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# rent index

Last month
May 2024
Average rents for new tenancies in Ireland grew 9.1% last year, Limerick City worst hit at 22%
The average rent for a new tenancy on a national basis was €1,595 – an increase of €133 on the previous year.
Last year
2023
Average rent for new tenancies in Ireland rose by almost 9% year-on-year
Average rents for new tenancies see 6.7% year-on-year increase
All time
Five more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as national average monthly rent stays over €1,200
Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin
These are the most expensive and cheapest areas for renting in Ireland