Economist Ronan Lyons: the  author of the Daft report said the acute shortage of rental properties in Dublin is causing a flight to the commuter counties

Rents are rising fast in the commuter counties around Dublin because householders on average incomes cannot afford to live in the capital, according (...)

House prices dipped 1 per cent in the final three months of last year, according to the latest report by property website Daft.ie. Photograph: Thinkstock

House prices dipped 1 per cent in the final three months of last year, according to the latest report by property website Daft.ie. This is the first (...)

There were fewer than 27,000 properties listed to rent in Dublin in the first nine months of this year, compared to more than 47,000 in the same period in 2011.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Fewer than 5,400 properties were available to rent nationwide on November 1st, the lowest number since 2007, according to a quarterly report from pro(...)

Families living in 3-5 bedroom homes pay an extra 2.6 per cent (€4,700) to stay close to primary schools and an extra 1.9 per cent (€3,600) to be near post primary schools. Photograph: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

People who want to buy a family home very close to a primary school in south county Dublin will have to pay over €25,000 more than those willing to li(...)

Economist and co-founder of the Kilkenomics festival, David McWilliams, pictured with  RaboDirect general manager Tim Bicknell. The bank is sponsoring the event.

The Web Summit has been called “Davos for geeks”, but Kilkenomics is the “Davos with jokes”. The event returns for a fifth year this year, bringing to(...)

Constantin Gurdgiev, who is part of the line-up for the Kilkenomics festival, a three-day mash-up of economics and comedy taking place in Kilkenny next month. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

So many bubbles are popping up in the Irish economy that it’s in danger of turning into an Aero bar. Another one clearly emerging, which policymakers (...)

The average asking price for a house is €195,000, compared to €170,000 a year ago.

A survey by property website Daft shows the sellers’ market in Dublin continues, with asking prices in the third quarter of the year coming in at a q(...)

CYNK Technology shares rose from 10 US cent per share in mid-June to a peak of $21. Photograph: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The founder of the Irish Institute of Financial Trading, Peter Brown, said the “stunning” 36,000 per cent stock price rise of CYNK Technology – a soc(...)

House prices in Dublin climbed 21 per cent in 12 months

The scale of the urban/rural divide in the housing market has been laid bare in the latest house-price report to be published by property website da(...)

Radical new thinking – including the possible rezoning for residential use of such ‘desirable’ sites as Elm Park Golf Course and the RTÉ campus, both in Dublin 4 – is needed if the housing supply crisis is to be tackled, a leading economist has said.

Radical new thinking – including the possible rezoning for residential use of such ‘desirable’ sites as Elm Park Golf Course and the RTÉ campus, both (...)