Imports$68 billion (2011 est.)
Exports$118.7 billion (2011 est.)
Inflation rate (consumer prices)2.6% (2011 est.)
Unemployment rate14.4% (2011 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP)$40,100 (2011 est.)
National product real growth rate-1.6% (2010 est.)
Internet users3.042 million (2009)
Telephones - mobile cellular4.702 million (2009)
Population growth rate1.112% (2012 est.)
Population4,722,028 (July 2012 est.)
Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.
Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014....
Ireland is a small, modern, trade-dependent economy.
Ireland was among the initial group of 12 EU nations that began circulating the euro on 1 January 2002.
GDP growth averaged 6% in 1995-2007, but economic activity has dropped sharply since the onset of the world financial crisis, with GDP falling by over 3% in 2008, nearly 8% in 2009, and 1% in 2010....
The Economist Intelligence Unit
The general election on February 26th 2016 was inconclusive, increasing political fragmentation and hampering government formation. Hopes that a Fine-Gael-Fianna Fail grand coalition government with ...
This report contains detailed forecasts and analysis for Ireland, including trade and investment analysis, economic forecasts, political risk assessments and demographic trend analysis. Each ISA Country ...
Ireland's GDP rose by a very robust 6.6% on the year in Q3 2016, still on course to be the fastest-growing economy in the Eurozone. The strong Q3 outturn was partly the result of a sharp fall in services ...