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Debunked: No, the HSE hasn't said its coronavirus testing method is useless
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# Covid19 Facts

Debunked: No, the HSE hasn't said its coronavirus testing method is useless

Nov 15th 2020, 8:30 AM 23,164 Views 0 Comments

The PCR test is globally recognised as the gold standard method for detecting the coronavirus.

Opinion: People seeking absolutes in times of uncertainty are falling for conspiracies online
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Opinion: People seeking absolutes in times of uncertainty are falling for conspiracies online

Sep 21st 2020, 7:08 AM 31,601 Views 72 Comments

Disinformation analyst Ciaran O’Connor says extremist groups online are offering simple answers to complex questions at a time when many people are frustrated.

Debunked: Irish people in colonies were not slaves - they were indentured servants
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Debunked: Irish people in colonies were not slaves - they were indentured servants

Jun 28th 2020, 11:00 AM 99,403 Views 165 Comments

Posts that are being shared on social media claim Irish people ‘experienced the horrors of slavery’ more than African people.

Factfind: How many adults under 30 are still living at home with their parents?
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# Just The Facts

Factfind: How many adults under 30 are still living at home with their parents?

Feb 2nd 2020, 10:00 PM 59,875 Views 100 Comments

Election candidates have been talking about their plight during the campaign – how big an issue is it?

'Compulsive lies' - Mourinho defends playing time given to Rashford
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'Compulsive lies' - Mourinho defends playing time given to Rashford

Sep 14th 2018, 11:50 AM 6,923 Views 15 Comments

“In two seasons, he had 105 appearances, 5,774 mins, 63.7 matches of 90 minutes, including five finals.”

Inside the battle over unpaid wages at the collapsed Irish YouTube channel Facts
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Inside the battle over unpaid wages at the collapsed Irish YouTube channel Facts

May 3rd 2018, 12:54 PM 1,060 Views 0 Comments

Former staff have taken the business to the Workplace Relations Commission over outstanding pay.

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

Oct 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 60,258 Views 108 Comments

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

Americans tried doing Irish accents and the results are cringeworthy
# Shur Lookit
# Shur Lookit

Americans tried doing Irish accents and the results are cringeworthy

Apr 24th 2017, 8:30 PM 3,519 Views 2 Comments

They couldn’t quite grasp it.

These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing
# To Be Blunt
# To Be Blunt

These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing

Apr 21st 2017, 8:42 AM 9,815 Views 3 Comments

“There’s a funny taste off it… you know the sage stuff you put in chicken”

'Fake news will only be defeated by accurate, fact-based journalism that tells the truth'
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'Fake news will only be defeated by accurate, fact-based journalism that tells the truth'

Jan 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 650 Views 99 Comments

The media needs to look at itself and remedy the kind of weakness that canny communicators like Trump can exploit, writes Dr Fergal Quinn.

Quiz: Are these "facts" true or false?
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# Talking About Facts

Quiz: Are these "facts" true or false?

Sep 17th 2016, 7:30 PM 64,864 Views 48 Comments

Can you tell fact from fiction?

Danny Healy-Rae says Noah's Ark is "a fact"
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Danny Healy-Rae says Noah's Ark is "a fact"

Aug 18th 2016, 12:10 AM 44,832 Views 215 Comments

The TD made headlines earlier this year when he asserted that “God above” is in charge of the weather.

7 so-called facts everyone thinks are right - but are totally wrong
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7 so-called facts everyone thinks are right - but are totally wrong

Jul 12th 2016, 2:39 PM 52,630 Views 57 Comments

Mind. Blown.

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
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Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

Jun 30th 2016, 3:30 PM 15,854 Views 12 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
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Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

May 30th 2016, 2:39 PM 16,823 Views 26 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

Irish chefs tried microwave meals and gave their expert opinion
# Facts
# Facts

Irish chefs tried microwave meals and gave their expert opinion

Apr 30th 2016, 9:31 AM 8,519 Views 3 Comments

They’re not so impressed.

Irish kids gave adults dating advice, and it was actually very sweet
# Honest To God
# Honest To God

Irish kids gave adults dating advice, and it was actually very sweet

Apr 13th 2016, 10:21 AM 4,353 Views 0 Comments

“Where do you bring somebody on a date?” “McDonald’s.”

These two Irish lads got drunk and tried to explain the 1916 Rising
# Drunk History
# Drunk History

These two Irish lads got drunk and tried to explain the 1916 Rising

Mar 25th 2016, 10:15 AM 6,713 Views 1 Comment

Was it for this? etc etc…

Irish people tried to identify the fifty states, and Americans were so impressed
# You State
# You State

Irish people tried to identify the fifty states, and Americans were so impressed

Mar 5th 2016, 10:34 AM 9,163 Views 0 Comments

We are smart.

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day
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6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day

Feb 26th 2016, 3:48 PM 40,732 Views 25 Comments

It’s more than just the worst birthday going, ya know.

