The population of Dublin could rise by more than 150,000 over the next three years
The figures will put further pressure on the housing market.
A new study says a hard Brexit could add to the population pressures in Dublin.
The study by Future Analytics Consulting - reported in the Irish Independent - said the population in the capital could rise by 7.5 to 11.5, depending on the severity of Brexit.
Population of Dublin
Between 2011 and 2016, Dublin City added 27 thousand residents, so the numbers in today's report would represent a huge expansion for the city.
The population in the city is currently about 1.2 million.
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