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Frantic tweeting and 'high crimes': Here's what you need to know from the first week of Trump's impeachment trial
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Frantic tweeting and 'high crimes': Here's what you need to know from the first week of Trump's impeachment trial

Jan 25th 2020, 10:30 AM 7,715 Views 20 Comments

Democrats have an uphill battle to convince Republicans, and week one of the impeachment trial was a partisan affair.

The Explainer: How did the Drogheda feud reach north Dublin?
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The Explainer: How did the Drogheda feud reach north Dublin?

Jan 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 40,246 Views 11 Comments

The shocking murder of Keane Mulready-Woods added another layer to the ongoing Drogheda feud. We take a look at what has been going on, on this week’s podcast.

The State pension 'mess': Can we afford to roll back on the pension age?
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The State pension 'mess': Can we afford to roll back on the pension age?

Jan 22nd 2020, 5:05 PM 35,526 Views 104 Comments

Finance expert Dr James Stewart told TheJournal.ie that pensions age issue had become “a bit of a mess”.

A 'least worst' and 'carefully calculated' tactic: Why Iran chose to carry out this morning's strikes on bases housing US troops
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A 'least worst' and 'carefully calculated' tactic: Why Iran chose to carry out this morning's strikes on bases housing US troops

Jan 8th 2020, 6:30 PM 28,251 Views 45 Comments

Trump has said that new economic sanctions will be imposed on Iran after the strike this morning.

Explainer: Who were the RIC?
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Explainer: Who were the RIC?

Jan 7th 2020, 8:30 PM 37,637 Views 42 Comments

The Government’s controversial commemoration had been the subject of much criticism this week.

Explainer: How does Santa get all the toys made in time for Christmas?
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Explainer: How does Santa get all the toys made in time for Christmas?

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:30 PM 12,777 Views 19 Comments

Just how does he do it? It takes an awful lot of hard work.

Donald Trump has been impeached, what happens next?
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Donald Trump has been impeached, what happens next?

Dec 19th 2019, 9:49 AM 24,195 Views 66 Comments

The process now moves to the Senate but exactly when is not clear.

Explainer: What happened with the White island volcanic eruption?
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Explainer: What happened with the White island volcanic eruption?

Dec 15th 2019, 7:45 AM 21,534 Views 1 Comment

The disaster was not entirely unexpected.

Investigation into how top prizes were not included in some National Lottery games being considered
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Investigation into how top prizes were not included in some National Lottery games being considered

Updated Dec 12th 2019, 1:03 PM 17,372 Views 20 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about top prizes not being included in some National Lottery games

What comes next in the Trump impeachment inquiry?
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What comes next in the Trump impeachment inquiry?

Dec 7th 2019, 7:45 AM 17,699 Views 25 Comments

Trump is likely to face at least three articles of impeachment.

Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?
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Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?

Nov 27th 2019, 2:51 PM 18,050 Views 4 Comments

A deal was brokered and a task force established – so why are there still protests?

The Explainer: What is antibiotic resistance and why should we be concerned about it?
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The Explainer: What is antibiotic resistance and why should we be concerned about it?

Nov 22nd 2019, 5:00 PM 9,001 Views 9 Comments

It’s here in Ireland, and we look at why.

Explainer: Why has Prince Andrew stepped aside from public duties?
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Explainer: Why has Prince Andrew stepped aside from public duties?

Nov 21st 2019, 12:38 PM 18,401 Views 20 Comments

The Duke of York has withdrawn from official royal life for the foreseeable future.

It's Johnson V Corbyn in the first leaders' debate as Lib Dems and SNP lose court case
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It's Johnson V Corbyn in the first leaders' debate as Lib Dems and SNP lose court case

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 5:23 PM 16,853 Views 10 Comments

The debate will take place on ITV at 8pm tommorrow.

The Explainer: What's the story with RTÉ's finances at the moment?
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The Explainer: What's the story with RTÉ's finances at the moment?

Nov 15th 2019, 7:00 PM 15,091 Views 34 Comments

We take a look at the issues it has been having with its finances, and what it is planning to do about this.

What is the Shannon LNG terminal and why have Cher and Mark Ruffalo called on Leo Varadkar not to back it?
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What is the Shannon LNG terminal and why have Cher and Mark Ruffalo called on Leo Varadkar not to back it?

Nov 4th 2019, 12:39 PM 30,415 Views 51 Comments

The project has been the focus of environmental campaigners in recent months.

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis
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'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:00 PM 20,243 Views 0 Comments

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

Explainer: What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'?
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Explainer: What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'?

