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How many Michelin starred restaurants are there now in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How did you fare in this year’s Budget?

Chapter One restaurant in Dublin.
Chapter One restaurant in Dublin.
Image: William Murphy via Flickr

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

€45,000: The amount of money prices on new houses went up by following the Budget speech.

88: The age of the king of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej – the world’s longest serving monarch – before he died on Thursday.

1: There’s only one Bob Dylan. The iconic musician has become the first songwriter to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.

€1.75 million: The amount of money a film production company was fined over an accident on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens that broke the leg of star Harrison Ford.

10: The number of Michelin Star restaurants in Ireland after Heron & Grey was added last week.

€20,000, €30,000, €40,000: What’s your average income and how did you fare in this year’s Budget announcement? Check out all of our Budget coverage to find out.

5,300: The number of animals Dublin gaelic football manager Jim Gavin helped to airlift to Rwanda, Africa.

€1,000: The pay restoration coming to up to 7,500 nurses and midwives from next year.

Note 7: The Samsung flagship smart phone which has been having a very bad week.

80%: The margin of ASTI teachers that voted to go on strike in a dispute over pay.

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