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How much money did this old Kildare barracks sell for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: 10 places to dine in Dublin for under a fiver.

Image: Conway Auctioneers

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

16: The number of years ago that Aengus Shanahan went missing. Gardaí have issued a fresh appeal to the public for help in finding him.

60ft: The distance a woman reportedly fell in a John Lewis shop in London before landing on a bed.

€66 million: The amount of the EuroMillions jackpot won in Ireland. A lucky syndicate of friends collected their winnings this week.

26 February: The date Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy will be sentenced for tax evasion after the sentencing was postponed this week.

€200,000: The amount of money a Garda was awarded in damages against the State after being attacked by a pit-bull.

€8.2 million: The amount of money a disused army site in Kildare sold for.

9: Things you need to know about the first leaders’ debate of the general election that took place on Thursday.

33: The number of charges ex-Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm faces in Ireland. He dropped his battle against an extradition request this week.

100 years: How old a prediction of Albert Einstein was before it was proven this week.

10: Delicious meals in Dublin for under a fiver.

94: The age of a former Nazi guard at Auschwitz whose trial began this week.

48: The number of hours Luas workers went on strike this week for in a dispute over pay.

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