Irish Economy

Latest ESRI Forecast Predicts Strong GDP Growth in 2015 and 2016


GDP expected to grow at approximately 6 per cent in 2015 Forecasts for 2016 indicate that the economy will grow...  



New Research Note examines Changes in Inflation Rates across Income Groups


New research published today (Tuesday, 29th September 2015) by researchers at the ESRI considers how inflation rates have changed across...  



New Research Note examines FDI and the availability of Dublin Office Space


A Research Note, published today (Thursday, 24 September 2015), examines the take up of space in the Dublin office market...  



Savings Index Decreases in July


Consumers unhappy with the amount they are saving The Nationwide UK (Ireland) / ESRI Savings Index, which measures overall sentiment...  



Irish Consumers a Little More Nervous in July


The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index decreased from 102.8 in June to 99.7 this month. The 3-month moving average...  



Savings Index Decreases by 7 Points in June


The Nationwide UK (Ireland) / ESRI Savings Index, which measures overall sentiment towards saving, decreased to 116 in June, from...  



Irish Consumer Sentiment increases in June


Irish Consumer Sentiment reaches nine year high in June The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased from 98.5 in...  



Report Explores Tax and Welfare Options Available for Budget ’16


In a new paper released today (Wednesday, 17 June 2015) at the ESRI Budget Perspectives Conference, researchers at the ESRI explore some of the tax and welfare options facing the Irish government in the forthcoming Budget.



Savings Index Increases as Consumer Attitudes to Savings Continue to Improve


Nationwide UK (Ireland) / ESRI Savings Index increases by 9 points The Nationwide UK (Ireland) / ESRI Savings Index, which...  



Irish Consumer Sentiment Holds Steady in May


The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index decreased marginally from 98.7 in April to 98.5 this month. The 3-month moving...  





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