Business Barometer

4,106 new companies & businesses were formed in Ireland between the 1st and 28th October 2015 and 4,350 were set-up in total in a great month for start-ups.

Professional services; wholesale and retail; and social and personal services were the three industry sectors that saw the highest level of new company start-ups. New wholesale and retail start-ups increased by 74% to 240 from 138 in the same period last year; social and personal services start-ups increased by 38% to 171 from 124.

IT and construction companies also received a significant boost in numbers compared to the same period last year, up 36% and 35% respectively.

Dublin, Cork and Limerick were the three most popular centres for new business. Cork start-up numbers grew by 45%, from 139 to 202, while Limerick's were boosted by 66%, from 35 to 58.

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.



  • 24 Companies

E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

  • 3 Companies


  • 0 Company

Meetings of Creditors

30th of October, 2015

29th of October, 2015

28th of October, 2015

27th of October, 2015

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The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 473 Companies

New Businesses

  • 649 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 1195 Companies


  • 4 Companies

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 1111 Companies

Struck Off

  • 0 Company

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