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ESRI will reopen Monday 5th


The ESRI will be open for business on Monday 5th. Due to system issues, the telephone system may be out...  



ESRI closed due to weather conditions


Due to weather conditions, the ESRI will close early today 28 February. The ESRI will remain closed on Thursday 1...  



Tax breaks can have an unintended negative impact on the environment


A new ESRI study examines the environmental effects of 142 existing and potential fiscal measures including reduced tax rates, tax...  



Significant appetite from consumers to save more and spend less in 2018


Bank of Ireland Savings and Investments Index shows marked contrast between Attitudes and Environment indices in January Saving more and...  



Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health


On Wednesday 14 February, ESRI researchers Maev-Ann Wren and Conor Keegan spoke to the Joint Committee on Health. They discussed key...  



Irish consumer sentiment hits seventeen year high


Stronger confidence reading partly reflects robust Irish economy Easing in household financial strains also suggested Strong ‘seasonal’ element to jump...  



First study of its kind finds a strong link between radon exposure and lung cancer diagnosis in Ireland


Living in an area with a high level of radon exposure increases the risk of lung cancer diagnosis, according to...  



Ireland’s deprivation gap is large and increased over time


Specific interventions needed to support lone parents and adults with a disability A new study found there is a significant...  



Tax reform increased the number of married women in employment


Budget 2000 introduced a radical reform of the tax treatment of Irish couples which was anticipated to increase the labour...  



Development of second-tier cities key to sustainable economic growth


Policies should aim to rebalance growth by encouraging regional development led by a small number of large urban centres outside...  





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