Business Barometer

Over 20,000 Irish company start-ups formed so far this year.

So far this year, we've seen the formation of 20,102 new Irish companies - an average of over 61 start-ups per day - an increase of 6.8% on the same period in 2016 (18,825).

Professional services remains the most popular industry for Irish start-ups with 19.5% (3,919) operating in this sector - these companies would typically be associated with Accounting, Admin, Marketing, Engineering, HR, Investigation, Legal Services etc.

The finance and social & personal sectors were the second and third most popular industries for start-ups and accounted for 3,061 and 2,126 new companies respectively. Construction and wholesale & retail round out the top 5 most popular industries with 1,986 and 1,863 start-ups between them.

Approximately 46% of start-ups in 2017 are based in Dublin with a further 10% in Cork. Galway, Kildare and Meath are next on the list and account for almost 12% of new companies between them.

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Insolvency Notices


The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is down 9% compared to last year
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Our Credit Reports are predicting over 80% of insolvencies at up to 6 months in advance.



The value of consumer and commercial judgments awarded already this year. This works out as an average value of over €113,000 per judgment.
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Judgments Report

4,275 judgments were awarded in 2014. 75% were against consumers and they totalled €293.5m. Commercial judgments accounted for another €40.8m

CRO Filings


The number of Companies that filed their latest Financial Accounts in the last 7 days. View list by Industry or by Area



The number of companies that have closed this week.
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