# explainer - Monday 15 December, 2014
There’s lots of talk but little action so far. Here’s what we know…
# explainer - Thursday 11 December, 2014
Can you do that?
# explainer - Friday 5 December, 2014
We will be waiting a long time before we find out if Ireland is hosting a World Cup.
# explainer - Thursday 27 November, 2014
The holiday that’s like Christmas, but not.
# explainer - Tuesday 25 November, 2014
It’s in the news again this morning – but why?
# explainer - Sunday 23 November, 2014
Heard of the Detroit Water Brigade? (No, they’re not a band). Here’s how the issue of water charges has been affecting the Motor City.
# explainer - Saturday 22 November, 2014
Cosby’s reputation as ‘America’s TV dad’ has been steadily dismantled in recent days. Here’s what he’s being accused of – and how America’s been reacting…
# explainer - Monday 10 November, 2014
The duo were picked in Martin O’Neill’s squad today.
In the latest development, farmers are holding a 48-hour protest at meat factories around the country.
# explainer - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
Leaks, protests, communication breakdown and a scorned minister have all contributed to a difficult 10 months for the new semi-state.
# explainer - Sunday 12 October, 2014
There haven’t been many changes after the kerfuffle of the ERC breakaway, but here’s how the new competition will play out.
The votes are counted and the Dáil has two new opposition TDs, but what does it all mean?
# explainer - Monday 29 September, 2014
Here’s six things you need to know.
Fine Gael’s Brian Hayes explains the process of confirming the make-up of the next European Commission.
# explainer - Saturday 27 September, 2014
#GamerGate erupted on social media in August. But what is it?
A little-known losing local election candidate is at the centre of a controversy that is causing huge problems for Fine Gael.
# explainer - Friday 19 September, 2014
It was announced earlier today that the Aviva Stadium in Dublin would host four matches.
# explainer - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
Doctors are warning teenagers not to try the dangerous challenge.
# explainer - Thursday 11 September, 2014
Answering Ireland’s call is one thing, but will you accept the charges?
# explainer - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Could the United Kingdom really cease to be and what would this mean for Ireland?
Some Irish TDs have been threatening to make life difficult for Big Phil during the nomination process. But can they cause that much trouble for the divisive former minister?
# explainer - Monday 25 August, 2014
The average public sector wage is just short of €920 per week – but experts say that could be skewed.
# explainer - Saturday 23 August, 2014
TheJournal.ie takes a look at the current laws, constitutional rights, past legal challenges and the situation in other jurisdictions.
# explainer - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.
*Well, one minute and 22 seconds.
# explainer - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
Don’t worry: it’s all for a good cause.
# explainer - Monday 11 August, 2014
An introductory guide to the US phenomenon.
# explainer - Saturday 2 August, 2014
The device has attracted much attention and criticism since it was first revealed, but what is it really like to use?
# explainer - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
We knew he was not on board with the Guerin Report findings. Now we know just how far he intends to go with it.
# explainer - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Lost in the media coverage of the ongoing conflict? Let us fill you in.
# explainer - Thursday 24 July, 2014
The Chris Evans film has been the subject of a whole load of drama.
It wasn’t the only country….
# explainer - Thursday 17 July, 2014
Nama has taken on a host of new objectives – it looks like a sensible move now, but will it work out?
# explainer - Friday 11 July, 2014
The girls have gone WILD.
# explainer - Sunday 6 July, 2014
Paul and Mark Gleghorne each represented one country in the match at Belfield.
# explainer - Thursday 26 June, 2014
The sale of the performing mortgages to domestic player Dilosk was confirmed this morning.
# explainer - Sunday 22 June, 2014
For one, you should refer to them as unmanned aircrafts from here on in.
# explainer - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
This morning IFAC called on Government to stick to the €2 billion adjustment – but who are they, and why are they so eager to keep costs down?
# explainer - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
We look at how the story has unfolded, and the many, many questions that still remain.