# index - Monday 8 April, 2013
Roscommon, Leitrim and Monaghan saw the greatest increases in applications.
# index - Monday 11 February, 2013
A significant drop in December took economists by surprise but confidence levels now appear to have stabilised.
# index - Wednesday 2 January, 2013
December marked the eighth consecutive month of growth for the industry – although it was at a slower pace.
# index - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
A new international index has given us our lowest rating ever – and could hit our credit rating. What do you think?
Ireland is 25 out of an index of 176 countries, which Transparency Ireland says could have a harmful effect on its economic recovery.
# index - Sunday 2 December, 2012
When asked what consumers will do with spare cash, half said they would use it to pay off debt.
# index - Tuesday 4 September, 2012
The Irish hotel market remains stable, the latest figures show. But what is Ireland’s most expensive destination?
# index - Thursday 24 May, 2012
The OECD says the Irish have some of the best lives in the world, with long life expectancy and a decent work-life balance.
Pretty good, actually, says the latest OECD Better Life Index. People in Ireland have a long life expectancy – but the rising rate of obesity could impact on that.
# index - Wednesday 11 April, 2012
Consumer sentiment has risen for the third month in a row and is now at its highest level since last October according to the KBC Bank/ESRI
# index - Thursday 1 March, 2012
The latest consumer sentiment index tells us that consumers became slightly more confident in February. Did you?
Consumer sentiment was up last month – and had also increased compared to last year, as consumers become less pessimistic about the outlook for the jobs market, KCB Bank Ireland and the ESRI said today.
# index - Friday 27 January, 2012
It was the first time there has been quarterly growth in retail sales in almost two years.
# index - Monday 9 January, 2012
The KBC/ESRI index has shown that Irish consumer sentiment fell considerably in December.
# index - Monday 7 November, 2011
The AA said that the average price of a motor insurance policy has dropped from €567 to €549 since the beginning of this year, and that the new stringent drink-driving laws could have a further positive effect.
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