Business Barometer

Over 10,500 Irish Start-Ups in 2010

The first three Quarters of 2010 has seen the incorporation of over 10,500 brand new Irish companies. This figure is up 5.2% on the figure for the same period in 2009.

That means that, on average, 270 new companies were set up in Ireland every week of 2010. The most common industry choices for these new companies are as follows...

Industry Type Number of Start-Ups % of Total Companies

Real Estate 3,431 32.6%

Wholesale & Retail 1,624 15.4%

Service Activities 1,035 9.8%

Construction 824 7.8%

Hotels & Restaurants 727 6.9%

...these top 5 industries account for almost 73% of the total number of companies that have been set up in the first nine months of 2010.

A account gives you immediate access to the latest details available on all of these Start-Ups as well as to the more established companies in the market.

Insolvency Notices


The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is up 36% 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)

  • 8 Companies


  • 1 Company



The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 351 Companies

New Businesses

  • 251 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 1101 Companies


  • 4 Companies

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 368 Companies

Struck Off

  • 144 Companies

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