Nineteen new rent pressure zones are being introduced today.
It comes after rents increased by 8.3% over the past year, with the average bill being nearly €1,200 a month.
That is according to new figures from the Residential Tenancies Board.
Two men are still being questioned on suspicion of murder after the death of a Limerick boxer in a hit-and-run.
Kevin Sheehy died after he was hit by a Jeep in the Hyde Road of the city yesterday morning.
The vehicle failed to remain at the scene, but last night Gardaí arrested two people.
Some 57 ambulance staff have been physically assaulted since 2017.
According to new figures, 12 paramedics have been forced off duty because of the attacks.
A further 37 ambulance staff have been verbally assaulted when responding to emergency calls.
British police are trying to identify a body which fell from a plane in London, minutes before it landed at Heathrow Airport.
One neighbour claims the suspected stowaway landed a metre from a man sunbathing in his garden in Clapham on Sunday afternoon.
Detectives say a bag, water and food were later found in the landing gear compartment of a Kenyan Airways plane.
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney is in Moscow to meet with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov.
The two men will discuss bilateral relations, Brexit and the situation in Ukraine.
This is the first visit by a minister for foreign affairs to Russia since 2011.