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Viagra, leprosy and kids who hate school: The week in numbers
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Viagra, leprosy and kids who hate school: The week in numbers

Aug 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,100 Views 3 Comments

Plus: How many hoax calls are made to the HSE ambulance service every day?

RTE, renters and returning to school: The week in numbers
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RTE, renters and returning to school: The week in numbers

Aug 3rd 2013, 7:30 PM 8,071 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How many people have been late paying their rent in the past year?

Eggs, earthquakes and Euromillions: The week in numbers
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Eggs, earthquakes and Euromillions: The week in numbers

Jun 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 4,637 Views 5 Comments

Plus – how much of your internet connection should you actually be paying for?

SUSI, SARS and special education: The week in numbers
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SUSI, SARS and special education: The week in numbers

Jun 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 3,248 Views 0 Comments

Plus: how much does it cost to buy a vote in Meath East?

Vegas, trigonometry and The Pirate Bay: The week in numbers
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Vegas, trigonometry and The Pirate Bay: The week in numbers

Jun 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 7,548 Views 8 Comments

Just how effective will the High Court’s order against The Pirate Bay be? Find out here.

Heatwaves, princesses and pulped paper:  The week in numbers
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Heatwaves, princesses and pulped paper: The week in numbers

Jun 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 7,199 Views 4 Comments

How many trees need to be cut down so that the country’s teenagers can answer the State exams? Find out here…

State exams in numbers: 13 days, 6,000 examiners and 38 million A4 pages
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State exams in numbers: 13 days, 6,000 examiners and 38 million A4 pages

Jun 5th 2013, 8:52 AM 5,518 Views 33 Comments

Some 3.1 million exam papers are sitting in boxes across the country right now.

Heat waves and earthquakes: The week in numbers
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Heat waves and earthquakes: The week in numbers

Jun 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 8,611 Views 3 Comments

How hot was it on Thursday? How much do Irish people over-drink? And how much reading does James Reilly have this weekend?

Micras, broadcasters and the Eurovision: The week in numbers
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Micras, broadcasters and the Eurovision: The week in numbers

May 25th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,616 Views 3 Comments

How much does the average RTÉ employee earn? And how much electricity can one tree disrupt?

13 things we learned from the CSO's new 'quality of life' data
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13 things we learned from the CSO's new 'quality of life' data

May 22nd 2013, 4:27 PM 13,966 Views 21 Comments

The CSO has published a wide-ranging document, covering everything from household waste to penalty points.

Buses, TVs and the President of Iran: The week in numbers
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Buses, TVs and the President of Iran: The week in numbers

May 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 4,189 Views 1 Comment

Plus – find out how much you could make at the bookies if the Premier League is forced to hold an unprecedented play-off.

Captives, papers and the property tax: The week in numbers
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Captives, papers and the property tax: The week in numbers

May 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,623 Views 2 Comments

YouTube’s going to charge you to watch some channels in future. But how many channels? Find out in here…

Crime, crisps and chocolate: The week in numbers
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Crime, crisps and chocolate: The week in numbers

May 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,074 Views 9 Comments

Plus: How long would it take Ulster Bank to lose Ronnie O’Sullivan’s winnings as world snooker champion?

Pennies, Penneys and a giant Martian penis: The week in numbers
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Pennies, Penneys and a giant Martian penis: The week in numbers

Apr 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 10,884 Views 12 Comments

How much does it actually cost to manufacture a 1c coin? And is it worth it?

Boston, borrowing and giant snails: The week in numbers
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Boston, borrowing and giant snails: The week in numbers

Apr 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,465 Views 1 Comment

Plus – find out why a French cabinet minister will be writing a cheque to Phil Hogan…

PCs, parking tickets and Witches Dead: The week in numbers
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PCs, parking tickets and Witches Dead: The week in numbers

Apr 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,207 Views 5 Comments

Feeling happy about the world? Let us take your Saturday down a notch by reminding you of how banjaxed the banks might be.

Syria, schools, and time in traffic: The week in numbers
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Syria, schools, and time in traffic: The week in numbers

Apr 6th 2013, 7:30 PM 4,373 Views 1 Comment

If a journey through Dublin takes an hour with no traffic, how long does it take at the busiest time? Find out here…

Snow, Sochi, and cyber attacks: The week in numbers
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Snow, Sochi, and cyber attacks: The week in numbers

Mar 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,563 Views 0 Comments

You think you saw a lot of snow this week? The folks in Sochi definitely have you beat.

IN NUMBERS: US same-sex marriage
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IN NUMBERS: US same-sex marriage

Mar 27th 2013, 7:10 AM 5,985 Views 202 Comments

Yesterday, justices in the US Supreme Court heard arguments on whether same-sex couple have a constitutional right to marry.

Cyprus, stadiums, and shots on target: The week in numbers
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Cyprus, stadiums, and shots on target: The week in numbers

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:30 PM 5,550 Views 2 Comments

Plus: just how many of Ireland’s bankrupt are going to Britain to declare their insolvency?

Popes, parades and Gay Mitchell : The week in numbers
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Popes, parades and Gay Mitchell : The week in numbers

Mar 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 4,835 Views 4 Comments

How long is the Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin? And how many years has it been since there was a pope from outside Europe?

