“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.”
“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”
“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.”
stands at 6.4% (sa) of Q4 2017.
continue to exert pressure in the Q4 2017 following 17 quarters of growth in excess of 5.5%.
at dublin port reached a record high with over 9.3 million tonnes (SA) handled in Q1 2018.
YoY the overall Dublin Consumer Sentiment Index increased by 14.1 index points in Q1 2018, driven primarily by increasingly optimism regarding the general economic outlook.
register YoY growth in excess of 12% for the first time since May 2015.
Recorded further sharp expansion in output well above 50. The rate of job creation accelerated to 58.5 while Q1 experienced the fastest rise in new business orders since Q2 2015.
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