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# figures - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Online searches for new homes surge after Budget announcement

Interest in new homes was greatest in the Dublin area, along with the Dublin commuter counties, said one property website.

# figures - Friday 30 September, 2016

There are now nearly 1,000 homeless families in emergency accommodation in Dublin

Latest figures show that there were 998 families homeless and living in hostels, hotels or B&Bs across Dublin in the month of August.

# figures - Monday 22 August, 2016

Nearly 100 families became homeless in Dublin in July

Focus Ireland release homeless figures today amidst calls for clear Government targets and timelines

# figures - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa? Ruck Stats

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

Jack McGrath was superb post-tackle for Ireland, but many others dug in too.

# figures - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Calls to address 'crisis' as HIV cases nearly double in first 4 months of the year

There were 175 cases of HIV reported in the first 16 weeks of 2016, compared to 106 in the same period last year.

# figures - Monday 14 March, 2016

Here's what we're buying and where we're buying it

Sales of fish, fruit and nuts are all up.

# figures - Sunday 7 February, 2016

'Prove it, prove it!': Noonan blames media and insists he didn't get his maths wrong

The Finance Minister has been defending his party’s economic plans today.

# figures - Monday 26 October, 2015

Breakdown: These are the sectors that employed 126,000 people in the past 3 years

Fourteen sectors are included in the data, which shows an increase in the number of people employed in each industry.

# figures - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

These counties have highest number of drivers dodging penalty points by making donations

The Department of Justice has reported that 1,526 drivers avoided penalty points by donating to the court poor box from January 2014- May 2015.

# figures - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Winning Streak figures jump 30,000 for appearance of Edward Hutch

Hutch won €8,000 in cash and a car worth €25,000 on the RTÉ show.

# figures - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...

… and the train (and coach trips).

# figures - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to

There has been a 60% decline since 2001 in the number of 15- to 19-year-olds having children.

# figures - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

More tuned into Saturday Night Show than Late Late last weekend - but they're "not in competition"

RTÉ said the real winner was… itself.

# figures - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago

New figures from the CSO show significant improvements to BER ratings.

# figures - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

This has been a pretty massive year for car sales

Figures for new vehicles licenced have hit a five year high.

# figures - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

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

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

# figures - Monday 15 December, 2014

Half of all Irish people are willing to pay more tax...

… provided better public services are thrown into the bargain.

# figures - Thursday 27 November, 2014

The guy called 'moron' by Alan Farrell has his own graph for the TD...

Presented without comment.

Average age of HIV diagnosis for gay and bisexual men has fallen to 32

Committee on Health and Children today, who will be focusing on advances in testing opportunities for HIV and enhancing engagement with health services,

# figures - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year...

… but that still puts them 37.8% lower than their 2007 peak.

# figures - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Crime statistics 'not an exact science'

This comes alongside the publication today of the Garda Inspectorate report.

# figures - Friday 7 November, 2014

The radio figures are out: we spend 4 hours a day tuned in but what are we listening to?

How’s Pat getting on at Newstalk? Is Ryan Tubridy winning his listeners back? And is everyone talking to Joe?

# figures - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Ryanair thinks its new friendly approach is working

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

# figures - Friday 25 July, 2014

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out'

The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.

# figures - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Nearly 8,000 people were reported missing last year, 28 remain untraced

Out of 2,337 high risk missing person reports filed in the Dublin region, 6 people’s whereabouts remain unknown.

# figures - Monday 14 July, 2014

Here's why you shouldn't be worried about shark attacks

We thankfully don’t have any nasty sharks in Irish waters, but even if we did, we wouldn’t need to get worked up about it.

# figures - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

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

Applications to Ireland were up 60 to 290.

# figures - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

More than 4,000 people went missing in Ireland so far this year

Most of them were eventually found but a support service has said organisations involved in search and rescue need to work together better.

# figures - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Aer Lingus sees 12 per cent traffic boost in April

The airline puts it down to a later Easter than normal and more long-haul flights.

# figures - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

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

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

# figures - Friday 28 March, 2014

Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings

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

# figures - Saturday 22 March, 2014

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

Plus: How many smells can the human nose distinguish?

# figures - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From The42 The most notable stats from the opening weekend of Six Nations rugby Numbers Game

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

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

# figures - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Charity found homes for 51 homeless children last year

In a report published today, Threshold said last year was their busiest year ever recorded.

# figures - Monday 20 January, 2014

From The42 The most notable stats after a thrilling weekend of Heineken Cup rugby Numbers Game

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

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

# figures - Monday 13 January, 2014

Concerns raised over difference in number of racist incidents recorded by Gardaí and PSNI

The Immigrant Council of Ireland has repeated their call for an independent system of reporting.

# figures - Monday 6 January, 2014

Over 200 failed asylum seekers & illegal migrants were deported last year

A further 1,890 people were refused access to the country at ports and airports.

# figures - Friday 20 December, 2013

19,044 referrals about child abuse concerns were received in 2012

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said figures for 2013 indicate will be similar to previous years.

# figures - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Gilmore: Medical card cuts are still as set out in the Budget

The Tánaiste also spoke about his own salary and the ‘squeezed middle’.