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Dublin Economic Monitor October 2017

Eleventh Issue of the Dublin Economic Monitor Launched

Dublin Economic Monitor October 2017

The eleventh issue of the Dublin Economic Monitor was launched on October 26th 2017.  A joint initiative of the four Dublin local authorities, the Monitor shows that Dublin’s economy is gathering pace with positive trends across a range of indicators, most notably in the labour market and tourism sector.

Key Highlights (all seasonally adjusted): 

This issue of the Economic Monitor contains a special report by Bryan Coughlan of Fingal County Council on the strong competitiveness of the Irish and Dublin economies in an international context.

Lorcan Blake, Economic Consultant at DKM Economic Consultants said:

“It is evident that the Dublin economy has maintained its momentum in 2017 with the labour market showing particularly positive signs.  Rising employment and tourism volumes have fed through to many aspects of the economy, including both Dublin Airport and the public transport system where passenger journeys continue to increase at strong rates.”