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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# week in numbers

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How many people got the Centenarian Bounty from the President last year? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The percentage of Ryanair’s Italian short-haul flights that have been cancelled due to Covid-19.
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How many households with 'excessive' water usage did Irish Water plan to charge?: It's the week in numbers
Plus: The fine a taxi company had to pay after it attempted to save money by switching a tamper-proof security seal on a meter.
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How many food businesses were ordered to close last month?: It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of NCT vehicle lifts that are in need of repair.
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How many metres is Ireland's longest bridge?: It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of NCT test centres that have recommenced underbody inspections for a limited number of drivers.
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How many drivers were hit with fines totalling €266k for not paying M50 tolls? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of people who have applied for a job on the Great Blasket Island.
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How many people don't want any of the party leaders to become Taoiseach?: It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of active insurance claims harvesting websites operating in Ireland
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How much has been spent on overseas travel for TDs and senators? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of food businesses that received closure orders last month.
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What's the average price of a house in Ireland? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of people who went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2019.
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How many public payphones are left in Ireland? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of people who gathered outside Brown Thomas for the St Stephen’s Day sales.
# week in numbers
How much is the minimum wage set to go up by next year? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The average rent of a house in Ireland.
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How much did the State spend on an airport in Connemara? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of food businesses ordered to close last month.
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How much more do renters pay to live near Dart or Luas stops? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of people who tuned in to watch the Late Late Toy Show.
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What's the average annual disposable income for Irish households? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The percentage of people who would like to see an Irish unity referendum take place in the next five years.
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How many people said they would now pay water charges? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The rent rise that some pensioners living in south Dublin council houses will be hit with next year.
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What's the average monthly price of rent in Ireland? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of towns and villages around Ireland releasing raw sewage into the environment every day.
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How many food businesses received closure orders last month? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The extra money that RTÉ would have if everyone with a TV paid their licence fee in 2018.
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How many Halloween-related incidents did firefighters respond to in Dublin? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of months that the Book of Kells will be removed from public display for.
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What's the typical price of a three-bedroom home near one of Dublin’s rail stations? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of motorists who were hit with fines totalling €205,000 after they failed to turn up to court.
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How much of Ireland's treated drinking water is lost in leaks? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of people who have applied for audience tickets for the Late Late Toy Show.
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How many food businesses received closure orders last month? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of Irish restaurants that received a Michelin star this week.
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What's the average asking price for newly listed homes? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The money that An Garda Síochána is planning to spend on memorabilia for its personnel.
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How much did visits from Trump and Pence cost An Garda Síochána? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The average cost of childcare per week in Ireland.
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How many people voted the Hail Mary as Ireland's favourite prayer? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of Leaving Certificate exam results that were upgraded after students successfully had their papers rechecked.
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How many people in Northern Ireland would vote for Irish unification? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of sandwich boards that Dublin City Council has seized from businesses.
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How much money is needed to rescue Dublin's historic Iveagh Markets? It's the week in numbers
Plus how many MPs voted to frustrate Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans.
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How many European countries have lost their measles-free status? It's the week in numbers
Plus the average starting salary for graduates.
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How many pints of Guinness have been pulled in the Dáil bar in 2019? It's the week in numbers
Plus the number of buildings lying empty managed by the Office of Public Works.
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How many people were offered a place in first CAO round? It's the week in numbers
Plus the number of people who were airlifted after getting into difficulty swimming off the Donegal coast.
# Twin
How much public debt does each person in the State have hanging over their head? It's the week in numbers
Plus: How many premises were left without electricity following heavy rains this week?
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How many people tuned in to watch the Love Island finale? It's the week in numbers
Plus the number of people who were recorded living in emergency accommodation last month.
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How many eFlow customers were charged twice for last month? It's the week in numbers
Plus The number of ministerial advisers whose pay breaches the maximum salary for their roles.
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How many people said they don't conserve water because of how often it rains in Ireland? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The amount of unfit or illegal meat and food products seized at Irish ports and airports.
# Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant
How many times has untreated wastewater overflowed into Dublin Bay since 2015? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of food businesses issued with closure orders in June.
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How much did TDs' and senators' salaries cost the tax-payer last year? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The percentage of homes for rent in Ireland beyond the reach of people dependent on state housing benefits.
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What was the hottest ever temperature recorded in France this week? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of manufacturing jobs worldwide that robots are expected to take by 2030.
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How much will restaurants be fined for not displaying a tips policy? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of people who have applied for an Irish passport so far this year.
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How many food businesses received closure orders last month? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The tender issued for on-site fitness instructors at the gym next to Leinster House.
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How many Dublin beaches are affected by the current bathing ban? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The increase that Dublin has seen in its congestion levels.
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What was the length of the Burmese python found in the Wicklow Mountains? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of Healy-Raes elected to Kerry County Council.
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How many complaints did RTÉ receive about a robot giving birth on the Late Late? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of complaints DCC has received about election posters.