Business Barometer

300 bankruptcy cases have been registered in Ireland so far this year, this is more than 8 times higher than the figure seen in all of 2011.

An average of almost 8 bankruptcy cases per week have been registered in Ireland between 1st January and 19th September 2014 - this compares to just 35 cases in all of 2011 which highlights the impact of the new legislation.

Dublin recorded the highest number of bankruptcies this year with 26% (77), followed by Kildare with 11% (32), Cork at 9% (28) and Wicklow with 7% (22).

The bankruptcy register can be queried through the Judgment search facility in our accounts.

This year has also seen a 12% increase in company start-ups when compared to the same period in 2013. 12,890 new companies have been formed this year with 25% of them operating in the professional services sector. The construction and real estate sectors experienced 36% and 38% increases in start-ups this year compared to last.

Insolvency Notices


The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is up 55% compared to last year
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Our Credit Reports are predicting over 80% of insolvencies at up to 6 months in advance.



  • 37 Companies

E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

  • 5 Companies


  • 0 Company

Meetings of Creditors

25th of September, 2014

22nd of September, 2014

20th of September, 2014

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The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 282 Companies

New Businesses

  • 537 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 725 Companies


  • 2 Companies

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 249 Companies

Struck Off

  • 0 Company

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