Consumer prices were unchanged in December from November, as falling clothing and footwear costs helped offset rising food and drink prices.
The annual inflation rate, based on a European Union measure, quickened to 1.7 per cent from 1.6 per cent, the Central Statistics Office said today. Based on a measure that includes mortgage interest costs, inflation accelerated to an annual 1.2 from 0.8 per cent in the previous month.
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