That's according to the latest figures from the CSO.
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show the price of a house in the midlands is up by just over 3 percent on 2019.
House prices in the South West of Ireland have also risen by over 5 percent in the year to August.
Nationally, the cost has decreased marginally in twelve months, despite the effects of the pandemic on the economy.
Housing lecturer at Technological University Dublin, Lorcan Sirr says demand is steady because of first time buyers: