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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Ain't Nothing Goin' On

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The average cost of rent in Ireland has never, ever, ever been higher
Overall, rents are now 16% higher than their 2008 peak.
The average rent in Ireland is now €1,131 - and there aren't many places to rent
In Dublin, rents are up 13.9%, with the average property in the capital costing €1,668 a month.
Fianna Fáil want 'rent pressure zones' extended to Galway, Limerick, and Waterford
Zones are envisaged in Dublin and Cork.
Couple sees rent on Dublin apartment go up 51% in one month
“We are a hard-working professional couple and it seems like one hurdle after another.”
Rent controls won't fix the Irish market, tenants' board warns
The situation does need to be sorted quickly, though.
Bad news for students: rents are up across the country
And there aren’t many properties to rent.
The average rent in Dublin is now €1,289 - in Waterford it's €601
The average rent nationwide is now €888, up €69 from the lowest point in 2011.