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#money diaries

# money-diaries - Yesterday’s News

Money Diary: A 25-year-old primary school teacher on €38K living in Dublin
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Money Diary: A 25-year-old primary school teacher on €38K living in Dublin

23 hours ago 74,909 Views 79 Comments

This week, our reader is eating out and enjoying the company of friends, as well as a weekend away.

# money-diaries - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Money Diaries: A development chemist on €63K living in Cork City
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Money Diaries: A development chemist on €63K living in Cork City

Jan 16th 2022, 8:00 PM 47,381 Views 13 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard in Cork and enjoying a bit of socialising while paying back his Mam.

# money-diaries - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Money Diaries: A senior software engineering manager on €233K living in Kerry
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Money Diaries: A senior software engineering manager on €233K living in Kerry

Jan 9th 2022, 8:00 PM 178,608 Views 111 Comments

This week, our reader juggles remote working and family life, while keeping things simple and saving to buy a house.

# money-diaries - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Money Diaries: A 31-year-old performance marketing manager on $90K living in Toronto
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Money Diaries: A 31-year-old performance marketing manager on $90K living in Toronto

Jan 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 60,457 Views 24 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying life in Toronto, taking care of their health after a diagnosis while busy playing Dungeons & Dragons.

# money-diaries - Sunday 26 December, 2021

Money Diaries: A 34-year-old project manager on €75K living and working in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 34-year-old project manager on €75K living and working in Dublin

Dec 26th 2021, 8:00 PM 86,849 Views 51 Comments

This week, our reader makes time for socialising and Christmas shopping during a busy week at work.

# money-diaries - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Money Diaries: A healthcare manager on €47K living in the west of the country
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Money Diaries: A healthcare manager on €47K living in the west of the country

Dec 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 51,801 Views 30 Comments

This week, our reader is busy at work and staying on top of finances, while catching up with family and friends.

# money-diaries - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Money Diary: A manufacturing technician on €55K living in Dublin
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Money Diary: A manufacturing technician on €55K living in Dublin

Dec 12th 2021, 8:00 PM 55,822 Views 46 Comments

This week, our reader is saving hard for travel but also enjoying some socialising, while getting through night shifts.

# money-diaries - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Money Diaries: An insurance consultant on €35K living in Munster
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Money Diaries: An insurance consultant on €35K living in Munster

Dec 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 44,843 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader is busy renovating her home, which she purchased with her partner in August.

# money-diaries - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 29-year-old quality control analyst on €54K living in Dublin

Nov 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 61,700 Views 20 Comments

This week, our reader is determined to get back to travelling a little more and enjoys subsidised meals at work.

# money-diaries - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Money Diaries: A student and retail worker earning €14K and living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A student and retail worker earning €14K and living in Dublin

Nov 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 42,065 Views 13 Comments

This week, our reader is getting ready to return to college while earning some extra money baking for friends and family.

# money-diaries - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Money Diary: A finance analyst on €60K living with family just outside Dublin
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Money Diary: A finance analyst on €60K living with family just outside Dublin

Nov 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 59,196 Views 9 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying going out and socialising with friends again after the lockdowns.

# money-diaries - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Money Diaries: A support worker on €35K living with her partner in the south west of the country
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Money Diaries: A support worker on €35K living with her partner in the south west of the country

Nov 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 39,971 Views 22 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined in saving for her wedding after recently getting engaged.

# money-diaries - Sunday 31 October, 2021

Money Diaries: Customer service clerk on €38K who bought a home outright with savings
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Money Diaries: Customer service clerk on €38K who bought a home outright with savings

Oct 31st 2021, 8:00 PM 107,538 Views 38 Comments

This week, our reader earns some extra money by renting out the spare room in her apartment.

# money-diaries - Sunday 24 October, 2021

Money Diaries: A PhD student on €16K living and studying in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A PhD student on €16K living and studying in Dublin

Oct 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 66,775 Views 29 Comments

This week, our reader is earning very little during a PhD but manages her spending by planning lots of homecooked meals.

# money-diaries - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old finance analyst on €45K living in the family home in Clare
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Money Diaries: A 25-year-old finance analyst on €45K living in the family home in Clare

Oct 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 54,801 Views 25 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be able to live with his parents rent-free while saving up for a deposit to buy his own house.

# money-diaries - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Money Diaries: A management consultant on €62K living in Dublin with his dog
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Money Diaries: A management consultant on €62K living in Dublin with his dog

Oct 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 69,026 Views 32 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined in managing his finances while overpaying on his mortgage.

# money-diaries - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Money Diaries: A barista on €19K living with her partner in shared accommodation in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A barista on €19K living with her partner in shared accommodation in Dublin

Oct 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 75,500 Views 51 Comments

This week, our reader is taking her time saving money so she can go back to college.

# money-diaries - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €57K working from home and caring for her aunt
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Money Diaries: A civil servant on €57K working from home and caring for her aunt

Sep 26th 2021, 8:00 PM 71,878 Views 48 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be able to save the equivalent of her mortgage payments while living with her aunt.

# money-diaries - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Money Diaries: A researcher on €49K living with her husband in their new house in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A researcher on €49K living with her husband in their new house in Dublin

Sep 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 57,376 Views 14 Comments

This week, our reader is working from home while saving money for when she goes on maternity leave.

