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Clear spells to give Irish stargazers a glimpse of Perseids as annual meteor shower peaks
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# Shooting Stars

Clear spells to give Irish stargazers a glimpse of Perseids as annual meteor shower peaks

Aug 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 41,436 Views 6 Comments

There will be 20 times more shooting stars than on a normal night.

'Green ball of fire' - A stunning green fireball lit up the Irish sky last night
# Great Gig In The Sky
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# Great Gig In The Sky

'Green ball of fire' - A stunning green fireball lit up the Irish sky last night

Updated Oct 29th 2019, 11:43 AM 81,545 Views 67 Comments

The brightest of the fireballs was at about 6.54 pm last night.

An asteroid the size of your house will give Earth a close shave tomorrow morning
# Not Armageddon
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# Not Armageddon

An asteroid the size of your house will give Earth a close shave tomorrow morning

Oct 11th 2017, 2:45 PM 24,221 Views 30 Comments

Asteroid TC4 will pass uncomfortably close to Earth just before 7am tomorrow morning according to Nasa.

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth
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# Dawn Of Life

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth

Oct 8th 2017, 11:30 AM 10,106 Views 70 Comments

A new study points to the life-giving potential of these “warm little ponds”.

Meteor will be called Eir from September
# Rebranding
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# Rebranding

Meteor will be called Eir from September

Jul 24th 2017, 1:19 PM 21,257 Views 53 Comments

There will be no change to contracts or mobile plans for customers.

Slap on the wrist for Meteor after Three complains over 'more than you can eat data' ad
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# No My Data Is Best

Slap on the wrist for Meteor after Three complains over 'more than you can eat data' ad

May 4th 2017, 2:46 PM 23,311 Views 35 Comments

Three had claimed that it had the superior data offer, and that Meteor’s advert was misleading.

Mobile customers left frustrated as Meteor and Eir coverage fails
# Regional Problems
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# Regional Problems

Mobile customers left frustrated as Meteor and Eir coverage fails

Apr 19th 2017, 5:56 PM 27,014 Views 33 Comments

Customers in Galway, Offaly and Kildare have reported outages today.

Did you see an 'extremely bright' fireball blaze across the sky last night? Lots of people did
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# Meteorite

Did you see an 'extremely bright' fireball blaze across the sky last night? Lots of people did

Nov 24th 2016, 2:04 PM 25,889 Views 42 Comments

Anyone for an old-fashioned meteorite hunt?

One phone company is letting you access social media free - and that could be a problem
# Decisions
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# Decisions

One phone company is letting you access social media free - and that could be a problem

Jun 17th 2016, 6:05 PM 28,938 Views 36 Comments

Meteor won’t be counting Facebook, Twitter or Instagram towards users’ monthly data usage.

VIDEO: Suspected meteor lights up sky over Scotland
# Look Up
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# Look Up

VIDEO: Suspected meteor lights up sky over Scotland

Mar 1st 2016, 9:34 AM 13,941 Views 21 Comments

‘We saw the ball of light over the trees coming down at some speed and then a massive flash.’

Thousands without service as Meteor works to resolve network issues
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# Leinster

Thousands without service as Meteor works to resolve network issues

Feb 18th 2016, 1:06 PM 21,676 Views 28 Comments

Phone and broadband services have been affected.

Secret footage shows Bank of Ireland employee discussing fraudulent claim
# Spotlight
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# Spotlight

Secret footage shows Bank of Ireland employee discussing fraudulent claim

Nov 11th 2015, 10:11 AM 25,092 Views 0 Comments

Today the bank said the footage shown in a BBC NI Spotlight programme was “highly edited”.

Call for Vodafone, Three and Meteor to be questioned over mobile coverage
# No Service
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# No Service

Call for Vodafone, Three and Meteor to be questioned over mobile coverage

Oct 27th 2015, 3:56 PM 28,533 Views 77 Comments

Labour TD Michael McNamara’s comments have been rejected by the Irish Cellular Industry Association, an alliance of mobile operators.

