The economy of Ireland is a modern knowledge economy, focusing on services and high-tech industries and dependent on trade, industry and investment. In terms of GDP per capita, Ireland is ranked as one of the wealthiest countries in the OECD and the EU-27 at 5th in the OECD-28 rankings as of 2008. In terms of GNP ...
Irish economy growing three times faster than any other European country. Headline growth last year is estimated to have been 7.3% - EU Commission. Wed, Feb 7, 2018, 12:29. Peter Hamilton. This year, the EU commission estimates Irish GDP growth to moderate to 4.4 per cent. Photograph: iStock. AddThis Sharing ...
Dec 15, 2017 ... Growth in the Irish economy has again confounded expectations, growing by 10.5 per cent year on year in the third quarter of 2017. However, analysts warned the quarterly figures are notoriously volatile and the headline figures are exaggerating the strength of the economy's underlying performance.