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Two men detained over Ryanair terror alert released without charge
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Two men detained over Ryanair terror alert released without charge

Updated Aug 31st 2020, 2:40 PM 88,122 Views 43 Comments

A suspicious object left in the toilet was found to be a mobile phone.

'No scientific evidence to substantiate 5G theories': Eamonn Holmes clarifies controversial comments
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'No scientific evidence to substantiate 5G theories': Eamonn Holmes clarifies controversial comments

Apr 14th 2020, 1:45 PM 46,111 Views 105 Comments

The presenter came in for criticism for stating that it is “very easy” to dismiss the 5G theory “because it suits the state narrative”.

Mobile and broadband capacity ramps up to deal with sharp surge in voice and data traffic
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Mobile and broadband capacity ramps up to deal with sharp surge in voice and data traffic

Apr 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,090 Views 47 Comments

There has been increased pressure on the networks as more people work from home and connect with loved ones.

Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout
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Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout

Nov 12th 2019, 3:16 PM 19,661 Views 53 Comments

Sinn Féin says it is open to talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil after the next general election.

Salah avoids prosecution for allegedly using mobile phone while driving
# Case Closed
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# Case Closed

Salah avoids prosecution for allegedly using mobile phone while driving

Oct 11th 2018, 10:29 PM 4,855 Views 6 Comments

Merseyside Police have confirmed they have insufficient evidence to prosecute the Liverpool star.

Since EU roaming charges were scrapped, Irish phone use abroad has skyrocketed
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# Roam Like At Home

Since EU roaming charges were scrapped, Irish phone use abroad has skyrocketed

Apr 15th 2018, 4:15 PM 23,460 Views 18 Comments

Between July and September last year, data usage by Irish citizens travelling in the EU increased by 218%.

'Put the bloody thing away': 60% of Irish drivers have used their phones at a red light
# AA Survey
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# AA Survey

'Put the bloody thing away': 60% of Irish drivers have used their phones at a red light

Feb 11th 2018, 5:36 PM 29,340 Views 61 Comments

“Phone use by Irish drivers is at ridiculously high levels,” according to The AA.

New online comparison tool to show you best phone deals ahead of Christmas rush
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# Best Bundles

New online comparison tool to show you best phone deals ahead of Christmas rush

Dec 13th 2017, 8:34 AM 22,352 Views 20 Comments

The tool was set up by independent regulator Comreg.

Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies
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# Put It Away

Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies

Aug 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 9,487 Views 34 Comments

“The mobile phone is a big risk these days and people just aren’t heeding the message and ending up in a dreadful situation.”

TD warns mobile phones give children access to 'unlimited pornography of every type'
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# Online Safety

TD warns mobile phones give children access to 'unlimited pornography of every type'

May 10th 2017, 9:35 AM 24,281 Views 86 Comments

A new bill could make it illegal for parents to allow their children born after 2015 to own a portable device.

Poll: Should young children be banned from buying phones with internet access?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should young children be banned from buying phones with internet access?

May 10th 2017, 8:24 AM 18,065 Views 83 Comments

A proposed new law aims to curb youth access to the internet.

Use your phone to journal - and improve your day
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# Live A Better Life

Use your phone to journal - and improve your day

May 8th 2017, 12:50 PM 9,435 Views 4 Comments

Let’s find out how to remember what on earth we did last week.

'Don't have the wool pulled over their eyes': Comreg to investigate Three over roaming charges
# Roam Free
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# Roam Free

'Don't have the wool pulled over their eyes': Comreg to investigate Three over roaming charges

Mar 10th 2017, 5:47 PM 16,578 Views 45 Comments

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock wants Comreg to investigate potential breaches of EU law as a “matter of urgency”.

Despite EU plan, Three mobile customers won't get 'all you can eat' data abroad
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# Roam Free

Despite EU plan, Three mobile customers won't get 'all you can eat' data abroad

Mar 1st 2017, 6:01 PM 47,236 Views 61 Comments

The company said changes are because of the increase in costs of doing business.

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

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

Dec 26th 2016, 8:30 PM 25,326 Views 101 Comments

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

Poll: When did you last change your mobile phone?
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# Your Say

Poll: When did you last change your mobile phone?

Dec 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 22,820 Views 61 Comments

There are smartphones galore at this time of year.

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?

Nov 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 21,367 Views 105 Comments

The RSA says increased penalty points have resulted in changes in the behaviour of drivers.

Kidnapped woman found dead after calling from the boot of her car
# Montana
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# Montana

Kidnapped woman found dead after calling from the boot of her car

Sep 8th 2016, 9:33 PM 46,510 Views 17 Comments

She was kidnapped in broad daylight.

