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It’s been claimed that property rental in Leitrim has increased by as much as 20% in recent times.   Labour Party Senator Rebecca Moynihan says counties are going into the ‘double digits’ of rental increases.     Housing will be discussed by the party at its National Conference tonight, after…

The extension to the rent supplement scheme for the victims of domestic abuse will provide hope and the prospect of a better for future for victims. That’s according to Sligo/Drumcliff Councillor Marie Casserly. Cllr Casserly say the pandemic has increased the level of domestic violence and it’s vital that victims…

Opponents of county council rent increases in Sligo say they are starting a campaign to highlight the issue. A number of protesters against the increases stood outside Sligo County Council’s headquarters at County Hall at Riverside in Sligo this morning as councillors gathered for their December monthly meeting. Protesters outside…

First time buyers in the north west are being abandoned by the government. That’s according to local Fianna Fail TD, Eamon Scanlon, who says people are paying more in long term rent than they would be for a mortgage. Fianna Fail have put forward legislation that hopes to address a…

Rent prices have increaed across the North West. According to Daft.ie’s 2nd Quarter report, prices have risen in Leitrim by 6.1% compared to the start of the year to €557. In Sligo, the average rent price has also risen by 6.1% to €698 while Donegal sees the smallest increase of…

Donegal is bucking the national trend when it comes to rent prices. Rents rose by over 10 per cent across the country in 2017. New figures from Daft-dot-ie shows that people now pay on average € 1,227 every month. Rents in the capital are 4-thousand 500-euro more a year than…