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  • HSBC: Irish markets 'surprisingly sanguine' about Brexit
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  • Three Irish start-ups selected for Barclay's/Techstars accelerator
  • Tech salaries in Ireland set to rise 10pc in 2019
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  • Budget 2019: No surprises but opportunities missed
  • Budget cuts 'to blame' as west Belfast people losing trust in police
  • Irish debt office boss says has bigger worries than Brexit
  • Budget 2019: Who still owes more – the Irish or the Greeks?
  • Ireland to raise 4bn in year's first bond sale
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  • Brexit and volatile growth main risks to Ireland, Moody's says
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  • EU 'not making a new Brexit offer'

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    Minister of Culture


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    Minister of Defense


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    Minister of Energy


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  • Energy prices to increase for millions as Ofgem raises cap

    Minister of Finance


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  • Paschal Donohoe confident Ireland can face 'no deal' Brexit

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    Minister of Justice


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    Minister of Health


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  • Children's hospital: Minister to outline capital plan changes

    Minister of Infrastructure


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  • Brexit ministers to study secret hi-tech plan to that could break the ...
  • Brexit: May and Juncker announce more talks to break deadlock

    Minister of Sports


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  • Sports minister Griffin says Niall Quinn's proposal for Irish football is ...
  • Sport Ireland confirm increase in governance funding

    Director of State Security Service


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  • High-end Nature of the Cannabis Plant Drives Businesses to ...

    Chairman National Bank


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    Permanent Representative to the UN


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  • New Presbyterian moderator backs church's gay marriage opposition
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    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Ireland's growth forecast cut as 'economic outlook remains clouded ...
  • Commission cuts Irish growth forecast amid Brexit uncertainty
  • No-deal Brexit would knock 4.25% off Irish GDP
  • Impact of no-deal Brexit on Ireland may be less severe than feared
  • Post-Brexit Northern Ireland Needs a Modern Economy, Haass Says
  • EY forecast shows Ireland is ready for the challenge of a no-deal Brexit
  • Ireland's growth forecast cut as 'economic outlook remains clouded ...
  • Commission cuts Irish growth forecast amid Brexit uncertainty
  • No-deal Brexit would knock 4.25% off Irish GDP
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    Investment

  • Ireland Strategic Investment Fund's deep pockets don't guarantee ...
  • Rebranded digital firm Expleo bringing 30 jobs to Belfast in £1.3m ...
  • Three Irish start-ups selected for Barclay's/Techstars accelerator
  • Tech salaries in Ireland set to rise 10pc in 2019
  • For Ireland, Brexit may prove to be another moment of psychological ...
  • Retail rents on Grafton Street and Henry Street spark debate
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    Demographics

  • New home registrations up 42% to nearly 5000 IN Northern Ireland ...
  • FactCheck: Does this tweet show the decline of the 'ethnic Irish ...
  • Drop in Northern Ireland students applying for university places
  • We need an extra €2.5bn - €3bn in tax if we are serious about ...
  • West Bank settlers report surge in population growth
  • Housing crisis: Has the Government delivered on rebuilding Ireland?
  • Businesses in Northern Ireland want to stay in the single market
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    Export/Import

  • Chamber & Invest NI create new international partnership to attract ...
  • Is Ireland prepared for a no-deal Brexit?
  • Irish border trade at all-time high
  • Ireland Exports Food Worth £4 billion to the UK
  • Ireland and EU discuss emergency funds to offset no-deal Brexit
  • Hard Brexit could see tariffs of €1.7 billion on Irish agri food exports
  • Irish business groups warn against 'devastating' consequences of ...
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    Public Spending

  • Budget 2019: Changing tax bands to benefit middle-income earners
  • Budget 2019: Landlords set for tax breaks worth millions
  • Budget 2019 main points: USC cut, €5 welfare hikes and extra paid ...
  • Ireland: Budget 2019 In Brief
  • Ireland: Budget 2019 In Brief 9 October 2018
  • Budget 2019: No surprises but opportunities missed
  • Budget cuts 'to blame' as west Belfast people losing trust in police
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    Public Debt

  • Irish debt office boss says has bigger worries than Brexit
  • Budget 2019: Who still owes more – the Irish or the Greeks?
  • Ireland to raise 4bn in year's first bond sale
  • Concerns that closing underperforming superannuation funds could ...
  • Brexit and volatile growth main risks to Ireland, Moody's says
  • Why we should still worry about sovereign debt
  • State to tap debt markets again after successful sale
  • Irish debt office boss says has bigger worries than Brexit
  • Budget 2019: Who still owes more – the Irish or the Greeks?
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-12-07IEConsumer Confidence NOV93.595.801
    2018-12-07IEConstruction Output YoY Q313.90%10.50%01
    2018-12-05IEInvestec Services PMI NOV57.25601
    2018-12-05IEIndustrial Production YoY OCT6.70%2.70%01
    2018-12-04IEUnemployment Rate NOV5.30%5.20%01
    2018-12-03IEInvestec Manufacturing PMI NOV55.454.955.700
    2018-11-28IERetail Sales MoM OCT0%1.8% ?-0.80%00
    2018-11-28IERetail Sales YoY OCT5.80%6.4% ?3%00
    2018-11-22IEWholesale Prices MoM OCT-6.40%-2.30%00
    2018-11-22IEWholesale Prices YoY OCT-2.10%-2.60%-1.80%00