# explainer - Today’s News
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# explainer - Tuesday 17 November, 2015
The government maintains it is committed to a UHI model. But there’s no chance of it happening soon.
# explainer - Friday 13 November, 2015
For the first time ever, 24 teams will compete at the European Championships next summer.
# explainer - Wednesday 11 November, 2015
Denis O’Brien, IBRC and an obsessive TD are all part of tangled web of controversy.
# explainer - Monday 9 November, 2015
The Cork athlete finished fourth in London but could be awarded a bronze medal if the race winner is found guilty of doping.
# explainer - Friday 16 October, 2015
Where can I watch proceedings unfold, when do the games take place and does the away goals rule come into play?
# explainer - Tuesday 13 October, 2015
With just three series’ of fixtures remaining, over half of the teams in the Premier Division can still be relegated.
# explainer - Tuesday 6 October, 2015
A win over France would make this a whole lot less complicated.
# explainer - Friday 2 October, 2015
Industrial action by workers is set to last for the next two weeks.
# explainer - Monday 28 September, 2015
Step this way for (Gluten) free advice.
The country’s interim government was restored earlier this week after a week-long coup.
# explainer - Saturday 26 September, 2015
The crisis escalated severely this week, with CEO Martin Winterkorn quitting his job. But what went on at VW?
# explainer - Friday 18 September, 2015
Here’s everything you need to know about the first thing on any non-racegoers lips.
# explainer - Tuesday 15 September, 2015
MAKE YOURSELF SPIT RAINBOWS!
# explainer - Monday 14 September, 2015
It’s about owning your own identity.
BT Sport have joined the party in place of Sky Sports and ITV, but old reliables RTÉ and TV3 remain.
# explainer - Saturday 5 September, 2015
Martin O’Neill’s men’s win over Gibraltar, coupled with Scotland’s loss to Georgia, has opened the group up again.
# explainer - Thursday 3 September, 2015
New reforms launched today are aimed at reducing the pressure faced by students at exam time.
# explainer - Monday 31 August, 2015
A report into the circumstances surrounding Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s departure last year is expected shortly…
# explainer - Sunday 30 August, 2015
Josh Cullen was brought on by Slaven Bilic.
# explainer - Thursday 27 August, 2015
The Northern Ireland Executive could be on the verge of collapsing. How and why did we get here?
32 of the continent’s top clubs will learn their fate this afternoon.
# explainer - Wednesday 26 August, 2015
It’s been a busy few months for clubs with a hectic couple of days expected before the deadline.
# explainer - Tuesday 18 August, 2015
# explainer - Monday 17 August, 2015
Allow us to explain.
# explainer - Friday 14 August, 2015
Wondering what the reason is behind the unusual fixture? Right this way.
Are you a racing newbie? We’re here to help.
# explainer - Tuesday 11 August, 2015
They say they’re there to defend the constitution.
# explainer - Saturday 8 August, 2015
Here’s how you can get the big game on the big screen.
# explainer - Friday 7 August, 2015
In gambling terms, the new National Lottery operator has raised the stakes for players.
# explainer - Thursday 30 July, 2015
The summer’s big Welsh transfer saga is a confusing one.
Does Netflix have any direct competition here?
# explainer - Wednesday 29 July, 2015
But why is the ban still in place and on what grounds is it being challenged?
# explainer - Saturday 25 July, 2015
# explainer - Sunday 19 July, 2015
The 20-year-old joined Man City for €70 million earlier this week.
# explainer - Monday 6 July, 2015
The next 48 hours will be crucial.
# explainer - Wednesday 1 July, 2015
An important issue for our times.
# explainer - Tuesday 30 June, 2015
Shamrock Rovers kick off their Europa League campaign against Progres Niederkorn of Luxembourg this evening.
# explainer - Thursday 25 June, 2015
Where does BSE come from? Is there any risk to humans? Why is this case generating such attention? And what’s the possible damage to business?
# explainer - Tuesday 16 June, 2015
Apart from Connacht being a tier one seed in the Challenge Cup, it’s all a bit complicated.