Economic Updates

Irish jobs data show surprising surge in employment in early 2019

21 May 2019

Employment up 3.7% y/y, fastest pace in two years continue reading

Slowing Irish house price inflation; should we (and the IMF) be happy?

17 May 2019

March house price data continue trend slowdown in Irish property price inflation continue reading

Strong March retail sales point to positive rather than panicking Irish consumers

29 April 2019

Retail sales volumes (excluding cars) up exceptional 8.2% y/y in March continue reading

Irish property price inflation eases further

11 April 2019

Irish property price inflation drops to 4.3%, the lowest increase since August 2013 continue reading

Homebuyer Survey Spring 2019

28 March 2019

Strong homebuyer demand is being driven primarily by changes in personal circumstances, with first time buyers increasing in importance. continue reading

Irish economic growth healthy but no longer hot

14 March 2019

GDP growth slows to 3% in Q4 but still reaches 6.7% for 2018 as a whole continue reading

Irish property price inflation slowing on restricted demand, rising supply and return of uncertainty

14 March 2019

January property price twelve month increase of 5.6% slowest increase since June 2016. continue reading

Irish jobs growth slows on softer demand in late 2018

19 February 2019

2.3% y/y increase in employment still healthy but a clear stepdown continue reading

Irish property price inflation slows significantly in November

16 January 2019

Irish property price inflation now at lowest level in two and a half years continue reading

Irish Government finances back in the black but fiscal concerns continue

03 January 2019

Surge in corporation tax receipts  set to result in surplus after 10 years of deficits continue reading

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