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Dublin: 16 °C Thursday 13 August, 2020

How many food businesses received closure orders last month? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many bike locks did gardaí take angle grinders to due to the presence of Meghan and Harry?

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

 327: The number of emergency calls responded to by the North’s Fire and Rescue Service during 11 July celebrations across the province.

30: The number of Ryanair flights cancelled during its pilots first day of strike action on Thursday.

8: The number of food businesses that received closure orders last month.

15: The number of months (suspended) former CEO of Anglo Irish Bank David Drumm was sentenced to for his role in an illegal loans for shares scheme ten years ago.

13: The number of boys plus their football coach who were rescued from a flooded Thai cave after being trapped for 18 days.

500,000: The number of tickets booked out for the papal mass in the Phoenix Park for the World Meeting of Families.

2: The number of bike locks that gardaí took angle-grinders to due to the presence of the visiting royal couple.

500: The number of new jobs announced by accounting firm EY- half of the positions will be filled by graduates.

40%: The reduction in the number of dogs euthanised in 2017.

86: The age at which 1950s heartthrob Tab Hunter died at.

€7.63m: The amount that Dáíl parties received in expenses last year according to figures released by the Standards in Public Office Commission. 

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