Dublin is the 42nd most expensive place in the world for foreign workers, according to the latest international cost-of-living survey.
Dublin ranked higher than Istanbul, Prague and Abu Dhabi.
Meanwhile, Belfast was found to be one of the cheapest places for expats to live at 182nd in the Mercer survey.
Our nearest neighbour London is the 17th most expensive place in the world.
After Moscow, Geneva, Zurich and Copenhagen are the most expensive cities in Europe.
Luanda in Angola was named the world's most expensive city for expatriates, the first time an African city has topped the list.
The survey compares 214 cities across five continents and uses New York as a base-comparison.