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How much will a can of beer cost you next year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many selfies did Teresa Mannion say she posed for in Ballina?

Image: David Cheskin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

EVERY SATURDAY ON we bring you a selection of the statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed.

€1.95: The minimum amount a can of beer will cost you under new legislation announced this week.

4: The number of years a man was jailed for in the UK for travelling to Turkey to try and fight with Islamic State.

Rule 68: The rule that gives privileged status to the teaching of religion in schools in Ireland. It’s soon to be removed.

10: The number of laureates awarded Nobel Prizes this week. Irishman William C Campbell was among them.

£10,000: The amount of money a Monaghan councillor was secretly recorded asking for in an RTÉ Investigates programme.

100: The number of anti-austerity protesters who led Gardaí on a tour of Grafton Street.

4: The number of owls seized by police in Armagh.

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1.6bil: The number of Muslims in the world. Donald Trump said he wants to ban all Muslims from entering the US.

100: The number of selfies Teresa Mannion said she posed for in Ballina following THAT weather report.

1: There can be only one Time magazine’s Person of the Year.

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