Friday 14 April, 2017
We take a closer look at the facts surrounding the Minister for Transport’s controversial proposals.
Friday 7 April, 2017
We test a claim that spread widely after last Friday’s actions by some Bus Éireann workers.
Wednesday 5 April, 2017
Women in Ireland get some of the longest maternity leave periods in Europe – but also some of the lowest-paid.
Friday 24 March, 2017
FactCheck referees a dispute between representatives of the Iona Institute and Educate Together.
Sunday 19 March, 2017
We take a deeper look at how the 32nd Dáil compares to its predecessors.
Thursday 16 March, 2017
In advance of his meeting with the US President, the Taoiseach was confronted with comments he made last year. FactCheck takes a look.
Tuesday 28 February, 2017
Sunday 26 February, 2017
Saturday 25 February, 2017
Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen made the claim this week, and the AAA-PBP’s Paul Murphy accused him of “mischief making”. FactCheck steps in.
Wednesday 22 February, 2017
Monday 20 February, 2017
In the final instalment of our three-part series on drug policy, FactCheck examines a claim made by Dublin City Councillor Mannix Flynn on Tonight With Vincent Browne.
Sunday 19 February, 2017
In Part Two of a three-part series, FactCheck looks into a claim by Dublin City Councillor Mannix Flynn, during a debate on Tonight With Vincent Browne.
Saturday 18 February, 2017
In three parts, FactCheck referees an argument between a Minister of State and a Dublin City Councillor over supervised injection centres. Tonight – Part One.
Sunday 12 February, 2017
DUP leader Arlene Foster raised some eyebrows with her claim during the week. Is it true?
Tuesday 7 February, 2017
Sunday 5 February, 2017
AAA-PBP TD Brid Smith says the state gives more per journey to rail and tram services than it does to buses. We put her claim to the test.
Wednesday 1 February, 2017
The Education Minister made the claim during Leaders Questions last week – our readers asked for it to be tested.
Tuesday 31 January, 2017
We examine his comments and test the claim of his fellow Cork South-West TD, Fianna Fáil’s Margaret Murphy O’Mahony.
Tuesday 24 January, 2017
The Government Chief Whip denies having made some controversial comments. We put that claim to the test.
Friday 20 January, 2017
After fact-checking Irish public debate during a tumultuous year for politics, the news media and the concept of truth itself, there are ways we can all improve public debate in 2017, writes Dan Mac Guill.
Sunday 1 January, 2017
Are job activation schemes masking the reality of unemployment in Ireland? What kind of jobs are people getting anyway?
Saturday 31 December, 2016
Which politicians had the most TRUE and FALSE claims? And what were the issues that kept us busiest?
Thursday 29 December, 2016
11 months and 89 fact checks later, readers have voted for the most consequential falsehood of 2016.
Wednesday 28 December, 2016
How do our TDs and Taoiseach’s salaries compare to their continental counterparts?
Saturday 24 December, 2016
Before you leave out your carrots and mince pies, check out the evidence.
Thursday 22 December, 2016
An ongoing online campaign against in-school vaccinations is not based on scientific evidence, and is contradicted by volumes of it.
Wednesday 21 December, 2016
One FactCheck reader saw a lot of claims about the gender pay gap this year, so we’ve taken a closer look.
Sunday 18 December, 2016
FactCheck takes a closer look at a claim that was widely shared on social media this year.
Sunday 11 December, 2016
The Fianna Fáil TD made the bold claim earlier this week in an interview with a local newspaper.
Sunday 4 December, 2016
Do you keep hearing a claim, and you’re not sure if it’s true? Tell us and we’ll try to check it out.
Saturday 3 December, 2016
What do you think was the biggest, most consequential falsehood of 2016? Vote now.
Thursday 1 December, 2016
The AAA-PBP says almost three quarters of Irish Water customers refused to pay during the most recent billing cycle. Is that true?
Sunday 27 November, 2016
Using previously unpublished data, FactCheck steps in to referee a heated dispute between the Law Society and the insurance industry.
Saturday 26 November, 2016
The INMO General Secretary made a series of claims on Claire Byrne Live this week. Here’s our FactCheck roundup.
Wednesday 23 November, 2016
Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?
Sunday 20 November, 2016
Richard Bruton made a big claim about this major issue, on Claire Byrne Live earlier in the week.
Saturday 19 November, 2016
The National Party leader made a series of claims about immigration on the Last Word this week. We checked them out.
Wednesday 16 November, 2016
The Climate Action Minister says four people die every day due to air pollution. We put his claim to the test.
Sunday 13 November, 2016
One FactCheck reader was curious about a claim made by Simon Harris last week, so we looked into it.
Thursday 10 November, 2016
An old article, based on a misquotation, has been spreading the false rumour widely online since Tuesday.