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How much money is the Department of Justice HQ selling for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many US tourists visited Ireland last year?


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

3: The length in feet of the albino corn snake which was found up a tree in Ballybrack.

13,500: The number of people homelessness charity Focus Ireland said that it helped last year.

€500 million: The amount of hard Brexit could cost the Irish exchequer, according to new projections by the ESRI.

1 million: The number of US tourists who visited Ireland last year, according to a Failte Ireland report.

9.8 billion: The estimated size of the world’s population by 2050, according to a new UN report.

€3.4 billion: The amount of money the Government sold off 28.75% of its shares in AIB for.

172: The number of times an Irish sports retailer was targeted by online credit card fraud in the space of two weeks.

8: Here are the eight answers the Garda Commissioner gave when she was asked if she had confidence in her team.

€20 million: The amount of money the Department of Justice HQ has gone up for sale for.

€3 million: The cost of a deal with Center Parks which will see Longford get natural gas for the first time.

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