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#Facts

# facts - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Debunked: No, the HSE hasn't said its coronavirus testing method is useless
# Covid19 Facts
# Covid19 Facts

Debunked: No, the HSE hasn't said its coronavirus testing method is useless

Nov 15th 2020, 8:30 AM 23,071 Views 0 Comments

The PCR test is globally recognised as the gold standard method for detecting the coronavirus.

# facts - Monday 21 September, 2020

Opinion: People seeking absolutes in times of uncertainty are falling for conspiracies online
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Opinion: People seeking absolutes in times of uncertainty are falling for conspiracies online

Sep 21st 2020, 7:08 AM 31,584 Views 72 Comments

Disinformation analyst Ciaran O’Connor says extremist groups online are offering simple answers to complex questions at a time when many people are frustrated.

# facts - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Debunked: Irish people in colonies were not slaves - they were indentured servants
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: Irish people in colonies were not slaves - they were indentured servants

Jun 28th 2020, 11:00 AM 97,143 Views 165 Comments

Posts that are being shared on social media claim Irish people ‘experienced the horrors of slavery’ more than African people.

# facts - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Factfind: How many adults under 30 are still living at home with their parents?
# Just The Facts
# Just The Facts

Factfind: How many adults under 30 are still living at home with their parents?

Feb 2nd 2020, 10:00 PM 59,590 Views 100 Comments

Election candidates have been talking about their plight during the campaign – how big an issue is it?

# facts - Friday 14 September, 2018

'Compulsive lies' - Mourinho defends playing time given to Rashford
# Facts
From The42
# Facts

'Compulsive lies' - Mourinho defends playing time given to Rashford

Sep 14th 2018, 11:50 AM 6,923 Views 15 Comments

“In two seasons, he had 105 appearances, 5,774 mins, 63.7 matches of 90 minutes, including five finals.”

# facts - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Inside the battle over unpaid wages at the collapsed Irish YouTube channel Facts
# Work
# Work

Inside the battle over unpaid wages at the collapsed Irish YouTube channel Facts

May 3rd 2018, 12:54 PM 1,055 Views 0 Comments

Former staff have taken the business to the Workplace Relations Commission over outstanding pay.

# facts - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

FactFind: How does Ireland's jobseeker's benefit compare to the rest of the EU?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactFind: How does Ireland's jobseeker's benefit compare to the rest of the EU?

Oct 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 59,818 Views 108 Comments

One of the Budget talking points will be how our social welfare benefits compare to our EU counterparts.

# facts - Monday 24 April, 2017

Americans tried doing Irish accents and the results are cringeworthy
# Shur Lookit
From The Daily Edge
# Shur Lookit

Americans tried doing Irish accents and the results are cringeworthy

Apr 24th 2017, 8:30 PM 3,512 Views 2 Comments

They couldn’t quite grasp it.

# facts - Friday 21 April, 2017

These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing
# To Be Blunt
From The Daily Edge
# To Be Blunt

These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing

Apr 21st 2017, 8:42 AM 9,812 Views 3 Comments

“There’s a funny taste off it… you know the sage stuff you put in chicken”

# facts - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'Fake news will only be defeated by accurate, fact-based journalism that tells the truth'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Fake news will only be defeated by accurate, fact-based journalism that tells the truth'

Jan 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 572 Views 102 Comments

The media needs to look at itself and remedy the kind of weakness that canny communicators like Trump can exploit, writes Dr Fergal Quinn.

# facts - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Quiz: Are these "facts" true or false?
# Talking About Facts
# Talking About Facts

Quiz: Are these "facts" true or false?

Sep 17th 2016, 7:30 PM 64,791 Views 48 Comments

Can you tell fact from fiction?

# facts - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Danny Healy-Rae says Noah's Ark is "a fact"
# Facts
# Facts

Danny Healy-Rae says Noah's Ark is "a fact"

Aug 18th 2016, 12:10 AM 44,829 Views 218 Comments

The TD made headlines earlier this year when he asserted that “God above” is in charge of the weather.

