Franchise opportunities in Ireland

Attractiveness of Ireland for the development of franchise business

The most dynamically developing business areas are information technology, telecommunications, textile, food, chemical, health and pharmaceuticals, international and financial services, software production, e-commerce.

Annual turnover of franchise businesses in Republic of Ireland exceeds €2.4 billion.

The Irish franchise industry has created 4,086 operating franchise units and 42,927 full-time equivalent franchise jobs.

Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford are the largest cities so in common they have the most attractive business opportunities for franchise companies.

The types of franchise businesses that exist in Ireland are varied with over half in the service sector and one-third in the retail sector. In terms of the business area in which franchise owners operate, the food and drink industry is the most popular.

When looking at the origin of franchise companies operating in Ireland, the UK has overtaken the US as the dominant player, accounting for over one-third of the market. An interesting finding is that new entrants from other countries such as Australia, Spain and the Far East have established themselves in the Irish franchise market.

The average initial franchise fee for buying a franchise in Ireland is €24,638. The research also shows that the average working capital for setting up a franchise business in Ireland is €21,873 and the total set-up cost is an average €124,330.

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Indicators of Irish Business Market

  • Capital: Dublin

  • Currency: Euro (€)

  • Education Index (2013): 0.887

  • Official languages: Irish, English

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $72,632

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 7.74

  • Population: 4.773 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $345 billion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 17

  • Gini: 30.0

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.923

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List of franchises for sale in Ireland

Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $130,000
Cleanbros franchise
Cleanbros - cleaning сompany franchise Investment from $16,200
Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise Investment from $322,850
RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - Ramen shop franchise Investment from $45,000
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $65,000
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise Investment from $45,000
Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $336,942
al Mamà Bistrot franchise
al Mamà Bistrot - restaurant franchise Investment from $135,000
Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - healthcare coaching franchise Investment from $56,000
DetailCar franchise
DetailCar - waterless carwash franchise Investment from $9,960
Funtopia franchise
Funtopia - family entertainment centers franchise Investment from $629,674
Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - chicken barbecue franchise Investment from $175,980
TUCANO COFFEE franchise
TUCANO COFFEE - coffee shop franchise Investment from $84,600
Prive7 Express franchise
Prive7 Express - beauty salons franchise Investment from $113,000
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