The pace of property price growth continued to slow in June, according to new data from the Central Statistics Office, reaching a six year low during June.

Property prices were 2% higher in June compared to the same month of 2018, compared to growth of 2.6% in the year to May.

Property price growth reached a ten-year peak of 13.3% in April 2018, but has been steadily easing ever since.

It comes as prices in Dublin remained flat overall, with increases of just 0.1% in the year to June following on from no growth in May.

However there were price changes recorded across the county, with increases in some areas cancelling out falls in others.

According to the CSO south Dublin saw the highest house price growth in June at 3.6%, while prices in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown fell by 4%.

In the rest of the country prices were 3.9% higher in the year to June, compared to growth of 5.3% in the year to May and 15.2% in the year to June 2018.

The border region saw the highest at 14.7%, while the mid-east of the country recorded a decline of 0.1%.