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How much has Garda overtime cost so far this year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: Where did Leo Varadkar come in Fortune’s 40 under 40?
Aug 19th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,002 19

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

5: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s entry on Fortune’s 40 under 40 list.

$26 million: The amount of money Emma Stone made in pre-tax profit in the year to June making her the world’s highest paid female actors.

12: The number of years children are waiting up to for their first dental screening.

€60.5 million: The amount of money that Garda overtime cost the state in the first six months of 2017.

4: The number of James Bond films Daniel Craig  has starred in so far. The actor confirmed he was reprising his role this week.

89: The age of veteran entertainer Bruce Forsyth before he passed away this week.

435: The number of weapons seized from inmates in Irish prisons last year.

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 102: Ireland’s consumer confidence score in the second quarter of this year, the highest point since 2007.

63: The number of clamping complaints Dublin City Council received in a single year.

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