# explainer - Yesterday’s News
The Northern Ireland Executive could be on the verge of collapsing. How and why did we get here?
32 of the continent’s top clubs will learn their fate this afternoon.
# explainer - Wednesday 26 August, 2015
It’s been a busy few months for clubs with a hectic couple of days expected before the deadline.
# explainer - Tuesday 18 August, 2015
# explainer - Monday 17 August, 2015
Allow us to explain.
# explainer - Friday 14 August, 2015
Wondering what the reason is behind the unusual fixture? Right this way.
Are you a racing newbie? We’re here to help.
# explainer - Tuesday 11 August, 2015
They say they’re there to defend the constitution.
# explainer - Saturday 8 August, 2015
Here’s how you can get the big game on the big screen.
# explainer - Friday 7 August, 2015
In gambling terms, the new National Lottery operator has raised the stakes for players.
# explainer - Thursday 30 July, 2015
The summer’s big Welsh transfer saga is a confusing one.
Does Netflix have any direct competition here?
# explainer - Wednesday 29 July, 2015
But why is the ban still in place and on what grounds is it being challenged?
# explainer - Saturday 25 July, 2015
# explainer - Sunday 19 July, 2015
The 20-year-old joined Man City for €70 million earlier this week.
# explainer - Saturday 11 July, 2015
Josh Cullen played 86 minutes of the Hammers’ Europa League victory on Thursday.
# explainer - Monday 6 July, 2015
The next 48 hours will be crucial.
# explainer - Wednesday 1 July, 2015
An important issue for our times.
# explainer - Tuesday 30 June, 2015
Shamrock Rovers kick off their Europa League campaign against Progres Niederkorn of Luxembourg this evening.
# explainer - Monday 29 June, 2015
And why organisers have only become more strict over the years.
# explainer - Thursday 25 June, 2015
Where does BSE come from? Is there any risk to humans? Why is this case generating such attention? And what’s the possible damage to business?
# explainer - Tuesday 16 June, 2015
Apart from Connacht being a tier one seed in the Challenge Cup, it’s all a bit complicated.
# explainer - Friday 12 June, 2015
# explainer - Thursday 11 June, 2015
AAA TD Paul Murphy has been frustrated in his efforts to uncover payment levels.
Gathering of the lizard people, secretive world government meeting, an ‘informal networking opportunity’ – or a mixture of all three?
# explainer - Tuesday 2 June, 2015
As the transfer window opens, each club has a different policy so here’s a look at individuals behind the deals.
# explainer - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
Nine of the association’s executives were taken into police custody this morning over corruption charges. We’ve been here before, but will this occasion be any different?
# explainer - Friday 22 May, 2015
Not everyone is happy about the situation.
# explainer - Sunday 17 May, 2015
The referendum on marriage equality is only a few days away. However, other issues have been entering the debate.
# explainer - Friday 15 May, 2015
There’s a whole lot riding on the last round of the Pro12 for three Irish provinces.
# explainer - Thursday 14 May, 2015
A potentially explosive exposé by Seymour Hersh has been slammed by the White House. Get up to speed on the controversy, here…
# explainer - Wednesday 13 May, 2015
2017 can’t come soon enough.
# explainer - Tuesday 5 May, 2015
The Anfield club will almost certainly need three wins in their final matches to have any hope.
# explainer - Tuesday 28 April, 2015
How is assisting a suicide illegal? The legal answer is complicated.
# explainer - Thursday 23 April, 2015
Catherine Murphy tells us about the “extraordinary turn of events” that led to taxpayers losing millions.
# explainer - Friday 17 April, 2015
As the Premier League approaches its climax, we assess how it could turn out.
# explainer - Thursday 9 April, 2015
It’s not all about making more money (although that’s a major reason behind it).
# explainer - Tuesday 7 April, 2015
In a closely-fought race it appears neither the Conservatives nor Labour will emerge victorious on 7 May.
# explainer - Friday 27 March, 2015
The judge in Graham Dwyer’s trial had plenty to say on the subject.
Can’t keep up with all these Periscopes and Meerkats.