Cost of living in Cork, Ireland

List of prices in Cork, Ireland. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.65
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.07
12 eggs, large €3.55
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.52
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.51
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.67
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.38
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €2.14
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €11
2 liters of Coca-Cola €2.54
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.04
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,389
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,036
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €143
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €1,179
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €846
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €116
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €35
40” flat screen TV €438
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €106
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €9
Hourly rate for cleaning help €12
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €85
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €29
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €90
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €93
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €25,763
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.44
Monthly ticket public transport €75
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €15
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €4.71
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €15
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €53
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €4.78
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.83
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €5.00
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.89
Tube of toothpaste €2.78
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €14
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €37
2 tickets to the movies €19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €71
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €63
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €2.98
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €5.80
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €485
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.23
1 month of gym membership in business district €47
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €12
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 425 prices entered by 76 different people.
Latest price update: March 25, 2019

Cork position in our World Ranking

the world
74th
out of 329
western europe
24th
out of 73
ireland
2nd
out of 4

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