Ireland's annual consumer price inflation eased to a 15-month low of 6.6% in May from 7.2% in April, Central Statistics Office data showed on Thursday.

The EU-standard Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) showed annual growth of 5.4%, in line with a flash estimate released at the end of May. (Writing by Conor Humphries; editing by John Stonestreet)