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How much combined weight have the leaders of Operation Transformation lost? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: 10 places to get a good cup of coffee in Dublin.

Image: Andres Poveda

EVERY WEEK, offers a selection of statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed.

5: The number of days two men fasted for this week to raise awareness of climate change ahead of the general election.

30,000: The number of people added to the supplementary register ahead of Friday’s election. Here’s where they came from.

€19,000: The amount of money a man was awarded by a court after he received ‘heavy landing’ whiplash injuries aboard a Ryanair flight.

100: The combined number of pounds the leaders of Operation Transformation have lost between the since the show started.

30%: The percentage of women an Egyptian man said are “prepared to be deviant” and commit adultery. He is to stand trial in the country for his claims.

€6,000: The amount of money Dolores O’Riordan was told to pay into the court poor box to avoid a criminal conviction after an air rage incident.

€80 million: The amount of money the iconic Gresham Hotel in Dublin went up for sale for this week.

10: Places to get a good cup of coffee in Dublin.

564: The number of homes that were repossessed up until the third quarter of last year. A significant increase on the year before.

157: The number of seats up for grabs in this year’s general election. Check out our latest coverage here.

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