The cost of living in Galway is comparable to the cost associated with living in Limerick or Cork, but is significantly lower than the cost of living in Dublin.

This table will give you a good indication of your monthly costs in Galway.

Monthly Cost of Living Expenses 2019-2020

Expense   

Cost

Rent (private accommodation)
Please Note:  Cost of Accommodation in Student Residences may differ, please view rates in the individual residences which can be found at: http://www.nuigalway.ie/student-life/accommodation/finding-accommodation/

€540

Bills (phone/electricity/internet)

€90

Food

€220

Clothes/laundry

€50

Books/study materials/printing

€40

Recreation

€160

Travel

€40

Heating/Oil

€15

Monthly Total

€1155

Academic Year Total

€10,395