Rent prices in County Leitrim are 5.7 percent higher in the first quarter of this year than they were for the same quarter in 2014.
This is according to statistics released by property website daft.ie on Monday last.
The average price of renting a residential property in the county now stands at €426 per month. This represented the highest rise in rental prices in the north west of the country.
However, County Longford was responsible for the largest jump in the Shannonside region as rental prices rose by 7.8 percent from twelve months previous. The average rental price in Longford now stands at €477 per month.
Roscommon saw a rise of 5.3 percent to €552 per month, while rental prices in Sligo rose by 4.4 percent to €602 per month.