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# the explainer

Last week
7th July 2024 - 13th July 2024
The Explainer: Can US President Joe Biden continue in the election race?
Last month
June 2024
The Explainer: What is 'go-away money' and how is it being used in Ireland's planning system?
The Explainer: What will the next five years hold for the European Parliament?
The Explainer: What is the shape of Irish politics after the local and European elections?
The Explainer: How does Ireland's system of voting work?
The Explainer: What exactly are the European elections all about?
This year
The Explainer: What next for Iran after the death of the country's president?
The Explainer: Climate-related emergencies are on the rise but how are we dealing with them?
The Explainer: What is Ireland’s history with the European Union?
The Explainer: What is the council’s new transport plan for Dublin city?
The Explainer: How does sentencing work in Ireland?
The Explainer: What does a major review tell us about trans healthcare?
The Explainer: Everything you need to know about how the EU works but were too afraid to ask
The Explainer: What happens when people need medical attention in Ukraine?
The Explainer: What next for Leo Varadkar, Fine Gael, and Ireland?
The Explainer: How is Ireland planning to legislate on assisted dying?
The Explainer: Everything you need to know about the March referendums
The Explainer: What challenges are Irish troops facing in an unstable Middle East?
The Explainer: Why was the FAI in front of an Oireachtas committee again?
The Explainer: Why is measles on the rise again?
The Explainer: What is life like in Turkey, one year after the earthquakes?
The Explainer: Power sharing returns to Stormont - how did we get here?
The Explainer: Is power sharing in Northern Ireland finished?
The Explainer: Why did the US and the UK start bombing Yemen - and who are the Houthis?
The Explainer: How exactly can you get some money back from Revenue?
The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of 2023
Last year
The Explainer: The ups and downs of Irish politics in 2023 - and what does 2024 hold?
The Explainer: Ireland at the Golden Globes - who is nominated, and what are their chances?
The Explainer: Has the COP28 deal really ended the reign of fossil fuels?
The Explainer: What are the big issues facing Joe Biden as he aims for re-election?
The Explainer: Out of control - how did an attack in Dublin lead to riots and looting?
The Explainer: How has David Cameron made a surprise return to British politics?
The Explainer: What caused dozens of overdoses in Dublin recently?
The Explainer: Israel and Gaza - what are the big questions that need to be answered?
The Explainer: How has Taylor Swift become (arguably) the world’s biggest music star?
The Explainer: What can be done to stop damaging flooding in Ireland?
The Explainer: What would an Israeli ground offensive look like?
The Explainer: Ireland's Love/Hate relationship with the USC
The Explainer: What's really on the new SPHE curriculum?
The Explainer: Lough Neagh has been hit by an algal bloom disaster - what’s happening?