Who we are

Founded in 1992, Thesaurus Software is an Irish company based in Duleek, Co. Meath. With over 30 years’ industry experience we are committed to providing easy-to-use, accessible and cutting edge software solutions, supported by excellent customer service to SMEs across Ireland and the UK.

Today, we create and support a range of innovative software products, including payroll, book-keeping and HR solutions. Our products are; Thesaurus Payroll Manager, Thesaurus Accounts, BrightPay, BrightPay Connect and Bright Contracts.

Having started out with just two staff members we’ve grown considerably. Currently we have over 90 staff in the Thesaurus family servicing over 320,000 employers (and counting) across Ireland and the UK.

We are a passionate team who strive on the excitement and challenge of continuous growth, improvement and development. Our plans for the future are big!

Our Team

Being a number one provider means hiring great staff. We are a team of passionate, highly talented and super friendly individuals.

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Award-Winning Payroll
& HR Software Provider

99% Customer
Satisfaction Rating

320,000+ employers
across Ireland and the UK

No. 1 Payroll Software
Provider in Ireland

5 Star Rating
on Software Advice

Thesaurus Software
Company News


Thesaurus Software's Charity Walking Challenge

Thesaurus Software's Charity Walking Challenge

The staff at Thesaurus Software embarked on a walking challenge in June with the target of collectively walking 5,000 kilometres during the month, raising valuable funds for our corporate charity partner, CARI, while also promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.

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International Women’s Day 2021

Celebrating Pride Month at Thesaurus

As a company we wanted to recognise Pride 2021 and use the opportunity to promote awareness, educate ourselves and most importantly celebrate Pride. Find out more about our Pride celebrations and read what some of our LGBT colleagues say about their experiences in the workplace. 

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Earth Day at thesaurus Software

How Thesaurus Software celebrated Earth Day 2021

Our dedicated Green Team have been working on coming up with creative ways to make the company's operations more environmentally friendly. In our first campaign to raise awareness, we celebrated Earth Day 2021 with a number of activities planned throughout the week.

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