Business Barometer

New business start-ups remain strong in 2018

So far this year, over 19,000 new company start-ups have been set-up (which is in line with the record levels of new companies formed during the same period last year).

In the first nine months of 2018 we saw that Dublin remained the most popular location for start-ups with over 45% of new companies being formed there, followed by Cork (10%) and Galway (4%).

One in five new companies operate in the professional services sector, with the second and third most popular industries being finance (14%) and social & personal services (11%).

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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.



  • 61 Companies

E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

  • 0 Company


  • 0 Company

Meetings of Creditors

27th of October, 2018

26th of October, 2018

24th of October, 2018

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The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 444 Companies

New Businesses

  • 439 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 862 Companies


  • 3 Companies

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 286 Companies

Struck Off

  • 165 Companies

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