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#Finances

# finances - Sunday 18 October, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'?

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

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

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

# finances - Monday 29 June, 2020

From The42 Carlos Spencer cut by Canes due to 'financial uncertainty created by Covid-19' Reality

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

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

# finances - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

From The42 Munster CEO says the province is 'overly reliant on matchday income' Finances

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

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

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

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

From The42 'Something has to change' - Harlequins back salary cap reduction in Premiership Finances

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

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

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

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

# finances - Friday 22 May, 2020

From The42 £30m from CVC investment in the Pro14 a welcome boost for IRFU Finances

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# finances - Sunday 19 April, 2020

How I Spend My Money: A 22-year-old graduate surveyor living with family in Dublin

This week, our reader adjusts to life in Covid-19 lockdown and finds she’s spending a lot less.

# finances - Thursday 16 April, 2020

From The42 World Rugby confirms €92 million relief fund for ailing unions Finances

World Rugby confirms €92 million relief fund for ailing unions

Meanwhile, current talks over the 2020 calendar could lead to ‘long-term reform’ of the sport.

# finances - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Nine in 10 Irish adults expect economy to be in worse state this time next year, survey finds

That’s according to a survey commissioned by Behaviour and Attitudes and produced for RTÉ.

# finances - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

From The42 Premier League accused of 'moral vacuum' as clubs cut staff wages Finances

Premier League accused of 'moral vacuum' as clubs cut staff wages

MP Julian Knight says it “sticks in the throat” that footballers are earning huge salaries while non-playing staff are hit in the pocket.

# finances - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From The42 Rugby Australia makes salary cuts and stands down 75% of workforce Tough Times

Rugby Australia makes salary cuts and stands down 75% of workforce

Meanwhile, Scottish Rugby has accounted pay deferrals for some of its biggest earners.

# finances - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

From The42 London Irish the latest to confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension Measures

London Irish the latest to confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension

Declan Kidney is head coach at the Premiership side, and there are several Irish players on the books.

# finances - Sunday 22 March, 2020

How I Spend My Money: A 28-year-old doctor commuting from Dublin to the midlands on €63,000

This week, our reader is a junior doctor saving to buy a house with her boyfriend.

# finances - Friday 20 March, 2020

From The42 Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension Finances

Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension

Saracens have also asked staff to take a pay reduction.

# finances - Saturday 29 February, 2020

How I Spend my Money: A 32-year-old factory worker with young children, in remission from cancer and getting help from social welfare

This week, our diary-keeper is a factory worker who was diagnosed with cancer. To supplement his reduced working hours, he receives social welfare payments.

# finances - Sunday 23 February, 2020

How I Spend my Money: A 30-year-old primary teacher on €37,000 living in a mobile home

This week, our reader is a primary teacher living in a mobile home with her new husband, in the hope of saving for a house.

# finances - Sunday 16 February, 2020

How I Spend my Money: A 26-year-old chef in Maynooth who is studying while working

This week, our reader shows how he manages to keep his spending down because he gets his meals at work.

# finances - Friday 3 January, 2020

Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future

Donohoe said this morning that the Exchequer ran a €1.5 billion surplus last year.

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