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Divorce, preschool, and hospital beds: A snapshot of how Ireland compares to the rest of Europe
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Divorce, preschool, and hospital beds: A snapshot of how Ireland compares to the rest of Europe

Oct 18th 2015, 8:15 AM 29,783 Views 24 Comments

We’ve taken a look at some Eurostat data.

Here's what the Irish team to face Scotland would be -- based on Fantasy Football stats
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Here's what the Irish team to face Scotland would be -- based on Fantasy Football stats

Jun 9th 2015, 8:30 PM 6,825 Views 7 Comments

Damien Delaney and Stephen Quinn are among those to feature.

9 stats that hammer home Dublin's complete dominance in the Leinster championship
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9 stats that hammer home Dublin's complete dominance in the Leinster championship

May 30th 2015, 11:45 PM 7,763 Views 5 Comments

Longford take on Dublin in Croke Park this weekend trying to cause an upset … but it doesn’t look likely.

This website compares living in Ireland to other countries and it's gone viral
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# Grass Is Greener

This website compares living in Ireland to other countries and it's gone viral

Apr 29th 2015, 4:09 PM 9,101 Views 4 Comments

You’ve always wondered what it would be like.

Statistics show why Liverpool have struggled this season
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Statistics show why Liverpool have struggled this season

Apr 29th 2015, 1:39 PM 6,801 Views 18 Comments

The Reds saw any chance of Champions League qualification all but extinguished in last night’s defeat at the KC Stadium.

Here's why you haven't seen crime statistics for a while
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Here's why you haven't seen crime statistics for a while

Apr 6th 2015, 1:34 PM 19,996 Views 40 Comments

The CSO says that it will not be releasing the details of crimes across the country without a “detailed examination” of the gardaí.

Does sacking your manager actually work in the Premier League? Here are some stats
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Does sacking your manager actually work in the Premier League? Here are some stats

Mar 16th 2015, 7:18 PM 7,461 Views 0 Comments

Gus Poyet became the latest manager to be dismissed, after his departure from Sunderland was announced earlier.

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against England?
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Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against England?

Mar 4th 2015, 9:15 PM 40,787 Views 21 Comments

We’ve detailed every single action by Irish players at the rucks and breakdown last weekend.

Who has the hardest start to the SSE Airtricity League season? We crunched the numbers
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Who has the hardest start to the SSE Airtricity League season? We crunched the numbers

Mar 4th 2015, 9:15 PM 4,466 Views 1 Comment

And who should be top the league by the end of March?

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks last weekend?
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Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks last weekend?

Feb 13th 2015, 10:00 AM 24,515 Views 22 Comments

The likes of Mike Ross, Paul O’Connell and Tommy O’Donnell were mightily busy at Stadio Olimpico.

16 surprising statistics that will completely blow your mind
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16 surprising statistics that will completely blow your mind

Feb 4th 2015, 9:30 PM 37,786 Views 10 Comments

Who knew?

Is Cesc Fabregas the Premier League's most influential player? These stats suggest so
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Is Cesc Fabregas the Premier League's most influential player? These stats suggest so

Dec 18th 2014, 12:17 PM 5,201 Views 10 Comments

The Chelsea star is the undisputed assists king.

Deaths are down, marriages are up ... And Dun Laoghaire still has the fewest unmarried mothers
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Deaths are down, marriages are up ... And Dun Laoghaire still has the fewest unmarried mothers

Dec 16th 2014, 4:06 PM 14,773 Views 21 Comments

In other news, very few people are being born in Leitrim.

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?
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Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?

Nov 13th 2014, 9:30 AM 13,453 Views 20 Comments

Paul O’Connell was a leader for Ireland last weekend in more ways than one.

In two years, 34,000 people who should have had fingerprints taken did not
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In two years, 34,000 people who should have had fingerprints taken did not

Nov 12th 2014, 10:09 AM 10,461 Views 53 Comments

It means that criminals could be incorrectly freed argues a report from the Garda Inspectorate.

Here's everything we know about Ireland
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Here's everything we know about Ireland

Nov 6th 2014, 6:23 PM 36,746 Views 70 Comments

The Central Statistics Office has released new figures giving a breakdown of over the last year.

'I've never read Moneyball' says the man whose work inspired the book
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'I've never read Moneyball' says the man whose work inspired the book

Nov 5th 2014, 12:40 PM 4,757 Views 4 Comments

Bill James also argues that, despite their proliferation, statistics can still give sports organisations an advantage

Super Frank, Ozil's back & Liverpool slack: it's the Prem review in numbers
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Super Frank, Ozil's back & Liverpool slack: it's the Prem review in numbers

Sep 22nd 2014, 5:21 PM 3,671 Views 3 Comments

From Arsenal’s win over Aston Villa to Manchester City’s draw with Chelsea – all the best stats from the latest round of Premier League fixtures

Murders, thefts and drug offences up, sexual and public order offences down
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Murders, thefts and drug offences up, sexual and public order offences down

Sep 22nd 2014, 11:44 AM 5,067 Views 19 Comments

The CSO released crime figures today.