# facts - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

7 so-called facts everyone thinks are right - but are totally wrong
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# Sponsored By Ulster Bank

7 so-called facts everyone thinks are right - but are totally wrong

Jul 12th 2016, 2:39 PM 52,624 Views 57 Comments

Mind. Blown.

# facts - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
# Sponsored By Nicorette
# Sponsored By Nicorette

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

Jun 30th 2016, 3:30 PM 15,852 Views 12 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

# facts - Monday 30 May, 2016

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
# Sponsored By Nicorette
# Sponsored By Nicorette

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

May 30th 2016, 2:39 PM 16,793 Views 26 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

# facts - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Irish chefs tried microwave meals and gave their expert opinion
# Facts
From The Daily Edge
# Facts

Irish chefs tried microwave meals and gave their expert opinion

Apr 30th 2016, 9:31 AM 8,518 Views 3 Comments

They’re not so impressed.

# facts - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Irish kids gave adults dating advice, and it was actually very sweet
# Honest To God
From The Daily Edge
# Honest To God

Irish kids gave adults dating advice, and it was actually very sweet

Apr 13th 2016, 10:21 AM 4,349 Views 0 Comments

“Where do you bring somebody on a date?” “McDonald’s.”

# facts - Friday 25 March, 2016

These two Irish lads got drunk and tried to explain the 1916 Rising
# Drunk History
From The Daily Edge
# Drunk History

These two Irish lads got drunk and tried to explain the 1916 Rising

Mar 25th 2016, 10:15 AM 6,699 Views 1 Comment

Was it for this? etc etc…

# facts - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Irish people tried to identify the fifty states, and Americans were so impressed
# You State
From The Daily Edge
# You State

Irish people tried to identify the fifty states, and Americans were so impressed

Mar 5th 2016, 10:34 AM 9,154 Views 0 Comments

We are smart.

# facts - Friday 26 February, 2016

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day
# Sponsored By Leap Card
# Sponsored By Leap Card

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day

Feb 26th 2016, 3:48 PM 40,729 Views 25 Comments

It’s more than just the worst birthday going, ya know.

# facts - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Irish couples tried to figure out S&M toys and it went just as well as you'd imagine
# Human Bondage
From The Daily Edge
# Human Bondage

Irish couples tried to figure out S&M toys and it went just as well as you'd imagine

Feb 20th 2016, 11:30 AM 6,952 Views 1 Comment

“This feels like a hostage situation.”

# facts - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Here's what happened when two Irish girls got full Kardashian makeovers
# Kaoimhe Kardashian
From The Daily Edge
# Kaoimhe Kardashian

Here's what happened when two Irish girls got full Kardashian makeovers

Jan 17th 2016, 4:30 PM 12,195 Views 2 Comments

Fake tan + lip liner – good warm clothes = the Kardashian look.

# facts - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Irish people react to Fox News' most outrageous moments
# Not Holding Back
# Not Holding Back

Irish people react to Fox News' most outrageous moments

Jan 3rd 2016, 8:12 PM 45,655 Views 60 Comments

“It’s Donald Trump, turned into a news station.”

Irish people react to Fox News' most outrageous moments From The Daily Edge

Irish people react to Fox News' most outrageous moments

Jan 3rd 2016, 4:47 PM 9,516 Views 2 Comments

“It’s Donald Trump, turned into a news station.”

# facts - Friday 1 January, 2016

These are some of the most mind-bending facts about octopuses
# Octopi
# Octopi

These are some of the most mind-bending facts about octopuses

Jan 1st 2016, 10:15 AM 23,322 Views 19 Comments

Did you know they can detach their arms? Change their genetic code?

# facts - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Here's what Ireland watched on YouTube this year
# Youtube Rewind
# Youtube Rewind

Here's what Ireland watched on YouTube this year

Dec 9th 2015, 10:34 PM 16,648 Views 2 Comments

Feminism, food, and fake Hollywood stars all feature.

