“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”
dipped to a 9-year low of 6.1% in Q2 2017.
returned to strong levels of growth in Q2 2017 as average rents reached new peaks.
at Dublin Airport maintained upward momentum in Q2 2017 on the back of greater connectivity to other international destinations.
Consumer sentiment in Dublin climbed in Q3 2017, driven by positivity around the economy and rising expectations regarding employment prospects and the future economic situation.
rose to a 9-year high with YoY growth rates exceeding 11% in both June and July.
Dublin PMI data showed sustained expansions in business activity in Q3 2017, led mainly by the construction sector.
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