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Prime Numbers

# prime-numbers - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Adrian Mole, Hitler, and the tv licence : The week in numbers

Plus: How much money did the Criminal Assets Bureau give to the Exchequer last year from criminal activity?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Eircom bills, David Letterman, and WhatsApp: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people are treated every year for alcohol abuse?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 29 March, 2014

John Waters, ambulances, and Bryan Dobson: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people don’t exercise at all?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Westboro Baptist Church, Jean McConville, and GPs: The week in numbers

Plus: How many smells can the human nose distinguish?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Flight 370, St Patrick’s Day, and Death Row: The week in numbers

Plus: How many journeys were made on public transport in Ireland in one year?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Paddy Power, obese kids, and identity cards: The week in numbers

Plus: How many candidates are running as ‘Independent Fine Gael’ in the local elections?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers

Plus: How much did Irish politicians disclose in donations for last year?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Happiness, GSOC, and WhatsApp: The week in numbers

Plus: How many homes are for sale in Dublin right now?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Sunbeds, Prince Harry, and Superquinn sausages: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of teenagers have received a sexual message online?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Twitter, heroin, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Plus: Just how much did Anglo shares fall during its annus horribilis of 2008?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 1 February, 2014

RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people aged 50 and older in Ireland are obese?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 25 January, 2014

House prices, cocaine, and the Lotto: The week in numbers

Plus: How many years does Bill Gates think it will be until there are almost no poor countries left in the world?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Pirates, the CRC, and porn: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people used Swiss euthanasia clinic Dignitas last year?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 11 January, 2014

High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers

Plus: Where did Michael Noonan rank out of Europe’s Finance Ministers in a Financial Times list?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Ariel Sharon, bankruptcy, and water meters: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people in the world are obese?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Peru Two, bank fraud and American tourists : The week in numbers

Plus: How many people voted Yes in the Seanad referendum when they meant to vote No?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 14 December, 2013

New gardai, dirty water and Roses: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of households in Ireland receive some sort of social welfare payment?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Mandela, the NSA and amazeyballs: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does the average family with two children spend on childcare every year?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Madeleine McCann, jewel thefts and mortgages: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage unemployment rate does Taoiseach Enda Kenny want to see in 2016?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Madonna, blaas and Dubliners: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people can’t name their MEP? Hint: A lot.

# prime-numbers - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Facebook, Haughey and Love/Hate: The week in numbers

Plus: What’s the average monthly rent in Ireland?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Twitter, Toronto mayor and mystery GPO woman: The week in numbers

Plus: how much will the average household spend on Christmas this year?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 2 November, 2013

JobBridge, cigarettes and house prices: The week in numbers

Plus: Exactly how many Labour Party councillors have left the party because they disagree with its policies in government?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Prince George, peat briquettes and David Norris: The week in numbers

Plus: How much money has the HSE spent so far this year?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Madeline McCann, Ryanair and online shopping: The week in numbers

Plus: How many words were in the Budget Day speeches given by Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin? Clue: a lot.

# prime-numbers - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

In numbers: Budget 2014

Taxes, cuts and savings – here’s a numerical round-up of the key figures from Budget 2014.

# prime-numbers - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Decapitated ducks, Rolex watches and penalty points: The week in numbers

Plus: How many days did the Seanad sit this week?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Civil partnerships, stocks, and twisters: The week in numbers

Plus: How many days before Christmas was an advent calender spotted in Dunnes?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Lowry, emigration and Arthur’s Day: The week in numbers

Plus: How many €50 notes were discovered in developer Tom McFeely’s former home on Ailesbury Road?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 14 September, 2013

John Gilligan, corporation tax and Trap’s last day: The week in numbers

Plus: How many texts do people in Ireland send on an average day?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 7 September, 2013

John Waters, junior doctors and jail: The week in numbers

Plus: How much money did the bars in Leinster House make last year?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Cavemen, Cowen and Coca-Cola: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people in Ireland smoke? And what’s the average weekly wage?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Microsoft, mortgages and a one-man party: The week in numbers

Plus: how much was spent on alcohol in Ireland last year?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Clerys, credit unions and clashes: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people have visited the church in Spain with the botched fresco of Jesus?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 10 August, 2013

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?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 3 August, 2013

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

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

# prime-numbers - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Michael Lowry, mortgages and mayors: The week in numbers

Plus: how many times has the Council of State met since 1940?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers

Plus: how many 1 cent and 2 cent coins were minted in Ireland in the last eight years (and may soon be obsolete)?

# prime-numbers - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Paddling pools, pregnancy and PCs: The week in numbers

Plus – how many PCs were sold around the world so far this year?

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