The labour market figures for the second quarter of 2019, published by the CSO last week, are the latest data to show that while the Irish economy is still performing quite well, it has lost momentum this year.
There has been a slight increase in the number of people unemployed in Ireland for the month of June, according to the latest figures from the CSO.
Furniture and electrical stores and supermarkets have gained sales in recent months, but bars were the only business to post significant falls.
House prices continue to climb nationally but the market is finally showing signs of slowing down, according to the latest Residential Property Price Index from the Central Statistics Office.
As the economy approaches full employment, the rate of jobless youth remains stubbornly high, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.
Exchequer figures published today by the Department of Finance show that taxation receipts for the month of November were €631m ahead of target.
Ryanair has released its traffic figures for the month of November, showing an increase in customers.
The number of people arrested for being drunk in Cork city and county has increased dramatically and it is being attributed primarily to the improving economy.
There has been a spike in the number of robberies, according to the latest data from the Central Statistics Office.
A number of charities have hit out at the Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy after it was revealed today that the Department of Housing has removed 1,606 people from its official homeless figures this year.
Barnardos has called on the Government to acknowledge its policies are not working as more and more families become homeless right across the country.
The homeless figures are set to grow again as the pressure rises on the embattled housing minister, writes Political Editor Daniel McConnell.
The good weather failed to deliver the expected bounce in sales at the shops last month but spending was nonetheless significantly higher than a year earlier, according to official figures.
Yesterday’s CSO figures showing a record number of people in work must be celebrated. There are this morning, 2,255,000 people at work, up 3.4%, or 74,100, year on year.
A Garda campaign has been launched urging young men to think, rather than use violence, as figures show a 10-year peak in assaults in 2017.
There were 86 admissions of children to adult psychiatric units in 2017, a jump of 28% on the previous year.
Internal correspondence shows confusion over the categorising of people living in emergency accommodation in five areas, and how in some cases incorrect tallies of homeless people were down to miscalculations and omissions.
The unemployment rate of 5.1% recorded by the CSO yesterday is just over a quarter of what it was when the 16% peak of 2012.
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy is downplaying homeless figures and continues attempts to demonise homeless people by some state agencies.
Time-challenged Irish golfers are turning to nine-hole rounds in increasing numbers, new figures indicate.
Garda figures show there was a 40% fall in reported burglaries between October and March, which Garda chiefs attribute to a policing initiative.
Official figures showing a reduction in unemployment across the State and in regions outside fast-growing Dublin has been hailed by analysts but has sparked a debate on whether price pressures are building.
A new record of 9104 people are homeless in this country.
Why is my birthday so unpopular? It’s only the 314th ranked birthday in the country, according to the CSO.
Politicians accused of caring more about their Christmas break.
The number of homeless people increased again in September, with 8,374 people accessing emergency accommodation, despite a range of Government initiatives to tackle the crisis.
Ireland is still expected to generate another record annual trade surplus this year despite new CSO figures showing export value growth sunk to its lowest level of the year in August.
Car sales fell over 10% in the first nine months of the year as Brexit continues to affect the motor trade.
No rabbits will be pulled next week from the “budget hat” despite the latest exchequer figures suggesting corporation tax revenues were again picking up steam, analysts said.
The Central Statistics Office has concluded that it cannot stand over Garda domestic violence figures after conducting a detailed analysis, writes Cormac O'Keeffe and Fiachra O'Cionnaith.
Following weeks of upheaval with the departure of Anton Savage and news Al Porter is to join its ranks, Today FM’s latest JNLR listenership figures show a mixed bag, writes Stephen Rogers.
The number of overseas visitors to Ireland increased by 17.1% between the end of December and last month.
There were 2,700 less people on the Live Register in February, than in January, when the figures are seasonally adjusted.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has strongly rejected claims he got his figures relating to his planned additional spending wrong, calling on his opponents and the media to prove him wrong.
The Department of Finance says the public finances have shown a more than €400m improvement in the first month of the year.
Sexual offences have increased by 14% since last year.
New figures show Ireland's tourism industry enjoyed a boost in the second quarter of the year.
The number of people in work is now at its highest level in six years.
Dublin Port has had a strong year to date, with imports and exports rising by over 7% and ferry passengers up by 5.5% in the first nine months.
The Department of Environment has dismissed fears that the current surge in Dublin house prices could collapse again if cash buyers and investors suddenly exit the Irish housing market.
There was a sharp increase in the number of robberies across Cork’s three Garda divisions in 2013 at a time when the incidence of such crime was falling nationally.
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