Business Barometer

The latest figures reveal that as signs of an economic recovery gather pace, a number of Irish industries are growing strongly in 2013

Our previous research highlighted the strength of the Agricultural sector in Ireland and this trend has continued this year with 335 start-ups entering the industry and just 72 companies closing down.

This brings the number of companies trading as normal in the sector to 2,880, up almost 13% from the start of 2013.

The IT industry has also been performing strongly this year with 827 companies beginning to trade in that sector.

There are currently 8,943 companies trading normally in the IT sector, this figure is up 10% from the start of the year.

The professional services sector is the largest sector for new companies starting to trade in Ireland this year accounting for approximately 25% of all start-ups recorded.

So far this year the sector has grown from 38,217 companies at the start of this year to 40,647 - an increase of just over 6%.

Insolvency Notices


The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is up 32% compared to last year
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Our Credit Reports are predicting over 80% of insolvencies at up to 6 months in advance.



  • 23 Companies

E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

  • 13 Companies


  • 1 Company

Meetings of Creditors

15th of August, 2013

14th of August, 2013

13th of August, 2013

12th of August, 2013

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The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 251 Companies

New Businesses

  • 592 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 658 Companies


  • 4 Companies

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 156 Companies

Struck Off

  • 0 Company

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