Interesting Numbers

By Jenny McGovern

0 euro. That’s how much you will pay for parking at Newmarket Square’s flea market which is held on the last Sunday of every month.

4021st episode of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno featured the Liberties own Imelda May. She performed alongside Jeff Beck. The show aired in America on April 7th.

84 year old Queen Elizabeth will pay her first official Royal visit to Ireland this Month. The English Monarch is rumoured to be paying a visit to the famous Guinness Storehouse on May 17th

12 councillors represent the Liberties area on Dublin City Council.

80,203 is the amount of people who are eligible to vote in the Liberties area.

300 extra gardaí will be drafted in to help beef up the security at the UEFA Cup Final which takes place in the Aviva Stadium on May 18th

19,135 was the population of the Liberties area at the time of the 2002 census.

34 euro is the price you’ll pay for a family ticket (two adults-four children) in order to the Guinness Storehouse

25,000 is the number of books housed in Ireland’s oldest library-Marsh’s Library which is situated beside St.Patrick’s Cathedral. The collection includes books from the 15th,16th and 17th century!

1890 was the year that The Iveagh Trust was set up by Sir Edward Cecil Guinness in a bid to provide housing and amenities for the poor of Dublin

40 minutes is how long it took for this year’s “Slane” tickets to sell out. Dublin’s own Thin Lizzy will be among the acts that will perform at Slane Castle on May 28th.

1742 was the first year in which Saint. Patrick’s Cathedral Choir and Christ Church Choir combined to sing Handel’s oratorio Messiah

51,000 euro is the cost needed to provide the Coombe Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care unit with a respiratory support ventilator.

28 euro will buy you a ticket to Katherine Lynch’s The Hack of Ya Tour which comes to Vicar Street May 12th-14th

800 full time Post Leaving Certificate places available in Liberties College, there are also 40 adult leaving certificate places and over 500 part time course places.

1971 was the year that the NCAD (National College of Art and Design) situated on Thomas Street was established by an act of the Oireachtas.

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