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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 31 March, 2020

How big is this ship that docked in Dublin? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How old is Nokia?

Image: Conor McCabe

EVERY SATURDAY brings you a selection of statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed.

4: The number of devices dealt with by army bomb experts on Wednesday.

€5 million: The estimated legal bill facing Ian Bailey after costs of his case against the state were awarded against him.

75: The number of years since McDonald’s first opened its doors.

333: The length in meters of the MSC Splendida which docked in Dublin this week.

50%: What renting costs above mortgage repayments in many parts of the country.

67: The age in years of broadcaster Derek Davis who died this week.

161,000: The number of Irish credit card customers who are to receive a redress payout.

7: The number of different versions of Windows 10 to be released by Microsoft.

6.5 million: The number of cars Toyota and Nissan will be recalling globally over safety concerns.

150: The number of years ago Nokia was founded.

17: The number of news bulletins UTV Ireland will deliver per day in a major revamp of its scheduled.

11: The number of litres of alcohol Irish people drank per capita in 2014.

€7.2 billion: The total amount of new bailout funding Greece is looking for.

2: The number of times the Dáil was suspended in an hour following a row between Enda Kenny and Socialist TDs.

24-26: The number of hours gardaí believe baby Maria was alive for before she was found beside a road in Dublin.

100: The number of staff messaging service Slack plan to hire at its new European HQ in Dublin.

23: The number of TDs who supported a Dáil motion to repeal the 8th amendment. It was defeated.

9: The number of lobsters ‘liberated’ from a fish tank in a Dublin restaurant by animal rights activists.

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