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#the explainer

# the-explainer - Sunday 14 April, 2019

The Explainer: What exactly happened with Brexit last Wednesday night?

That’s what we examined in our latest episode of The Explainer.

# the-explainer - Thursday 11 April, 2019

The Explainer: What exactly happened with Brexit last night?

Brexit is far from over, so what does it mean for Ireland, the UK, and the European elections?

# the-explainer - Sunday 7 April, 2019

The Explainer: Why is John Delaney in the news so much right now?

In the latest episode of our weekly podcast, we look at the reasons why the FAI’s John Delaney has been the focus of media attention of late.

# the-explainer - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Is your head being melted by this EU daylight savings debate? We're here to help

Why does Europe want to scrap seasonal clock changes? Will Ireland have to?

The Explainer: Is Ireland getting rid of Daylight Savings Time?

In the latest episode of our weekly podcast, we look at proposed changes to Daylight Savings Time – and what Ireland’s options are.

# the-explainer - Sunday 24 March, 2019

The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?

Experts have said there needs to be a focus on ensuring more people in Ireland do not become radicalised.

The Explainer: What can the Irish government do about returning Islamic State members?

In the latest episode of our weekly podcast, we look at the case of Irish woman Lisa Smith and what the government can do about returning Islamic State members.

# the-explainer - Tuesday 19 March, 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.

# the-explainer - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'It spreads like wildfire': Why Ireland, and the world, is seeing a huge surge in measles cases

Some 136,000 people died from measles globally in 2018.

# the-explainer - Monday 11 March, 2019

What would happen to food in Ireland if there's a no-deal Brexit?

Businesses are keeping schtum, and this is an event that’s never happened before – still, we’ve an idea of what it would mean.

# the-explainer - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Introducing our new podcast: The Explainer

TheJournal.ie’s new podcast looks at the facts behind the biggest news stories.