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# pmi - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Eurozone stagnates as Ireland steams ahead

France and Italy go backwards, but Ireland a “bright spot” on jobs.

# pmi - Monday 1 September, 2014

Good news: the manufacturing sector just hit 15 year highs

Ireland is bucking the wider European trend with overwhelmingly positive figures for last month.

# pmi - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

The summer sun is helping the economy grow

Growth in the sector has now pushed past the two-year milestone.

# pmi - Monday 14 July, 2014

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# pmi - Monday 9 December, 2013

Optimism in construction sector 'at a record high'

Construction activity has now risen for three months in a row – but it’s still very low following the economic crash.

# pmi - Monday 14 October, 2013

First rise in construction sector since 2007

The survey finds that employment stabilised in the Irish construction sector.

# pmi - Monday 9 September, 2013

The construction industry is moving closer to stabilisation

That is according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index.

# pmi - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Unemployed number in Eurozone highest since records here began

There is a total of 19.071 million people unemployed in the eurozone.

Irish economy starting to wilt again

Manufacturing indexes across Europe paint a stark picture this morning.

# pmi - Friday 1 February, 2013

Manufacturing growth rate slows in January - PMI

The manufacturing sector saw its slowest rate of expansion in nine months during January, the latest monthly purchasing managers’ index from NCB showed.

# pmi - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Manufacturing sector growth weakened during December

December marked the eighth consecutive month of growth for the industry – although it was at a slower pace.

# pmi - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Ireland the only eurozone country to see manufacturing increase in October

Of the 17 Eurozone members, only one country saw an increase in manufacturing output in October… and it was us.

# pmi - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Starting tonight: an epic week for the global economy

This week we’ll hear from Mario Draghi and Barack Obama, as well as finding out more about job creation and manufacturing.

# pmi - Saturday 5 May, 2012

MAP: How the world economy changed in one month

The Purchasing Managers Index watches the performance of services and manufacturing – and shows the eurozone and the US are still deep in recession…