We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland
Prime Numbers

How many people were deported or removed from Ireland last year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much money did Osama bin Laden leave in his will?

158: The number of TDs elected in the 2016 general election. Catch up on all of our election coverage here.

7: The number of presidential primaries both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won as part of Super Tuesday. It’s looking increasingly likely that they will each face each other in a bid to become president of the United States.

1916: The Central Statistics Office released some very interesting figures this week comparing 2014 with 1916.

79: The age of Coronation Street creator Tony Warren, who died this week.

3,800: The number of people Ireland deported or removed last year.

10 million: The number of Irish parish records from the year 1671-1900 that it’s now free to search online.

€27 million: The amount of money Osama bin Laden left in his will.

35: The number of female TDs elected to the Dáil. Check out our analysis here.

28: The number of dolphin strandings recorded by the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group in January and February of this year. The second highest number since records began in 2000.

13: The number of years a man in Pakistan was jailed for for allegedly posting religiously offensive material on his Facebook page.

43: The age of award-winning environmental activist Berta Caceres before she was shot and killed in her home in Honduras.

1: Watch this amazing hole-in-one by an 11-year-old on the inaugural shot of a Tiger Woods-designed golf course.  

88th: Check out all the winners from this year’s Academy Awards.

Read: Like our weekly numerical breakdown? Check out more >

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.