Irish Economy

Irish Consumer Confidence Remains on Positive Trend


Sentiment improves in March after February decline The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased in March to 97.8 from...  



Latest ESRI Forecast Predicts Strong GNP Growth in 2015 and 2016


GNP expected to grow at approximately 4 per cent per annum in 2015 Initial forecasts for 2016 indicate that the...  



Savings Index Declines as Positive Feeling Towards Government Policy on Saving Fades


More than half of consumers dissatisfied with the amount they save The Nationwide UK (Ireland) / ESRI Savings Index, which...  



Consumer Sentiment Falls in February


Irish consumers a little more cautious in February The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index decreased in February to 96.1...  



Savings Index Maintains Momentum in January


The Nationwide UK (Ireland) / ESRI Savings Index, which measures overall sentiment towards saving in Ireland, increased in January to...  



Consumer Sentiment Improves Again in January


The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased in January to 101.1 from 90.5 in December. The 3-month moving average...  



Savings Index at its Highest Level Since September 2014


The Nationwide UK (Ireland) / ESRI Savings Index, which measures overall sentiment towards saving, increased to 107 in December, up...  



Consumer Sentiment Improves in December


The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased in December to 90.5 compared to 85.3 in November. The 3-month moving...  



Strong Growth Expected to Continue into 2015


Unemployment set to fall below 10 per cent for first time since 2008



Rate of Private Sector Rent Rises Moderated in Dublin Third Quarter of 2014 while Outside of Dublin it Increased


  DUBLIN RENTS INCREASED BY 9.5% IN THE PAST YEAR. MONTHLY RENTS NATIONALLY NOW 17% BELOW 2007 PEAK. Although private...  





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