# money-diaries - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Money Diaries: A project engineer in the north east of the country on €32K
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Money Diaries: A project engineer in the north east of the country on €32K

Sep 12th 2021, 8:00 PM 51,340 Views 43 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard and managing finances while trying to save for a mortgage.

# money-diaries - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Money Diaries: A product manager on over €140K with a young family in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A product manager on over €140K with a young family in Dublin

Sep 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 112,631 Views 86 Comments

This week, our reader is busy balancing working from home with taking care of their children.

# money-diaries - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Money Diaries: A 23-year-old student and fast food worker on €13K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 23-year-old student and fast food worker on €13K living in Dublin

Aug 29th 2021, 8:00 PM 68,411 Views 33 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard to save for college fees.

# money-diaries - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €33k living in Dublin and working from home
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Money Diaries: A civil servant on €33k living in Dublin and working from home

Aug 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 81,523 Views 45 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working from home while trying not to overspend when socialising with friends.

# money-diaries - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Money Diaries: A recruitment consultant on €32K living in the midlands with his family
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Money Diaries: A recruitment consultant on €32K living in the midlands with his family

Aug 15th 2021, 8:00 PM 52,990 Views 16 Comments

This week, our reader is juggling family life and working from home, taking care not to overspend.

# money-diaries - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Money Diaries: A process scientist on €57K supporting the family while her husband studies
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Money Diaries: A process scientist on €57K supporting the family while her husband studies

Aug 8th 2021, 8:00 PM 52,971 Views 38 Comments

This week, our reader is using her salary to keep the show on the road as her husband returns to learn a new skill.

# money-diaries - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Money Diaries: A product manager on €85K living in Dublin with her partner and dog
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Money Diaries: A product manager on €85K living in Dublin with her partner and dog

Aug 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 100,782 Views 44 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined and organised in managing her finances.

# money-diaries - Sunday 25 July, 2021

Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home
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Money Diaries: A language specialist in IT & partner earning a combined €75K saving for a home

Jul 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 43,803 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader says she and her partner tried hard to save as much as possible to buy a house.

# money-diaries - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Money Diaries: A public sector manager on €96K grateful for remote working and time with family
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Money Diaries: A public sector manager on €96K grateful for remote working and time with family

Jul 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 92,282 Views 61 Comments

This week, our reader is grateful for the ability to work from home and spend more quality time with family.

# money-diaries - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Money Diaries: A 24-year-old software developer earning €40K and living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 24-year-old software developer earning €40K and living in Dublin

Jun 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 55,578 Views 31 Comments

This week, our reader is managing a return to socialising and keeping an eye on the spending with it.

# money-diaries - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought
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Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought

Jun 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 64,387 Views 28 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working from home while renovating a new house with her partner.

# money-diaries - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Money Diaries: A finance company employee on €24K living in Kildare
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Money Diaries: A finance company employee on €24K living in Kildare

May 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 52,640 Views 35 Comments

This week, our reader is saving hard and managing finances, but is keen to move closer to friends and family.

# money-diaries - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Money Diaries: A loan officer on €34K who has moved back to Wexford because of lockdown
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Money Diaries: A loan officer on €34K who has moved back to Wexford because of lockdown

May 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 47,630 Views 19 Comments

This week, our reader has moved home from a house share in Dublin and is working from home and enjoying life in the country.

# money-diaries - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Money Diaries: A primary school teacher on €45K living in Sligo
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Money Diaries: A primary school teacher on €45K living in Sligo

May 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 96,565 Views 34 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying life in Sligo during lockdown and watching her spending.

# money-diaries - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Money Diaries: A civil servant in Dublin on €24K missing socialising with friends
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Money Diaries: A civil servant in Dublin on €24K missing socialising with friends

May 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 61,303 Views 29 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying a new job and trying to be careful with spending, while missing catching up with friends.

# money-diaries - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Money Diaries: An IT consultant on €126K living and working in London
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Money Diaries: An IT consultant on €126K living and working in London

May 2nd 2021, 8:00 PM 93,813 Views 105 Comments

This week, our reader is busy managing family time along with long working hours.

# money-diaries - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Money Diaries: A youth worker in Dublin on €35K balancing income and high rents
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Money Diaries: A youth worker in Dublin on €35K balancing income and high rents

Apr 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 58,156 Views 28 Comments

This week, our reader says she finds Dublin very expensive to live in, so she’s having to watch her spending closely.

# money-diaries - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €21K living at home because rents are so high
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Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €21K living at home because rents are so high

Apr 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 55,138 Views 22 Comments

This week, our reader is glad to be still working during Covid and is trying to make his earnings work for him.

# money-diaries - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Money Diaries: An apprentice lab analyst on €25K saving to extend the family home
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Money Diaries: An apprentice lab analyst on €25K saving to extend the family home

Apr 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 50,766 Views 17 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard to build a new career while saving with her husband to renovate the family home.

# money-diaries - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Money Diaries: A bank analyst on €63K living in London but working through Covid from home in Cork
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Money Diaries: A bank analyst on €63K living in London but working through Covid from home in Cork

Apr 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 83,791 Views 58 Comments

This week, our reader is back with his parents and working remotely from Cork during the pandemic.

# money-diaries - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Money Diaries: A software engineer on €50K living in Dublin with her parents to save for a home
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Money Diaries: A software engineer on €50K living in Dublin with her parents to save for a home

Mar 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 80,701 Views 71 Comments

This week, our reader has moved back to the family home in order to try to save money for a house, which she feels is out of her reach.

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