Business Barometer

Over 1,700 company start-ups have been formed in Ireland so far this month - that's the highest July figure we've seen in the last 15 years.

1,732 new companies were formed in Ireland this month - an average of almost 58 per day.

That makes this month the best July for company start-ups since the year 2000 and the third best July in the past 25 years - 1,753 and 2,234 start-ups were formed in July 1997 and 1998 respectively.

Company start-ups this month are up 17% on the same period last year with the professional services sector proving to be the most attractive for new companies. Approximately 23% of new companies this month are operating in that sector.

Other popular industries for start-ups this month include social & personal services and wholesale & retail which account for 11% and 10% of start-ups this month respectively.

Insolvency Notices


The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is up 22% compared to last year
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Our Credit Reports are predicting over 80% of insolvencies at up to 6 months in advance.



  • 15 Companies

E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

  • 7 Companies


  • 3 Companies



The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 327 Companies

New Businesses

  • 474 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 177 Companies


  • 2 Companies

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 159 Companies

Struck Off

  • 0 Company

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