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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Economic Growth

This year
Analysis: Housing in Ireland won’t look any better before the next general election
Economist Victor Duggan looks at the continued decline of housing supply in this country – he doesn’t hold out hope of it improving any time soon.
Last year
Cost-of-living pressures will persist in 2023 but Ireland should escape a recession, ESRI says
Authors of the report said there was ‘clear evidence of a slowing pace in the economy’.
ESRI says Ireland's economy to grow significantly with inflation estimated to be around 7%
Inflation is set to increase but unemployment is to drop.
Opinion: GDP is not the right measurement for the growth of a country - it's time for a change
Marc Ó Cathasaigh of the Green Party outlines why he believes the future of growth measurement will be more than GDP.
'Weak' economic quarter despite 10.8% growth in GDP
Consumer spending, which was down 0.7%, was affected by rising prices, especially for energy.
All time
Irish economy to grow by 13.6% by end of 2021, as unemployment rate falls to 7%
The domestic economy is set to have increased by 6.2%, due to an increase in household spending.
China’s economic growth stalls after power shortages
The world’s second-largest economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 4.9% in the three months to September.
The Irish economy grew by 8.2% last year, latest figures show
The significant increase was driven by a 10% increase in the export of goods and services.
Ibec paints glowing picture of Irish economy but warns we've 'a lot to lose' from Trump tariffs
The business group says that Ireland is in a “post-recovery stage”.
'Almost impossible' to estimate how sustainable economy growth is, says ESRI
The ESRI has called for a new method of calculating national accounts to tell if the economy is at risk of overheating.
The medium-term outlook for Ireland is good - but Brexit and housing bubble are looming risks
A new ESRI report looks at how the possible Brexit scenarios will affect Ireland.
FactCheck: Does Ireland really have the fastest-growing economy in Europe?’s GE16 FactCheck tests a prominent claim by the government parties.
China's economy is slowing down big time - here's what it means for everyone else
The country just posted its lowest growth in a quarter century.
There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now
Growth has been ‘exceptionally strong’ so far this year, but jobs and wages haven’t caught up.
Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession
It’s the first time since the financial crisis that the economy has been in decline.
Why most workers aren't going to start earning more any time soon
Ireland can look to the UK and US for signs of what’s to come.
Australia's economy is in for a rocky ride
The country’s central bank cut interest rates to a record low today.
This man should have an extra €2 billion to play with come budget time
The taxes are rollin’ in for Michael Noonan.
Ireland could be outstripped as the fastest-growing economy in Europe. By Greece.
That’s according to the latest predictions from the IMF.
Things are finally looking better for jobs AND wages
The Central Bank’s latest forecasts are all pretty good.
Enda believes young people who left Ireland will be able to come home in 3 years
Ireland has learnt a ‘difficult lesson’ from the financial crisis.
IMF cuts its predictions for the world economy (but says the US is doing ok)
The IMF has cut its economic predictions for the next two years.
UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution
And China will become the world’s biggest economic powerhouse within a decade, according to the CEBR.
The budget will take a big hit next year because of Irish Water: ESRI
But at least things are looking good for jobs and the economy.
The economy 'flatlined' over the summer, but Michael Noonan's not worried
The country’s still on target to meet its Budget forecasts.
Sure the economy is getting boomier, but it could be a long time until most people feel it
So much for being the “poster child” of Europe.
European economies look even sicker than expected, but the ECB isn't getting radical yet
There will be no new ECB spending spree this month – despite growth forecasts being slashed.
Noonan: Economy will grow even more than we thought this year - but austerity isn't over
There’s more positive economic news out today.
Urbanisation and increasing affluence are causing dire health consequences for China
The number of people living with dementia has more than doubled from about 3.68 million in 1990 to 9.2 million in 2010.
Is the economy all that great? Accountants say maybe not
Almost one in four now think that the economy is stagnating.
Here's one hard-hit Irish industry finally coming back from the recession - hardware
But growth in Dublin is outstripping growth in rural areas.
Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)
Oxfam won a PR coup this week with the simple line that the richest 85 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion. But there’s one problem with that message – inequality isn’t actually keeping people in poverty.
Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy
Growth next year will depend on what happens outside Ireland, according to the ESRI.
'Another brick in the wall': Education minister on economic growth figures
Ruairí Quinn said there is still a long way to go…
Poll: Are you confident about the Irish economy?
The Budget is less than a month away, the economy shrank in the last quarter but the number of people in work has increased. Are you confident?
CSO figures indicate economic growth of 0.9 per cent in 2012
The fourth quarter of last year showed almost no change in GDP compared with 2011 while GNP declined by 0.8 per cent in Q4.
Oireachtas agenda: Criminal records, job creation and childhood poverty
All of that, and the Seanad gets to reform the Dáil… here’s what’s happening today in Leinster House.
Eurozone sinks further into recession in last quarter of 2012
Figures from Eurostat confirm initial estimates in February that the eurozone economy shrank by 0.6 per cent in Q4 of 2012 with the EU shrinking by 0.5 per cent.
ESRI predicts economic growth and fall in unemployment in 2013
The ESRI said the driving force behind the reduction in unemployment is ongoing net emigration.
Irish economy grows by 0.2 per cent in third quarter
That might not sound like much, but the eurozone as a whole shrank by 0.1 per cent in the same period.