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  • Irish president accosted in Dublin state home by protester
  • A blueprint for becoming the next president of Ireland
  • Nine questions Ireland's would-be presidents must answer
  • Ireland's President calls for dignity on campaign trail ahead of election
  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to visit Ireland today
  • US President Donald Trump to visit Ireland in November
  • The last time a pope visited Ireland, homosexuality was a crime ...
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • Ireland mulls recognition of Palestinian state as peace talks continue ...
  • Former Irish prime minister: 'It will not be a bright Ireland' for the ...
  • Brexit: 'We're no closer to withdrawal agreement says Varadkar
  • Strong 9% economic growth helps to ease Brexit worries
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • Opinion: 'What next?' is the major question facing the ECB
  • Nearly half of Irish business leaders see housing as impediment to ...
  • Economy grew by 2.5% in second quarter - CSO
  • Full text: Six EU ambassadors give their thoughts on the state of ...
  • Robust growth in macroeconomic indicators is not illusory
  • Aryzta results, Irish retail sales and euro-zone inflation due
  • Strong 9% economic growth helps to ease Brexit worries
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • Opportunities in knock
  • Sean Smith | Leo Lynch | Inner resources
  • IDA: Housing crisis and Trump move on US corporation tax having ...
  • Aryzta results, Irish retail sales and euro-zone inflation due
  • Strong 9% economic growth helps to ease Brexit worries
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • Ireland has just experienced its largest population growth since 2008
  • Population growth continues to slow alongside marriage rates
  • Largest growth in population for a decade as Irish flock back
  • Irish population figures booming with over 90000 people ...
  • Full text: Six EU ambassadors give their thoughts on the state of ...
  • David McWilliams: Why Ireland is economically superior to Britain
  • Irish firms can tap into opportunities of Arab world
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • No-deal Brexit poses a real threat to North's trade with Republic
  • Economy Watch: Export strategy can't get past the possible post ...
  • Ireland Exports its Leprechaun
  • Food leads the way in record year for Enterprise Ireland exports
  • Irish firms can tap into opportunities of Arab world
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • No-deal Brexit poses a real threat to North's trade with Republic
  • 'Ireland is an expensive country - so what can the government do ...
  • Budget 2019: Changing tax bands to benefit middle-income earners
  • Karen Bradley introduces Northern Ireland budget with vow for more ...
  • Northern Ireland budget doesn't address public sector problems
  • Secretary of State sets Northern Ireland budget and releases £410m ...
  • A tale of two budgets
  • Budget 2018: Income tax and USC changes worth less than €10 for ...
  • Ireland's Debt Is The 3rd Highest In The Developed World.
  • Experts warn next global financial meltdown may already be underway
  • Ireland says it will issue first 'green bonds'
  • Adverse shocks to Irish economy "inevitable", Fiscal Advisory ...
  • Ireland's national debt rose to €198bn last year
  • Why we should still worry about sovereign debt
  • Breakingviews - Chancellor: Lehman's easy money extends to China
  • Ireland's Debt Is The 3rd Highest In The Developed World.
  • Experts warn next global financial meltdown may already be underway

    Ireland Leaders


    President


  • Irish president accosted in Dublin state home by protester
  • A blueprint for becoming the next president of Ireland
  • Referendum to give Irish presidential vote to people in Northern ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Liadh Ní Riada: Who is Sinn Féin's candidate for the Irish ...
  • Secretary of State: Statement to Parliament September 4th 2018
  • 'Hallelujah' - Ian Paisley survives recall petition to remain North ...

    Prime Minister


  • The last time a pope visited Ireland, homosexuality was a crime ...
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • Brexit: 'We're no closer to withdrawal agreement says Varadkar

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Chequers was NEVER going to be the final deal, says Irish Deputy ...
  • Simon Coveney calls for watertight solution to Irish border
  • Irish deputy PM warns on 'reckless shouting' in Brexit war of words

    Minister of Economy


  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • Irish minister voices concern over DUP's role in Brexit
  • Brexit: Chequers plan still credible, says minister

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Voters struggle to rate women in Cabinet
  • Red C Poll: how you view the Minister for Agriculture's performance
  • Michael Creed talks about growing up on a farm, getting back to ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Voters struggle to rate women in Cabinet
  • Brexit is a cataclysmic meteor hurtling towards Ireland, says Minister
  • Donegal Culture and Creativity Strategy launched as part of the ...

    Minister of Defense


  • The last time a pope visited Ireland, homosexuality was a crime ...
  • The Morality of Photos in Public: Irish Justice Minister Wants Ban on ...
  • Downing of Russian plane in Syria tests Netanyahu-Putin relationship

    Minister of Education


  • UK and Ireland to keep education access after Brexit
  • Irish Skills and Education Minister officiates launch of RUMC campus
  • Education Secretary Damian Hinds meets Irish Education Minister

    Minister of Energy


  • Canada to boost support for riskier forms of renewable energy ...
  • Opec and Russia rebuff call by Trump for boost to oil output
  • French Environment Minister Shakeup Dampens Renewable ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Minister for Finance does not think nurses will strike for pay
  • Finance Minister: Ireland must retain control over corporate tax policy
  • Voters struggle to rate women in Cabinet

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • 'Ireland will be forced to recognise Palestine if peace talks fail ...
  • Ireland may recognise Palestinian state if peace talks continue to falter
  • Publish alternative backstop plan, Simon Coveney urges Theresa May

