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Mark Stedman Bride Kaniah Cusack after her wedding to Matthew Farrell in O'Donoghue's pub on Baggot St, Dublin. (September 2015)
# Prime Numbers
How many people got married in Ireland last year? It's the week in numbers
Plus: What percentage of Irish adults smoke?

€12,000: The amount of a pay rise Government ministers elected to forgo this week.

58%: The percentage of women in Northern Ireland who think that abortion should be available if the pregnancy is a result of rape or incest.

3: The number of curators a former director of the National Museum of Ireland said he saw weeping over plans to temporarily rehouse the Seanad in a wing of the Natural Museum of Ireland.

1,500: The number of additional donors being sought by the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) over the next three weeks to help stabilise its reserve supply.

5%: The cut in Ryanair’s profit forecast for the end of the year, which chiefs are blaming on the UK deciding to leave the EU.

122,000: The number of households in the private rental sector in Dublin, according to a new report.

15: Ireland’s position in a global ranking of the best countries in the world to be a young person.

93.6%: The hotel room occupancy rate in Dublin in September, according to a new report.

3%: The percentage pay rise secured this week by Dunnes Stores workers.

105 million: The number of years in the past that a newly discovered dinosaur is thought to have lived.

1967: The year homosexual acts between men aged over 21 were decriminalised in England. It was announced that thousands of British men convicted of homosexuality will soon be pardoned.

42: The age of Munster rugby team’s head coach Anthony Foley before he died suddenly on Sunday. Thousands of mourners turned out for his funeral yesterday in Clare.

22,116: The number of marriages in Ireland last year, including 91 same sex marriages.

23%: The percentage of Irish adults who smoke, according to a survey.

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