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How much profit did Ryanair make last year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many hotel rooms are planned for Dublin over the next two years?

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

330: The number of jobs announced in Carlow and Cork at pharmaceutical firm MSD.

83: The age of former Panama dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega before his death was announced this week.

29%: The percentage of shallow water corals destroyed in 2016, as the Great Barrier Reef is being destroyed faster than expected.

€4,000: The reward animal activists have put up for anyone willing to come forward with information on the identities of the men filmed dancing around student accommodation with what appears to be a dead dolphin.

3,500: The number of new hotel rooms planned for Dublin over the next two years.

25%: The percentage of shares of AIB that the Government is planning to sell off.

€1.3 billion: The profit posted by Ryanair in the financial year ended 31 March 2017.

21%: The percentage of female non-consultant hospital doctors (NCHDs) who reported having experienced sexual harassment in their workplace over the past two years.

905: The number of alcohol-related incidents registered on the roads in April alone.

100: The number of years ago that the JRR Tolkien story Beren and Lúthien was written, which went on sale this week.

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