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Saturday 15 August, 2020

'I was speaking to my friend who is a guard...': How Covid-19 misinformation exploded in Ireland

The story of coronavirus in Ireland can’t be told without also talking about the amount of misinformation that was shared about it.

Ireland's Plandemic: How a YouTube video about coronavirus racked up almost one million views before it was taken down

The interview with Dolores Cahill highlights the problem facing social media companies about when to take information down.

Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Debunked: This photograph showing Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein embracing is a fake

The original image, which has been doctored, showed Trump with his daughter Ivanka in the 1990s.

Saturday 20 June, 2020

A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park

The incident is believed to be terror-related.

Thursday 18 June, 2020

Taoiseach says Detective Garda Colm Horkan 'gave his life protecting the community'

The on-duty garda died following an incident in Castlerea which happened shortly before midnight.

Friday 5 June, 2020

Debunked: No, "COV 19" was not found inscribed on a circuit board for a 5G mast

The claim was made in a video that has gone viral on social media.

Friday 29 May, 2020

Debunked: No, Bill Gates didn't brief the CIA in 2005 about a vaccine to immunise religious fanatics

The hoax video shows a man who has a passing resemblance to Gates – but it’s a hoax.

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide

The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.

Friday 15 May, 2020

Debunked: No, TheJournal.ie is not closing down

We’re extremely happy to be able to debunk this one.

Friday 24 April, 2020

Five healthcare workers have died of coronavirus, says Department of Health

It is the first time that the number of fatalities of frontline workers have been confirmed.

Wednesday 22 April, 2020

TheJournal.ie's Stardust wins gold at New York Festivals Radio awards

The longform six-part documentary podcast got the nod last night at the prestigious awards.

Saturday 4 April, 2020

Spot any potentially false posts on Facebook? Let us know and we'll factcheck them

TheJournal.ie is debunking some of the many rumours going around about coronavirus.

Friday 13 March, 2020

Debunked: No, the HSE is not telling people to stockpile food, despite what this WhatsApp message says

The rumour has been doing the rounds on WhatsApp in Ireland today.

Got any messages on WhatsApp about coronavirus that sound untrue? Send it to us and we'll check it out

TheJournal.ie is debunking some of the many rumours going around about coronavirus.

Saturday 29 February, 2020

Coronavirus: First case of Covid-19 confirmed in the Republic of Ireland

Health officials have confirmed the first case.

Friday 28 February, 2020

Why those messages you're getting on WhatsApp about coronavirus cases in Ireland are (probably) not true

That WhatsApp message you got might sound believable – but check it out for yourself before sharing it.

Monday 10 February, 2020

Couple who ran in the same constituency for different parties both get elected in dramatic final count

The two beat off competition from a Fine Gael candidate in what is traditionally a stronghold for FG.

Friday 7 February, 2020

Factchecking the election: Here's how we ranked all the claims made by politicians over the last four weeks

We’ve been keeping an eye on the campaign over the last four weeks to sort out the facts from the waffle.

Friday 13 December, 2019

The Explainer: What just happened in the UK general election?

There is a lot to unpack about this momentuous election.

Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader

It was Labour’s worst election result in more than 80 years.

Thursday 12 December, 2019

FAI board member John Earley resigns 'in the best interests of Irish football' FAI

FAI board member John Earley resigns 'in the best interests of Irish football'

The move comes just under a week after the FAI president announced that he is stepping down.

Friday 2 August, 2019

More types of bottled water have been recalled over arsenic levels

Own-brand water from Dunnes, Lidl, Londis, Mace and Spar has been recalled.

Wednesday 12 June, 2019

RTÉ and TheJournal.ie are the most popular online news sources in Ireland

32% of people in Ireland read TheJournal.ie in the last week, according to the Reuters Institute Digital News Report for 2019.

Sunday 26 May, 2019

Election count day 2: What can we expect today?

The story of Friday’s election is still being written.

Thursday 25 April, 2019

The Explainer: Why has Ireland had a 208% increase in measles cases?

In the next episode of our weekly podcast, we look at why cases of the illness are increasing in Ireland and other countries, despite a vaccination which prevents it.

Sunday 14 April, 2019

Private cancer patients getting access to drugs that public patients can't get is 'incredibly unfair'

The Irish Cancer Society said that lifesaving medicines should be available to everyone who could benefit from them, not just people with private health insurance.

Tuesday 9 April, 2019

TheJournal.ie launches Noteworthy, a new investigative journalism website

The new platform will fund in-depth journalism based on suggestions from the public.

Sunday 20 January, 2019

Police investigation underway after suspected car bomb in Derry city centre

Politicians have condemned the attack which occurred shortly after 8pm yesterday evening.

Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Investigation after garda submachine gun found in Dublin city centre by member of the public Exclusive

The gun was handed in to Store Street Garda Station yesterday.

Friday 22 June, 2018

FactCheck: Did Sweden shut down a music festival because of attacks carried out by migrants?

A Facebook post from TheLiberal.ie has been shared widely since it was posted earlier today.

Saturday 26 May, 2018

It's Yes: Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment

More than two million votes were cast, making it one of the highest turnouts in the history of the State.

Thursday 10 May, 2018

Tony O'Brien has stepped down as HSE Director amid cervical cancer scandal

O’Brien had been the head of the health service since July 2013.

Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Sunday 25 March, 2018

Gardaí confirm body found in river is missing 14-year-old Elisha Gault

The teenager had been missing for eight days.

Thursday 15 March, 2018

Donald Trump says he wants to come to Ireland as he meets Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office

The US president said the Irish are ‘wonderful people’.

Friday 2 March, 2018

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know as the country faces another snowy day.

Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Met Éireann issues red alert for Munster and Leinster, warning of 'blizzard-like' conditions

The warning is in place from 4pm on Thursday until 12 noon on Friday.

Friday 9 February, 2018

First case of 'highly pathogenic' bird flu found in eagle in Tipperary

The risk to humans is considered to be very low.

Thursday 18 January, 2018

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