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How much money is this Tipperary retail park selling for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many TDs turned up for a debate on mental health this week?

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

10: Not the number of TDs who turned up for a debate on mental health in the Dáil on Tuesday, despite a lot of people claiming so.

35: The number of Direct Provision centres around the country. A report this week stated that conditions there hadn’t improved “in any meaningful way” since last year.

€9.3 billion: The profit made by Apple in the first quarter of this year.

64: The number of Nintendo’s former flagship games console. Also the number of days that have passed since the general election, and we still don’t have a government.

10%: The wage dock that Luas drivers will face if they continue to strike.

€2.6 million: The price of this Tipperary retail park that has recently gone on the market.

Section 10: The section under the Housing Act that allowed this former refuge for domestic violence victims to secure the funding to reopen as a homeless shelter.

91%: The percentage of culpable drivers in car crashes involving speed that were men, according to a new report by the Road Safety Authority.

5,000: The number of people Intel employ at their Kildare campus. The company announced that it would be cutting jobs there in May.

10%: The percentage that Luas workers had their pay docked by yesterday, in a continuing dispute with operating company Transdev.

€58: The average amount of money Electric Ireland say that their customers will save due to a drop in standard unit rates coming into effect in June.

€230 million: The amount of money being pumped into a massive expansion planned for DCU.

566: The number of new resource teachers on their way to Irish schools in order to support students with special educational needs.

€1,800: The amount of take home pay Paul Murphy says that he gets each month. The TD applied for free legal aid for an upcoming court case around the Jobstown protests this week.

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