“The Dublin economy has maintained its momentum in 2017 with the labour market showing particularly positive signs. Rising employment and tourism volumes have fed through to many aspects of the economy, including both Dublin Airport and the public transport system where passenger journeys continue to increase at strong rates.”
“Dublin consumer sentiment saw a strong improvement as the persistence of healthy trends in activity and employment eased earlier fears of a sharp Brexit related slowdown.”
“The Dublin private sector economy continued to grow strongly during the third quarter of 2017, supported by sharp rises in new work. There was a welcome pick-up in the rate of job creation following a slowdown in Q2, with firms increasingly willing to take on extra staff in line with higher workloads”
falls to 5.7% in Q1 2018.
continue on upward trend with tenants paying an average €1,500 in Q1 2018.
welcomed an additional 16,500 passengers in March 2018 compared to March 2017.
Overall, consumer sentiment remains in positive territory but Q2 2018 has seen a broad-based downturn in confidence relative to Q1. The decline has occurred both in and outside Dublin suggesting a broad-based moderation in sentiment.
inflation moderated in May 2018 registering growth of 10.7% YoY.
Output continued to rise sharply in the Dublin private sector in Q2 2018, extending the current sequence of growth to 23 quarters. The Dublin PMI moved up to 58.5 from 58.0 in the opening quarter of the year.
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