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# finances - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Money Diaries: A 43-year-old software technician on €35K working from home in Dublin
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

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

May 24th 2020, 9:00 PM 68,205 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
# Finances
From The42
# Finances

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

May 22nd 2020, 4:27 PM 10,932 Views 14 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
# How I Spend My Money
# 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 68,014 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
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

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

May 10th 2020, 8:00 PM 72,736 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
# How I Spend My Money
# 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 61,309 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
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

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

Apr 26th 2020, 9:00 PM 49,204 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
# Economy
# Economy

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

Apr 24th 2020, 6:05 AM 17,069 Views 28 Comments

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
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

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

Apr 19th 2020, 8:00 AM 46,773 Views 38 Comments

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

# finances - Thursday 16 April, 2020

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

World Rugby confirms €92 million relief fund for ailing unions

Apr 16th 2020, 1:56 PM 3,701 Views 5 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Apr 7th 2020, 11:18 AM 27,194 Views 56 Comments

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

# finances - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 1st 2020, 9:18 PM 7,995 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 31st 2020, 8:56 AM 4,814 Views 12 Comments

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

# finances - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 25th 2020, 5:49 PM 2,396 Views 1 Comment

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
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

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

Mar 22nd 2020, 8:00 PM 99,275 Views 59 Comments

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

# finances - Friday 20 March, 2020

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

Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension

Mar 20th 2020, 3:25 PM 7,516 Views 6 Comments

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
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

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

Feb 29th 2020, 8:00 PM 59,070 Views 41 Comments

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
# Money Diary
# Money Diary

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

Feb 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 134,873 Views 132 Comments

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
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

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

Feb 16th 2020, 8:30 PM 57,457 Views 26 Comments

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
# Surplus
# Surplus

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

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 5:29 PM 19,770 Views 48 Comments

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

# finances - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Overseas sales of Operation Transformation and Taken Down help RTÉ commercial arm profits
# Finances
# Finances

Overseas sales of Operation Transformation and Taken Down help RTÉ commercial arm profits

Oct 15th 2019, 8:15 AM 25,943 Views 29 Comments

The commercial division generates revenues from overseas sales of shows, sponsorship and sales of the RTÉ Guide.

# finances - Monday 30 September, 2019

PAC 'concerned' that OPW building maintenance spending jumped from expected €9m to €39.4m
# Finances
# Finances

PAC 'concerned' that OPW building maintenance spending jumped from expected €9m to €39.4m

Sep 30th 2019, 7:34 PM 16,610 Views 19 Comments

This follows the publication of the 2018 annual report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) today.

# finances - Monday 23 September, 2019

Ireland's corporation tax revenue may not prove 'sustainable', warn Central Bank economists
# Finances
# Finances

Ireland's corporation tax revenue may not prove 'sustainable', warn Central Bank economists

Sep 23rd 2019, 12:15 PM 12,787 Views 50 Comments

Brexit and lower corporation tax receipts could leave Ireland uniquely vulnerable.

# finances - Friday 13 September, 2019

Fears for Lyric FM's future as RTÉ deals with unprecedented financial situation
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Fears for Lyric FM's future as RTÉ deals with unprecedented financial situation

Sep 13th 2019, 5:12 PM 38,218 Views 88 Comments

Presenters and fans have been calling for support in the wake of a Prime Time episode last night.

# finances - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Have €42,500? That's the amount of public debt hanging over the head of every person living in the State
# IOU
# IOU

Have €42,500? That's the amount of public debt hanging over the head of every person living in the State

Aug 8th 2019, 5:28 PM 55,698 Views 138 Comments

Minister Paschal Donohoe said prudent management of the public finances in needed.

# finances - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Thomond Park naming rights still on the cards as Munster chip away at debt
# Finances
From The42
# Finances

Thomond Park naming rights still on the cards as Munster chip away at debt

Jul 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,241 Views 44 Comments

IRFU CEO Philip Browne says union and province ‘have an agreement in place and everyone’s happy about that.’

# finances - Friday 19 July, 2019

IRFU records best-ever financial year with revenues of €87.5 million
# Good Health
From The42
# Good Health

IRFU records best-ever financial year with revenues of €87.5 million

Jul 19th 2019, 12:09 PM 21,341 Views 66 Comments

The men’s international game now accounts for 81% of all IRFU revenues.

