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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 65,153 Views 21 Comments

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

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 95,338 Views 34 Comments

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

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 92,315 Views 106 Comments

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

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 54,751 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.

One in four people in Ireland cut spending on food and utilities during pandemic, study finds
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One in four people in Ireland cut spending on food and utilities during pandemic, study finds

Mar 25th 2021, 7:21 AM 12,278 Views 3 Comments

That’s according to research carried out by Red C on behalf of St Vincent de Paul.

What does Budget 2021 mean for you? Financial planner Eoin McGee has some answers
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What does Budget 2021 mean for you? Financial planner Eoin McGee has some answers

Oct 14th 2020, 1:15 PM 19,009 Views 18 Comments

Eoin McGee looks at yesterday’s budget and breaks down what it means for some members of the workforce.

No increase in income tax planned, says finance minister
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No increase in income tax planned, says finance minister

Sep 3rd 2020, 9:58 PM 25,730 Views 42 Comments

Paschal Donohoe was speaking about what the upcoming Budget might look like.

Money being spent on credit and debit cards is almost back to pre-Covid levels
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Money being spent on credit and debit cards is almost back to pre-Covid levels

Jun 16th 2020, 10:33 AM 13,617 Views 21 Comments

There was a sharp drop in ATM withdrawals in April.

Money Diaries: A 25-year-old customer support technician living with flatmates in Galway
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Money Diaries: A 25-year-old customer support technician living with flatmates in Galway

Jun 7th 2020, 8:00 PM 56,747 Views 23 Comments

This week, our reader details how he’s working from home and hanging out with flatmates, while also playing Football Manager.

Premiership Rugby could revamp salary rules after Saracens breach
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Premiership Rugby could revamp salary rules after Saracens breach

Dec 19th 2019, 8:30 PM 11,723 Views 15 Comments

The European champions were severely sanctioned for breaching spending rules that will now be subject to a review.

Top civil servant: 'Government should be able to walk away from projects if the cost works out greater than expected'
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Top civil servant: 'Government should be able to walk away from projects if the cost works out greater than expected'

Jul 24th 2019, 6:16 PM 12,974 Views 11 Comments

Watt previously warned ministers about not proceeding with the national broadband plan.

TDs' and senators' salaries cost €19m last year - a 4.5% increase from 2017
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TDs' and senators' salaries cost €19m last year - a 4.5% increase from 2017

Jul 1st 2019, 6:25 PM 16,978 Views 58 Comments

Gardaí are also investigating one case of fraud in relation to an Oireachtas salary.

Leo Varadkar says plan to raise top tax rate to €50k may have to wait
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Leo Varadkar says plan to raise top tax rate to €50k may have to wait

Jun 25th 2019, 5:40 PM 30,759 Views 81 Comments

The Taoiseach defended the policy but said it may not happen immediately.

Parents spending over €900 on average for their child's Communion
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Parents spending over €900 on average for their child's Communion

Jun 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,694 Views 81 Comments

A quarter of children make over €800 on their Communion day.

Government must 'wean itself off' bloated €10.4bn corporation tax receipts, says budget watchdog
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Government must 'wean itself off' bloated €10.4bn corporation tax receipts, says budget watchdog

Updated Jun 11th 2019, 3:25 PM 19,019 Views 39 Comments

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says corporation tax levels could be €6 billion above conventional levels.

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything
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This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything

May 18th 2019, 7:00 PM 37,252 Views 24 Comments

People will be invited to put money into the pig – and the money can be spent however the community agrees to spend it.

Gardaí have spent €20 million on private tow truck firms since 2012
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Gardaí have spent €20 million on private tow truck firms since 2012

Feb 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,033 Views 59 Comments

Gardaí say it’s the price to pay for good police work.

Christmas spending: We're not in 'panic mode' but Brexit is putting the brakes on plans to splash the cash
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Christmas spending: We're not in 'panic mode' but Brexit is putting the brakes on plans to splash the cash

Dec 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,432 Views 10 Comments

In the UK, consumer confidence registered the largest monthly decline in seventeen months in November.

Retail group predicts Irish households will spend an average of €2,690 this December
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Retail group predicts Irish households will spend an average of €2,690 this December

Dec 3rd 2018, 11:04 AM 11,419 Views 68 Comments

Retail Ireland said that there will be an increase in sales this year of over €150 million.

'Our living standards aren't improving because of the unwillingness by govt to correct market failures'
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'Our living standards aren't improving because of the unwillingness by govt to correct market failures'

Oct 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,437 Views 26 Comments

Despite strong headline growth figures, living standards in Ireland are actually below Italy and just a little above Cyprus, writes economist Robert Sweeney.

