ESRI Forecasting Series

Quarterly Economic Commentary, Winter 2017

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December 13, 2017
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The Irish economy looks set to experience another year of strong recovery in 2017. The performance of key indicators – taxation revenues and labour market variables – underpins our assessment that the domestic economy will experience output growth of approximately 5 per cent for the current year. We expect the economy to also grow strongly in 2018, at a rate of 4.2 per cent.