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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

Sun 8:00 PM 94,788 Views 44 Comments

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

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 41,438 Views 11 Comments

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

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 89,813 Views 61 Comments

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

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 54,074 Views 31 Comments

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

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 63,576 Views 28 Comments

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

Sunday 13 June, 2021

Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €22K living and working in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A warehouse worker on €22K living and working in Dublin

Jun 13th 2021, 8:00 PM 65,397 Views 21 Comments

This week, our reader is working late shifts and managing health and wellbeing.

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 52,075 Views 35 Comments

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

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 47,189 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.

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 95,467 Views 34 Comments

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

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 60,727 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.

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 92,463 Views 105 Comments

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

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 57,188 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.

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 54,787 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.

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 50,384 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.

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 83,169 Views 58 Comments

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

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 79,629 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.

Sunday 21 March, 2021

Money Diaries: An occupational therapist on €54K working through the pandemic in Dublin
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Money Diaries: An occupational therapist on €54K working through the pandemic in Dublin

Mar 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 70,723 Views 47 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working in a hospital and watching spending to save for a wedding.

Sunday 14 March, 2021

Money Diaries: A charity shop manager in the south of the country trying to make ends meet
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Money Diaries: A charity shop manager in the south of the country trying to make ends meet

Mar 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 57,404 Views 25 Comments

This week, our reader is a charity shop manager receiving the Covid payment while lockdown continues.

Sunday 7 March, 2021

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €37K based in the south east during lockdown
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Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €37K based in the south east during lockdown

Mar 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 102,187 Views 30 Comments

This week, our reader is back home away from Dublin for lockdown and is able to earn some extra cash painting along the way.

Sunday 28 February, 2021

Money Diaries: An education service manager on over €55K, living with family in the Midlands
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Money Diaries: An education service manager on over €55K, living with family in the Midlands

Feb 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 61,862 Views 38 Comments

This week, our reader and his wife are busier than ever in lockdown between homeschooling and working.

Sunday 21 February, 2021

Money Diaries: An actor and bartender on the PUP, keeping busy through lockdown in Dublin
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Money Diaries: An actor and bartender on the PUP, keeping busy through lockdown in Dublin

Feb 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 82,167 Views 62 Comments

This week, our reader is trying to keep busy in lockdown by reading, writing and running. He also shares his thoughts on life on the PUP, oh and says hello to Domhnall Gleeson.

Sunday 14 February, 2021

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €52K homeschooling and teaching remotely
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Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €52K homeschooling and teaching remotely

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 138,038 Views 136 Comments

This week, our reader is a primary school teacher documenting her spending while she juggles homeschooling of her own children and her pupils.

Sunday 7 February, 2021

Money Diaries: A 29-year-old woman on €46K having moved from Dublin to the country
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Money Diaries: A 29-year-old woman on €46K having moved from Dublin to the country

Feb 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 112,442 Views 50 Comments

This week, our reader enjoys a better quality of life and stretches her income further now she’s out of Dublin.

Sunday 31 January, 2021

Money Diaries: A 27-year-old technical support worker on €34K decorating her new home
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Money Diaries: A 27-year-old technical support worker on €34K decorating her new home

Jan 31st 2021, 8:00 PM 69,968 Views 35 Comments

This week, our reader is renovating the new home she just bought in county Offaly.

Sunday 6 December, 2020

Money Diaries: A 35-year-old HR Manager and busy mum working hard to save for a mortgage
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Money Diaries: A 35-year-old HR Manager and busy mum working hard to save for a mortgage

Dec 6th 2020, 8:00 PM 88,956 Views 56 Comments

This week, our reader and her partner and two children are living with her parents long-term in order to save for a home.

Sunday 15 November, 2020

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old HR professional on €24K, renting and living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 22-year-old HR professional on €24K, renting and living in Dublin

Nov 15th 2020, 8:00 PM 96,079 Views 54 Comments

This week, our reader details how she’s staying fit and keeping her spending under control as she works hard during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sunday 25 October, 2020

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €45K living in his parents' house
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Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €45K living in his parents' house

Oct 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 109,243 Views 58 Comments

This week, our reader is working from home in his parents’ house which means he’s able to save a substantial amount.

