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#Distraction

From The42 'It's bound to turn your head': Palace defender may be distracted by Man United links Distraction

'It's bound to turn your head': Palace defender may be distracted by Man United links

England U21 boss Aidy Boothroyd says Aaron Wan-Bissaka has been affected by speculation over his future.

From TheJournal.ie Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards Distraction

Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards

“With these religious images, drivers feel they are safer, that there is divine intervention and they are being guided and protected.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be a ban on taking calls on hands-free devices while driving? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a ban on taking calls on hands-free devices while driving?

Research has found it can be as distracting as a hand-held device.

From The42 'I've never played like that before' - Murray disturbed by deafening downpour Distraction

'I've never played like that before' - Murray disturbed by deafening downpour

The world number two was the latest player to voice concerns over a din made worse by the torrential rain.

From TheJournal.ie Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists Distraction

Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists

Athletes, coaches, journalists, photographers and a government minister have all fallen victim to thefts.

From The42 10 days before the Super Bowl, the NFL is investigating Peyton Manning over HGH claims Distraction

10 days before the Super Bowl, the NFL is investigating Peyton Manning over HGH claims

The league says the investigation ‘began weeks ago’.

From TheJournal.ie 7 apps that can teach you something useful during your commute Apps
From TheJournal.ie We were better parents before smartphones Opinion

We were better parents before smartphones

There’s something slightly tragic about the sight of a two -year-old tugging at his mother’s trouser leg as she scrolls or the kid who is perilously close to falling off the high bars as Dad checks the latest score, writes Claire Micks.

From TheJournal.ie NI burglars with southern Irish accents claim to work for water company Distraction

NI burglars with southern Irish accents claim to work for water company

In a second incident, the men said they were from an electricity company and tried to distract an elderly couple while they searched their home.

From The42 Pat Lam's Connacht need to move swiftly past Muliaina distraction Keeping Focus

Pat Lam's Connacht need to move swiftly past Muliaina distraction

A disappointing first-half performance from the western province needs to be addressed urgently.

From The42 Dunphy: Keane 'circus' is out of control and will soon impact Ireland results The Roy Keane Show

Dunphy: Keane 'circus' is out of control and will soon impact Ireland results

“Unless Martin O’Neill gets a grip of it then it’s going to get worse.”

From TheJournal.ie These 17 web tools will improve your productivity Get It Done

These 17 web tools will improve your productivity

Avoid distractions and procrastination when you really need to just get down to it.

From TheJournal.ie Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator Pole Position

Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator

Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.

From The42 Today's Hull-Arsenal game was interrupted by some wind-assisted advertising hoardings Distraction

Today's Hull-Arsenal game was interrupted by some wind-assisted advertising hoardings

Meanwhile, goals by Lukas Podolski and Aaron Ramsey have put Arsenal into a commanding lead.

From TheJournal.ie Shakespeare and King Lear are helping Syrian children in Jordan Distraction

Shakespeare and King Lear are helping Syrian children in Jordan

“When I first came here, children were using the language of war… tanks, bullets and bombs. But that has changed now. To me, this is an achievement.”

From TheJournal.ie Man injured defending grandmother during 'distraction' burglary Crime

Man injured defending grandmother during 'distraction' burglary

A man said he was at the house to check the woman’s water supply – but another man with him tried to burgle the house.

From TheJournal.ie Young drivers are more likely to crash due to mobile phone distraction Eyes On The Road

Young drivers are more likely to crash due to mobile phone distraction

The US study also produced a surprise result, simply talking on the phone did not prove dangerous.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves distract woman in her 80s with fake boomerang story, then rob her Robbery

Thieves distract woman in her 80s with fake boomerang story, then rob her

Two men entered the house and robbed a sum of money after a third man had distracted the woman.

The burning question*: Did you enjoy St Patrick’s Day? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Did you enjoy St Patrick’s Day?

It’s the end of the bank holiday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

The burning question*: Is it okay to use your mobile in a restaurant? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Is it okay to use your mobile in a restaurant?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Keaveney criticises 'cynicism' of ministers over his voting against government Conflict

Keaveney criticises 'cynicism' of ministers over his voting against government

The Labout TD said ministers and party members were attempting to distract from problematic issues in the budget.

From The42 Del Piero 'not a distraction' claim Sydney Distraction

Del Piero 'not a distraction' claim Sydney

Club vow to turn their season around after the sudden departure of their coach.

From The42 Have you been playing the Google Olympics? Doodlympics

Have you been playing the Google Olympics?

Themed doodles are always fun – but the finger-games on Google these past few days have kept us rather busy…

From TheJournal.ie Breivik judge caught playing Solitaire in court during trial Breivik Trial

Breivik judge caught playing Solitaire in court during trial

Ernst Henning Eielsen, one of the three ‘lay judges’ handling the trial, was busy during a professor’s testimony yesterday.