Cost of living

A young family enjoying the beach

If work/life balance and cost of living are the rationale for moving, then Waterford should be top of your list.

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Culture and Lifestyle

Hiking in the Waterford countryside

Waterford and the South East offer a relaxed lifestyle close to the coast with a range of activities to suit all types.

More information on Waterford’s culture and lifestyle.


"On leaving Dublin in 2001 I was concerned that I would not find a suitable role in the South East. I can comfortably say that I have found a challenging and rewarding career with Sun Life Financial. The variety and extent of roles under one company is vast and the experience I have gained since joining has positively enhanced my career experience."

Darrell Evans
Associate Director, Production Support


The Waterford skyline on a sunny day
Approximately one third of our workforce has relocated from Dublin and other areas across Ireland to the South East. In selecting Waterford, they were attracted by a lower cost of living, minimal traffic congestion, cultural and leisure activities and reasonably priced housing.