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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# quarter

All time
# cutting your cloth
Take 4: Homes for every budget around Ireland
Here is our pick of properties from €250,000… up to €1 million.
# Growth
Turns out investors are really happy about Twitter's latest earnings call
The site saw its stock price rise by over 30% less than an hour after its second quarter earnings were announced.
# no rush
Facebook's plan for its mobile apps: grow userbase now, make money later
In a conference call, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg said it would be a “few years” before Instagram would become an important business for the company.
# the books
The Government's tax take is up €415 million on this time last year
The Exchequer deficit for the first three months is at €2.3 billion, compared to €3.7 billion this time last year. Michael Noonan says it’s a ‘solid start’.
# retail sales
We all spent less in March... (Was it the weather?)
The Central Statistics Office and Retail Excellence Ireland both showed a drop in retail spending in March.
# Spain
Spanish unemployment level reaches 25 per cent
One Spaniard in four is now officially out of work, with 85,000 more people becoming unemployed between July and September.