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Getting help with difficult tasks may be a key to reducing farm accidents


Farming is the occupation with the highest risk of fatalities in Ireland, with a rate nearly ten times the average...  



Growing Popularity of Golf among Older People Balanced by Decline among Younger Adults


A report, commissioned by the Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI) and undertaken by Dr. Pete Lunn and Dr. Elish...  



Sentiment Survey Suggests Conditions Slightly Better But Irish Consumers Aren’t Seeing A Boom


April sentiment reading broadly unchanged from March or level seen a year ago ‘Macro’ worries ease marginally as Brexit/Trump fallout...  



Gender and education: why do girls “do better” than boys?


Professor Emer Smyth delivered a presentation titled Gender and education: why do girls “do better” than boys? as part of...  



Dublin Consumers More Cautious Than Elsewhere In Spite Of Better Sentiment In Early 2017


Rise in confidence reverses only half of the deterioration felt in Dublin in late 2016 Meanwhile, consumer sentiment nears late...  



New products and markets key to export growth


Note: Links to publications launched at this conference are available at the end of this article.  The ESRI will host...  



Irish Consumers Not Quite As Worried In March But Still Feeling Cautious


Slight increase in sentiment in March only partly corrects February’s decline Fewer reporting weaker Household finances the main driver. So,...  



New ESRI research examines the sensitivity of income tax and USC revenues to changes in income


Income tax (including USC) is the largest individual source of tax revenue in Ireland, accounting for over 35 per cent...  



Growth to remain strong in 2017 and 2018


GDP growth forecast at 3.8 per cent in 2017 and 3.6 per cent in 2018 Growth will be driven by...  



Two-pronged approach needed to ensure jobs for all those with a disability who want to work


A new report published by the ESRI today (16 March 2017) finds that people with a disability are less likely...  





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