Irish prices second-highest in the EU

Eurostat report says prices above European average in five of six areas

15th June, 2017
Irish tobacco and alcohol prices highest in the EU. Pic: Pixabay

Research carried out by the EU’s statistics agency has found that Ireland was the second most expensive country in the EU last year for a range of goods and services.

Eurostat found that prices in Ireland were, in general, 25 per cent above the EU average. Only Denmark, at 39 per cent, was more expensive.

Bulgaria, Poland and Romania were the cheapest countries, coming in at around half the EU price average.

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