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How much would dinner at the 'world's best restaurant' cost you? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many food outlets were served with closure orders last week?

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

33: The age of Kerry football legend Colm Cooper who announced his retirement this week.

53%: The percentage of people who think that learning Irish should be optional for in schools.

$78,333: The amount of money US president Donald Trump donated to the US National Park Service (his salary for the first quarter of 2017).

3,700: The number of years ago an Egyptian pyramid that was discovered this week was built.

16: The number of years ago that Trevor Deeley went missing. A new development regarding CCTV footage from the time was announced by gardaí this week.

€50 million: The amount of money worth of fines the German government approved to be imposed on online giants that fail to remove hate speech and fake news reported by users within a week.

$295: The cost of the tasting menu at Eleven Madison Park, voted the World’s Best Restaurant this week.

$500: The amount of money a man who settled a case against Dunkin’ Donuts will receive after he sued them over giving him a “butter substitute” instead of real butter.

6: The number of food outlets served with closure orders last month.

2060: The year that Islam is due to have as many followers as Christianity by, if birth trends continue.

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