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Live Register figures ease by 0.3% in May, CSO data shows

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the seasonally adjusted Live Register total fell by 0.3% to 173,200 ...
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SCSI calls for increase in building control inspections

Ireland’s approach to the enforcement of building regulations requires a cultural shift, according to the new President of the Society ...
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Oil edges down as cautious investors await Fed meet, US CPI data

Oil prices traded lower today, as investors waited for key US and China CPI data as well as the outcome ...
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Euro falls in warning sign for markets after Macron calls snap France vote

The euro fell sharply today, hit by political uncertainty after gains by the far-right in voting for the European Parliament ...
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Increases in construction activity continued in May – BNP Paribas

Housing commencements remain on an upward trend, according to BNP Paribas Real Estate Ireland, with continued increases in construction activity ...
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World food prices rise for third straight month in May, UN says

The United Nations world food price index rose for a third consecutive month in May, as higher cereals and dairy ...
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ECB policymakers warn about inflation challenge

European Central Bank policymakers warned today that the final stage of pushing inflation down to 2% could be especially hard ...
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Unemployment rate steady in May at 4%, CSO data shows

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the unemployment rate for May was 4%, unchanged from the previous ...
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Pace of growth in service sector accelerates in May

The pace of growth in the service sector accelerated in May, new data shows. The latest AIB Purchasing Managers’ Index ...
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