Property hot spots: The towns with the biggest price rises in Ireland

A Tipperary town has seen prices jump by 23% in a year. In central Dublin prices have fallen

Irish property prices rose by 6.9 per cent in the year to June 2021, with Dublin prices up by 6.4 per cent and prices outside Dublin up by 7.4 per cent

Irish property prices rose by 6.9 per cent in the year to June 2021, with Dublin prices up by 6.4 per cent and prices outside Dublin up by 7.4 per cent

It’s home to fewer than 4,000 people, and recently hit the headlines when it became the setting for Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s new movie. But Cahir, in Co Tipperary, could also be known as the town with the fastest-growing property prices in Ireland over the past year.

A cocktail of too few homes, a drive out of the cities because of increased remote working, and more eager buyers due to a boom in savings during the pandemic is sending prices soaring far above national averages in many parts of the country.

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