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Last year
2023
Explainer: What we learned about the Irish gender pay gap this week
FactCheck: Have 40,000 landlords really left Ireland's rental market in the past five years?
FactFind: What exactly do we know - and not know - about the Gaza hospital explosion
FactFind: What are the laws around asylum seekers being able to vote in Irish elections?
FactFind: What is contained in the proposed SPHE syllabus about sex and gender?
How much of a pay cut did Ryan Tubridy really take after 2020?
FactFind: What is the relationship between social inequality, drug use and drug-related harms?
FactFind: Is the EU 'forcing' people to eat 'unhealthy' insects without their knowledge?
FactFind: Does a new scientific review show masks are useless at stopping disease?
All time
FactFind: How much does it cost the State to train a doctor in Ireland?
FactFind: How many current TDs own houses that they rent out?
Debunked: Figures on Covid-19 deaths and underlying conditions have been taken out of context
Debunked: Yes, cows are a 'problem' when it comes to cutting greenhouse gas emissions
FactFind: Are Irish farmers the 'most carbon-efficient food producers in the world'?
FactFind: Is Navan the largest town in the country without a rail line?
FactFind: How have other countries regulated Airbnb and what happened when they did?
Explainer: What counts as EU funding and where does it go?
FactFind: Has the Irish Government done 'a lot more' than the UK to reduce the cost of living?
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar made the claim last month - so we’ve decided to see whether Ireland has actually done more than the UK.
Varadkar said Ireland is "ahead of what’s being done in the United Kingdom” when comparing “like with like”.
FactFind: Will planned turf regulations reduce air pollution?
FactFind: Less than 2% speak Irish daily. How does that compare with other EU minority languages?
FactFind: Labhraíonn níos lú ná 2% Gaeilge go laethúil - comparáid idir sin agus mion-teanga Eorpach eile
FactFind: Is the carbon tax on home heating oil an excise duty - and could it be cut?
FactFind: How can petrol and diesel be called 'carbon neutral'?
FactFind: Women are just over 50% of the population. Do they have 50% of jobs and economic power?
Factfind: Which countries produce the most CO2 emissions?
FactFind: Who's behind Instagram stickers promising to plant trees in return for pet photos?
FactFind: Is Ireland leading the EU vaccine race?
Government says working 'will never be the same again' - here's its plan for what it will look like
Always on: Ireland has no specific legislation on remote working - but do we lag far behind the rest of Europe?
FactFind: How could a border poll happen?
Factfind: Has Ireland experienced 'excess mortality' since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic?
Factfind: Does the WHO 'not recommend' using rapid Covid tests in schools, as Norma Foley claimed?
FactFind: Is the coronavirus 'partially seasonal', as the Tánaiste has claimed?
Factfind: Do we know the rate of travel transmission?
Factfind: What advice did NPHET give to Government around the closure of schools?
Factfind: Did the government actually follow NPHET's advice heading into December?
FactFind: Has Covid-19 impacted the overall number of deaths in Ireland this year?
FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?
FactFind: Were self-harm and suicide statistics measured during the pandemic?
FactFind: Has the World Health Organisation changed its position on lockdowns?