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FactCheck: Did singer Demi Lovato really pass away in late July?
A claim shared over 90,000 times on Facebook grew traction after she was hospitalised.
FactCheck: Did Justin Trudeau's eyebrow fall off during a press conference?
Footage online appears to show the Canadian Prime Minister’s eyebrow falling off at a live press conference.
FactCheck: Has the story of a baby born alive during abortion in Poland opened a debate there? has republished a post from March of two years ago in this last week of the Irish referendum campaign. FactCheck is first Irish outlet to officially tackle misinformation on Facebook
We are expanding our fact-checking mission.
FactFind: What is the state of social house building in Ireland?
We break down the argument over waiting list figures – and what the government says it will do to clear them (or not).
FactFind: How much water do we actually use?
And how many households fall into the “excessive use” category of 1.7 times the average?
FactFind: Is Shane Ross right to say his drink-driving bill could save 35 lives?
We take a closer look at the facts surrounding the Minister for Transport’s controversial proposals.
FactFind: How generous is maternity leave in Ireland?
Women in Ireland get some of the longest maternity leave periods in Europe – but also some of the lowest-paid.
FactFind: One year in, is this really a "do-nothing" Dáil?
We take a deeper look at how the 32nd Dáil compares to its predecessors.
FactFind: Are there many differences between Fianna Fáil and Soc Dems manifestos?
Stephen Donnelly said there weren’t – and you asked us to check. So we did.
FactFind: Is Donald Trump's travel ban 'similar to what Obama did'?
We take a look at what actually happened in 2011.