Factcheck resources

There is a wide range of statistical data about Ireland available free and online, here just a few have been listed. However, if you know of anymore just leave a comment or add #GE16Facts to a social media post so it can be added.

General Stats

Hosting 1300+ datasets, DataGov is an excellent visual, easy to use, open access tool for checking a wide range of statistics and reports.

StatCentral.ie  is a portal that provides standard documentation on recurring official statistics and links to where they can be found.

The CSO hosts statistical information relating to economic, social and general activities and conditions in the ‘State’. The CSO is also responsible for coordinating the official statistics of other public authorities and for developing the statistical potential of administrative records.

All-Island Research Observatory All-Island Research Observatory -AIRO – have developed an advanced mapping tool for easy access and visualization of CSO data

 

Politics and policies

http://fujomedia.eu/category/ge16/

http://datajournalismireland.blogspot.ie/

http://votesmart.org/

http://www.oireachtas.ie/

https://www.kildarestreet.com/

The policy documents for Fine Gael , Labour, Fianna Fail, Sinn Fein, Socialist Workers, Green PartyRenua Ireland Anti-Austerity AlliancePeople Before Profit 

Banks & Homes

https://www.centralbank.ie/polstat

https://www.fitchratings.com

Health

http://www.hse.ie/eng/staff/Healthstat/

https://www.inmo.ie/Trolley_Ward_Watch

http://www.hse.ie/eng/Links/Links_by_Topic/

Policing

http://www.gardaombudsman.ie/

http://www.garda.ie/Controller.aspx?Page=90&Lang=1

 

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