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New research examines the realities of being a senior inter-county player


GAA players can spend up to 31 hours per week on their senior inter-county commitments and compromise on other aspects...  



Oireachtas Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight to meet with ESRI researcher


On Wednesday 12 September, ESRI researcher Claire Keane spoke to the Oireachtas Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight. She discussed research using...  



Savings and Investment Index hits highest level since launch


‘Consumers starting to think of Christmas saving instead of summer spending’ Greater satisfaction around amounts saved powers saving sentiment to...  



Global gloom makes Irish consumers more cautious


August confidence drop reverses July gains Decline in Irish consumer sentiment mirrors drop in US and Euro area Brexit and...  



Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action meets with ESRI representatives


ESRI director Alan Barrett and ESRI researchers John Curtis and Kelly de Bruin presented to the Oireachtas Committee on Climate...  



High childcare costs linked to lower employment among mothers


New research published today by the Economic and Social Research Institute and Pobal, has found that mothers who face high...  



Irish consumers struggle to understand PCP car finance


Irish consumers do not understand important aspects of Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) plans, according to new research undertaken by the...  



Non-permanent employment is not an extensive feature of employment in Ireland


The ESRI has found that non-permanent or “contingent” employment has fallen back to pre-recession levels and lies below the EU...  



Bank of Ireland/ESRI Savings and Investment Index: Saving sentiment jumps as Investment sags


Saving sentiment rises as older savers in particular turn more positive on the outlook for returns Lingering global uncertainties weigh...  



Irish consumer sentiment hotter in July


Sentiment recovers to best level since March Sales and holidays boost spending plans as warm weather improves the mood of...  





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