Screengrab from the latest quarterly report released by Daft.ie today
The average rent nationwide is 9% higher than it was at the same time last year, according to the latest quarterly rental report by property website Daft.ie.
Dublin city saw the biggest annual increase in rent of 14%.
The shortage in accommodation across the capital has seen rents increase by 22% in three years.
They are now 13% below peak values in 2007.