Gross rental yields in Ireland: Dublin and Cork

The average gross rental yield in Ireland stands at 7.85% (Q1, 2024).

  • Dublin
  • Cork
  Last Updated: Feb. 15, 2024
DUBLIN - All Dwelling Types COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
Dublin (all locations)  
1-Bedroom €275,000 €1,676 7.31%
2-Bedroom €365,000 €2,500 8.22%
3-Bedroom €475,000 €3,000 7.58%
4+Bedroom €925,000 €4,800 6.23%
Dublin avg. rental yields 7.33%
CORK - All Dwelling Types COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
Cork (all locations)  
1-Bedroom €179,750 €1,287 8.59%
2-Bedroom €250,000 €1,950 9.36%
3-Bedroom €310,000 €2,250 8.71%
4+Bedroom €575,000 €3,250 6.78%
Cork avg. rental yields 8.36%
All yields are gross - i.e., before taxes, repair costs, ground rents, estate agents fees, and any other costs. Net yields (what you´ll really earn) are typically around 1.5% to 2% lower.
Source: Global Property Guide and Daft
Ireland´s Historic Rental Yield Data

Research Methodology: To conduct this research, we searched for studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, and 4-bedroom apartments in the largest cities of Ireland. We utilized the Daft website for both buying and renting prices to determine the average gross rental yields (Monthly Rent x 12 / Purchase Price).

For instance, if the monthly rent is €500 and the purchase price is €100,000, the calculation would be: €500 (Monthly Rent) x 12 / €100,000 (Purchase Price) = 6% (Gross Rental Yield).

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