Rent hikes in Kilkenny above national average

Rent prices continue to soar locally, with the latest figures from Daft.ie showing the rise in Kilkenny now above the national average.

Their yearly figures show rents up 13.4% across the country but in Kilkenny prices jumped by 16% in the past year.

The average monthly rent is now €819 – this recent hike  marks a 43% increase from its lowest point.

In Carlow an increase of 12.3% was recorded in the last year with the average monthly rent now €777 – up 31% on its lowest point.

Dublin, it appears, is still the most expensive place to rent, at €1,668.