Tag: Fact-Check

Fact-check: Helen McEntee “Debunking Migration Myths”

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee last week claimed to "bust five myths about migration." We' examined her claims using the available statistics. Claim #1: Migrants Contribute to the Economy  Fact Check: False The Minister cites a statistic, without reference, stating...

/ 07/02/2024

Fact-Check: Green Party Press Officer Claim About “Racist Irish Twitter Users”

The Claim: Manus Carlisle (Policy and Press Officer for Green Party MEP Grace O'Sullivan) yesterday claimed that a profile picture of an Ireland First account was used "hundreds of times by the same person spreading nonsense" and that "the large...

/ 18/01/2024

Fact-Check: TD Paul Murphy Accusations Against Irish Twitter User

Why are politcians using Dáil privilege to make spurious claims about private citizens' beliefs? On Tuesday, People Before Profit TD Paul Murphy made a speech about social media activity around the stabbing incident of last week in which multiple people...

/ 01/12/2023