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Galway, Ireland

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Jul 03, 2023

Summary: The approximate population of Galway, Ireland is 79,504. People often describe Galway as a vibrant, lively city with a unique culture and a strong sense of community. Expats love the city's friendly atmosphere, its beautiful scenery, and its lively nightlife. The weather in Galway is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from the mid-30s to the mid-60s Fahrenheit (1-18 Celsius). The average cost of living in Galway for an expat is around $2,000 USD per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $1,000 USD per month, and the cost of a two bedroom apartment is around $1,400 USD per month.

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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Galway, they said:

"Before retiring in Galway, expats should familiarize themselves with the local culture and customs. They should also research the cost of living in the area, as well as the availability of healthcare and other services. Additionally, expats should consider the climate and weather in Galway, as well as the local transportation options. Finally, expats should look into the local job market and the availability of recreational activities in the area," wrote one member in Galway.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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