Cost of living in Dublin, Ireland

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.85
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.21
12 eggs, large €3.57
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.44
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €5.11
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €1.96
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.16
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €2.48
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €13
2 liters of Coca-Cola €2.26
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.43
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €2,012
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,601
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €160
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €1,445
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €1,022
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €105
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €40
40” flat screen TV €514
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €130
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €8
Hourly rate for cleaning help €13
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €89
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €37
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €96
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €95
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €26,147
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.36
Monthly ticket public transport €118
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €16
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €5.44
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €15
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €58
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €5.03
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €3.79
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €5.27
4 rolls of toilet paper €2.43
Tube of toothpaste €3.14
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €18
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €42
2 tickets to the movies €21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €78
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €69
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.25
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €5.86
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €509
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.25
1 month of gym membership in business district €46
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €11
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,326 prices entered by 552 different people.
Latest price update: November 18, 2017.

Dublin position in our World Ranking

the world
19th
out of 334
western europe
8th
out of 64
ireland
1st
out of 4

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4th
western europe
2nd
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3rd

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