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Irish economy rebounds following Storm Emma disruption
- Output growth remains strong in May, having rebounded in April
- Marked expansions recorded across all three monitored sectors
- Consumer spending growth also rebounds from March slowdown
Underlying growth in the Irish economy remains strong so far during the second quarter of the year. April and May saw output growth rebound following a weatherrelated slowdown during March. The picture in Ireland contrasts with that seen at the eurozone level, where the rate of expansion has eased markedly since the first quarter of the year.
Andrew Harker, Associate Director at IHS Markit
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