Are you a new start up or setting up a new company? If so setting up a company is the first and important step. Getting the company set up quickly but more importantly correctly will ensure you are on the right step to running your new business.

We are experienced chartered secretaries and have all the experience you need to ensure you avoid any pitfalls in setting up your company so they do not cause you any issues in the future. Our company pack will give you everything you need to start trading, set up a bank account and register for tax.

If you need information on how to form a company? Want to set up a Limited Company but not sure what that really means?

Don’t worry if you don’t know where to start, forming a company couldn’t be easier. To register a company first simply choose from one the Company Types below, then just fill out the order form. If you’d like us to check if your company name is available send us an email.

If you’re not sure which company type would best suit, just give us a call on 059-91-86776, or send us an email we’d be happy to help!

What are the main points to consider when setting up a company?

Company Type

For a detailed guide click here for more information

  • Private Company Limited By Shares (LTD)
    • Most common trading company type
  • Designated Activity Company (DAC)
    • Used for a specific purpose or a regulated company
  • Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG)
    • Not for profit, charitable or property management companies
  • Unlimited Company (UC)
    • Companies looking to get an exemption from filing financial statements
  • Public Limited Company (PLC)
    • Large trading companies

Company Name

A simple yet important task is choosing a company name! CRO have strict rules regarding choosing a company name, The name has to be sufficiently distinguishing from a company that has already been registered or if a company has been dissolved the name is not available for 20 years. Click here for more information or drop us an email and we can check the name might be available. The name cannot be guaranteed until CRO have registered the company and issued the Certificate of Incorporation.

Company Activities

Every company will be carrying out one or a number of different activities. An LTD company will have the capacity of a natural person so it can carry out a wide range of activities. All other company types must be set up for a specific purpose and this must be set out in the company constitution. We will need to know what activities the company intends to carry out so we can choose an appropriate NACE code for the A1 form that will be submitted to the Companies Registration Office.


The directors are the people who have legal responsibility for the company. An LTD company only requires one director all other company types must have 2 directors. A charitable company must have 3 independent non related directors. If there is only one director the company must have a separate company secretary. For more information on company directors click here

Company Secretary

Every company is required to have a company secretary. As mentioned above if the company only have one director it must have a separate company secretary. Otherwise the secretary maybe one of the directors. A company secretary can be a company. The company secretary has less legal obligations than a director so if you could act as company secretary instead of acting as a director if someone will not have an active role in the company. For more information on company secretary click here

Shareholders / Members

Every company is required to have one member. If the company has share capital LTD,DAC,UC, PLC) the members are the shareholders in the company. The shareholders own the company so it is important to consider who is holding the shares in the company and the number of shares that will be issued to the shareholders. A company can have different share classes with different rights. For more information on shareholders and members click here

Registered Office

Every company is required to have a registered office address. It must be a physical location in the State where legal documents can be delivered and certain documents must be kept at the registered office such as the statutory register and the minute book of the company. For more information on shareholders and members click here.

Online Company Order Form

We like to make things as easy for you as possible when you or your clients are busy setting up a new company. Simply complete the order form online so we can get things done quickly and correctly, and you’ll get a full company pack to get you started.


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