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From TheJournal.ie Viagra, leprosy and kids who hate school: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RTE, renters and returning to school: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Eggs, earthquakes and Euromillions: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Eggs, earthquakes and Euromillions: The week in numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie SUSI, SARS and special education: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

SUSI, SARS and special education: The week in numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie Vegas, trigonometry and The Pirate Bay: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Heatwaves, princesses and pulped paper:  The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Heatwaves, princesses and pulped paper: The week in numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie State exams in numbers: 13 days, 6,000 examiners and 38 million A4 pages Good Luck

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Heat waves and earthquakes: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Heat waves and earthquakes: The week in numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie Micras, broadcasters and the Eurovision: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Micras, broadcasters and the Eurovision: The week in numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie 13 things we learned from the CSO's new 'quality of life' data Ireland In Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Buses, TVs and the President of Iran: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Captives, papers and the property tax: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Crime, crisps and chocolate: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Crime, crisps and chocolate: The week in numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie Pennies, Penneys and a giant Martian penis: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Boston, borrowing and giant snails: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Boston, borrowing and giant snails: The week in numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie PCs, parking tickets and Witches Dead: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Syria, schools, and time in traffic: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Snow, Sochi, and cyber attacks: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie IN NUMBERS: US same-sex marriage Gay Marriage

IN NUMBERS: US same-sex marriage

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

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus, stadiums, and shots on target: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Popes, parades and Gay Mitchell : The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Popes, parades and Gay Mitchell : The week in numbers

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?

From TheJournal.ie Subsidies, emigrants and speaking for 13 hours: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Conclaves, censuses and Giggsy's teammates: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bail, bonds and old Facebook fogeys: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Popes, meteorites and marathon snogging: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Popes, meteorites and marathon snogging: The week in numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie Lazarus, liquidation and Laundries: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Lazarus, liquidation and Laundries: The week in numbers

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.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: the report into the State's role in the Magdalene Laundries Laundries

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene Laundries report finds direct State involvement Justice For Magdalenes

Magdalene Laundries report finds direct State involvement

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

From TheJournal.ie Kalydeco, Gardaí and Lar Corbett's Lotto: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 17 equations that changed the course of humanity Adds Up

17 equations that changed the course of humanity

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.

From TheJournal.ie Rouen, Robin Hood and Real Madrid: The week in numbers Apple

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: How much would we save by abolishing the Seanad? Money Money Money

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Savings, shopping and J.Lo: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Apple, Aguero, pubs and the Paralympics: The year in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Instagram, Gangnam and partridges in pear trees: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Transport, texts and telecommuting: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Transport, texts and telecommuting: The week in numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers

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

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: the PAC's report on reviewing public allowances Allowances

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bankers, whiskey and auto-diallers: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Coke, cannabis and getting clean: Ireland's drug problem, in numbers In Numbers

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

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