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# supply and demand

This year
An electric vehicle is most popular car on DoneDeal as demand rises 35% in a year
The demand for EVs has led to the average price for a brand new electric car reaching €64,755.
Last year
Cost of living crisis may stop rapid inflation of secondhand car prices
Brexit and a shortage of car supplies meant that demand for secondhand cars was unprecedented.
As 'unprecedented' inflation bites, the gap between Irish used and new car prices is tightening
In some cases, a second-hand car is being listed with a higher asking price than a new version of the same model.
All time
'Amber alert' issued by Eirgrid as electricity system comes under pressure to meet demand
The warning came as Eirgrid are set to close two peat-fueled power plants in the Midlands.
Technical difficulties leave thousands disappointed as Dublin Marathon sells out
A final batch of 2,500 spots went on sale this morning, but huge demand led to the website crashing.
Regina Doherty calls for negotiations on new deal with FF, says election talk 'childish'
Budget talks start today – but the minister says Fine Gael wants parallel talks on confidence and supply.
Micheál Martin: There are 'serious deficiencies' in implementation of deal with Fine Gael
Timmy Dooley says the Budget needs to be agreed before any confidence and supply talks.
Mayo fans set to outnumber home support as Kildare express 'regret' over meeting ticket demand
The All-Ireland SFC qualifier has been fixed for St Conleth’s Park in Newbridge on Saturday.
The average house price in Dublin is €145,000 more than five years ago
House prices continue to rise and the number of properties on the market continues to fall, the latest house price report has found.
CAO points to drop as demand dips but teaching is still one of the most popular courses in Ireland
There were 72,643 applications by 1 February – a decrease of 3,443 applicants on the previous year.
House prices set to grow by 10% this year
According to Goodbody’s latest quarterly Irish Economy Health Check new mortgage lending is also expected to increase by 30% in 2017.
TD claims hotels are asking families to leave as Patrick's Day demand surges
There are 138 families who have spent more than 18 months in emergency accommodation.
One concrete benefit of Brexit: The Passport Office is hiring extra staff
230 temp staff are being hired to deal with the post-Brexit vote surge.
There are three workers for every one Irish building job
Carpenters, electricians and plumbers are left to compete for the limited positions.
Michelin star-winning Dublin restaurant booked out until next Autumn
There has been a massive surge in demand since they won the award.
Over 275,000 ticket applications made for Ireland's Euro 2016 games
Incredible levels of support for Martin O’Neill’s side.
7 achingly beautiful RWC passes too good not to watch over and over again
Here’s to the playmakers.
Going up: The construction industry is on a winning streak right now
The Ulster Bank’s new figures have shown growth in the construction industry continued in April.
UCD changed its campus accommodation system and some students are NOT happy
New first years will be prioritised when it comes to living on campus.
Gardaí say huge drug haul may cause heroin drought on the streets of Dublin
Heroin and cocaine worth over €5 million was seized by gardaí.
Apple delays larger iPad plans so it can make more iPhones
The production of the larger iPad was originally planned to start in December, but strong demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pushed this back to early next year.
This Roscommon deli-owner spent €1,000 of his own money to install a clean water system
The owner of Benny’s Deli, on Castlerea’s Main Street, grew tired of constant ‘boil water’ notices in the town and decided to take matters into his own hands.
There has been a drop in the number of cash buyers snapping up properties
A new housing report found that 97% of property professionals believe house prices in Dublin will increase further in the next 12 months.
EU gas shortage concerns, as Putin threatens to cut-off Ukraine's supply
Nearly a third of the EU’s natural gas comes from Russia, and about 13 per cent transits through Ukraine.
A crash course in everything Economics – Part 2
Stephen Kinsella’s new book, QuickWin ECONOMICS, answers 100 questions you might have on the subject. In this excerpt: What happens to demand for gin when the price of tonic changes?