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From TheJournal.ie FactFind: How many homes is the Irish government actually building every year? Rebuilding Ireland

FactFind: How many homes is the Irish government actually building every year?

Eoghan Murphy says Rebuilding Ireland has delivered 64,000 places to live – but how many are new builds?

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75% Chemsex

FactFind: '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75%

People can buy a hit of the highly addictive drug for as little as €1.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen? Case For The Defence

Explainer: Irish MEPs have been raising concerns of a future 'EU Army' - but is it likely to happen?

Claims around the potential for an EU army have been prominent in the election debate

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Maternity, paternity and parental leave - how much time do new parents get? Factfind

FactFind: Maternity, paternity and parental leave - how much time do new parents get?

Male same-sex couples are now also being recognised under the parental leave proposal.

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum Eighth Q And A

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum

You’ve been submitting your questions – and here are the answers.

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: Can the 'hard cases' be dealt with while still retaining the Eighth Amendment? Eighth Q And A

Q&A: Can the 'hard cases' be dealt with while still retaining the Eighth Amendment?

It’s been a big question in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: How many doctors support repeal? Factfind

FactFind: How many doctors support repeal?

There are Doctors for Yes and the Medical Alliance for No – but what are the numbers exactly?

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: Can the proposed legislation allowing abortion up to 12 weeks be changed in the future? 8info

Q&A: Can the proposed legislation allowing abortion up to 12 weeks be changed in the future?

Many of our readers had questions about the legislative process, and trusting politicians.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are 1 in 5 babies in England aborted? Eighth Referendum

FactCheck: Are 1 in 5 babies in England aborted?

We look at the facts behind a Save the 8th campaign poster.

From TheJournal.ie 'A complete fabrication' - You cannot be taken off the electoral register by phone Check The Register

'A complete fabrication' - You cannot be taken off the electoral register by phone

A number of people on Twitter had suggested the idea in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland? Crisis

FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?

We’ve all heard it in the pub, but is it actually true?

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted? Factfind

FactCheck: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted?

We take a look at a claim in a poster used in a new campaign by Save the 8th.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Is it actually a crime to download movies without paying? Torrent Of Misuse This post contains videos

FactFind: Is it actually a crime to download movies without paying?

After a court ruling this week, we were asked to find out the facts.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: How much sugar does Santa consume in Ireland on Christmas Eve? Ho Ho Ho

FactFind: How much sugar does Santa consume in Ireland on Christmas Eve?

Most of us would leave out something for the arrival of the man from the North Pole, but how much does Santa get through?

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: How does Ireland's jobseeker's benefit compare to the rest of the EU? Factfind

FactFind: How does Ireland's jobseeker's benefit compare to the rest of the EU?

One of the Budget talking points will be how our social welfare benefits compare to our EU counterparts.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: How do our personal tax bills compare to those living around the world? Money Money Money

FactFind: How do our personal tax bills compare to those living around the world?

There’s a lot of chat about what’s taken from our pay by Revenue at the moment – here are some facts.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Why on earth hasn't Ireland ratified the UN's Convention on Disabilities? Long Time Coming

FactFind: Why on earth hasn't Ireland ratified the UN's Convention on Disabilities?

It’s 10 years since Ireland signed the Convention. A decade on, the Republic stands as the only EU country which is yet to ratify it.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: What is the state of social house building in Ireland? All The Facts

FactFind: What is the state of social house building in Ireland?

We break down the argument over waiting list figures – and what the government says it will do to clear them (or not).

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: How much water do we actually use? All The Facts

FactFind: How much water do we actually use?

And how many households fall into the “excessive use” category of 1.7 times the average?

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Is Shane Ross right to say his drink-driving bill could save 35 lives? All The Facts

FactFind: Is Shane Ross right to say his drink-driving bill could save 35 lives?

We take a closer look at the facts surrounding the Minister for Transport’s controversial proposals.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: How generous is maternity leave in Ireland? All The Facts

FactFind: How generous is maternity leave in Ireland?

Women in Ireland get some of the longest maternity leave periods in Europe – but also some of the lowest-paid.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: One year in, is this really a "do-nothing" Dáil? All The Facts

FactFind: One year in, is this really a "do-nothing" Dáil?

We take a deeper look at how the 32nd Dáil compares to its predecessors.

From TheJournal.ie 'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland Helping Hand

'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland

Legal aid is a hot-topic issue here in the wake of David Drumm’s successful application for same last week.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Are there many differences between Fianna Fáil and Soc Dems manifestos? All The Facts

FactFind: Are there many differences between Fianna Fáil and Soc Dems manifestos?

Stephen Donnelly said there weren’t – and you asked us to check. So we did.

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Is Donald Trump's travel ban 'similar to what Obama did'? All The Facts

FactFind: Is Donald Trump's travel ban 'similar to what Obama did'?

We take a look at what actually happened in 2011.