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Since today is Enda Kenny's last day as Taoiseach, we wanted to take a quick look back at what Ireland was like the year he was first elected to Dail Eireann.

The year: 1975 

Office Holders 

• President: Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh

Residential property prices rise sharply across Ireland

Good news for existing homeowners

The latest property price figures from the Central Statistics Office show that residential property prices rose by 10.5% in the year to April with prices outside of Dublin again increasing at a faster pace than those in the city.

This marks the fastest pace of growth since May 2015. House prices nationwide increased by 13.4% in the 12-month period, while apartment prices outside of Dublin grew by 16.3%.