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Did a large rock fall onto the Antrim coast road?

CLAIM: There was a rock fall on the Antrim coast road on 9 August 2017. CONCLUSION: False. The image is a cropped version of one published in a local...

Is there a UDA-DUP 'Brothers-in-Arms' mural?

Claim: There is a new ‘Brothers-in-Arms’ mural in Belfast depicting a partnership between the UDA and the...

Is there a UDA-DUP 'Brothers-in-Arms' mural?

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...

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

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?