North West continues to experience big increase in house prices

A new report shows property prices have increased by 9.5 percent in the past year.


Data published by property website,, shows that house prices in Sligo rose by 15% while both Leitrim and Donegal  saw a rise of 19%.


Prices increased more sharply outside of Dublin, with an average rise of 13 percent in Galway city in the past year.


But Economist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the Daft report, Ronan Lyons, says prices aren’t going up as quickly outside of Dublin as they were during the pandemic: