Conor Lambe

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Economic icebergs: The  Titanic Experience in Belfast, a key tourist attraction in the North. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Northern Ireland’s economy will not grow as fast as was expected in 2019, with growth rates likely to fall back to just 1 per cent, according to revis(...)

The number of people without a job in the North has risen from a record low to an estimated 33,000. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The number of people without a job in the North has risen from a record low to an estimated 33,000, latest labour market statistics show. Over the th(...)

Photograph: iStock

Consumers in the North are downbeat about their future finances as anxieties about Brexit and frustrations over the local political deadlock drag conf(...)

Stormont: on hold. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Political uncertainty and the absence of a Northern Ireland Executive has sent consumer confidence levels plummeting again in the North, according to (...)

Victoria Square Shopping Centre in  Belfast. Shopper footfall in the North fell in July by 2.3%  on main shopping streets and by 1%  in shopping centres

A lack of serious sunshine, overhanging Brexit clouds and persistent high inflation which has hit people’s spending power have made it a miserable sum(...)

Belfast’s Titanic quarter: Danske Bank economist Conor Lambe said he expects the Northern Ireland economy to continue growing over the next couple of years. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Northern Ireland economy could grow by 0.8 per cent this year, which is a slightly faster rate than previously predicted, according to new foreca(...)