How much money did people donate to see this hole being dug

first_img EVERY WEEK, offers a selection of statistics and numerical nuggets to help you digest the week that has just passed.85,731: The number of patients admitted to hospitals on trolleys so far this year, a slight decrease on this time last year.13.9%: The percentage rise in the year to September of estimated rental values on Grafton Street.86: The age of Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs whose death was announced this week.€1.1 million: The amount of money’s worth of drugs seized by gardaí as part of a continued operation into serious criminal activity in the ~Dublin region.€10 million: The amount of money Virgin Media paid for UTV Ireland, in a deal that was completed this week.20%: The percentage of Irish people who can’t afford to meet friends or family for a drink or meal at least once a month.€1.6 million: The amount of money’s worth of gold in a bucket stolen by a thief in broad daylight in New York.€973: The cost of rent for the average home across Ireland, according to latest figures.4,377: The number of homeless adults living in emergency accommodation in Ireland in October. Check out our homelessness series ran this week on the website.€200 million: The amount of money Irish Water plans to spend to upgrade the Vartry Water treatment plant in Wicklow.$100,000: The amount of money people donated to watch a giant hole being dug.142: The number of people found sleeping rough on the streets of Dublin during the official winter count.  89%: The percentage of undocumented migrants in Ireland in full employment, according to research by Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI).Read: Like our weekly numerical breakdown? Check out more > Dec 3rd 2016, 6:30 PM Image: Youtube/Cards Against Humanity Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Image: Youtube/Cards Against Humanity 17,059 Views Saturday 3 Dec 2016, 6:30 PM By Cormac Fitzgerald 5 Comments How much money did people donate to see this hole being dug? It’s the week in numbers Plus: How many patients have been admitted to hospitals on trolleys so far this year? Share Tweet Email1 Short URLlast_img