All eyes on the sky: A meteor shower will be visible over Ireland tonight
# Shooting Stars
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# Shooting Stars

All eyes on the sky: A meteor shower will be visible over Ireland tonight

Oct 9th 2015, 6:54 PM 21,869 Views 15 Comments

Everyone can join in the viewing, with no equipment necessary.

Eircom has been replaced with this squiggle
# Is It A Bird
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# Is It A Bird

Eircom has been replaced with this squiggle

Sep 16th 2015, 11:28 AM 23,165 Views 77 Comments

The company is spending €16 million on a rebrand, including a new name and logo.

Watch: Fireball streaking down from space shocks commuters in Bangkok
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# Dashcam Footage

Watch: Fireball streaking down from space shocks commuters in Bangkok

Sep 7th 2015, 12:00 PM 23,518 Views 15 Comments

The sky was lit up by what’s thought to be a meteor.

First UPC, now Eircom's unloved brand could be on the way out
# Say My Name
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# Say My Name

First UPC, now Eircom's unloved brand could be on the way out

Sep 1st 2015, 11:39 AM 20,704 Views 30 Comments

It’s all change in the phone and internet biz.

Pics: Did you see the perseids meteor shower last night?
# Watch The Skies
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# Watch The Skies

Pics: Did you see the perseids meteor shower last night?

Aug 13th 2015, 11:02 AM 19,257 Views 40 Comments

Light up, light up.

Eircom, Meteor, Three and UPC all made one big mistake when signing up customers
# Shady
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# Shady

Eircom, Meteor, Three and UPC all made one big mistake when signing up customers

Jun 22nd 2015, 5:20 PM 90,331 Views 89 Comments

Consumers had not been given enough information before they entered into contracts.

Did you see the massive fireball over Ireland last night?
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# Goodness Gracious

Did you see the massive fireball over Ireland last night?

Apr 27th 2015, 6:18 PM 39,325 Views 29 Comments

And by any chance did you see where parts of it landed?

Vodafone lost 278 customers A DAY in 2014
# See Ya
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# See Ya

Vodafone lost 278 customers A DAY in 2014

Feb 6th 2015, 5:11 PM 28,902 Views 118 Comments

The telecoms giant is struggling to compete in the 4G data pack market here

This fireball tore across the night sky yesterday evening? Did you see it?
# Look Up
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# Look Up

This fireball tore across the night sky yesterday evening? Did you see it?

Jan 19th 2015, 12:56 PM 23,311 Views 25 Comments

A photographer in Dalkey managed to capture this amazing shot over Dublin.

Hundreds of us saw that 'giant fireball' this week --- but where did it land?
# Northern Star
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# Northern Star

Hundreds of us saw that 'giant fireball' this week --- but where did it land?

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 13,739 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of sightings were reported to Astronomy Ireland, from all over the country.

Irish granny gets iPhone, accidentally sends multiple texts to Meteor
# Love Nan
# Love Nan

Irish granny gets iPhone, accidentally sends multiple texts to Meteor

Sep 29th 2014, 2:35 PM 10,368 Views 5 Comments

Love, Nan.

Here's what the new iPhones will cost in Ireland
# Pre-order
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# Pre-order

Here's what the new iPhones will cost in Ireland

Sep 19th 2014, 11:45 PM 77,059 Views 122 Comments

All the networks are offering them on 24-month contracts.

In need of a wish? This week is your best chance of catching a shooting star
# Sky At Night
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# Sky At Night

In need of a wish? This week is your best chance of catching a shooting star

Aug 11th 2014, 7:47 PM 14,928 Views 3 Comments

The annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this week.

Meteor mobile customer? Be aware of this text scam
# Scam
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# Scam

Meteor mobile customer? Be aware of this text scam

Aug 11th 2014, 10:33 AM 35,599 Views 23 Comments

The mobile provider said that people should be careful with any suspicious texts and offers.

