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THE AVERAGE NATIONAL rent price has continued to rise year-on-year, despite the impact of Covid-19 on the rental market for much of 2020.
New statistics published by property website Daft.ie show that rents across the country rose by an average of 1.2% in the year to the end of July.
The average price of rent in Ireland now stands at €1,412 per month.
Dublin continues to see the most expensive rents in Ireland, with the average cost of rent €2,030 per month, a marginal increase of 0.2% compared with July last year.
The rest of Leinster saw the highest year-on-year rise, with a 3.3% increase from July 2019, bringing the average monthly cost of rent in the region to €1,219 last month.
Munster saw a 2.7% rise in the year to July, when average rents reached €1,069 per month.
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