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2023
The Explainer: What's really on the new SPHE curriculum?
The Explainer: Lough Neagh has been hit by an algal bloom disaster - what’s happening?
The Explainer: What is the American bully XL and do bans on certain dog breeds work?
The Explainer: Luis Rubiales and the Spanish football scandal - what happens next?
The Explainer: Why is Ireland getting more TDs?
The Explainer: How has the Rose of Tralee festival survived for so long?
The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about a farmers' party in Ireland?
The Explainer: A forgotten crisis - what is happening to the Rohingya minority fleeing Myanmar?
The Explainer: Who is Robert F Kennedy Jr and could he be the next US president?
The Explainer: What next for Ireland's women's football team?
The Explainer: Do Barbie and Oppenheimer mark the return of the summer blockbuster?
The Explainer: What is the Nature Restoration Law and how will it work in Ireland?
The Explainer: How do Oireachtas committees work, and how did Tubridy end up in front of one?
The Explainer: What does Ireland’s ‘unprecedented’ marine heatwave tell us about our climate?
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?