Cost of Living in Galway

Summary of cost of living in Galway, Ireland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 10.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 € 50.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.75 € 9.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 € 5.00-6.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 € 4.00-6.50
Cappuccino (regular) 3.74 € 3.10-4.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 € 1.40-3.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 € 1.10-1.90
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.80 € 3.28-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.04 € 0.91-2.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.74 € 0.40-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.74 € 1.91-6.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.36 € 1.81-11.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.30 € 1.81-4.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.42 € 2.27-5.90
Apples (1 lb) 1.13 € 0.45-1.81
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 € 0.59-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.36 € 0.54-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.59 € 0.91-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.45-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.62 € 0.23-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 € 0.80-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.49 € 1.00-2.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 € 10.00-23.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.25 € 2.00-5.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.58 € 2.20-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.75 € 15.00-23.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 € 1.35-2.70
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 € 60.00-65.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 € 3.80-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.96 € 1.83-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 € 24.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.89 € 6.44-7.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,675.00 € 36,600.00-36,675.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,383.33 € 34,060.00-34,060.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 198.12 € 149.76-392.31
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.00 € 15.00-30.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.58 € 35.00-65.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.78 € 35.00-90.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 € 10.00-10.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 € 9.00-15.50
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 912.50 € 850.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,000.00 €
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.75 € 50.00-100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.00 € 20.00-35.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.00 € 60.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.25 € 40.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,544.44 € 1,200.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,371.43 € 1,200.00-1,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,671.43 € 2,200.00-3,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,050.00 € 1,700.00-2,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 366.72 € 290.32-427.35
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 300.38 € 241.55-334.45
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,740.38 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.39 3.00-4.80

Prices in Galway

This city had 383 entries in the past 12 months by 55 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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2 Comments so far
Maciej on Aug 03, 2021:
800 euro per month without rent? What kind of luxury life is that. Unrealistic for most people tbh.
KONSTANTINOS on Aug 15, 2020:
Does a salary of 70000 € / Year (before tax) sufficient for a family of 4 persons in Galway, Ireland?