House prices in Kerry up over 8%

A new report out today shows house prices in Kerry are up more than 8%.

According to, the average cost of housing in Kerry is €196,000.

A slow-down in price increases was recorded in Galway, Limerick, Waterford and Cork.

Ronan Lyons, an economist at Trinity College Dublin and the author of the report – says increases in availability in urban areas is having a knock-on-effect elsewhere.