The story of Donegal's win over Dublin in possession, shots, turnovers and kickouts
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The story of Donegal's win over Dublin in possession, shots, turnovers and kickouts

Sep 3rd 2014, 6:19 PM 5,338 Views 16 Comments

What were the key stats from last Sunday’s game in Croke Park?

The story of Mayo and Kerry’s draw in possession, shots, turnovers and kickouts
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The story of Mayo and Kerry’s draw in possession, shots, turnovers and kickouts

Aug 26th 2014, 6:15 PM 5,874 Views 5 Comments

What were the key stats from last Sunday’s game in Croke Park?

Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working
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Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working

Aug 6th 2014, 8:40 AM 9,880 Views 30 Comments

Passenger figures for last month show an increase of 4% compared to the same time last year.

9 tech stats you may not know about TheJournal.ie
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9 tech stats you may not know about TheJournal.ie

Jul 18th 2014, 5:17 PM 32,800 Views 78 Comments

Things can get very busy around here.

Asylum applications to Europe were up 29% in the first quarter of this year
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Asylum applications to Europe were up 29% in the first quarter of this year

Jul 9th 2014, 9:22 PM 6,147 Views 89 Comments

Applications to Ireland were up 60 to 290.

Which Premier League team has the most representatives at the World Cup this summer?
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Which Premier League team has the most representatives at the World Cup this summer?

Jun 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,023 Views 19 Comments

105 players from England’s domestic league will feature in total.

'Just because things are easy to count doesn't mean they are particularly useful'
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'Just because things are easy to count doesn't mean they are particularly useful'

May 11th 2014, 10:00 AM 8,144 Views 9 Comments

Ken Quarrie, New Zealand Rugby’s Senior Scientist, joins TheScore.ie to discuss statistics and data in the sport.

Ireland's household debt dropped by €2.4 billion in three months
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Ireland's household debt dropped by €2.4 billion in three months

May 8th 2014, 5:41 PM 12,826 Views 122 Comments

New figures from the Central Bank show we’re paying down debt at the fastest rate since 2012.

'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular
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'Staycations' on the rise with Dublin, Cork and Galway proving most popular

Apr 28th 2014, 1:20 PM 12,622 Views 42 Comments

Sure where else would you be going?

Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free
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Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free

Apr 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 10,943 Views 56 Comments

The HSE said that 500 people were on methadone for more than 10 years.

The most notable stats after a mixed bag of a Heineken Cup weekend
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The most notable stats after a mixed bag of a Heineken Cup weekend

Apr 7th 2014, 5:00 PM 19,831 Views 35 Comments

Leinster’s missed tackles, Munster’s rucking efficiency and Ulster’s share of possession all feature.

A deadly own goal, doping at the World Cup and choke tackles; the week's best sportswriting
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A deadly own goal, doping at the World Cup and choke tackles; the week's best sportswriting

Mar 30th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,912 Views 0 Comments

There are also pieces on Six Nations ball carrying stats, El Clásico and the kind-hearted Hartlepool manager.

Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings
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Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings

Mar 28th 2014, 9:18 PM 4,801 Views 19 Comments

Reported murders and manslaughters were down 11 per cent between 2008-2012.

If Irish people had never emigrated to the US, Ireland would be pretty packed
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If Irish people had never emigrated to the US, Ireland would be pretty packed

Mar 19th 2014, 7:27 PM 31,661 Views 76 Comments

Research estimates that instead of having 213 people per square mile, there would be 850.

Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report
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Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report

Mar 19th 2014, 8:29 AM 7,411 Views 22 Comments

The study found that incomes and employment in Ireland remain far below their pre-crisis levels.

This is how popular the Oscars were on Twitter
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This is how popular the Oscars were on Twitter

Mar 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,337 Views 11 Comments

Turns out Ellen DeGeneres’ famous tweet was just the tip of the iceberg.

10 stats to impress your mates with during the England v Ireland game
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10 stats to impress your mates with during the England v Ireland game

Feb 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 11,618 Views 12 Comments

From Ireland’s record try-scorer against England to the biggest winning margins between the teams.

The most notable stats from the opening weekend of Six Nations rugby
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The most notable stats from the opening weekend of Six Nations rugby

Feb 5th 2014, 4:05 PM 9,613 Views 11 Comments

Here are some of the more interesting figures after wins for France, Ireland and Wales in round one.

One person dies from a drug overdose every day in Ireland
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One person dies from a drug overdose every day in Ireland

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:51 PM 21,554 Views 149 Comments

New figures on drugs-related deaths in Ireland show that the number of people who have died from cocaine misuse has halved in four years.

The most notable stats after a thrilling weekend of Heineken Cup rugby
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The most notable stats after a thrilling weekend of Heineken Cup rugby

Jan 20th 2014, 2:40 PM 5,517 Views 20 Comments

Here are some of the more interesting figures after three of the Irish sides enjoyed wins in Europe.

Decision making key to Munster sealing quarter-final place -- O'Connell
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Decision making key to Munster sealing quarter-final place -- O'Connell

Jan 11th 2014, 9:30 PM 13,133 Views 19 Comments

Munster won in Gloucester despite the hosts dominating possession and territory.