# finances - Friday 5 July, 2019

FAI can't present 2018 accounts to AGM given investigations and 'well-publicised issues'
# Finances
From The42
# Finances

FAI can't present 2018 accounts to AGM given investigations and 'well-publicised issues'

Jul 5th 2019, 7:50 PM 3,876 Views 6 Comments

The Association have also announced an EGM to take place ahead of the annual meeting in Trim, at which new structures must be passed to restore funding.

# finances - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised
# Cabot Financial
# Cabot Financial

Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised

Apr 11th 2019, 9:00 PM 25,917 Views 9 Comments

The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.

# finances - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Poll: Are you fully honest when discussing salaries and savings with your friends?
# Money Matters
From The Daily Edge
# Money Matters

Poll: Are you fully honest when discussing salaries and savings with your friends?

Jan 29th 2019, 8:00 AM 6,173 Views 1 Comment

Have you noticed a change in your approach?

# finances - Monday 14 January, 2019

Steve Coogan doesn't think the 'looming disaster' of Brexit will actually happen
# Stan And Ollie
# Stan And Ollie

Steve Coogan doesn't think the 'looming disaster' of Brexit will actually happen

Jan 14th 2019, 12:39 PM 26,919 Views 22 Comments

The British comedian and actor has campaigned against Britain’s exit from the EU.

# finances - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Michael D Higgins will return €200k balance in Áras account at end of term
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Michael D Higgins will return €200k balance in Áras account at end of term

Oct 4th 2018, 4:25 PM 26,967 Views 75 Comments

Higgins has pointed out that his predecessor Mary McAleese returned the balance when she finished her two terms.

# finances - Friday 30 March, 2018

12 signs that prove your attitude to money is an absolute sh*tshow
# BadWithMoney
From The Daily Edge
# BadWithMoney

12 signs that prove your attitude to money is an absolute sh*tshow

Mar 30th 2018, 8:00 PM 8,124 Views 3 Comments

When was the last time you actually opened a bank statement?

# finances - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Why are more and more Irish charities not publishing their financial information?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why are more and more Irish charities not publishing their financial information?

Feb 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 4,229 Views 78 Comments

‘How can charities ask us to trust them more, when they tell us less?’, writes Patricia Quinn.

# finances - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Poll: Would you be a stay-at-home parent if money was no object?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be a stay-at-home parent if money was no object?

Sep 21st 2017, 11:05 AM 28,976 Views 134 Comments

If money were no issue, would you prefer to spend all your time with your child?

# finances - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Fiscal Council says Ireland is still vulnerable and warns against extra Budget spending
# Let's Get Fiscal
# Let's Get Fiscal

Fiscal Council says Ireland is still vulnerable and warns against extra Budget spending

Sep 5th 2017, 7:58 AM 6,065 Views 37 Comments

The council said any additional initiatives should be funded by tax increases or a re-allocation of spending.

# finances - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Royal family set for bumper year of income as €419 million renovation on Buckingham Palace starts
# Buckingham Palace
# Buckingham Palace

Royal family set for bumper year of income as €419 million renovation on Buckingham Palace starts

Jun 27th 2017, 8:45 AM 19,787 Views 64 Comments

The refurbishment is set to replace electrical wiring, water pipes and boilers in the biggest overhaul since the 1950s.

# finances - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'It's like we're in an episode of Father Ted': Top civil servants contradict each other when questioned
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

'It's like we're in an episode of Father Ted': Top civil servants contradict each other when questioned

May 31st 2017, 9:31 PM 43,751 Views 66 Comments

Civilian members of the gardaí gave evidence in front of the Public Accounts Committee today.

# finances - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'
# GLEN
# GLEN

'Mismanaged and not viable': LGBT charity to face investigation into financial 'irregularities'

May 24th 2017, 12:51 PM 11,710 Views 48 Comments

The charity announced last week that it was to cease operations.

# finances - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Global investment funds have made Ireland a world capital for shadow banking
# Finances
# Finances

Global investment funds have made Ireland a world capital for shadow banking

May 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 12,724 Views 11 Comments

The sector is more than 10 times the size of the Irish economy.

# finances - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Garda report on Templemore college can give 'no assurance' that its financial management is even 'adequate'
# Templemore
# Templemore

Garda report on Templemore college can give 'no assurance' that its financial management is even 'adequate'

Mar 29th 2017, 1:54 PM 18,418 Views 40 Comments

The findings of the internal audit report on the running of Templemore Training College has piled yet more pressure on Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.