“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”
“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.”
rate remained unchanged at 4.4% in Q2 2019, the lowest rate since Q1 2005.
eased further in August 2019 (-0.3% YoY), the lowest rate since October 2012. On a monthly basis prices rose for the 4th consecutive month (+0.6%).
in Financial, Insurance and Real Estate Activities hit all-time highs in Q2, supported by Brexit relocations.
shows that Dublin retail sales growth was solid in Q3 (+4.7% YoY) driven by Household Goods. Tourism spend is up 8.3% YoY but spending by UK and German visitors contracted.
trips in Dublin reached 61 million in Q3 2019 (+8.8% YoY). The LUAS continues to grow its share of passengers (19.9%) and at 15.1%, YoY had the fastest growth rate.
recorded its slowest pace of expansion since Q2 2013 following three consecutive quarters of deceleration. Despite this, at 53, it continues to indicate solid growth.
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