Sunday 18 October, 2020

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

Oct 18th 2020, 8:00 PM 75,085 Views 57 Comments

This week, our nurse describes the pressure she and colleagues are under in work and outside, as they maintain a distance.

Sunday 11 October, 2020

Money Diaries: A 24-year-old management consultant on €32K in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 24-year-old management consultant on €32K in Dublin

Oct 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 62,076 Views 54 Comments

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.

Sunday 4 October, 2020

Money Diaries: A 35-year-old secondary school teacher living and saving in Spain
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Money Diaries: A 35-year-old secondary school teacher living and saving in Spain

Oct 4th 2020, 8:00 PM 93,761 Views 21 Comments

This week, our Irish teacher living in Madrid highlights the reasonable cost of living in the city.

Sunday 13 September, 2020

Money Diaries: A 26-year-old civil servant on €44K living in North Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 26-year-old civil servant on €44K living in North Dublin

Sep 13th 2020, 8:00 PM 86,714 Views 76 Comments

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.

Sunday 30 August, 2020

Money Diaries: A 32-year-old SNA on €25K living in Dublin
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Money Diaries: A 32-year-old SNA on €25K living in Dublin

Aug 30th 2020, 8:00 PM 70,366 Views 47 Comments

This week, our reader prepares to return to the classroom, topping up her income with some childminding in the meantime.

Sunday 16 August, 2020

Money Diaries: A 37-year-old in a rural village in the West of Ireland earning about €1,800 a month
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Money Diaries: A 37-year-old in a rural village in the West of Ireland earning about €1,800 a month

Aug 16th 2020, 9:00 PM 109,805 Views 25 Comments

This week, our reader has friends to visit and is making an effort to support local business.

Sunday 9 August, 2020

Money Diaries: A construction contracts manager on €67K with a young family in Galway
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Money Diaries: A construction contracts manager on €67K with a young family in Galway

Aug 9th 2020, 8:00 PM 73,726 Views 28 Comments

This week, our reader is on a road a lot and also enjoying getting back out with his family after lockdown.

Sunday 2 August, 2020

Money Diaries: A team leader in Galway on €37K working from home who is also a single mother
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Money Diaries: A team leader in Galway on €37K working from home who is also a single mother

Aug 2nd 2020, 8:00 PM 67,532 Views 34 Comments

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.

Sunday 26 July, 2020

Money Diaries: A university administrator in Limerick working from home who is starting to socialise more
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Money Diaries: A university administrator in Limerick working from home who is starting to socialise more

Jul 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 55,533 Views 26 Comments

This week, our reader has been spending lockdown working from home but is now starting to socialise with friends, prompting an increase in spending.

Sunday 19 July, 2020

Money Diaries: A 26-year-old data analyst living alone and working from home in a new job
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Money Diaries: A 26-year-old data analyst living alone and working from home in a new job

Jul 19th 2020, 8:00 PM 71,635 Views 43 Comments

This week, our reader is living in her own apartment in the city centre and is working from home in a new job.

Sunday 12 July, 2020

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €50k in Dublin in lockdown
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Money Diaries: A 22-year-old software engineer on €50k in Dublin in lockdown

Jul 12th 2020, 8:00 PM 115,723 Views 76 Comments

This week, our reader is busy programming for work and fun but manages his finances well during the lockdown.

Sunday 5 July, 2020

Money Diaries: A retired lecturer in Galway documents life and spending in lockdown
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Money Diaries: A retired lecturer in Galway documents life and spending in lockdown

Jul 5th 2020, 8:00 PM 71,706 Views 39 Comments

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

Sunday 28 June, 2020

Money Diaries: A project manager in the north west on €43k who is used to working remotely
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Money Diaries: A project manager in the north west on €43k who is used to working remotely

Jun 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 46,585 Views 21 Comments

This week, our reader and her fiancé are busy renovating their home as they prepare for the birth of their first child. They are used to remote working.

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