Ireland: Figures reveal that an average of 107 new companies and businesses were formed each day last month
2,783 companies and businesses were set up in Ireland last month (between the 1st and 26th) – an average of 107 per day.
1,233 of these were companies – a rise of just over 12% on the same period in 2013. Just over 23% of these were in the professional services sector. 93 start-ups chose to operate in the construction sector – an increase of 48% on May 2013.
Dublin remains the most popular location for start-ups in Ireland and this year has accounted for 48% of all new companies formed.