Business Barometer

Over 7,700 company start-ups formed in the first 4 months of 2018.

Between 1st January and 30th April this year, we have seen the formation of 7,721 new Irish companies - an average of over 64 start-ups per day - a small increase on the same period in 2017 (7,625).

Professional services remains the most popular industry for Irish start-ups with just over one in five (1,633) operating in this sector - these companies would typically be associated with Accounting, Admin, Marketing, Engineering, HR, Investigation, Legal Services etc.

The finance and construction sectors were the second and third most popular industries for start-ups and accounted for 975 and 845 new companies respectively. Social & personal services and wholesale & retail round out the top 5 most popular industries with 789 and 750 start-ups between them.

Approximately 45% of start-ups in the first four months of the year are based in Dublin, with a further 10% in Cork. Galway, Kildare and Meath are next on the list and account for just under 12% of new companies between them.

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Insolvency Notices


The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is up 5% compared to last year
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Our Credit Reports are predicting over 80% of insolvencies at up to 6 months in advance.



E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)


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Meetings of Creditors

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The value of consumer and commercial judgments awarded already this year. This works out as an average value of over €123,000 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

Top Judgments on Consumers

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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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Important Changes

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Strike off & Struck off Companies

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