Business Barometer

Over 2,600 company and business start-ups have been recorded so far this month - up 10% on the same period in 2013

Last year saw a return to pre-recession levels for Irish start-ups with 15,617 new companies formed - the highest figure since 2007.

So far this month company start-ups have remained in line with the same period last year with 943 companies formed - this compares to 954 last January.

The most popular industry for company start-ups this month is professional services, which accounts for 23% of new companies formed.

Next on the list are wholesale & retail and construction companies who account for a further 11% and 8% respectively.

There has also been an increase in the number of businesses being set up so far this month with 1,685 having been registered. This is up 17.5% on last January (1,434).

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.



  • 20 Companies

E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

  • 4 Companies


  • 0 Company



The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 274 Companies

New Businesses

  • 415 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 1206 Companies


  • 4 Companies

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 844 Companies

Struck Off

  • 0 Company

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