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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.

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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

Sign up to get daily emails about what happens at the Disclosures Tribunal

Stay on top of all the developments at the Tribunal.

Tuesday 16 January, 2018

After 34 years, gardaí have apologised to Joanne Hayes over the Kerry Babies case

Gardáí have appealed to anyone who lived in the area in early 1984 to come forward with any information.

Thursday 14 December, 2017

10% of all residential mortgages in Ireland are in arrears

The number of mortgages behind on payments has dropped since the depths of the recession.

Friday 20 October, 2017

'The nightmare is over': Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison in Egypt

The 21-year-old spent more than four years in jail.

Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Friday 2 June, 2017

Leo Varadkar is officially the new leader of Fine Gael

The Dublin TD won the battle against Cork’s Simon Coveney for the top job.

Tuesday 23 May, 2017

"Ireland is not immune from this threat" - Gardaí extend sympathies to victims of Manchester attack

Gardaí say that an attack is possible but not likely in Ireland.

Family set up GoFundMe after Irishman found dead at Algarve holiday apartment

30-year-old Daryl Dargan had been on a trip to Portugal.

Monday 22 May, 2017

Monday 27 March, 2017

Nóirín O'Sullivan announces major restructuring of some garda sections - but she's not going anywhere

“We are going to identify things that are wrong, things that are broken”.

Thursday 23 March, 2017

Gardaí recorded almost one million more breath tests than they actually carried out

Gardaí said there was no single reason that would account for why they got the figures so wrong.

Monday 6 March, 2017

Donald Trump has brought in a new travel ban targeting people from six countries

The new ban applies to six of the seven countries which were included in the initial travel ban.

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