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Apartments, fake apps and Mary Poppins: The week in numbers

Plus, how much would the birthplace of the GAA set you back?

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

50 - The age the Mary Poppins movie turned this week.

1,400 - The number of children sexually exploited in the town of Rotherham in a 16-year period

4 - The number of reports that were carried out before something was done.

211 – The amount in millions of euros that was paid for Ireland’s largest-ever portfolio of apartments.

1,500 - The number of fake apps Microsoft is removing from its Windows store.

403,000 – The amount in Pounds Sterling paid for a Banksy mural – saving a youth centre in the process.

500,000 – The amount in euro of the reserve price on Hayes Hotel. The birthplace of the GAA goes up for auction next month.

2,600 - The number of people who have died in Ukraine since tensions erupted in April

21,000 - The number of people who have been caught using their phones while driving so far this year.

220 - The average number of nights an Irish hotel room is used every year.

35 - The age at which Garda recruits are no longer accepted. As our Daragh Brophy found out.

Want more? Check out our previous ‘In numbers’ pieces > 

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