“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”
increases to 696,200 (SA) in Q3 2018 with unemployment rate at 5.3% for the past three quarters.
continue on upward trend with average rent of €1,587 in Q2 2018.
fell for the first time since April 2017. Dublin prices moderated further with YoY growth of 5%.
shows consumer spending in the Dublin economy grew 5.8% (SA) YoY in Q4 2018. Tourism expenditure rose 15.8% (SA).
on the LUAS surpassed 10 million (SA) for the second consecutive quarter in Q3 2018, with a total of 55.1 million (SA) passenger trips across all four public transport types.
The Dublin private sector ended 2018 on a positive note, with strong sustained growth during Q4.
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