BLACKROCK remains the most expensive are to live in Ireland according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.
The south Dublin village retains the top spot ranked by Eircode when it comes to house prices with a median of €622,500.
CSO statistics show that south Dublin house prices rose by 2.8% year-on-year to January in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In total, property prices across the capital increased by 1.1% in 2020 compared to an average increase of 4% nationally.
An analysis by property type showed house prices in Dublin rose by 0.6% (3.8% nationally) while apartments increased by 3% (7.5% nationally).
The only fall in price was in Dublin city centre and Finglas with each recording property price reductions of 0.1%.
All top five Eircodes were in Dublin with Dublin 6 second on a median price of €578,000, and Dublin 4 third on €575,000.
The lowest median residential property price was in Dublin 10 (Ballyfermot) averaging at €235,000.
Eircodes with the highest median prices outside Dublin were Greystones (€450,000) and Bray (€389,000).
The national residential property prices are 15.7% lower compared to the Celtic Tiger times in 2007.
Dublin residential property prices are 21.3% below their February 2007 high.
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- Dublin Gazette – Digital Edition – May 13, 2021