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Last year
2023
The Explainer: What does the Ryan Tubridy payment scandal mean for the future of RTÉ?
The Explainer: What is hydrogen power, and could it replace coal, oil, and gas?
The Explainer: Hard cash and soft power - what is going on in the world of golf?
The Explainer: What is it like to sit the Leaving Cert in 2023?
The Explainer: 16 years on, what is happening with the Madeleine McCann case?
The Explainer: What's behind Ireland's love affair with the Late Late?
Media history expert says The Late Late Show needs to 'bring back its unpredictability'
The Explainer: Interview - HSE doctor speaks about her evacuation from war-torn Sudan
'I couldn't reach my kids for five days': Ireland-based doctor describes outbreak of war in Sudan
The Explainer: Why are supermarkets suddenly cutting the prices of milk, butter and bread?
The Explainer: How does Ireland and the EU fight wildfires?
The Explainer: How is Revolut changing and what does it mean for its customers?
The Explainer: What is happening in Sudan?
The Explainer: Everything you need to know about the trial of Gerry Hutch
The Explainer: What does Trump being indicted mean for him and the 2024 election?
The Explainer: Why are there concerns over how TikTok is using your data?
The Explainer: What's behind the recent wave of bank failures?
The Explainer: What is shrinkflation?
The Explainer: What is it like to be a humanitarian on the ground in Ukraine right now?
The Explainer: Why does Matt Hancock keep making headlines?
The Explainer: What are 15-minute cities and why do some people think they’re controversial?
The Explainer: Why are there still problems accessing a drug that prevents extreme morning sickness?
The Explainer: Why is Bertie Ahern back?
The Explainer: How could the war in Ukraine end?
The Explainer: How does Ireland's immigration system work?
The Explainer: How did Ireland get so many Oscar nominations?
The Explainer: Who is Andrew Tate?
The Explainer: How can you make your money go further in 2023?
The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of 2022
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The Explainer: What did 2022 hold for US politics - and what can we expect in 2023?
The Explainer x Noteworthy: What happens to your soft plastic recycling?
The Explainer: What is being done for survivors of Ireland's mother and baby homes?
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Are data centres ramping up Ireland’s emissions?
The Explainer: What do we know about an alleged coup plot in Germany?
The Explainer: What is happening with inflation and how is it affecting our pockets?
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Are migrant fishers exploited in Ireland?
The Explainer: What is RSV and why are so many children sick with it?
The Explainer: What’s Ceta, and will Ireland hold a referendum on it?
The Explainer: What’s happening with the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
The Explainer x Noteworthy: What are the problems with lobbying in Ireland?