Here's what Ireland watched on YouTube this year
# Youtube Rewind
From The Daily Edge
# Youtube Rewind

Here's what Ireland watched on YouTube this year

Dec 9th 2015, 8:05 PM 6,586 Views 0 Comments

Feminism, food, and fake Hollywood stars all feature.

# facts - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Here's a quick trip around Ireland with one piece of trivia from each county
# Irelandopedia
# Irelandopedia

Here's a quick trip around Ireland with one piece of trivia from each county

Nov 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 58,003 Views 34 Comments

They’re explored in Fatti and John Burke’s new book, Irelandopedia.

# facts - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Irish lads demonstrate that they have absolutely no idea how female contraceptives work
# Birth Control
From The Daily Edge
# Birth Control

Irish lads demonstrate that they have absolutely no idea how female contraceptives work

Oct 24th 2015, 4:00 PM 6,347 Views 3 Comments

“It’s weird that we have all these different versions of female birth control, and you never really talk about them or see them”.

# facts - Thursday 15 October, 2015

These Irish lads are thoroughly baffled by women's sex toys
# Rampant Rabbit
From The Daily Edge
# Rampant Rabbit

These Irish lads are thoroughly baffled by women's sex toys

Oct 15th 2015, 8:16 PM 6,195 Views 3 Comments

And so are we, TBF.

# facts - Friday 11 September, 2015

Aisling Brady McCarthy's sister speaks out about trauma
# Return Home
# Return Home

Aisling Brady McCarthy's sister speaks out about trauma

Sep 11th 2015, 8:25 AM 13,807 Views 8 Comments

The Irish nanny spent two years in prison awaiting trial before being released.

# facts - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

16 insane celebrity facts you never knew
# Random
From The Daily Edge
# Random

16 insane celebrity facts you never knew

Sep 8th 2015, 9:36 PM 14,397 Views 9 Comments

Mind blown.

# facts - Sunday 23 August, 2015

9 of the best excerpts from Irish celebrities' Wikipedia pages
# Insanity
From The Daily Edge
# Insanity

9 of the best excerpts from Irish celebrities' Wikipedia pages

Aug 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 10,241 Views 1 Comment

A lot of gems in here.

# facts - Friday 26 June, 2015

The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago

Jun 26th 2015, 6:12 AM 24,516 Views 82 Comments

Here’s 11 things you might not have known about their economy.

# facts - Sunday 14 June, 2015

The most ridiculous Twitter exchange ever has taken place
# Fact Fans
From The Daily Edge
# Fact Fans

The most ridiculous Twitter exchange ever has taken place

Jun 14th 2015, 11:00 AM 5,749 Views 4 Comments

Stop the world, we want to get off.

# facts - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Irish people tried bleak American crisps, remained unimpressed
# Taste Test
From The Daily Edge
# Taste Test

Irish people tried bleak American crisps, remained unimpressed

Jun 10th 2015, 9:22 AM 3,767 Views 2 Comments

They look radioactive.

# facts - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

8 facts about porn everyone should know
# Porn
From The Daily Edge
# Porn

8 facts about porn everyone should know

Jun 9th 2015, 9:30 PM 70,080 Views 5 Comments

NSFW, duh.

# facts - Saturday 6 June, 2015

10 facts about bras everyone should know
# Boulder Holders
From The Daily Edge
# Boulder Holders

10 facts about bras everyone should know

Jun 6th 2015, 9:30 AM 19,346 Views 7 Comments

Big BRAS!

# facts - Sunday 26 April, 2015

11 facts about penises everyone should know
# Oh Long Johnson
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Long Johnson

11 facts about penises everyone should know

Apr 26th 2015, 8:15 PM 89,171 Views 8 Comments

A lesson in langers.

# facts - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Irish people attempt (and fail) to explain smutty sports terms
# In The Hole
From The Daily Edge
# In The Hole

Irish people attempt (and fail) to explain smutty sports terms

Apr 15th 2015, 8:18 PM 3,651 Views 0 Comments

“It’s like a fistbump… like, you fisted me”.

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