Currently there are 46% more houses/apartments for sale in Cork than in Dublin.
Dublin has 5 times the population of cork.
Republic of Ireland
Prices fell by -2% in the month of August.
The month of August saw 205 property increases, with an average price increase of €21,607, and 686 decreases with an average decrease of €22,160, bringing the national average price to €199,464
If sales in Dublin are a multiple of that Cork on a monthly basis at the same time as there being a greater availability of stock in Cork, one would have to assume properties are taking much longer to sell on average in Cork. Supply is clearly greater in Dublin, you cannot have sales without supply.