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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...  



The Bank of Ireland/ESRI Savings and Investment Index, December 2017


Overall decrease driven by lower investment levels and weaker sentiment towards saving December data shows that over 50% of consumers...  



PLC programmes lead to positive outcomes for students but could do more to respond to changing labour market needs


Approximately 32,000 learners are currently enrolled in Post-Leaving Certificate (PLC) courses, the largest component of full-time further education and training...  



Irish consumers end 2017 in cautious mood


Sentiment survey effectively unchanged in December Consumers positive on Irish economy but more uncertain about own personal finances Booming economy...  



Christmas Break


The ESRI closes on Friday 22 December at 5pm and re-opens on Tuesday 2 January 2018.





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