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Dairygold Co-op chief executive Jim Woulfe believes a hard Brexit would add €50 million in costs to its UK cheese exports

It might be a very British exercise, but Brexit seems to be seeping into virtually every area of Irish life. The United Kingdom’s exit from the Europe(...)

Checking out house prices in Dublin. “In Dublin you could see increased demand because of more people moving in to work”

Brexit could hit house prices in most of the Republic but drive up demand for homes in Dublin, experts warned politicians on Wednesday. They also pre(...)

CSO figures indicate a need for foreign labour to fuel construction. However, they  would place pressure on the already-stretched housing market as the new workers would need to be housed themselves. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland will need an influx of foreign workers to meet the State’s housing targets, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has said. And th(...)

Building boom: cranes towering over a construction site on the Dublin quays. Photograph: Alan Betson

The renewed boom in construction will drive the Irish economy to full employment next year, two years earlier than expected, the Economic and Social R(...)

Over the next three or four years house prices are likely to be on average 3.5 per cent lower than where they would have been without the Central Bank mortgage rules, an ESRI report forecasts

The Central Bank’s mortgage lending rules are likely to curtail the supply of new homes by up to 5 per cent over the next four years, the Economic an(...)

In a submission to the Central Bank’s consultation on proposed mortgage restrictions, the ESRI said it was not clear that new loan-to-value and loan-to-income caps were “fully warranted” in current market conditions. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The Economic and Social Research Institute has questioned moves by the Central Bank to damp down the housing market, saying immediate measures to rest(...)