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# finances - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Money Diaries: An education service manager on over €55K, living with family in the Midlands
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Money Diaries: An education service manager on over €55K, living with family in the Midlands

Sun 8:00 PM 54,693 Views 36 Comments

This week, our reader and his wife are busier than ever in lockdown between homeschooling and working.

# finances - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Money Diaries: An actor and bartender on the PUP, keeping busy through lockdown in Dublin
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Money Diaries: An actor and bartender on the PUP, keeping busy through lockdown in Dublin

Feb 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 78,913 Views 62 Comments

This week, our reader is trying to keep busy in lockdown by reading, writing and running. He also shares his thoughts on life on the PUP, oh and says hello to Domhnall Gleeson.

# finances - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

'The past year has proved very damaging' - GAA report combined deficit of €34.1m after 2020 season
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# In The Red

'The past year has proved very damaging' - GAA report combined deficit of €34.1m after 2020 season

Feb 16th 2021, 1:17 PM 3,042 Views 6 Comments

The association’s 2020 financial report was launched today.

# finances - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €52K homeschooling and teaching remotely
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# Money Diaries

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €52K homeschooling and teaching remotely

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 135,331 Views 134 Comments

This week, our reader is a primary school teacher documenting her spending while she juggles homeschooling of her own children and her pupils.

# finances - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old woman on €46K having moved from Dublin to the country
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Money Diaries: A 29-year-old woman on €46K having moved from Dublin to the country

Feb 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 109,497 Views 50 Comments

This week, our reader enjoys a better quality of life and stretches her income further now she’s out of Dublin.

# finances - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ombudsman ordered bank to reimburse money to child's account after father withdrew €66,000
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# Complaints

Ombudsman ordered bank to reimburse money to child's account after father withdrew €66,000

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 81,681 Views 44 Comments

The financial services ombudsman has released his decisions from the second half of last year.

# finances - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Opinion: Our Central Bank mortgage lending rules are vital guards against booms and busts
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# Finances

Opinion: Our Central Bank mortgage lending rules are vital guards against booms and busts

Dec 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 11,287 Views 66 Comments

Vasileios Madouros of the Central Bank says the 2015 lending regulations have helped us brace against the Covid-19 shock.

# finances - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Money Diaries: A 35-year-old HR Manager and busy mum working hard to save for a mortgage
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Money Diaries: A 35-year-old HR Manager and busy mum working hard to save for a mortgage

Dec 6th 2020, 8:00 PM 87,128 Views 56 Comments

This week, our reader and her partner and two children are living with her parents long-term in order to save for a home.

# finances - Monday 30 November, 2020

'If players choose not to play rugby in Ireland, it's unlikely we would select them'
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From The42
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'If players choose not to play rugby in Ireland, it's unlikely we would select them'

Updated Nov 30th 2020, 3:15 PM 34,210 Views 57 Comments

The IRFU and the provinces are not currently entering contract negotiations with players.

# finances - Friday 27 November, 2020

Eoin McGee: Be warned, your Covid-19 mortgage break could affect your ability to borrow
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# Finances

Eoin McGee: Be warned, your Covid-19 mortgage break could affect your ability to borrow

Nov 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,769 Views 16 Comments

Eoin McGee says he’s suspicious of the motives of Ireland’s banks who agreed to offer mortgage payment breaks to customers in March.

# finances - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old HR professional on €24K, renting and living in Dublin
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# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old HR professional on €24K, renting and living in Dublin

Nov 15th 2020, 8:00 PM 94,827 Views 54 Comments

This week, our reader details how she’s staying fit and keeping her spending under control as she works hard during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# finances - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €45K living in his parents' house
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# How Is Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €45K living in his parents' house

Oct 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 108,589 Views 58 Comments

This week, our reader is working from home in his parents’ house which means he’s able to save a substantial amount.

# finances - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Money Diaries: A 33-year-old nurse on €46k living in Dublin and managing her contacts during Covid-19
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# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A 33-year-old nurse on €46k living in Dublin and managing her contacts during Covid-19

Oct 18th 2020, 8:00 PM 74,459 Views 56 Comments

This week, our nurse describes the pressure she and colleagues are under in work and outside, as they maintain a distance.