Subsidies, emigrants and speaking for 13 hours: The week in numbers
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Subsidies, emigrants and speaking for 13 hours: The week in numbers

Mar 9th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,860 Views 6 Comments

How many of Ireland’s homes are in significant mortgage arrears? And how many would-be emigrants would be leaving jobs behind?

Conclaves, censuses and Giggsy's teammates: The week in numbers
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Conclaves, censuses and Giggsy's teammates: The week in numbers

Mar 2nd 2013, 7:30 PM 5,890 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Giggs has played senior football for 23 years. How many different teammates do you think he’s had in that time?

Bail, bonds and old Facebook fogeys: The week in numbers
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Bail, bonds and old Facebook fogeys: The week in numbers

Feb 23rd 2013, 7:30 PM 5,524 Views 0 Comments

Just how long is the world’s longest kiss? And how do we know for sure that Valentine’s relics are in Dublin?

Popes, meteorites and marathon snogging: The week in numbers
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Popes, meteorites and marathon snogging: The week in numbers

Feb 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,182 Views 4 Comments

Just how long is the world’s longest kiss? And how do we know for sure that Valentine’s relics are in Dublin?

Lazarus, liquidation and Laundries: The week in numbers
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Lazarus, liquidation and Laundries: The week in numbers

Feb 9th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,092 Views 1 Comment

It’s been a hectic week of news – so here’s a stash of statistics to try and help you get your head around it.

In numbers: the report into the State's role in the Magdalene Laundries
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In numbers: the report into the State's role in the Magdalene Laundries

Feb 5th 2013, 5:38 PM 12,625 Views 29 Comments

A selection of numerical statistics drawn from the Inter-Departmental report, and about the report itself.

Magdalene Laundries report finds direct State involvement
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Magdalene Laundries report finds direct State involvement

Feb 5th 2013, 4:00 PM 18,870 Views 61 Comments

Senator McAleese said he hopes his report brings healing and peace of mind to survivors.

Kalydeco, Gardaí and Lar Corbett's Lotto: The week in numbers
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Kalydeco, Gardaí and Lar Corbett's Lotto: The week in numbers

Feb 2nd 2013, 7:30 PM 7,717 Views 5 Comments

Before the costs were cut, how many patients could you treat with Kalydeco if every TD gave up their expenses?

17 equations that changed the course of humanity
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17 equations that changed the course of humanity

Jan 27th 2013, 11:00 AM 36,290 Views 55 Comments

Some you may remember from school, but some are lesser known ones – like one perfected by an Irishman which allowed for development of modern passenger jets.

Rouen, Robin Hood and Real Madrid: The week in numbers
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Rouen, Robin Hood and Real Madrid: The week in numbers

Jan 26th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,431 Views 4 Comments

Also, how many of Kerry’s councillors actually favour relaxed drink-driving rules? And just how rich is Apple?

In numbers: How much would we save by abolishing the Seanad?
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In numbers: How much would we save by abolishing the Seanad?

Jan 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 14,052 Views 82 Comments

We’ll be holding a referendum on abolishing the Seanad at some stage in 2013. So how much does it cost us every year?

Savings, shopping and J.Lo: The week in numbers
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Savings, shopping and J.Lo: The week in numbers

Jan 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,998 Views 4 Comments

Did Irish people get any better at saving in 2012? And how much will the next batch of new TDs pay for a pension?

Apple, Aguero, pubs and the Paralympics: The year in numbers
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Apple, Aguero, pubs and the Paralympics: The year in numbers

Dec 29th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,136 Views 0 Comments

How many Irish kids are trying ‘legal highs’ these days? And how much does it cost to (literally) kick a politician’s ass?

Instagram, Gangnam and partridges in pear trees: The week in numbers
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Instagram, Gangnam and partridges in pear trees: The week in numbers

Dec 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 6,020 Views 3 Comments

How long does a Presidential website last? And how much does it pay to Assemble the Avengers?

Transport, texts and telecommuting: The week in numbers
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Transport, texts and telecommuting: The week in numbers

Dec 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 5,996 Views 1 Comment

How many SMS messages are sent in Ireland every second? And how many times could Greece buy Sergio Aguero?

Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers
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Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers

Dec 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,785 Views 10 Comments

How many houses will have to pay the ‘mansion tax’? And who could find that Budget 2013 has been generous to them?

In numbers: the PAC's report on reviewing public allowances
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In numbers: the PAC's report on reviewing public allowances

Nov 25th 2012, 1:06 PM 5,793 Views 22 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee published a report this week on reviewing public allowances. Here’s some of its figures.

Bankers, whiskey and auto-diallers: The week in numbers
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Bankers, whiskey and auto-diallers: The week in numbers

Nov 24th 2012, 7:30 PM 9,459 Views 5 Comments

How many bank staff earn more than the ‘limit’? And just how big is the world’s biggest leaf pile?

Coke, cannabis and getting clean: Ireland's drug problem, in numbers
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Coke, cannabis and getting clean: Ireland's drug problem, in numbers

Nov 17th 2012, 7:30 PM 18,278 Views 65 Comments

How many Irish people have tried cocaine? How about cannabis? And how accessible is detox to those who need it?