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Wicklow Among Regions With Highest Levels Of Consumer Spending

Consumer spending levels increased by 10 per cent in May, compared to April, as non-essential retail re-opened.

Bank Of Ireland figures show debit card spending on barbers and beauty salons rose by 712%, shoe shops by 58% and transport by 145%.

Overall, spending on "social activities" was up 13% last month - with Wicklow, Donegal and Kilkenny recording the largest increases.

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