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[A graph, released by the Central Statistics Office this morning, showing the rise in residential property prices in Ireland between March 2013 and March 2014. Click to enlarge]

At a national level, property prices increased by 7.8%.

In Dublin, house prices rose by 14.3%, while the cost of an apartment in Dublin was 16.6% higher in March 2014, than in March 2013.

Gulp.

Residential Property Price Index, March 2014 (CSO)