Mr Mcquinn

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House prices rose by an average of 2.2 per cent last year despite predictions that the pandemic would trigger a fall in property values. Photograph:  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

House prices would be nearly 9 per cent higher without the Central Bank of Ireland’s strict mortgage lending rules, a study by the Economic and Social(...)

The ESRI said it now expected 18,000 housing units would be built next year, significantly more than previously forecast

The economy runs the risk of overheating next year on the back of a spike in residential construction, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ES(...)

ESRI senior economist David Duffy said imports should outstrip exports this year and next as strong Irish investment involves the acquisition of patents and intellectual property rights from overseas and the import of raw materials and goods to meet rising consumer demand. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Economic and Social Research Institute has scaled back its full-year Irish economic forecast amid a slowdown in activity in recent months in the U(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoeearlier this week highlighted the potential adverse impact of a Brexit on Government projections for the public finances and growth.

The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has warned that its growth forecasts for the Irish economy will be downgraded significantly if the U(...)

Based on a study of the Irish housing market over three decades, the ESRI said prices – which rose by nearly 16 per cent in Dublin and 6 per cent nationally last year – had still not fully recovered from the preceding period of economic upheaval. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

House prices are still undervalued by up to 27 per cent despite the recent recovery in market values, according to the Economic and Social Research In(...)

New research published by the Central Bank indicates that a lot of Irish homeowners do not correctly remember how much their home cost. Photograph: Getty Images/Stock.

It may be the single biggest purchase in their lives but most Irish homeowners have less than total recall when it comes to remembering just ho(...)