Oct 30th 2019, 2:45 PM 26,642 Views 25 Comments

Recognition of the killings as ‘genocide’ is the subject of a dispute between Turkey and Armenia.

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute
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18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute

Oct 29th 2019, 3:24 PM 20,240 Views 2 Comments

All has been resolved with fixtures in place for next year.

Explainer: Here's what the revised BusConnects plan would mean for your bus route
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Explainer: Here's what the revised BusConnects plan would mean for your bus route

Oct 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 52,314 Views 100 Comments

The routes have been revised after the initial public consultation. Here’s what they look like.

Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?
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Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?

Oct 25th 2019, 6:05 AM 6,778 Views 8 Comments

Yesterday, a four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests.

What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now?
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What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now?

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 27,031 Views 31 Comments

Let’s untangle the confusing jumble of Brexit legislation, amendments and Commons votes.

Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?
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Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?

Oct 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 20,419 Views 26 Comments

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

Explainer: Is Boris Johnson's Brexit deal already dead?
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Explainer: Is Boris Johnson's Brexit deal already dead?

Updated Oct 21st 2019, 8:30 PM 30,019 Views 35 Comments

There was no meaningful vote on it today, so what happens next?

Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone?
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Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone?

Oct 17th 2019, 6:56 PM 18,976 Views 26 Comments

After almost two years of back-and-forth, a new Brexit withdrawal deal was agreed today.

The Explainer: What is this carbon tax you have to pay - and how does it work?
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The Explainer: What is this carbon tax you have to pay - and how does it work?

Oct 11th 2019, 6:30 PM 14,192 Views 39 Comments

We take a look at the charge

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?
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Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?

Oct 10th 2019, 1:02 PM 28,148 Views 49 Comments

The US made the surprise decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, leaving Turkey to enter.

Here's why a phone call between Trump and the Ukrainian president has led to impeachment proceedings
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Here's why a phone call between Trump and the Ukrainian president has led to impeachment proceedings

Updated Sep 25th 2019, 8:55 AM 40,702 Views 46 Comments

An impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump has been launched by Democrats.

Explainer: How did Thomas Cook go under?
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Explainer: How did Thomas Cook go under?

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:03 PM 25,897 Views 26 Comments

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said bailing out the company, which employed 22,000 people globally, would set up a “moral hazard”.

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election
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'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election

Updated Sep 17th 2019, 12:37 PM 11,732 Views 48 Comments

It’s the first time in Israeli history that two elections will be held in one year.

Explainer: A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?
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Explainer: A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

Sep 15th 2019, 7:30 AM 33,789 Views 13 Comments

The disruption caused in Tokyo on Monday by a typhoon has ignited questions about contingency planning.

A Scottish court declared prorogation unlawful - so what happens next?
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A Scottish court declared prorogation unlawful - so what happens next?

Sep 11th 2019, 5:52 PM 20,437 Views 20 Comments

All eyes are now on an appeal to the UK Supreme Court.

The Explainer: Who is Dominic Cummings?
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The Explainer: Who is Dominic Cummings?

Sep 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 23,027 Views 15 Comments

In this week’s episode of The Explainer,

What's next for M&S after the British company fell out of the FTSE 100?
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What's next for M&S after the British company fell out of the FTSE 100?

Sep 5th 2019, 10:05 AM 15,997 Views 29 Comments

This is the first time M&S has not been a FTSE 100 member since 1984.

Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then?
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Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then?

Sep 5th 2019, 8:42 AM 26,085 Views 62 Comments

There are 56 days until the current Brexit deadline.

Explainer: The British parliament is being prorogued - but could the queen have refused?
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Explainer: The British parliament is being prorogued - but could the queen have refused?

Updated Sep 1st 2019, 12:29 PM 34,178 Views 26 Comments

Rory Stewart said before that if parliament was prorogued, he would help organise an alternative parliament.

Explainer: What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October?
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Explainer: What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October?

Sep 1st 2019, 7:30 AM 56,399 Views 35 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the status of European citizens living in Britain.

Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics
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Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics

Aug 27th 2019, 10:18 AM 29,275 Views 46 Comments

A landmark ruling against Johnson & Johnson was made in Oklahoma yesterday.

Explainer: What happened to the personal injuries register and why has it been shelved?
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Explainer: What happened to the personal injuries register and why has it been shelved?

Aug 25th 2019, 8:00 PM 18,287 Views 10 Comments

Legislation was brought in 15 years ago which provided for a personal injuries register but it never happened.

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster
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Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

Aug 17th 2019, 9:30 AM 55,314 Views 41 Comments

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.