by Failte Eireann as one of the top ten tourism towns in Ireland. Trim and the Boyne valley were listed in the top ten places to visit in the world in the BBC History magazine. Trim was the only place in Ireland listed in the top ten places in the world that will change your child’s life by CNN and National Geographic.
President: Patrick Curran
Year founded: 1960
Number of members: 30
Membership fee starting from: €50
Employers in the area include:
Barchester Healthcare, Knightsbridge Village, Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim Castle Hotel, Trimfold, Bru Brewery
Office Address: c/o Noel French 10 Kells Road Trim, County Meath