Irish Economy

Latest ESRI economic forecast expects continued growth in 2016 and 2017


GDP expected to grow at approximately 4.8 per cent in 2016 Initial forecasts for 2017 indicate that GDP will grow...  



ESRI Research Examines Differences in Housing Supply Issues across Ireland


Today, Thursday 10th March, the ESRI launched “Housing Supply and House Price Trends at the County Level”, which examines housing...  



Consumer Sentiment falls in February


The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index decreased from 108.6 in January to 105.8 this month. The 3-month moving average...  



Incentivising Older People to Move House May Lead to Optimal Use of Housing Stock


Today, Tuesday 8th March,  the ESRI published “Housing and Ireland’s Older Population”, a new report investigating if the housing shortage...  



Sentiment increases in first month of 2016


The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased from 103.9 in December to 108.6 this month. The 3-month moving average...  



Dublin Consumer Sentiment ends 2015 on a Stronger Note as Confidence Continues to Improve Outside The Capital.


Dublin Consumer Sentiment recovered solidly in the final quarter reversing a good deal of the weakening reported in the previous...  



Savings Index Down in December


All three main indices declined in December. The Savings Index fell to 104 index points from 116 last month. The...  



Consumer Sentiment Increases in December


Full Report The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased from 103.1 in November to 103.9 this month. The 3-month...  



Latest ESRI forecast predicts strong GDP growth in 2015 to continue into 2016


Economic growth is expected to be strong in 2015 and 2016, with Ireland’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) forecast to grow...  



Nationwide UK / ESRI Savings Index rises in November


The main Savings Index has increased this month. The savings attitude index also increased while the Savings environment index fell...  





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