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How many workers will be accommodated in this new Dublin office block? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much are house prices expected to rise in the next year?
May 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,369 4

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

10%: The percentage house prices are set to rise by in the next year, according to a forecast by Goodbody.

€110,000: The amount of money that former Irish Naval vessel the LÉ Aisling sold for earlier this year. It is now listed at a starting price of €683,000.

€2,358: The average building costs per square metre in Dublin during 2016.

134: The number of years a chalice was kept in Dublin before it was returned to Spoke Island this week.

1,000: The number of workers that will be able to be accommodated in 200 Capital Dock on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, which is being purchased by JP Morgan.

10: The number of rat-like coypus rodents trapped by the National Park and Wildlife Service in the Curraheen area of Cork since a sighting of the rodent two years ago.

52: The age of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell before he died this week.

7: The number of years Chelsea Manning spent in prison before she was released this week.

120: The number of rooms supposedly in this Dublin hotel, which doesn’t actually exist.

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