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What's the average price for a house in Ireland now? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many tonnes of plastic were recycled in Ireland last year?

Image: Shutterstock/J Byard

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

€5.3 million: The value of a huge Garda drug haul of cocaine and cannabis in Meath on Thursday.

€240,000: The average price of a house in Ireland, according to the latest Daft report.

€0: The price children will have to pay on all public transport covered by the Leap card from Monday 3 July to Sunday 16 July.

25: The number of legally-permitted abortions carried out in Ireland in 2016, according to figures from the Department of Health.

593,991: The number of tonnes of packaging that were recycled in Ireland last year.

160: The number of TDs the country will have after the next general election under new constituency rules.

90: The number of seconds Leo Varadkar kept Donald Trump ‘on hold’ for before the two leaders spoke over the phone this week.

€94 million: The price Manor Hamilton – Ireland’s biggest chicken processor – sold for to Swedish firm Scandi Standard.

35,000: The number of Corkonians who had their water shut off overnight  during the week.

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