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Is the cost of living in Ireland high?

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"The cost of living in Ireland is generally considered to be reasonable compared to many other countries in Europe. Depending on individual circumstances, it may be considered to be either high or low. Factors such as rent costs and access to transportation can have a significant impact on the overall cost of living," wrote a member who made the move to Ireland.

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"We live like the wealthiest US resident here in Ireland for approximately $2000 per month. We chose not to purchase a car because, as a senior, transportation (bus and train) is free and easily accessible and my husband gets a pass too," explained one expat living in Tobercurry, Ireland.

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