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What's the price tag on Ireland's largest-ever portfolio of private rental properties? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many years will it take to provide enough homes for people on Dublin’s housing list?

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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.

€425 million+: The price tag placed on Ireland’s largest-ever portfolio of private rental properties.

40: The number of years it could take to provide enough homes for people on Dublin’s housing list, according to independent think tank Tasc.

13.8%: The percentage of 15-34 that say they have taken cannabis in the last year, according to a new European drug report.

47%: The percentage that an egg a day can reduce stunting in young children.

22: The age of Irish Olympian Sycerika McMahon, who announced her retirement from competitive swimming.

50,000: The number of people who attended the star-studded Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Sunday evening.

8: The number of conversations former FBI director James Comey had with US president Donald Trump in his time serving with the FBI.

11: The number of workers taken to hospital after an “uncontrolled release” of lime within  the Poolbeg incinerator plant in Dublin.

8: The number of universities that made it into the world’s top 959 list.

2020: The year public workers should expect to have pay restoration by, as per a new deal reached with Government this week.

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