Economic Updates

Irish GDP growth proves stronger than feared in early 2020

05 June 2020

Q1 data show Irish growth remained positive unlike most other economies continue reading

Irish jobs data emphasise speed and scale of Covid-19 economic collapse

21 May 2020

Numbers at work were growing strongly in early 2020, and then… continue reading

Irish property price inflation steady immediately before coronavirus

17 April 2020

House prices rise 1.1% in February similar to increases through the past six months continue reading

What fiscal policy actions are needed to restrain, restore and return the Irish economy to full health?

01 April 2020

Covid19 crisis makes sharp economic downturn inevitable but aggressive policy action can make it short lived. continue reading

The corona crisis will expose unique US labour market weaknesses

27 March 2020

If these weaknesses are not addressed quickly and with the goal of sustainable and permanent change, they will amplify any economic or financial losses seen in both the current corona crisis and any future crises. continue reading

Irish house price inflation sees a (temporary) Brexit bounce

12 March 2020

Residential property prices increase 1.8% y/y, the fastest increase since August continue reading

Two speed Irish economy likely to slow significantly in 2020

06 March 2020

Irish economy posts strong growth through 2019 continue reading

Slower property price increases and fewer purchases by household buyers in 2019 as structural shifts in Dublin residential market continue

02 March 2020

While activity in the Dublin residential property market increased in 2019, this was due largely to a pick-up in purchases by public sector bodies and institutional buyers. In contrast, purchases by households in the Dublin market fell slightly in 2019, the first an... continue reading

Irish jobs growth stronger than expected in late 2019

18 February 2020

3.5% increase y/y broadly based across regions and sectors but less so across age groups continue reading

Irish house price inflation bottoming out?

15 January 2020

Irish property price inflation edges higher to 1.4% in November from 1.0% in October continue reading

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