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The Explainer: Why is it so hard to take action on mass shootings in the US?
The Explainer: What is Sláintecare and how does it aim to reform Ireland’s health system?
The Explainer: Why isn't Ireland winning the Eurovision Song Contest?
The Explainer: What does the election result mean for the future of Northern Ireland?
The Explainer: In the age of disinformation and misinformation, how does factchecking work?
The Explainer: What is the situation like for people fleeing Ukraine now?
The Explainer: Why is cutting turf so bad for the environment?
The Explainer: How are war crimes investigated and prosecuted?
The Explainer: Is there a significant revival of the Irish language underway?
Higher prices for meats and dairy products in Ireland 'beginning to happen already'
The Explainer: How secure is Ireland’s food supply?
The Explainer: Is the internet bad for our brains?
The Explainer x Noteworthy: How is inadequate care impacting people with eating disorders?
The Explainer: What is life like for people staying in Ukraine - and those who have left?
The Explainer x Noteworthy: How are public maintenance works impacting river biodiversity?
The Explainer: How did a truckers’ protest in Canada spread to other countries?
The Explainer x Noteworthy: What can be done to improve childcare in Ireland?
The Explainer: What’s driving the rising prices in Ireland?
The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?
The Explainer: Why is Ireland reopening now - and how do people feel about it?
The Explainer: Healthcare staff on what it's like working during the Omicron wave
The Explainer: What led to violent unrest in Kazakhstan?
The Explainer: What can we learn from South Africa’s Omicron wave?
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are people still paying thousands for fertility treatment?
The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of the year
The Explainer: Does global vaccine inequality put us at risk of new Covid variants?
The Explainer: Why do we need another dose of a Covid vaccine?
The Explainer: What is the stand-off at the Belarus-Poland border about?
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are the school days of Traveller children being reduced?
The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about Ireland's cows right now?
The Explainer: Is Sinn Féin a sure thing to lead the next government?
The Explainer: How do you get a book published in Ireland?
The Explainer: Why are Covid cases rising despite Ireland's high vaccination rate?
The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about Stephen Kenny's job as Ireland football manager?
The Explainer x Noteworthy: What is the issue with farm subsidies and nature?
The Explainer: How is post-Brexit Britain handling migration?
The Explainer: What does 'missing white woman syndrome' tell us about media coverage of missing people?
The Explainer: Why are there fears about Ireland facing power shortages this winter?
The Explainer: Should we be ordering our Christmas presents now?
The Explainer: How does Ireland fit into the space race?