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How many stores is an iconic American clothes brand opening in Ireland? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: What is the tax on oil and gas going to be.

EVERY SATURDAY ON TheJournal.ie, we bring you a selection of the statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed.

4: The number of new routes to the US, including LA and Washington, announced by Aer Lingus.

8,883: The number of Brazilian people granted residency in Ireland last year.

66: The number of nationwide outlets of Apache Pizza, named as the country’s best takeaway by users of Just Eat.

€18,474: The decline in net worth of Irish households over four years to 2013, the greatest fall across the eurozone.

€22: The value above which items posted to Ireland are charged VAT.

10: The number of stores Aeropostale will open across Ireland in the next five years. It opened its first store in western Europe in Dublin this week.

6: The number of counties Reebok left off its UFC Ireland t-shirt.

55%: The tax rate that will apply to oil and gas fields in a surprise plan left out of the Budget.

€17,500: What a woman who dislocated her kneecap in a Dublin nightclub was awarded in damages.

184: The number of seats won by Canada’s Liberal Party as Justin Trudeau became Prime Minister.

1 million: The number of times a Vine of Drake with a tennis racket was watched in a day.

2: The number of minutes before their show One Direction cancelled a gig in Belfast.

40: The number of acres in an estate which houses two Connacht castles that have gone up for sale.

$10: The monthly charge for Youtube’s new ad-free streaming service Youtube Red.

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Rónán Duffy

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