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# Spending

Last week
14th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
Money Diary: A primary school teacher in Munster settling into summer pace
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Last month
June 2024
Money Diaries: A corporate events planner on €58K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A locum GP living in Cavan and working in temporary roles
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Money Diaries: A job coach on €38K living in Co Cork
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Careful now: Ireland's fiscal watchdog cautions Government against giveaway Budget
“This is not the time for loose budgetary policy,” said Professor Michael McMahon of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council.
Money Diaries: An engineer on €45K in Limerick juggling work, sport and helping on the farm
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This year
2024
Money Diaries: A civil servant on €52K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A scientist on €31K living in Leinster
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Money Diaries: A sports officer on €42K living in Munster
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Money Diaries: A social worker on €49K in the west of the country on maternity leave
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Money Diaries: An administrator on €41K in the east of the country on health leave from work
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Money Diaries: An investment consultant on €60K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A sales account manager on €55K in Munster looking towards retirement
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Money Diaries follow-up: A Kilkenny agricultural worker looks back at her spending
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Money Diaries: A hospitality manager on €55K living in Munster
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Money Diaries: A small business owner in Leinster who has not taken a wage in 18 months
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EU agrees on complicated new spending rules decried by Left as tool for austerity
Money Diaries: An accountant on €65K living in Kildare
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Financial analyst: Pensions, savings and insurance - what's in store this year?
Ralph Benson
Last year
2023
Money Diaries: A 25-year-old marketing assistant on €35K living in South Dublin
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Financial analyst: How to make your money go further in 2024
Mark Coan
Opinion: The impact of fast fashion on climate is undeniable and Black Friday makes it worse
Rebecca Moynihan
An Garda Síochána spent nearly €370,000 on centenary medals last year
Health 'not a priority for this Budget' amid spending overrun, Government sources say
Budget 2024: Here are the main points you need to know
Opinion: Banks are making a fortune from Irish savers - should you shop around?
Mark Coan
'Hard choices need to be made': Large budget package would be a mistake says Fiscal Council
Minister made aware in March about RTÉ irregularities, but didn't know it involved Ryan Tubridy
Opinion: 'How to spend the country's €65 billion surplus and make people happy'
Dr Mark Henry
All time
Analysis: This year was a financial rollercoaster - what will 2023 bring for your money?
Ralph Benson
Eddie Howe hits back at comments on Newcastle's €243 million spending spree
National Lottery spent €120 million of unclaimed prize money on marketing since 2015
Money Diary: An office worker in the east on €26K working in Dublin
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Costs of climate action measures and Slaintecare not properly recorded, committee told
The good, the bad and the alright: Ireland's healthcare system compared to the rest of the EU
Spending watchdog warns that inflation crisis could hurt govt's budget for big ticket plans
Opinion: Keeping your money working for you - how to deal with rising costs
David Quinn
Exchequer spent estimated €17.1 billion as a result of Covid-19 in pandemic's first year
More than €1 billion spent in contactless payments during May as economy re-opens
Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought
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