“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.”
reached 706,000 with an additional 5,800 people added to the workforce in the first quarter of the year.
recorded a slight rebound in May 2019, up 0.8% after five consecutive months of MoM declines.
passenger numbers reached 8.2 million in Q1 2019, an annual increase of 10.4% YoY.
continues to show strong growth in overseas retail spending, up 8.7% from Q2 2018. However, UK and German spending experienced a significant decline.
reached a record 58.4 million in Dublin in Q1 2019. The LUAS is the greatest contributor to passenger growth, accounting for 19.9% of total passenger numbers.
continues to show signs of a solid increase in output in Q2 2019 the overall trend shows the rate of expansion is slowing down for a 2nd consecutive quater.
Sign up now
for the next Dublin Economic Monitor