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Publish alternative backstop plan, Simon Coveney urges Theresa May
  • Should donors have a say in Uganda's internal affairs?
  • Taoiseach meets with Theresa May in Austria

    Minister of Justice


  • Justice Minister concerned at Áras intrusion
  • Irish Justice Minister Proposes Ban on Photos of Police on Duty
  • Voters struggle to rate women in Cabinet

    Minister of Health


  • Doctors urge equal access to all new cancer drugs
  • Brexit and health in Ireland: Doctors' concerns about crossborder care
  • Minister to remove cancer warnings on alcohol from Bill

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Minister Of Infrastructure Development Meets Manager Of Irish ...
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • Brexit: Chequers plan still credible, says minister

    Minister of Sports


  • Yes, Ireland's Minister for Sport thought a gold medal winner's name ...
  • Gaffes and more gaffes: Shane Ross's star is fading fast
  • Sports capital grants scheme reopens on September 7th

    Director of State Security Service


  • 'Grave concern' at how Garda role in State security monitored
  • National security office urged in Policing Commission report
  • Europe to keep close eye on new intelligence role

    Chairman National Bank


  • 10 years on: Countdown to the Irish financial crash
  • Low-cost loan scheme 'imminent' – Deering
  • Full text: Six EU ambassadors give their thoughts on the state of ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Issues of war and peace: UNGA begins debate on key global issues ...
  • Dundrum local appointed UN Youth Leader
  • Qureshi convenes with Pak-American community, to meet Pompeo ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Major probe after intruder accosts President Higgins
  • Could a visit to Ireland still be on the cards? Trump's economic chief ...
  • Former chief of staff highlights the importance of public service

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • New allegation emerges against Supreme Court nominee Brett ...
  • Donald Trump says he feels 'terribly' for Supreme Court nominee
  • Woman accusing Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh ...

    Opposition


  • Row erupts over demolition plan for historic 1860s house
  • 'Irish people will be horrified by this visit' - Opposition parties urge ...
  • Plan for Dublin Bus overhaul faces major roadblocks as opposition ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Ireland's GDP Recovers In Q2
  • Hard Brexit 'could push Ireland and Britain into recession'
  • Irish border: how much trade?
  • Ireland's GDP for Q2 up nearly 9 percent
  • Ireland: The land of the lost perspective
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • Health and wealth: Ireland in top 25 as Hong Kong and Singapore ...
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    Investment

  • Aryzta results, Irish retail sales and euro-zone inflation due
  • Strong 9% economic growth helps to ease Brexit worries
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • Opportunities in knock
  • Sean Smith | Leo Lynch | Inner resources
  • IDA: Housing crisis and Trump move on US corporation tax having ...
  • Aryzta results, Irish retail sales and euro-zone inflation due
  • Strong 9% economic growth helps to ease Brexit worries
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
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    Demographics

  • Ireland has just experienced its largest population growth since 2008
  • Population growth continues to slow alongside marriage rates
  • Largest growth in population for a decade as Irish flock back
  • Irish population figures booming with over 90000 people ...
  • Full text: Six EU ambassadors give their thoughts on the state of ...
  • David McWilliams: Why Ireland is economically superior to Britain
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    Export/Import

  • Irish firms can tap into opportunities of Arab world
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • No-deal Brexit poses a real threat to North's trade with Republic
  • Economy Watch: Export strategy can't get past the possible post ...
  • Ireland Exports its Leprechaun
  • Food leads the way in record year for Enterprise Ireland exports
  • Irish firms can tap into opportunities of Arab world
  • Ireland at the crossroads as prosperity and Brexit approach
  • No-deal Brexit poses a real threat to North's trade with Republic
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    Public Spending

  • 'Ireland is an expensive country - so what can the government do ...
  • Budget 2019: Changing tax bands to benefit middle-income earners
  • Karen Bradley introduces Northern Ireland budget with vow for more ...
  • Northern Ireland budget doesn't address public sector problems
  • Secretary of State sets Northern Ireland budget and releases £410m ...
  • A tale of two budgets
  • Budget 2018: Income tax and USC changes worth less than €10 for ...
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    Public Debt

  • Ireland's Debt Is The 3rd Highest In The Developed World.
  • Experts warn next global financial meltdown may already be underway
  • Ireland says it will issue first 'green bonds'
  • Adverse shocks to Irish economy "inevitable", Fiscal Advisory ...
  • Ireland's national debt rose to €198bn last year
  • Why we should still worry about sovereign debt
  • Breakingviews - Chancellor: Lehman's easy money extends to China
  • Ireland's Debt Is The 3rd Highest In The Developed World.
  • Experts warn next global financial meltdown may already be underway
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-08-13IEConstruction PMI JUL58.456.900
    2018-08-09IEHarmonised Inflation Rate MoM JUL0.10%0.20%00
    2018-08-09IEHarmonised Inflation Rate YoY JUL0.70%0.90%00
    2018-08-09IEInflation Rate YoY JUL0.40%0.60%00
    2018-08-09IEInflation Rate MoM JUL0.10%0.30%00
    2018-08-08IEConsumer Confidence JUL102.1101.500
    2018-08-07IEIndustrial Production YoY JUN7.10%-4.30%01
    2018-08-03IEInvestec Services PMI JUL57.459.557.500
    2018-08-01IEInvestec Manufacturing PMI JUL5701
    2018-08-01IEInvestec Manufacturing PMI JUL56.356.65700