Ronan Lyons

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Residential property prices along the new Luas Cross City line have risen at more than twice the rate of homes along other Dublin rail lines in the last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Residential property prices along the new Luas Cross City line have risen at more than twice the rate of homes along other Dublin rail lines(...)

“When house prices are rising at 12-13 per cent per annum at the same time as earnings are rising at 2-3 per cent, the dangers are pretty clear.” Photograph: Frank Miller

Is history repeating itself? Or is it different this time? The most important part of the title of the new ESRI paper entitled Irish House Prices: Déj(...)

Affordability data suggests that single buyers in particular face a squeeze in Dublin, with mortgage repayments now often taking well over a third of an average disposable income.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The most important part of the title of the new ESRI paper entitled Irish house prices: Deja vu all over again? is the question mark at the end. Pro(...)

Prof Ronan Lyons, the author of the report, said those who campaign for improved housing outcomes – from fewer people homeless to better standards in rental accommodation – “need to realise that the solution to all these is more supply”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The cost of renting a home in the Republic has climbed by more than 11 per cent over the last 12 months with the increases recorded in Dublin even hig(...)

The latest MyHome.ie property report shows the housing market should record double-digit price growth for 2017 and into 2018 based on healthy demand generated by Ireland’s fast-growing economy. Photograph: iStock

The head of a major US multinational which employs more than 2,000 people in Dublin told me a year ago that the cost and scarcity of renting an apartm(...)

Homes at number 13 are typically €4,335 cheaper than the average Irish property, according to Daft.ie. Photograph: iStock

Although superstition dictates that Friday the 13th, and even the number 13, can be unlucky for some, for property buyers there might be value in suc(...)

Average national house prices have risen by 47per cent since their lowest point at the height of the economic crash in late 2013, according to a repor(...)

Economist Ronan Lyons estimates that Ireland has about 500,000 less apartments than it should have for the size of its population.

The State’s housing crisis stems from a shortage of apartments, not houses, economist and author of the Daft.ie report Ronan Lyons has claimed. The d(...)

A wreck of a market - a post-crash ghost estate

For Ann, it was a bunk in a hostel or the loss of a new, permanent job. That was her choice. She has spent weeks looking for a place to rent in Dubl(...)

Accommodation requests for Dublin Airbnb properties were 25% more likely to be ignored when they came from gay male couples, according to Dr Ronan Lyons and Mr Rishi Ahuja of Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

Gay male couples are discriminated against by Dublin hosts on the home-share website Airbnb, according to new research conducted by economists at Trin(...)

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