Along with this:
THE VALUE of Irish exports rose 5 per cent in the year to April in what economists described as the quiet good news story of the struggling economy.
External trade data from the Central Statistics Office shows imports fell 6 per cent on a seasonally adjusted basis leading to an increase in the State’s trade surplus.
Dr Ronnie O’Toole, chief economist with National Irish Bank, described the performance of Irish goods exports over the last year, which rose to €7.7 billion in April, as “remarkable”. “While worldwide exports have been in freefall since Christmas, Ireland has been virtually alone among non-oil exporting countries in actually increasing export levels.”
Might be a good combination...