READ THE MONITORS

Including up-to-date economic data, the Mastercard Spending Pulse, and a special report on the Dublin Bay Biosphere Partnership.

May’s issue has the latest Dublin Mastercard Spending Pulse, as well as a look at tourism and the strengthening Dublin economy.

February’s issue includes data on the capital’s economy incorporating the launch issue of the Dublin Mastercard Spending Pulse.

HIGHLIGHTS

DUBLIN'S UNEMPLOYMENT

falls to 5.7% in Q1 2018.

RESIDENTIAL RENTS IN DUBLIN

continue on upward trend with tenants paying an average €1,500 in Q1 2018.

DUBLIN AIRPORT

welcomed an additional 16,500 passengers in March 2018 compared to March 2017.

KBC/ESRI Consumer Sentiment

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.

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY PRICES

inflation moderated in May 2018 registering growth of 10.7% YoY.

The Dublin MARKIT PMI

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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