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Dublin: 7 °C Wednesday 13 November, 2019

How many ticket applications have already been made for Ireland's Euro 2016 games? It's the week in numbers

Plus: What age was the world’s oldest man who died this week?

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€12.5 million: Wednesday’s Lotto jackpot which had no winner. Tonight’s prize pot is heading for over €13 million.

10: Take a look at some Instagram pictures of people enjoying their stays at the top 10 Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice hotels in Ireland.

2006: The year ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko died. A report by a British judge said that Vadimir Putin “probably approved” his murder.

275,000: The number of ticket applications already made for Ireland’s Euro 2016 games.

15: The age of Irish tennis ace Georgia Drummy, who made it through to the first round of the Junior Australian Open this week.

2: The number of weeks squatters occupying the Barricade Inn in Dublin have to vacate the premises due to a High Court injunction granted to the owners.

2015: Was the hottest year on record.

30: The number of hours one elderly woman spent on a trolley in Beaumont Hospital this week. We visited emergency departments to see what it was like on the frontline.

20: The number of acting nominations at this year’s Oscars. The lack of racial diversity has caused black stars to say they will boycott the awards ceremony.

14: The number of Social Democrats candidates running in the general election.  The party launched their manifesto yesterday.

112: The age of the world’s oldest man who died this week.

€13 million: The amount of money the Clarion Hotel in Sligo sold for this week.

15: The age of a teenager who’s invention is saving lives on the streets of Dublin.

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