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How many Irish people have been deported from Australia since 2010? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much will it cost to do up two government departments?

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€1.9 million: The average yearly value of unclaimed bus receipts, according to Dublin Bus.

88: The number of formal complaints received by RTÉ over last week’s Late Late Show ‘Lamb Carousel’ segment.

218: The number of Irish people arrested and deported from Australia since 2010.

61: The age actor Alan Stanford found out that he was adopted.

€50 million: The projected cost of the redevelopment of Cork’s Captiol Cinema. The demolition of the building began this week.

€32,000: The amount of money donated by comedian and actor Brendan O’Carroll to the family of a pregnant crash victim.

1,244: The number of people saved by the RNLI last year.

€4 million: The cost of a planned refurbishment to the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

1916: A call went out to the public on Monday for help in identifying a man who had witnessed the events of the 1916 Rising. He was identified on Wednesday.

€66 million: The amount of money won by an Irish person in last night’s Euromillions draw. 

€60,000: The amount of money a hospital had to pay to a cleaner pricked by a hypodermic needle.

80,000: The number of asylum seekers Sweden plans to expel.

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35: The number of people arrested this week in an undercover Garda anti-drug operation.

583: The number of jobs likely to be lost as a liquidator is appointed to Xtra-vision.

14: The number of months the Banking Inquiry ran for. It published its final report this week.

36: The number of seats Labour say they can win in the general election. We’ve been covering their conference today.

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