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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# through the roof

Last year
Rising cost of building materials is getting worse on a weekly basis, TDs to be told
The Irish Home Builders Association will tell TDs that the situation is getting worse on a weekly basis.
All time
Irish house prices have soared again and people's wages can't keep up
The cost of a home is up by more than 12% in the last year.
'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years
Temple Street says it currently has access to only one consultant cardiologist, with that consultant “only commissioned to one clinic per week”.
Saving for a house? The average price is now €230,000
If you want a house in Dublin city, add €100,000 to that.
This couple bought a 20ft Christmas tree and cut it in half so it looks like it goes through the roof
The real spirit of Christmas.
Dublin rents are nearly back to boom-time levels
Rents in the capital increased by 8.7% over the course of a year.
There was an almighty jump in rents while everyone waited for price controls
Cork and Galway have had their biggest increases in at least 10 years.
Going up: Irish property prices rose by 16.3% in 2014
The rate of increase in Dublin is twice that of the rest of the country however…