Increasing Irish population may affect property prices and rents

The population of Ireland could reach 5m by 2031. Dublin’s population alone could reach over 1.5m, according to CSO figures released. This projected Dublin population could see an increase of over 400,000, and an overall country increase of over 613,000. Surprisingly, the largest increase is expected in the mid-east – up to 27% in areas such as Read more about Increasing Irish population may affect property prices and rents[…]

Construction is Making a Comeback

Ulster Bank chief economist Simon Barry: “Significantly, overall activity rose for the first time in over six years, as the headline PMI jumped by six points.” According to figures published on Monday in the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), in September of this year, for the first time since 2007, construction activity showed a level Read more about Construction is Making a Comeback[…]