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HIGHLIGHTS

DUBLIN’S UNEMPLOYMENT

rose marginally to 4.6% in Q1 with a sharp COVID-19 related increase.

COVID-19 SAW BUSINESS ACTIVITY

in Dublin grind to a halt in Q1 2020 with the Markit PMI index indicating contraction for the first time.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

trips in Dublin reached 57.3 million in Q1 2020, a 4.7% YoY decrease as movement restrictions were implemented.

THROUGHPUT AT DUBLIN PORT

fell for the fourth consecutive quarter in Q1 2020, bringing the YoY decline to -4.7%.

DUBLIN’S HOTEL OCCUPANCY RATE

fell dramatically to 33% in April 2020 (a decline of 57% YoY) as a direct result of COVID-19 related restrictions on travel and movement.

PASSENGER NUMBERS

through Dublin Airport in Q4 2019 stood at 8.1 million, down -1.3% on the previous quarter.

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