Irish Economy

Savings Index falls after Budget as level of those who believe government encourages saving drops


Key Highlights: Savings Index Falls 10 points to 115 points after budget Savings Environment Index, asking if government policies encourage...  



Modelling the Medium to Long Term Potential Macroeconomic Impact of Brexit on Ireland


There is almost a complete consensus in the international literature that BREXIT will have a negative effect on the UK...  



Enthusiasm among teachers and principals for potential of ICT to benefit teaching and learning


Schools report a number of barriers to integrating ICT and online resources across classrooms A new report published by the...  



ESRI report examines training provision delivered under the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme


Today (21 October 2016) the ESRI published new research examining training interventions provided in 2014 by the Local and Community...  



Savings Index Rises as Appetite for Saving Increases Ahead of Budget


Key Highlights: Savings Index rises for fourth month Increase led by rise of those who said September was a good...  



Small Drop In Consumer Sentiment Hints At Growing Uncertainty And Unease


Marginal drop in Irish consumer sentiment in September primarily driven by Irish-specific influences rather than global factors Sentiment still reasonably...  



ESRI forecast predicts continued economic growth and falling unemployment


GDP expected to grow by 4.3 per cent in 2016 Forecasts for GDP growth in 2017 revised down to 3.8...  



Oireachtas Committee on Budgetary Oversight meets with ESRI representatives


On 7th September, Alan Barrett, Director of the ESRI, and Kieran McQuinn, Head of the Economic Analysis division of the...  



Rents increase in second quarter of 2016


PRIVATE RENTS ROSE NEARLY 10% ACROSS COUNTRY IN SECOND QUARTER 0F 2016 COMPARED WITH SAME PERIOD IN 2015 DUBLIN RENTS...  



Female labour supply likely to expand over the next five years


Recent trends in female participation in the labour market New research published by the ESRI today (Wednesday 14 September 2016)...  





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