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Tuesday 12 April, 2016

FactCheck: Are children who get smacked more successful later in life?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks into the study that caused ructions on Liveline yesterday.

Monday 11 April, 2016

FactCheck: Is Ireland really one of the world's most obese countries?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck puts some alarming recent headlines to the test.

Saturday 26 March, 2016

FactCheck: Are Luas drivers really paid more than junior doctors?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck is back. And we’re stepping into the country’s biggest argument at the moment.

Thursday 25 February, 2016

FactCheck: Can water charges really be abolished?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck dives deep into what could be a major issue for the next government, and resurfaces with some answers.

Wednesday 24 February, 2016

FactCheck: The truth and the lies from the final Leaders' Debate

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck has pulled out all the stops for the last-chance, high-stakes battle at RTE last night.

Sunday 21 February, 2016

FactCheck: Does Northern Ireland really have four times more homelessness than us?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests some startling claims about Sinn Féin’s record north of the border.

Saturday 20 February, 2016

FactCheck: Exactly how good are the jobs created since 2011?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 answers a question on a lot of minds in this election.

Thursday 18 February, 2016

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to say it has "maintained disability spending"?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck wades into the middle of a row between Fine Gael and a high-profile Dáil candidate.

Tuesday 16 February, 2016

FactCheck: The truth and the lies from TV3's Deputy Leaders' Debate

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck has sifted through the claims made by Kelly, McDonald, Reilly and Cowen.

FactCheck: The truth and the lies from last night's RTÉ Leaders' Debate

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck had another big night, sifting through seven politicians’ statements.

Sunday 14 February, 2016

FactCheck: What effect does JobBridge and other schemes have on our unemployment rate?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck examines an issue that’s on a lot of people’s minds.

Saturday 13 February, 2016

FactCheck: Exactly how many people are homeless in Ireland?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests a few different claims made about one of the election’s biggest issues.

Friday 12 February, 2016

FactCheck: The truth and the lies from last night's Leaders' Debate

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck went into overdrive last night, testing the level of truth and lies in last night’s battle.

Wednesday 10 February, 2016

FactCheck: Does Ireland really have the fastest-growing economy in Europe?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests a prominent claim by the government parties.

FactCheck: Who wants to get rid of the Special Criminal Court?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck examines claims made by Sinn Féin about a surprising election issue.

Tuesday 9 February, 2016

FactCheck: How many social housing units were actually built last year?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck examines some confusing and contradictory claims about social housing.

Sunday 7 February, 2016

FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny really call Michael Lowry 'a man of the highest integrity'?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests a claim about the Taoiseach’s erstwhile stance towards the Tipperary TD.

Saturday 6 February, 2016

FactCheck: Is Alan Kelly right to say 80% of people are paying for water?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck has tested an eye-catching claim by the Minister for the Environment.

FactCheck: Did Labour really break a pledge not to increase student fees?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck tests Fianna Fáil claims about Labour’s record on education.

Friday 5 February, 2016

FactCheck: Were 135,000 new jobs really gained under Fine Gael?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck has tested one of Fine Gael’s major campaign pitches.