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How many people were granted Irish citizenship this week? It's the week in numbers

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

Sylwia Zablotna, originally from Poland, at the Citizenship Ceremony on Monday.
Sylwia Zablotna, originally from Poland, at the Citizenship Ceremony on Monday.
Image: Leah Farrell via Rollingnews

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

£5: The amount of money that UK drivers may have to pay for a permit to drive in the EU as their current licences “may no longer be valid by itself” after Brexit.

480: The number of people who were granted Irish citizenship this week.

$80 million: The amount of money that one of David Hockney’s famous paintings is expected to sell for, breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction.

18.74: The kilograms of chewing tobacco seized by customs officials following a raid on a property in Limerick.

28: The number of cases of identity fraud solved by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection using facial imaging software. 

€21,000: The amount of compensation awarded to a shop assistant who lost her job after she refused to engage with a customer returning some Christmas lights.

31: The number of new 30km/h zones that could soon be introduced across Dublin following the publication of a new report that has strongly recommended extending the speed limit.

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€11.9 billion: The amount of money that the government has pledged to invest in education and training over the next decade. 

4: The number of food businesses that received closure orders for breaches of food safety rules last month.

32: The percentage of Irish children that are talking to strangers online every week. 

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