Police dashboard camera captures meteor fireball over a motorway
# Great Balls Of Fire
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# Great Balls Of Fire

Police dashboard camera captures meteor fireball over a motorway

Jul 2nd 2014, 2:58 PM 16,940 Views 18 Comments

The meteor broke into pieces as it entered Earth’s atmosphere, and could be seen from the ground.

Ireland could* be the best place in the world to see a stunning meteor shower tonight
# Shooting Star
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# Shooting Star

Ireland could* be the best place in the world to see a stunning meteor shower tonight

May 23rd 2014, 7:58 PM 21,917 Views 37 Comments

*Weather permitting of course, but it’s not looking too good right now…

Russian dashcam captures meteorite falling to earth
# Look To The Skies
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# Look To The Skies

Russian dashcam captures meteorite falling to earth

Apr 21st 2014, 5:55 PM 16,210 Views 17 Comments

The Russian meteor is not as bright as last year’s.

Space rocks spark 'gold rush'-style frenzy in hills of South Korea
# Space Oddities
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# Space Oddities

Space rocks spark 'gold rush'-style frenzy in hills of South Korea

Mar 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,701 Views 1 Comment

Hundreds of people have been scouring hills and rice paddies in the hope of a ‘bonanza’ after a meteor shower shower near the city of Jinju.

An 'extremely bright' fireball was spotted over Ireland
# Seeing Stars
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# Seeing Stars

An 'extremely bright' fireball was spotted over Ireland

Mar 10th 2014, 2:23 PM 26,881 Views 30 Comments

If you did, you weren’t alone.

And the winner of the Meteor Choice Music Prize for album of the year is...
# Meteor
# Meteor

And the winner of the Meteor Choice Music Prize for album of the year is...

Feb 27th 2014, 11:04 PM 29,435 Views 29 Comments

Drumroll, please… unless you already guessed from the photograph.

Eircom has more mobile customers than landline, but they still don't bring in as much cash
# Switchover
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# Switchover

Eircom has more mobile customers than landline, but they still don't bring in as much cash

Feb 7th 2014, 8:52 AM 10,671 Views 47 Comments

Meteor and eMobile earned revenue of €180 million in the six months to the end of December compared to €499 million for fixed line services.

Did you see the fireball that broke up over Ireland last Friday evening?
# Astronomy
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# Astronomy

Did you see the fireball that broke up over Ireland last Friday evening?

Jan 7th 2014, 12:18 PM 21,994 Views 41 Comments

The meteor was seen all across Ireland, but is thought to have only lasted a couple of seconds.

Vodafone begins rolling out 4G service across Ireland
# Coverage
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# Coverage

Vodafone begins rolling out 4G service across Ireland

Dec 9th 2013, 4:33 PM 18,350 Views 61 Comments

The service is now available in six cities and 31 towns across the country.

What you should consider before buying a smartphone
# Checklist
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# Checklist

What you should consider before buying a smartphone

Dec 6th 2013, 8:00 PM 24,943 Views 51 Comments

Because getting the right deal is just as important as the smartphone you pick.

25 easy ways to get into the Christmas spirit over the weekend
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25 easy ways to get into the Christmas spirit over the weekend

Nov 14th 2013, 5:01 PM 28,548 Views 37 Comments

SIMPLY HAVING A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS TIME.

Why don't the new iPhones have 4G connections in Ireland?
# First World Problems
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# First World Problems

Why don't the new iPhones have 4G connections in Ireland?

Oct 27th 2013, 10:30 AM 33,969 Views 134 Comments

It’s because the super-fast networks are yet to be ‘certified’ by Apple.

8 things you always wish would hurry up
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# Sponsored By Meteor

8 things you always wish would hurry up

Oct 22nd 2013, 3:31 PM 35,023 Views 69 Comments

Come on, come ON.

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