EVERY WEEK, TheJournal.ie 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.