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Ireland and abortion: the facts in 2014
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Ireland and abortion: the facts in 2014

Aug 23rd 2014, 8:30 AM 20,515 Views 118 Comments

TheJournal.ie takes a look at the current laws, constitutional rights, past legal challenges and the situation in other jurisdictions.

Ireland and abortion: the facts
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Ireland and abortion: the facts

Apr 28th 2012, 8:00 AM 21,616 Views 66 Comments

TheJournal.ie takes a look at the current laws, constitutional rights, past legal challenges and the situation in other jurisdictions.

Explainer: how the Norwegian courts operate
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Explainer: how the Norwegian courts operate

Apr 17th 2012, 2:00 PM 9,066 Views 12 Comments

Why do officials shake hands with the accused? What is a lay judge?

Explainer: Why can’t we cure cancer?
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Explainer: Why can’t we cure cancer?

Apr 1st 2012, 8:45 AM 15,472 Views 112 Comments

We pour millions into cancer research. So where is it actually getting us?

An Irish tsunami is 'possible' - experts
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An Irish tsunami is 'possible' - experts

Jan 29th 2012, 8:45 AM 29,882 Views 51 Comments

This week’s earthquake in Donegal had us wondering whether Ireland needs to worry about more of the same occurring – and the answer is a resounding yes.

Explainer: Why are Tibetan monks setting themselves on fire?
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Explainer: Why are Tibetan monks setting themselves on fire?

Jan 22nd 2012, 10:00 AM 4,888 Views 19 Comments

In the past year, sixteen former Tibetan monks or nuns have died by suicide after setting themselves on fire. But why?

Explainer: What is/Who are the Taliban?
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Explainer: What is/Who are the Taliban?

Jan 15th 2012, 10:30 AM 3,602 Views 27 Comments

The Taliban – terrorist group or political entity?