The latest figures suggest prices in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown fell by 4 per cent in past 12 months. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For years we had no reliable data on price trends in the Irish property market, prompting all sorts of speculation, much of it from industry, which ha(...)

According to the CSO, 4,920 new homes were completed between April and June, a near 12 per cent increase on last year. Photograph: Alan Betson

The State’s housing market has stabilised with price growth in Dublin and other urban areas likely to remain weak for the foreseeable future, a senior(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: Toby Melville

Irish consumer sentiment fell to a five-year low last month on the back of what KBC Bank Ireland economist Austin Hughes called “Boris blues”. The ind(...)

Property price data on Wednesday will give a summary of just how far the Irish market has come in the first half of 2019. Photograph: iStock

Monday Results: Trinity Biotech. Indicators: US consumer inflation expectations (Jul). Meetings: IT Nation Evolve Meeting business owners’ netwo(...)

The Irish motor trade is under pressure as buyers look to the UK market for used cars, driven by sterling’s recent fall in value versus the euro. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of new cars taking to Irish roads fell 9.7 per cent in July compared to last month, according to the latest figures from the Central Statis(...)

According to CSO, the most notable price declines in the year to July were for telephone services and for household-related goods and services.

Inflation fell to a 12-month low in July with overall price pressures expected to remain muted for the foreseeable future. New figures from the Centr(...)

The jobless rate is nearly three percentage points below the current euro zone average of 7. 5 per cent

The number of unemployed people fell by nearly 26,000 in the year to July, new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show. The unemploymen(...)

Those living in more expensive parts of the State, such as Dublin or other urban areas, may well end up paying more for their property tax each year while If you live and work in an urban area you  will probably have to pay a higher car insurance premium.

Did you know that where you live might be costing you? And no, we’re not talking about house prices here. Your address can also have a bearing on how (...)

Retail sales rose by 1.2 per cent in June despite fears that the threat of a hard Brexit may be denting consumer confidence. Figures from the Centra(...)

Labour productivity typically measures the value of work done in an economy over time

Labour productivity in the Republic has been growing at three times the EU rate since 2000, new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show.(...)

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