TAOISEACH CRITICISED OVER RISING RENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

The Taoiseach has faced down criticism in the Dail over the latest figures on the cost of renting in Ireland.

A Residential Tenancies Board survey shows the average rent nationwide stands at 1,054 euro.

Dublin is still the most expensive area of the country to rent property, with an average cost of just over 1500 euro.

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