Business Barometer

Our economic recovery continues with figures for the year showing a drop in insolvencies and growth in company start-ups.

Our latest figures, covering the period 1st January - 25th November, show that Irish company insolvencies have dropped by 18% when compared to the same period in 2012. 1,433 companies were declared insolvent this year compared to 1,750 in 2012.

130 insolvencies were recorded this November with 58% of the companies having an address in Dublin.

Company start-ups in Ireland this year are up 9% on the same period in 2012 with over 14,000 new companies formed.

The most popular industry for company start-ups this year is professional services which accounts for 26% of new companies. Wholesale and retail, social and personal services and IT are next on the list accounting for 11.5%, 9% and 8% respectively.

To view our guide to some of the key trends from November and for the year simply click the link below:

Insolvency Notices


The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is up 36% compared to last year
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Our Credit Reports are predicting over 80% of insolvencies at up to 6 months in advance.



  • 21 Companies

E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

  • 10 Companies


  • 0 Company



The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 411 Companies

New Businesses

  • 447 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 868 Companies


  • 4 Companies

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 178 Companies

Struck Off

  • 0 Company

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