The highest annual rate of inflation in Ireland since 1984 was recorded in the last 12 months to October.
Prices rose by 9.2% compared to October 2021.
The CSO's Consumer Price Index shows a near 40-year high for the annual rate of inflation.
Driving the 9.2% rise in the 12 months to October was energy prices.
Gas was up by 93% since October 2021, with a 71% increase in electricity and 65% in home heating oil.
It's not just energy prices going up, as the cost of a pint of milk has gone up by a quarter.
There was also a nearly 20% increase in butter prices with eggs and bread also going up by double digits.
The rate of inflation compared to the previous month was 1.6%.