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Children engaged in arts go on to have better ‘academic self-image’ and more positive attitudes to school – landmark Arts Council/ESRI study


School provision leads to increased participation in cultural activities outside school Irish children who participate in artistic and cultural activities...  



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)...  



Irish Consumers A Little Less Nervous In August


Sentiment index recovers  most of July’s post-Brexit fall Increased uncertainty a key issue for sentiment in Ireland and elsewhere Irish...  



School Leadership and Teacher Capacity Key to Improving Outcomes for Students in Special Classes


Developing strong school leadership and teacher capacity is pivotal to improving social and educational outcomes for students in special classes,...  



Savings Index decreases as Irish consumers reflect dissatisfaction with government policy on savings


Key Highlights: The Savings Environment Index, which asks people if they feel it is a good time to save and...  



Irish Consumer Sentiment Softer But Fall In July Not As Large As Feared


Fall in consumer sentiment index in July smaller than declines seen in March or May Modest drop in headline figure...  





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