# finances - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

What does Budget 2021 mean for you? Financial planner Eoin McGee has some answers
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# Budget 2021

What does Budget 2021 mean for you? Financial planner Eoin McGee has some answers

Oct 14th 2020, 1:15 PM 18,957 Views 18 Comments

Eoin McGee looks at yesterday’s budget and breaks down what it means for some members of the workforce.

# finances - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Money Diaries: A 24-year-old management consultant on €32K in Dublin
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# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A 24-year-old management consultant on €32K in Dublin

Oct 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 61,333 Views 54 Comments

This week, our reader has moved home to his parent’s house since Covid-19 hit and he’s finding he saves a lot more money.

# finances - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Irish Cancer Society staring at €3.8 million hole in finances due to Covid
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# Financial Problems

Irish Cancer Society staring at €3.8 million hole in finances due to Covid

Oct 7th 2020, 6:10 PM 22,764 Views 13 Comments

To date this year, the society has received €2.8 million in legacy gifts.

# finances - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Money Diaries: A 35-year-old secondary school teacher living and saving in Spain
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Money Diaries: A 35-year-old secondary school teacher living and saving in Spain

Oct 4th 2020, 8:00 PM 93,052 Views 21 Comments

This week, our Irish teacher living in Madrid highlights the reasonable cost of living in the city.

# finances - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Money Diaries: A 26-year-old civil servant on €44K living in North Dublin
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# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A 26-year-old civil servant on €44K living in North Dublin

Sep 13th 2020, 8:00 PM 85,797 Views 76 Comments

This week, our reader finds he’s not spending much daily as his workplace provides food. However, he says this week was a ‘low-spend’ week.

# finances - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Premier League terminates China's €587m TV deal in blow to clubs' finances
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Premier League terminates China's €587m TV deal in blow to clubs' finances

Sep 3rd 2020, 4:21 PM 12,992 Views 5 Comments

Streaming service PPTV reportedly failed to make a €180m payment due in March.

# finances - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Government records €9.5 billion budget deficit on foot of Covid-19 spending
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# Exchequer Returns

Government records €9.5 billion budget deficit on foot of Covid-19 spending

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:45 PM 21,371 Views 47 Comments

The figure compares to a deficit of €625m recorded in the same period last year.

# finances - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Money Diaries: A 32-year-old SNA on €25K living in Dublin
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# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A 32-year-old SNA on €25K living in Dublin

Aug 30th 2020, 8:00 PM 68,670 Views 47 Comments

This week, our reader prepares to return to the classroom, topping up her income with some childminding in the meantime.

# finances - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Money Diaries: A construction contracts manager on €67K with a young family in Galway
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# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A construction contracts manager on €67K with a young family in Galway

Aug 9th 2020, 8:00 PM 73,138 Views 28 Comments

This week, our reader is on a road a lot and also enjoying getting back out with his family after lockdown.

# finances - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Money Diaries: A team leader in Galway on €37K working from home who is also a single mother
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Money Diaries: A team leader in Galway on €37K working from home who is also a single mother

Aug 2nd 2020, 8:00 PM 67,086 Views 34 Comments

This week, our reader, who lives with her daughter in Galway and has an underlying health condition, details her spending and saving during the Covid-19 period.

# finances - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Money Diaries: A university administrator in Limerick working from home who is starting to socialise more
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# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A university administrator in Limerick working from home who is starting to socialise more

Jul 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 55,255 Views 26 Comments

This week, our reader has been spending lockdown working from home but is now starting to socialise with friends, prompting an increase in spending.

# finances - Friday 24 July, 2020

Opinion: When it comes to paying for Covid-19, are we still 'in this together'?
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# Opinion

Opinion: When it comes to paying for Covid-19, are we still 'in this together'?

Jul 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 19,543 Views 44 Comments

Economist Dr Brian O’Boyle says we need to learn the lessons from the last global recession and make sure the economic burden of Covid-19 is shared equally.

# finances - Monday 13 July, 2020

Eoin McGee: Survive without takeaway coffee during the lockdown? Here's what we can learn from that and other broken spending habits
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Eoin McGee: Survive without takeaway coffee during the lockdown? Here's what we can learn from that and other broken spending habits

Jul 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 35,614 Views 7 Comments

Financial planner Eoin McGee has some advice on how to approach your finances as we emerge from lockdown.

# finances - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Money Diaries: A retired lecturer in Galway documents life and spending in lockdown
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Money Diaries: A retired lecturer in Galway documents life and spending in lockdown

Jul 5th 2020, 8:00 PM 71,398 Views 39 Comments

This week, our reader has been cocooning throughout the Covid-19 shutdown.

