Here are the most expensive and least expensive places to buy in Ireland 4 years ago

Here are the most expensive and least expensive places to buy in Ireland

How does your county fare?

The latest house price report from shows the continuing ill-health in Ireland’s housing market.

Prices of houses rose by almost 3% between June and September, a rise that was only slightly smaller in Dublin (2.7%) than elsewhere (3.0%).

When it comes to the most expensive place to buy a house in the country it's no surprise that Dublin comes out on top, with south county Dublin costing over €520,000, which is nearly €200,000 more than properties in the city and €400,000 more than some other areas in the country.

The least expensive areas to buy include Longford, Leitrim, Sligo and Roscommon, with houses costing just over €100,000 in these areas.

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Advertisement has broken down the average asking price per area with Galway and Cork being the more expensive cities to buy outside of the capital. The Dublin commuter belt is also greater in price than most counties in Ireland.

Here is the full breakdown of average house prices in Ireland.


The report states:

"Nationally, the average asking price reached its lowest point in the third quarter of 2013 and had risen 34.7% - or €57,000 - since then. In Dublin, however, the bottom was reached in the second quarter of 2012 and prices have risen by an average of 46.5% - or €102,500 - since then. The last part of the country to see prices level off was Limerick. In both Limerick city and county, prices only reached point in the final quarter of 2014 but prices have risen by 38% in the city (and by 20% in the county) since then."

Here is a summary of the report:

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