Current rate of growth in economy won’t continue next year


The current rate of growth in the Irish economy won't continue next year.

The ESRI says our finances are growing strongly - despite the risks caused by Brexit and the US-China trade relationship.

It predicts growth of 4 percent this year, but only 3.2 percent in 2020.

Sinn Féin's finance spokesman and Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty, says the report is a clear warning - and contradicts the government's estimations: