In July, TheJournal published the following factcheck investigations:
- Debunked: The pain from a kick in the testicles is not the same as giving birth to 160 children at once
- FactCheck: Are there 16 vacant homes for every homeless person in Ireland?
- Debunked: TikTok videos touting unproven and potentially dangerous ‘herbal abortion’ methods
- FactCheck: Is the protocol stopping Jewish people in the North from practising their religion?
- Debunked: A drone image of lightning striking the Poolbeg towers has been digitally altered
- FactFind: How have other countries regulated Airbnb and what happened when they did?
- FactFind: Is Navan the largest town in the country without a rail line?
- FactFind: Are Irish farmers the ‘most carbon-efficient food producers in the world’?
- Debunked: Is it potentially dangerous to give dogs ice during high temperatures?
For a summary of the the latest factchecks from EDMO factchecking partners across Europe, visit EDMO’s Fact-checking Briefs: https://edmo.eu/fact-checking-briefs/