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# figures - Yesterday’s News

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 866 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The total number of cases now stands at 60,297.

# figures - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 675 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

At last night’s briefing, officials said it was unlikely they would issue advice against the reopening of schools after the mid-term break.

# figures - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 1,025 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

The effect of current restrictions will be seen in November, Varadkar has said.

# figures - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Four deaths and 859 new cases confirmed

Level 5 restrictions came into effect across the country earlier this week.

# figures - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 1,283 new cases confirmed

Cabinet is expected to make a decision on new restrictions tomorrow.

# figures - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Coronavirus: 8 deaths (including 3 from before October) and 1,276 new cases confirmed

The total number of cases now stands at 48,678.

# figures - Friday 2 October, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 470 new cases confirmed in Ireland, with 198 in Dublin

The new figures continue an upwards trend.

# figures - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Coronavirus: 442 new cases and four deaths as cases confirmed in every county

The number of confirmed cases is the highest since 26 April.

# figures - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Unemployment rate - including those on PUP - stands at 16.7%

Just over 41% of people in the labour force aged between 15 and 24 were unemployed in July.

# figures - Friday 17 July, 2020

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 34 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

# figures - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and six new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released this evening.

# figures - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Six further deaths and 23 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released by the Department of Health this evening.

# figures - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Breast, prostate, lung and skin cancer referrals drop by 25% in three months

Overall, referrals to cancer services have fallen to less than half of the usual numbers.

# figures - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 16 deaths and 51 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update on the outbreak in Ireland.

# figures - Friday 3 January, 2020

Over 10,400 now in emergency accommodation, new figures show

The latest report showed that a total of 1,685 families are also in emergency accomodation.

# figures - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Almost €700 million paid to private landlords in rent subsidies last year

€276,600,000 was paid in HAP to landlords via HAP last year.

# figures - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

2018 saw the lowest number of deaths on Irish roads since records began

This compares with 156 deaths as a result of 141 crashes in 2017.

# figures - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

62 people were injured by scramblers and quad bikes last year

Armenian national Ilabek Avetian suffered devastating injuries at the hands of a scrambler bike in a north Dublin park earlier this month.

# figures - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Irish house prices increased 13% in twelve months, the fastest rate in Europe

Dublin residential property prices have increased 90% from their February 2012 low.

# figures - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

There were a record 9,091 patients waiting on trolleys in Ireland's hospitals last month

The 9,091 figure represents a 12% jump from May 2017, and a massive 116% jump from the situation in 2006.

# figures - Saturday 5 May, 2018

If a family are living in accommodation paid for through homeless funding, does that make them homeless?

The government says 600 people were counted wrongly as being homeless, others are not so sure.

# figures - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'They never became homeless': Minister defends himself against accusations he manipulated figures

Sinn Féin has accused the minister of “knowingly” manipulating homeless figures.

Council told by Housing Department not to include people it says are homeless in monthly figures Exclusive

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy announced earlier this week that a number of local authorities had been miscategorising people as homeless.

# figures - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Despite dropping 25,000 listeners in a year, Morning Ireland is still by far the most listened to radio show

There were mixed results for Ireland’s main national stations.

# figures - Monday 15 January, 2018

The Housing Department doesn't know how many homes were built last year

The Housing Minister said that accurate figures around new builds would be available later this year.

# figures - Friday 5 January, 2018

More than 2,400 people on trolleys in first week of 2018

Nursing representatives met with HSE officials earlier today to see how hospital overcrowding can be reduced.

# figures - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'No evidence whatsoever' to claims by top housing official that homeless families are 'gaming the system'

Conor Skehan said that families may be “gaming the system” in order to jump up the social housing waiting list.

# figures - Monday 1 January, 2018

Last year saw the lowest number of deaths on Irish roads since records began in 1959

This compares to 186 deaths as a result of 174 crashes in 2016.

# figures - Monday 4 December, 2017

Friday night's Late Late Toy Show was the most-watched Irish programme this year

The show was watched in 109 countries outside of Ireland.

# figures - Thursday 7 September, 2017

From The42 Mayweather-McGregor gate receipts short of record Figures

Mayweather-McGregor gate receipts short of record

The controversial 26 August fight raked in $55.4m, well short of the $72.2m generated by the ‘Fight of the Century’.

# figures - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman

New figures show there were 2,423 children in emergency accommodation in the Dublin at the end of July.

# figures - Monday 7 August, 2017

873 pints of' 'hooch' confiscated in Irish prisons last year

Homebrew is made in cells using ingredients including water, sugar, fruit and bread.

# figures - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Nearly 1,500 children were taken into emergency care over four years

An emergency care order is made through the Courts service when there is a real and immediate risk to the child’s safety.

# figures - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Poll: Would you consider home schooling your children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider home schooling your children?

A report this morning suggests that the number of children home-schooled in Ireland has doubled in the past five years.

# figures - Friday 26 May, 2017

Record high: There are over 2,700 children and almost 5,000 adults homeless in Ireland

The number of homeless people has more than doubled since December 2014.

# figures - Saturday 6 May, 2017

FactCheck: Are there more homeless people in Ireland now than at any time since the Famine?

Ireland is in the middle of a housing crisis, but are homeless numbers the highest they’ve ever been?

# figures - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Where does your money go? New website gives detailed breakdown of government spending

The website allows users to chart the money being used by various Government departments and to service public debt.

# figures - Monday 20 February, 2017

The number of homeless people in Ireland has reached a record high

The number of homeless families and children both declined this month.

# figures - Friday 27 January, 2017

Mortgage approval rates have shot up by nearly 30% in a year

New figures show a 28% increase in mortgage approvals since last year.

# figures - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

A snapshot of Irish health: Over half of us are overweight (and a lot of us binge drink)

According to new figures from the CSO, almost one in five of us binge drink at least once a week.

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