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Tax relief on pension contributions mainly benefits high-income households


New ESRI analysis finds that high-income households gain the most from tax relief on pension contributions in Ireland, compared with...  



92 per cent of people say Brexit has not affected their savings pattern


Strong recovery in savings attitudes fuels gain in Savings Index – 51 per cent of people were regular savers in...  



Slide in consumer sentiment reflects more cautious Irish consumer


April sentiment slips to weakest level since December Increased global worries about trade wars and oil prices likely played some...  



Health sector workers most likely to be off work due to work-related illness


View the associated publications from this press release and photos from the launch event at the bottom of this page. New...  



New research examines the impact of the 2016 increase in the National Minimum Wage


The 2016 increase in the national minimum wage (NMW) rate did not lead to greater unemployment among minimum wage workers,...  



Bank of Ireland/ESRI Savings and Investment Index falls to lowest level since launch


Overall Index falls back in March with fewer people saving and investing Savings sentiment deteriorating among the over 50s Irish...  



Irish attitudes to diversity highlighted by new study


New research has shown that attitudes to immigration in Ireland became more negative during the recession, and are now lower...  



Signs of spring in March consumer sentiment?


Irish consumer confidence recovers after February dip Expectations for household incomes and spending improve Could this be hinting at the...  



Strong growth set to continue in 2018


In 2017, the Irish economy grew by 7.8 per cent. In 2018, GDP is expected to grow by 4.8 per...  



Brexit price increases could affect poorer households most


A hard Brexit would increase the cost of living for all households in Ireland by 2 per cent to 3.1...  





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