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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Prices

Last year
2022
# Housing
CSO: Property price jumps higher outside of the capital as growth continues to slow
Prices rose by 10.8% nationally in the year to September.
# high costs
Publicans warn of 'huge threat' due to 'doubling and tripling' of energy bills
Publicans in Ireland are worried as their UK counterparts warn of possible closures.
# Inflation
Prices in Ireland are 9.6% higher than this time last year, new figures show
The increase is above the Eurozone average of 8.9%.
# Prices
Hotels group says 'commentary' misses how supply problems are causing cost increases
The Irish Hotels Federation body was before the Oireacthas Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts Sport and Media today.
# Prices
Irish inflation hits 8.2%, above Eurozone average, as Sinn Féin proposes cash payment for workers
Inflation in the eurozone is at its highest level since recordkeeping for the euro began in 1997.
# rising inflation
Taoiseach can't rule out Ireland slipping into recession, calls for greater EU flexibility on VAT
‘No one can be certain about what will happen over the course of 2022,’ the Taoiseach said.
# what to expect
Ireland follows Europe's lead as package aimed at surging household costs to be unveiled today
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said the cost of living is now the ‘burning issue’ for most people.
Leo Varadkar says the cost of living is fast becoming the "burning issue" for the public.
Today's announcements come as a new poll finds 37% of people have cut back on essential heating and electricity use.
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# Prices
SSE Airtricity to increase electricity prices from September
The price change will see a typical household bill increase by around €3.89 per week for dual fuel customers.
# pumped up prices
New Year starts with 'significant' increase in price of petrol and diesel
A litre of petrol now costs 144.5c on average.
# Daft Report
The average cost of a house in Dublin is now €383,000
The national average price in the first quarter of the year was €261,000.
# Energy
Airtricity customers to see price hike of up to €140 per year
The company said the decision to raise prices was made in response to sustained increases in wholesale energy costs on global markets.
# Rental Report
Average rents in Dublin have hit a new record high of €1,875 a month
According to Daft, average rents for properties listed on its website rose nationwide by an average of 11.5% in the year to the end of March.
Some Dublin Bus, rail, and Luas prices will go up from January - others will go down
Kids can go free for longer, too.
# close eye
These are the price differences in alcohol and cigarettes across the border that Noonan is monitoring
The Finance Minister says he’s monitoring price levels to try and prevent differences that would would see consumers crossing the border to shop.
# Your Say
Poll: Are Dublin hotel rooms over-priced?
Hotel room rates in the capital in July were up 19% on the previous 12 months.
# Survey
Ireland has the highest alcohol prices in the EU (almost double the average)
It’s also the second most expensive country for tobacco.
# priced out
The average age of first-time home buyers is going up and up
It’s even increased over the last year.
# End of the road
Bad news for Irish motorists as petrol and diesel prices set to hike
A shift in the global supply of oil is set to have a knock-on effect for Irish drivers.
# negative waves
Almost 100,000 Irish homes are still in negative equity...
But at the rate property prices are increasing that won’t be the case for long says the ESRI…
# low prices
Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity
McLoughlin had advised a ‘client’ to top the meter up by €10 a week and Bord Gáis “won’t come near you”.
# Property Porn
In Photos: This is what a €10,000 a month house in Dublin city looks like
It has a butler’ s pantry, marble floors, a walk-in closet and a heat controlled wine cellar.
# Cuts
Electricity and gas bills are going to get cheaper for some people
Bord Gáis Energy has announced a second set of price cuts for this year.
# shocking
ISIS circulates price list for sex slaves
Copies of the list emerged last year and it has now been verified by a UN official.
# some neck
Drinking wine in Ireland is expensive. Really, really expensive
The National Off-Licence Association says it’s hurting smaller sellers.
# changed much?
Has the price of these houses changed much in the past four years?
Here TheJournal.ie looks at a few specific examples.
# around the country
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k… up to €1 million.
# good while it lasted
Petrol prices are going up, up, up again...
And they’re not likely to fall any time soon.
# cutting your cloth
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k… up to €1 million.
# shovel ready
This week’s vital property news: The new Daft report and a cap on the property tax
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# THINGS HAVE CHANGED
How much rent would you have been paying in the 1990s?
Unsurprisingly, you would of been paying quite a bit less.
# Power surge
Your electricity bills are going to get more expensive in a couple of years
That’s if action isn’t taken, the ESRI has warned.
# New Gaff
Lack of office space a real headache for companies looking to set up shop
And for the office space already there, the price is going keep going up and up.
# Your Say
Poll: Is it OK that hotels increase room prices for big events?
It’s not an uncommon thing.
# Mortgages
TSB customers may be about to get a nice windfall after lender withdraws court bid
Thousands of customers could be affected, following PTSB’s decision to drop a Supreme Court appeal against complaints by mortgage-holders.
# VHI
VHI customer? A small bit of good news for you
Might save you a few bob.
# Oil Prices
Why aren't our electricity and gas bills coming down?
It’s a matter of ‘when’, not ‘if’, according to the energy regulator.
# CSO
Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year...
… but that still puts them 37.8% lower than their 2007 peak.
# Big Spender
Here's how much Google's new Nexus devices will cost you
Let’s hope you have some deep pockets if you want the Nexus 6.
# Property
Numbers crunched: New report reveals the extent of Dublin's housing shortage
Meanwhile, another report shows activity in the housing sector not seen for several years.
# notions
12 signs Dublin has completely lost the run of itself
Again.