Cost of living in Dublin, Ireland

List of prices in Dublin, Ireland. Current as of Feb 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €13
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.56
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.24
12 eggs, large €3.61
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.41
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.74
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.10
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.13
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €2.37
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €13
2 liters of Coca-Cola €2.39
Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.52
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €2,214
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,779
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 €1,526
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €1,115
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €117
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €44
40” flat screen TV €400
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €116
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €10
Hourly rate for cleaning help €12
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €82
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €34
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €88
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €110
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €23,344
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.41
Monthly ticket public transport €113
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) €5.45
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €19
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €56
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) €6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.98
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €5.00
4 rolls of toilet paper €1.89
Tube of toothpaste €2.37
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city €15
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €38
2 tickets to the movies €23
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €104
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €68
1 cocktail drink in downtown club €11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.38
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €5.97
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €458
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.46
1 month of gym membership in business district €45
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €12
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,870 prices entered by 483 different people.
Latest price update: February 17, 2019.

Dublin position in our World Ranking

the world
24th
out of 337
western europe
9th
out of 74
ireland
1st
out of 4

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