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Local House Prices Have Risen

House prices across Kilkenny and Carlow have risen by more than the national average.

The latest report from shows a rise of 5% in Kilkenny and 6% in Carlow between March and the end of June of this year.

Across the country the average price you’ll now pay for a house is €254,000 – that’s an increase of 2.7% in the last three months.

In Kilkenny, while there’s been an increase of 5%, at €221,000 the average price in the county is still a bit below the national average.

The percentage rise is also well below the massive 12% increase that was experienced this time last year.

Meanwhile, in Carlow, the average house price is now €185,000 – up 6% in the last three months.

Again, that percentage increase is in stark contrast to the 18% rise last year.

Up in the capital, the price rise has been fairly minimal at 1.8%.