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#Consumer Price Index

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Prices of clothing, footwear and communications fall for two consecutive months

Consumer prices were 0.5% lower in May than in the same month last year.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Would rent control actually solve any of our problems?

A report by the Private Rental Tenancies Board last month dismissed it as a course of action – but how has it fared internationally?

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Alcohol is getting more expensive, but shoes are cheaper than they were in 2013

Buying tobacco and eating out will also set you back a bit more.

# consumer-price-index - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Is Canada's a-pork-alypse coming to Ireland?

Calm down, alright? We should be okay.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Learning, cigarettes and alcohol: they're all getting pricier

Don’t fret, you’re going to pay less for clothes and food.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 10 April, 2014

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Another rise in consumer prices. The main drivers? College fees & alcohol Up

Another rise in consumer prices. The main drivers? College fees & alcohol

The hike in college fees last October translated into a 4.6 per cent rise in education costs over the last 12 months.

# consumer-price-index - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid

Proposing a simplistic solution to arbitrarily attempt to solve one facet of Ireland’s housing problem is just bad policymaking, writes Aaron McKenna.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 9 May, 2013

CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of shoes down

Consumer prices in April were up by 0.5 per cent when compared to the same month last year.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Cost of living in Ireland rises 0.4 per cent in March

It’s 0.5 per cent more expensive to live in Ireland now than it was a year ago.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Consumer prices increase by 1.2 per cent in one year

Alcohol, tobacco and education all increased in price while clothes and household furniture fell.

# consumer-price-index - Monday 11 February, 2013

Food and drink prices down over 6 per cent since 2008 - Retail Ireland

Retail Ireland made the comments following the publication of a Consumers’ Association of Ireland (CAI) report on Irish food prices – which indicated the typical cost of a basket of groceries had risen 12 per cent in the past two years.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November

The latest CSO figures indicate that Ireland has seen deflation for five of the last six months.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Fall in annual inflation rate in October

Figures from the CSO show prices for transport fell last month while increasing third level costs drove education up.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Inflation up 1.8 per cent over year to May 2012

Consumer price index was unchanged between April and May but shows increases in education, transport, food and services over 12 months.

# consumer-price-index - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Average weekly household expenditure in Ireland is... €810

New figures from the CSO show that households are now spending more of their income on housing than on food.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Cost of living fell by 0.3 per cent in December

The rate of inflation fell by 0.3 per cent in December, though prices were still up by 2.5 per cent on the previous year.

# consumer-price-index - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Inflation drops in December across eurozone and UK

The fall in inflation has raised hopes that the European Central Bank may reduce interest rates.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Inflation rose to 2.8 per cent in October - CSO

The rate is up from 2.6 per cent in September.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Inflation rose to 2.6 per cent in September

The annual rate of inflation rose from 2.2 per cent in August to 2.6 per cent last month, the CSO has said today.

# consumer-price-index - Friday 30 September, 2011

Blow for mortgage holders as Eurozone inflation hits three-year high

The surprising surge in interest makes it less likely that the ECB will cut interest rates – a blow for struggling mortgage holders.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Cost of living increased by 0.2 per cent in August

The Central Statistics Office says the annual rate of inflation in Ireland stood at 2.2 per cent as of the end of August.

# consumer-price-index - Friday 21 January, 2011

Cost of education soars by over 25 per cent since peak of boom

The costs of education and health care have soared since 2006 according to the latest Consumer Price Index;

# consumer-price-index - Friday 10 December, 2010

Consumer prices down slightly in November

Central Statistics Office finds that only clothes and footwear saw a price hike in the last month.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 14 October, 2010

Inflation stays on the rise for September

The price of a regular basket of goods was 0.5% higher in September 2010 than it was in September 2009.

# consumer-price-index - Thursday 12 August, 2010

CONSUMER PRICES remained unchanged in July and are now down by only 0.1% since July of last year according to the CSO. Clothing prices are down almost 9% over the year while food and non-alcoholic beverage prices are down almost 4%. Education and utilities are up by 9.2% and 5.5% respectively.