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How many Irish people are watching Love Island? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of women who went skinny dipping on a Wicklow beach and smashed a world record.

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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.

3,500: The number of new homes built in the first three months of 2018.

€480,000: The value of cannabis discovered by detector dog Meg at Dublin Port.

200: The number of people diagnosed with HIV so far this year.

102,000: The average viewership for Love Island on 3e during the first week of the show.

12 million: The number of small appliances recycled in Ireland last year.

1,893: The number of cars recalled by Toyota due to potential airbag faults.

6: The number of unfinished housing estates that remain in Nama, eight years on from it having a collection of 335 of same.

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500,000: The number of tickets that will be made available for Pope Francis’ Mass at the Phoenix Park and at Knock this August.

3: The number of years it has been since Clerys Department Store on O’Connell Street closed for good.

€2,000: The amount of money the CervicalCheck interim report said should be paid to each woman involved in the CervicalCheck scandal and to the next of kin of the deceased.

2,505: The number of women who went skinny dipping on a Wicklow beach and smashed a world record.

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