# finances - Monday 29 June, 2020

Carlos Spencer cut by Canes due to 'financial uncertainty created by Covid-19'
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Carlos Spencer cut by Canes due to 'financial uncertainty created by Covid-19'

Jun 29th 2020, 9:30 AM 7,456 Views 5 Comments

The ex-All Blacks out-half has been released by the Super Rugby franchise.

# finances - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Munster CEO says the province is 'overly reliant on matchday income'
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Munster CEO says the province is 'overly reliant on matchday income'

Jun 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 20,964 Views 54 Comments

Selling the naming rights for Thomond Park remains a possibility.

# finances - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Money Diaries: A 32-year-old accountant on €50k living in Clare with his wife and child
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Money Diaries: A 32-year-old accountant on €50k living in Clare with his wife and child

Jun 21st 2020, 8:00 PM 100,385 Views 58 Comments

This week, our reader is in County Clare with his wife and baby daughter. They’re managing through the lockdown, working from home and reuniting with family as lockdown eases.

# finances - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Money Diaries: A 21-year-old freelancer with various jobs keeping her going during the lockdown
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# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A 21-year-old freelancer with various jobs keeping her going during the lockdown

Jun 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 68,773 Views 43 Comments

This week, our reader is grateful she has various incomes for freelancing as it means she’s not reliant on just one job in a crisis.

# finances - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

'Something has to change' - Harlequins back salary cap reduction in Premiership
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'Something has to change' - Harlequins back salary cap reduction in Premiership

Jun 9th 2020, 8:06 AM 5,117 Views 2 Comments

Reports in the UK suggest a deal has already been agreed.

# finances - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old customer support technician living with flatmates in Galway
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Money Diaries: A 25-year-old customer support technician living with flatmates in Galway

Jun 7th 2020, 8:00 PM 56,465 Views 23 Comments

This week, our reader details how he’s working from home and hanging out with flatmates, while also playing Football Manager.

# finances - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Money Diaries: A 43-year-old software technician on €35K working from home in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 43-year-old software technician on €35K working from home in Dublin

May 24th 2020, 9:00 PM 68,016 Views 65 Comments

Our reader this week details how she’s working from home through the lockdown.

# finances - Friday 22 May, 2020

£30m from CVC investment in the Pro14 a welcome boost for IRFU
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£30m from CVC investment in the Pro14 a welcome boost for IRFU

May 22nd 2020, 4:27 PM 10,922 Views 13 Comments

Meanwhile, there is a drive to create more meaningful Test matches moving forward.

# finances - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Money Diaries: A data engineer living in Dublin, working from home in the shutdown
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# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A data engineer living in Dublin, working from home in the shutdown

May 17th 2020, 9:00 PM 67,739 Views 43 Comments

This week, our reader works on a new job from home, while he and his partner get through the shutdown.

# finances - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Money Diaries: A pharmaceutical engineer living in Meath, commuting to work in Dublin in the shutdown
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Money Diaries: A pharmaceutical engineer living in Meath, commuting to work in Dublin in the shutdown

May 10th 2020, 8:00 PM 72,510 Views 38 Comments

Our reader says he’s saving time on his journey now and saving money during the Covid-19 changes.

# finances - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Money Diaries: A charity worker at home during the shutdown with her wife and two teenage children
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# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A charity worker at home during the shutdown with her wife and two teenage children

May 3rd 2020, 9:00 PM 61,221 Views 47 Comments

This week, our reader juggles work, parenting and looking after her wife, who is ill, during the Covid-19 shutdown.

# finances - Sunday 26 April, 2020

How I Spend My Money: A 25-year-old design engineer working at home in Carlow
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# Money Diaries

How I Spend My Money: A 25-year-old design engineer working at home in Carlow

Apr 26th 2020, 9:00 PM 49,100 Views 26 Comments

This week, our young reader tries to close the purchase of a house while working from home during shutdown.

# finances - Friday 24 April, 2020

Over half of Irish consumers say Covid-19 crisis will affect their household finances
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# Economy

Over half of Irish consumers say Covid-19 crisis will affect their household finances

Apr 24th 2020, 6:05 AM 17,061 Views 28 Comments

That’s according to the latest KBC Consumer Index published today.

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