Live in the now and get ready for an adventure in majestic, beautiful Ireland. Home to centuries of stories, mysticism and bairds, the Republic of Ireland is famous for its lush landscape, ancient castles, rugged cliffs and, the hospitality and warmth of its people.
Experience living in one of the safest and friendliest counties in the world where English is one of two main languages. If you intend to study in Ireland, you may be interested to know that the Irish government itself invests over 782M Euros annually in research, ensuring the excellence of academic qualifications awarded by Irish universities. Today, Ireland's higher education institutions is steadily making its presence known in an increasing number of fields.
And if you'd like to stay on after completing your program, you might qualify to do so, depending on the education level of the program you graduate from. Connect with career opportunities with leading global companies located in Ireland.
And if expenses are in Euros (€) remember, you'll be earning in Euros (€) as well! These are the new hourly minimum rates of pay that are in force in Ireland from January 1, 2017:
An experienced adult worker – for the purposes of the National Minimum Wage Act – is an employee who has an employment of any kind in any 2 years over the age of 18.
Source of information is http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/employment/ last accessed on November 9, 2017
The following table shows a comparison of average living expenses (quoted in Euro currency) across four cities in the Republic of Ireland to give you a glimpse on how much you would need to live in the country:
|Apartment, 1BR in City Centre||952.17||1,451.78||933.53||678.33|
|Apartment, 1BR outside of City Centre||842.27||1,174.75||835.78||554.09|
|Basic utilities e.g. electricity, heating, water, garbage for an 85 sq.m. apartment||144.20||141.12||144.36||142.00|
|Internet, 60Mbps or more, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL||46.69||47.93||39.92||37.86|
|Transportation, Monthly Pass Regular Price||80.00||121.52||72.45||71.00|
|Gasoline, 1 liter||1.31||1.34||1.27||1.26|
|Regular Milk, 1 liter||0.88||0.98||0.88||0.94|
|White Rice, 1 kg.||1.48||1.51||1.71||2.12|
|Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 500g||1.28||1.25||1.22||1.31|
|Eggs, 1 dozen||2.79||2.73||2.38||2.50|
|Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless||7.64||8.24||8.90||10.00|
|Beef round, 1kg,||7.06||10.50||10.51||12.00|
|Potato, 1 kg.||1.19||1.42||0.91||1.90|
|Tomato, 1 kg.||2.03||2.43||2.17||4.00|
|Water, 1.5 liter bottle||1.40||1.27||0.91||1.40|
|Domestic Beer, .5 liter bottle||2.30||2.35||2.63||2.33|
|Meal, inexpensive restaurant||12.50||15.00||12.50||15.00|
|McMeal at McDonalds (or equivalent Combo Meal)||7.50||8.00||7.00||8.00|
|Cinema, International Release||9.50||10.00||9.00||9.00|
|Pair of Levi jeans or similar||70.08||79.04||80.00||71.67|
|1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store e.g. Zara, H&M||33.07||35.13||37.00||32.14|
|Toyota Corolla 1.61 97kW Comfort or equivalent new car||22,398.00||23,320.71||27.000.00||No data|
* All expenses are quoted in Euros as of Nov 9, 2017. Source of data is http://www.numbeo.com/