Inflation is back on the rise.
New CSO figures found annually, prices rose by 8.5% to the end of February.
This annual inflation mark is up from 7.7% to the end of January, which shows inflation is not slowing down.
There was a 1.6% increase in prices between January and February.
Energy prices and food and drink saw the biggest annual price increases, at 23% and 13.1% respectively.
Economist Austin Hughes says it could be a while before it slows down:
"In a perfect world, we will come down gradually towards a more orderly and acceptable rise in prices today.
"Price inflation is 8.5%. It's going to take some time and probably some pain to get us back to a more normal level."
The largest month to month rise was in clothing and footwear, which went up by 5.8%.