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Tuesday 12 April, 2016

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

Apr 12th 2016, 8:56 AM 51,688 Views 190 Comments

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

Apr 11th 2016, 1:00 AM 48,799 Views 69 Comments

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

Mar 26th 2016, 8:40 AM 152,184 Views 229 Comments

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?
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FactCheck: Can water charges really be abolished?

Feb 25th 2016, 7:49 PM 54,537 Views 154 Comments

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

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Wednesday 24 February, 2016

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

Feb 24th 2016, 3:38 PM 49,937 Views 95 Comments

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

Feb 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 47,217 Views 144 Comments

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

Feb 20th 2016, 8:30 PM 26,087 Views 126 Comments

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

Feb 18th 2016, 11:58 PM 20,591 Views 59 Comments

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

Feb 16th 2016, 10:39 PM 33,709 Views 76 Comments

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

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

Feb 16th 2016, 6:59 AM 59,618 Views 123 Comments

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

Feb 14th 2016, 6:00 PM 30,343 Views 97 Comments

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?
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FactCheck: Exactly how many people are homeless in Ireland?

Feb 13th 2016, 7:30 AM 31,890 Views 113 Comments

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

Feb 12th 2016, 6:50 AM 44,637 Views 143 Comments

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

Feb 10th 2016, 7:00 PM 29,577 Views 150 Comments

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

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

Feb 10th 2016, 7:00 AM 26,095 Views 121 Comments

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

Feb 9th 2016, 10:58 PM 27,178 Views 92 Comments

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

Feb 7th 2016, 8:15 AM 23,434 Views 145 Comments

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

Feb 6th 2016, 9:00 PM 48,354 Views 192 Comments

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

Feb 6th 2016, 7:15 AM 17,235 Views 76 Comments

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

Feb 5th 2016, 7:00 PM 32,550 Views 162 Comments

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