Opinion: 'Can money buy you happiness? Not if you're spending it the wrong way'
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Opinion: 'Can money buy you happiness? Not if you're spending it the wrong way'

Sep 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,098 Views 30 Comments

Gill Hasson says that you should spend your money on experiences, not things.

Government wants future budgets to 'lean against the wind'
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Government wants future budgets to 'lean against the wind'

Jun 19th 2018, 4:22 PM 7,274 Views 29 Comments

The Summer Economic Statement this year sets out the plans for next year’s Budget. And it’s all about cooling those jets in case Ireland overheats.

Poll: Are you planning a 'buy nothing' break this January?
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Poll: Are you planning a 'buy nothing' break this January?

Jan 3rd 2018, 12:45 PM 22,921 Views 38 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Could this Japanese budgeting journal help you save money in 2018?
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Could this Japanese budgeting journal help you save money in 2018?

Jan 1st 2018, 11:00 PM 53,128 Views 16 Comments

We’ve had the Japanese art of tidying up – now it’s the Japanese art of saving money.

Ireland needs to break EU rules in order to build more houses, says Solidarity-PBP
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Ireland needs to break EU rules in order to build more houses, says Solidarity-PBP

Sep 13th 2017, 2:06 PM 15,591 Views 83 Comments

Richard Boyd Barrett said the government needs to declare Ireland’s housing crisis an emergency.

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

Sep 5th 2017, 7:58 AM 6,067 Views 37 Comments

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

Irish consumer confidence hits highest level since recession
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Irish consumer confidence hits highest level since recession

Aug 17th 2017, 6:01 AM 6,079 Views 15 Comments

Ireland is now the fourth most confident country in Europe, overtaking the UK for the first time in almost nine years.

Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak
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Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak

Aug 8th 2017, 9:00 AM 36,794 Views 151 Comments

Goodbody said the Irish economy will reach full employment by the end of next year.

The economy will grow but warning there is 'no case for tax cuts'
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The economy will grow but warning there is 'no case for tax cuts'

Jun 27th 2017, 8:23 AM 8,709 Views 54 Comments

While Ireland spends more than average among ten rich EU countries, it is behind on spending in education particularly.

Every week, the average Irish household spends €845. Here's where the money goes
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Every week, the average Irish household spends €845. Here's where the money goes

Jun 21st 2017, 5:40 PM 105,641 Views 69 Comments

The CSO has published its Household Budget Survey 2015/16, providing a breakdown of spending across the country.

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US
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No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US

May 1st 2017, 8:36 AM 20,015 Views 23 Comments

It looks like Trump’s plans to build the Mexican border wall will be shelved for the moment.

Where does your money go? New website gives detailed breakdown of government spending
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Where does your money go? New website gives detailed breakdown of government spending

Apr 11th 2017, 6:45 AM 24,903 Views 50 Comments

The website allows users to chart the money being used by various Government departments and to service public debt.

We're spending less in the shops this Christmas - blame it on Brexit and Trump
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We're spending less in the shops this Christmas - blame it on Brexit and Trump

Dec 16th 2016, 11:45 AM 11,415 Views 86 Comments

That’s according to experts Retail Excellence Ireland.

The HSE will have €14 billion to spend next year - but that may not be enough
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The HSE will have €14 billion to spend next year - but that may not be enough

Dec 14th 2016, 3:46 PM 6,125 Views 46 Comments

While there will be 24,000 fewer medical cards, there will be 50,000 more GP visit cards.

'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget
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'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget

Oct 12th 2016, 8:10 AM 13,812 Views 12 Comments

There are very few puns.

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?
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Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?

Oct 10th 2016, 9:56 AM 22,291 Views 76 Comments

After much speculation, tomorrow is D-Day.

Irish people can't decide if they want tax cuts or increased spending
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Irish people can't decide if they want tax cuts or increased spending

Oct 4th 2016, 9:18 AM 8,363 Views 72 Comments

Tax cuts for some, miniature Irish flags for others.

Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console
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Department of Foreign Affairs sends auditors to investigate UK arm of Console

Jul 8th 2016, 7:45 AM 12,491 Views 26 Comments

Yesterday it emerged that the charity’s Irish operation would be wound down and its services transferred.

Dublin City Council has paid out more than €18 million on consultants since 2013
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Dublin City Council has paid out more than €18 million on consultants since 2013

May 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 12,384 Views 75 Comments

The area of Environment and Transportation accounted for more than half of the consultant fees paid out.

You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election
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You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election

Feb 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,058 Views 20 Comments

How much you spend on your campaign still plays a large role in determining whether you win a seat , writes Roslyn Fuller.

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