Cost of Living in Galway

Summary about cost of living in Galway, Ireland:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 € 10.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 € 50.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 € 8.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.35 € 4.80-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 € 4.80-7.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.12 € 2.20-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 € 1.20-2.20
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 € 1.00-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.72 € 2.84-6.06
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.22 € 0.64-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.68 € 0.32-1.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.06 € 2.00-3.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.03 € 2.72-7.14
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.18 € 2.27-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.60 € 4.08-7.25
Apples (1 lb) 1.14 € 0.59-1.81
Banana (1 lb) 1.07 € 0.57-3.18
Oranges (1 lb) 1.10 € 0.54-1.45
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 € 0.54-1.59
Potato (1 lb) 0.82 € 0.45-1.13
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 € 0.27-0.95
Lettuce (1 head) 0.98 € 0.80-1.19
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.13 € 0.80-1.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 € 7.99-13.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.42 € 1.20-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.36 € 2.00-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.70 € 12.50-15.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.40 € 2.30-2.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 € 59.00-80.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 € 3.80-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.83 € 1.83-3.06
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 € 24.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.31 € 4.54-6.02
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 € 25,000.00-32,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,730.00 € 26,920.00-28,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 151.18 € 100.00-283.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.39 € 0.25-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.77 € 40.00-62.50
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.36 € 33.00-75.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 € 10.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 € 8.00-12.50
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 812.50 € 600.00-1,040.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,700.00 € 6,600.00-14,800.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.62 € 50.00-110.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.14 € 22.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.11 € 55.00-130.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 104.29 € 70.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,087.50 € 900.00-1,400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 838.89 € 700.00-1,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,752.38 € 1,500.00-2,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,491.18 € 1,300.00-1,850.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 344.51 € 290.32-418.06
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 281.03 € 222.97-343.74
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,172.67 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.75 2.90-4.40

Prices in Galway

This city had 322 entries in the past 12 months by 43 different contributors.
Last update: February 2021
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6 Comments so far
KONSTANTINOS on Aug 15, 2020:
Does a salary of 70000 € / Year (before tax) sufficient for a family of 4 persons in Galway, Ireland?
Raul on Apr 16, 2019:
Hello,

Does a salary of 53000 € / Year (before tax) sufficient for a family of 2 or 3 persons in Galway, Ireland?
Darius on Oct 30, 2018:
Dear Adam,

A salary of 28000 € per year for a family of 5 is not enough for living in Galway. It would be enough for one person only.
Karen Matthes on Nov 28, 2017:
I am looking at prices of apartments for rent before moving to Galway.
Carly on Sep 11, 2017:
If a grad student was working a part time job and living in Galway, would they make enough to live on? How much would a part time job pay on average per month?
Adams on Mar 09, 2017:
does a salary of 28000 € / Year sufficient for a family of 5 persons in Galway. ireland.

Thanks