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How many Irish cities are really friendly? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many cigarette machines are there in Ireland?

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

38: The number of cases of measles that have been reported in Ireland in recent months.

2: The number of Irish cities that made a list of the top six friendliest in the world.

6,000: Around the number of cigarette machines in Ireland. It has been announced that the government is drafting legislation to ban them.

15: The number of detainees that were transferred out of Guantanamo Bay on Monday, largest single transfer under the Democratic Obama administration.

37: The number of years the trusty 3.5mm headphone jack has been around for, but it could start being phased out quite soon.

58,466: The number of students that received their Leaving Cert results this week.

6: The number of students that received 8 A1s in this year’s Leaving Cert results.

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