Irish couples tried to figure out S&M toys and it went just as well as you'd imagine
# Human Bondage
# Human Bondage

Irish couples tried to figure out S&M toys and it went just as well as you'd imagine

Feb 20th 2016, 11:30 AM 6,994 Views 1 Comment

“This feels like a hostage situation.”

Here's what happened when two Irish girls got full Kardashian makeovers
# Kaoimhe Kardashian
# Kaoimhe Kardashian

Here's what happened when two Irish girls got full Kardashian makeovers

Jan 17th 2016, 4:30 PM 12,200 Views 2 Comments

Fake tan + lip liner – good warm clothes = the Kardashian look.

Irish people react to Fox News' most outrageous moments
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# Not Holding Back

Irish people react to Fox News' most outrageous moments

Jan 3rd 2016, 8:12 PM 45,657 Views 60 Comments

“It’s Donald Trump, turned into a news station.”

Irish people react to Fox News' most outrageous moments

Irish people react to Fox News' most outrageous moments

Jan 3rd 2016, 4:47 PM 9,517 Views 2 Comments

“It’s Donald Trump, turned into a news station.”

These are some of the most mind-bending facts about octopuses
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# Octopi

These are some of the most mind-bending facts about octopuses

Jan 1st 2016, 10:15 AM 23,415 Views 19 Comments

Did you know they can detach their arms? Change their genetic code?

Here's what Ireland watched on YouTube this year
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# Youtube Rewind

Here's what Ireland watched on YouTube this year

Dec 9th 2015, 10:34 PM 16,650 Views 2 Comments

Feminism, food, and fake Hollywood stars all feature.

Here's what Ireland watched on YouTube this year
# Youtube Rewind
# Youtube Rewind

Here's what Ireland watched on YouTube this year

Dec 9th 2015, 8:05 PM 6,587 Views 0 Comments

Feminism, food, and fake Hollywood stars all feature.

Here's a quick trip around Ireland with one piece of trivia from each county
# Irelandopedia
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# Irelandopedia

Here's a quick trip around Ireland with one piece of trivia from each county

Nov 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 58,078 Views 34 Comments

They’re explored in Fatti and John Burke’s new book, Irelandopedia.

Irish lads demonstrate that they have absolutely no idea how female contraceptives work
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

Irish lads demonstrate that they have absolutely no idea how female contraceptives work

Oct 24th 2015, 4:00 PM 6,351 Views 3 Comments

“It’s weird that we have all these different versions of female birth control, and you never really talk about them or see them”.

These Irish lads are thoroughly baffled by women's sex toys
# Rampant Rabbit
# Rampant Rabbit

These Irish lads are thoroughly baffled by women's sex toys

Oct 15th 2015, 8:16 PM 6,214 Views 3 Comments

And so are we, TBF.

Aisling Brady McCarthy's sister speaks out about trauma
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# Return Home

Aisling Brady McCarthy's sister speaks out about trauma

Sep 11th 2015, 8:25 AM 13,807 Views 8 Comments

The Irish nanny spent two years in prison awaiting trial before being released.

16 insane celebrity facts you never knew
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# Random

16 insane celebrity facts you never knew

Sep 8th 2015, 9:36 PM 14,421 Views 9 Comments

Mind blown.

9 of the best excerpts from Irish celebrities' Wikipedia pages
# Insanity
# Insanity

9 of the best excerpts from Irish celebrities' Wikipedia pages

Aug 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 10,244 Views 1 Comment

A lot of gems in here.

The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago
# Money Money Money
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# Money Money Money

The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago

Jun 26th 2015, 6:12 AM 24,649 Views 82 Comments

Here’s 11 things you might not have known about their economy.

The most ridiculous Twitter exchange ever has taken place
# Fact Fans
# Fact Fans

The most ridiculous Twitter exchange ever has taken place

Jun 14th 2015, 11:00 AM 5,765 Views 4 Comments

Stop the world, we want to get off.

Irish people tried bleak American crisps, remained unimpressed
# Taste Test
# Taste Test

Irish people tried bleak American crisps, remained unimpressed

Jun 10th 2015, 9:22 AM 3,777 Views 2 Comments

They look radioactive.

8 facts about porn everyone should know
# Porn
# Porn

8 facts about porn everyone should know

Jun 9th 2015, 9:30 PM 71,198 Views 5 Comments

NSFW, duh.

10 facts about bras everyone should know
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# Boulder Holders

10 facts about bras everyone should know

Jun 6th 2015, 9:30 AM 19,384 Views 7 Comments

Big BRAS!

11 facts about penises everyone should know
# Oh Long Johnson
# Oh Long Johnson

11 facts about penises everyone should know

Apr 26th 2015, 8:15 PM 90,167 Views 8 Comments

A lesson in langers.

Irish people attempt (and fail) to explain smutty sports terms
# In The Hole
# In The Hole

Irish people attempt (and fail) to explain smutty sports terms

Apr 15th 2015, 8:18 PM 3,652 Views 0 Comments

“It’s like a fistbump… like, you fisted me”.

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