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Do 30,000 people cross Ireland-Northern Ireland border daily?

CLAIM: 30,000 people cross Ireland-Northern Ireland border daily. CONCLUSION: Accurate. Indeed, this may be a low estimation, excluding train and other road...

Was funding cut for youth work?

CLAIM: The Irish News wrote that a funding cut places hundreds of youth work posts at risk. CONCLUSION: There is no...

Was funding cut for youth work?

TheJournal.ie: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?

CLAIM: In Northern Ireland, more people speak Polish than speak Irish. CONCLUSION: Mostly false. While the 2011...

TheJournal.ie: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?

TheJournal.ie: Did the DUP really never commit to an Irish Language Act?

CLAIM: “The DUP at no point has ever agreed to establish an Irish Language Act with the UK government, with the...

TheJournal.ie: Did the DUP really never commit to an Irish Language Act?

Is Northern Ireland the happiest part of the UK?

CLAIM: Northern Ireland is the happiest region in the UK. CONCLUSION: The majority of people surveyed by ONS...

Is Northern Ireland the happiest part of the UK?