Over the five-month period to the end of September, average awards by PIAB went from €23,877 to €14,233, an average reduction of €9,654 per award. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Personal injury awards have dropped sharply since the introduction of new guidelines by the judiciary, a new report shows. In the five-month period (...)

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The number of claims made to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) declined by 16 per cent last year to 26,009 cases as pandemic restrictions (...)

Laura Forsythe: “All the beans on toast and tap water in the world isn’t going to get you there (for deposit).” Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

The Housing Fix is an Irish Times series exploring solutions to Ireland’s housing crisis – arguably the biggest social and economic issue facing (...)

In Dublin, the average rent increased by €110 or 6.6 per cent year on year, to €1,762.

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has insisted the Government’s policy of rent caps is working, as new figures show rents increasing nationally but s(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Tom Honan

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has said rent pressure zones are starting to work despite a 7 per cent year-on-year increase in rents nationwide. (...)

The Residential Tenancies Board  has found two in five tenants are still seeing increases above the 4 per cent annual rent rise cap. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Rent pressure zones have had a “moderating” effect on rent inflation, but two in five tenants are still seeing increases above the 4 per cent annual c(...)

Aerage monthly rents were still more than €70 higher when compared with the same quarter of the previous year. Photograph: iStock

The cost of renting a home in Ireland fell marginally in the last three months of 2018 but average monthly rents were still more than €70 higher when (...)

Rents for apartments in Dublin city  rose by 11.7 per cent annually, compared with 6.5 per cent for houses. Photograph: iStock

Renters in Dublin city paid €156 more a month to rent a property in September than they did a year earlier, new figures show. Despite the imposition(...)

Take Back the City members occupy a tribunal room at the RTB’s premises on D’Olier Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Housing activists occupied a tribunal room during a protest at the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) headquarters in Dublin on Wednesday morning. Th(...)

The average rent in the greater Dublin area  is now €1,587, a monthly increase of €128 over a 12-month period. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The cost of renting a home in Ireland continues to rise with new figures pointing to sharp spikes in urban areas and average monthly rents in Dublin (...)

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