House price in the city have gone up by an average of €145,000 in the last five years.
A new Daft.ie report says prices rose by 2.3% in the first quarter of 2018.
Prices nationally were up by 2.5% during the first three months of the year.
The average price was €247,000 - 7.3% higher than a year ago.
Compared to their lowest point in 2013, prices nationwide rose by an average of 50% - or just over €82,500.
In Cork and Galway cities, prices rose only marginally in the first three months of 2018 - by 0.3% and 0.1% - but are now 59% and 70% higher than their 2013 lows.
In Limerick and Waterford cities, prices increased by 2.1% and 2.4% in the first three months of the year.