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How much money is this Henry Street building going for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much are average rents now across the country?

Image: Tony Healy

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

€18 million: The amount of money this Henry Street building is going for.

600: The number of jobs Microsoft says are up for grabs as part of major investment in Ireland.

€10 million: The amount of money the Moriarty Tribunal will cost the State this year, despite it having begun in 1997.

16: The number of Tesco stores that began an indefinite strike this week.

25%: The percentage reduction in staff at Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement in the past six years.

€600,000: The amount of money a Carlow teenager raised to help her travel to Texas to receive specialised cancer treatment that is not available anywhere else.

€1,111: The average cost of rent nationwide, according to the latest Daft report.

11: The number of kilometres beneath the ocean where human pollution has reached.

€9 million: The amount of money being allocated to 56 arts and culture centres across the country.

10: The number of formal complaints RTÉ had received by Monday in relation to its Late Late Show Valentine’s Special last Friday.

1st: Dunnes Stores’ position in Ireland’s supermarket rankings.

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Cormac Fitzgerald

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