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Money Diaries: An IT associate on €47K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: An IT associate on €47K living in Dublin

13 hours ago 32,307 Views 22 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard and supporting his family while enjoying socialising in Dublin.

Sunday 15 May, 2022

Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster
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Money Diaries: An early childhood educator on €35K living in Leinster

May 15th 2022, 8:00 PM 51,644 Views 18 Comments

This week, our reader is working hard in two roles and also equally as hard on maintaining healthy finances.

Sunday 8 May, 2022

Money Diaries: A civil servant on €42K in Dublin currently on maternity leave
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Money Diaries: A civil servant on €42K in Dublin currently on maternity leave

May 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 60,837 Views 28 Comments

This week, our reader is busy taking care of her children while saving to take unpaid maternity leave.

Sunday 1 May, 2022

Money Diaries: A quality assurance analyst in biopharmaceuticals on €99K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A quality assurance analyst in biopharmaceuticals on €99K living in Dublin

May 1st 2022, 8:00 PM 62,175 Views 17 Comments

This week, our reader enjoys cooking at home and socialising with friends in between working hard.

Sunday 24 April, 2022

Money Diaries: A financial services employee on €100K living in Shanghai
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Money Diaries: A financial services employee on €100K living in Shanghai

Apr 24th 2022, 8:00 PM 55,783 Views 41 Comments

This week, our reader documents a week in Shanghai as he navigates life there amid Covid lockdowns.

Sunday 17 April, 2022

Money Diaries: A project manager on €35K living in Dublin with her boyfriend and their baby
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Money Diaries: A project manager on €35K living in Dublin with her boyfriend and their baby

Apr 17th 2022, 8:00 PM 56,249 Views 29 Comments

This week, our reader is busy juggling work and parenting but is grateful for family support, too.

Sunday 10 April, 2022

Money Diaries: A data centre IT technician on €55K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A data centre IT technician on €55K living in Dublin

Apr 10th 2022, 8:00 PM 51,214 Views 45 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be living at home with his parents while saving for a mortgage.

Sunday 3 April, 2022

Money Diaries: A 23-year-old legal secretary on €36K living and working in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 23-year-old legal secretary on €36K living and working in Dublin

Apr 3rd 2022, 8:00 PM 61,306 Views 19 Comments

This week, our reader feels lucky to be renting from a friend who moved abroad while working hard and studying.

Sunday 27 March, 2022

Money Diaries: A sales executive on €47K living with her husband in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A sales executive on €47K living with her husband in Dublin

Mar 27th 2022, 8:00 PM 55,630 Views 28 Comments

This week, our reader is disciplined in her saving towards buying a new home.

Sunday 20 March, 2022

Money Diaries: A 24-year-old software developer on €50K living in Louth
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Money Diaries: A 24-year-old software developer on €50K living in Louth

Mar 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 68,516 Views 36 Comments

This week, our reader is working from home while spending the weekend with his girlfriend.

Sunday 13 March, 2022

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old trainee accountant on €30K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 25-year-old trainee accountant on €30K living in Dublin

Mar 13th 2022, 8:00 PM 46,972 Views 8 Comments

This week, our reader balances a busy work week with socialising with friends and planning a trip away.

Sunday 6 March, 2022

Money Diaries: A sales manager on €240K living in Dublin with her partner and their three dogs
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Money Diaries: A sales manager on €240K living in Dublin with her partner and their three dogs

Mar 6th 2022, 8:00 PM 149,236 Views 74 Comments

This week, our reader is busy juggling work, renovating a property and planning her wedding.

Sunday 20 February, 2022

Money Diaries: A 23-year-old social media manager on €32K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 23-year-old social media manager on €32K living in Dublin

Feb 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 62,579 Views 11 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working from home while studying for a diploma.

Sunday 13 February, 2022

Money Diaries: A student on €13K working part-time while doing an internship
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Money Diaries: A student on €13K working part-time while doing an internship

Feb 13th 2022, 8:00 PM 49,941 Views 17 Comments

This week, our reader is juggling an internship and part-time work to keep things going.

Sunday 6 February, 2022

Money Diaries: A 36-year-old working in pharmaceuticals living in the east of the country
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Money Diaries: A 36-year-old working in pharmaceuticals living in the east of the country

Feb 6th 2022, 8:00 PM 98,052 Views 57 Comments

This week, our reader has a unique way of keeping track of his savings.

Sunday 30 January, 2022

Money Diaries: A financial employee on €60K living in the east of the country
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Money Diaries: A financial employee on €60K living in the east of the country

Jan 30th 2022, 8:00 PM 76,352 Views 18 Comments

This week, our reader is busy saving while trying to balance working from home, studying and taking care of her son.

Sunday 23 January, 2022

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

Jan 23rd 2022, 8:00 PM 99,282 Views 81 Comments

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

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 50,251 Views 13 Comments

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

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 183,130 Views 111 Comments

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

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 61,533 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.

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 88,266 Views 51 Comments

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

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 52,396 Views 30 Comments

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

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 56,402 Views 46 Comments

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

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 45,359 Views 11 Comments

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

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 62,285 Views 20 Comments

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

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 42,516 Views 13 Comments

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

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 59,686 Views 9 Comments

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

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 40,288 Views 22 Comments

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

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 108,249 Views 38 Comments

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

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 67,222 Views 26 Comments

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

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 55,098 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.

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 69,433 Views 32 Comments

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

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 75,852 Views 51 Comments

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

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 72,179 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.

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 57,699 Views 14 Comments

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

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 51,635 Views 43 Comments

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

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 113,959 Views 86 Comments

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

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 68,707 Views 33 Comments

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

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 82,015 Views 45 Comments

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

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 53,198 Views 16 Comments

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

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