Garda chases after man who snatched mobile phone from pregnant woman
# Dublin
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# Dublin

Garda chases after man who snatched mobile phone from pregnant woman

Aug 2nd 2016, 5:59 PM 31,866 Views 41 Comments

The man was arrested and is being held at Bridewell Garda Station.

Poll: Would you go to a bar that blocked your mobile phone signal?
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a bar that blocked your mobile phone signal?

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:24 AM 34,446 Views 101 Comments

A new bar in England has installed signal blockers.

Bus company used CCTV video 'unfairly' to catch driver using mobile phone
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# Aircoach

Bus company used CCTV video 'unfairly' to catch driver using mobile phone

Jun 22nd 2016, 6:03 AM 25,287 Views 34 Comments

The airport bus operator was found to have obtained the footage improperly.

Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again
# Distracted
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# Distracted

Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again

Jun 8th 2016, 11:42 AM 17,645 Views 48 Comments

New research says driving while talking on a hands-free device can be as distracting as using a hand-held phone.

Roy Keane says young footballers should throw their mobile phones in the bin
# Advice
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# Advice

Roy Keane says young footballers should throw their mobile phones in the bin

Feb 17th 2016, 1:15 PM 11,823 Views 10 Comments

“Kick the ball against the wall, play with your mates. Kids don’t climb trees anymore.”

Couple who won €43 million only checked ticket after friend told them to
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# Lottery

Couple who won €43 million only checked ticket after friend told them to

Jan 13th 2016, 1:56 PM 28,827 Views 20 Comments

David and Carol Martin have said they might use some of the money for the flood recovery effort.

This university has a plan to stop people getting hurt because of smartphones
# Take A Break
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# Take A Break

This university has a plan to stop people getting hurt because of smartphones

Nov 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 10,990 Views 8 Comments

No more falling over your friends while texting.

Powerful road safety ad shows a split second is all it takes
# Texting
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# Texting

Powerful road safety ad shows a split second is all it takes

Sep 15th 2015, 7:30 PM 19,301 Views 12 Comments

Just one glance at that text message could make all the difference.

Poll: Do you keep electronic devices out of the bedroom?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you keep electronic devices out of the bedroom?

Aug 5th 2015, 9:22 AM 22,591 Views 28 Comments

Are they banned?

Footage shows New York police officer wrestling 11-year-old girl to ground
# Excessive Force
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# Excessive Force

Footage shows New York police officer wrestling 11-year-old girl to ground

Jul 23rd 2015, 10:07 AM 27,641 Views 87 Comments

The girl was wrongly accused of stealing a mobile phone and was later released without charge.

Dublin man caught with stun gun disguised as a phone said it was 'for a bit of holiday fun'
# Courts
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# Courts

Dublin man caught with stun gun disguised as a phone said it was 'for a bit of holiday fun'

Jun 20th 2015, 7:00 AM 21,570 Views 20 Comments

He was given a suspended sentence yesterday.

Happy 150th birthday Nokia. Here's why we owe so much to the 3210
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# Influential

Happy 150th birthday Nokia. Here's why we owe so much to the 3210

May 12th 2015, 8:30 PM 26,273 Views 38 Comments

While it has a long and varied history, one device is still fondly remembered above everything else.

Three says issues with mobile service resolved
# Call Me Maybe
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# Call Me Maybe

Three says issues with mobile service resolved

Apr 7th 2015, 9:03 AM 12,001 Views 36 Comments

Thousands of customers were experiencing difficulties since yesterday afternoon.

There'll be no charging of your mobile when you're working for Ryanair
# Out Of Charge
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# Out Of Charge

There'll be no charging of your mobile when you're working for Ryanair

Feb 13th 2015, 10:45 PM 47,165 Views 65 Comments

The conditions of employment at the airline are ‘observed to be an area of concern’ according to a new pilots’ survey.

Ukrainian player banned for using his phone in the middle of a match
# Put It Away
From The42
# Put It Away

Ukrainian player banned for using his phone in the middle of a match

Jan 22nd 2015, 6:35 PM 5,898 Views 5 Comments

You wouldn’t see this type of messing down the park on a Sunday morning.

One in 12 drivers are still using their mobile phone while driving
# Dangerous Driving
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# Dangerous Driving

One in 12 drivers are still using their mobile phone while driving

Dec 31st 2014, 1:32 PM 8,418 Views 55 Comments

Despite Garda initiatives to crack down on it, the figures have risen since last year.

Want to switch mobile networks? There's a new one on its way
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# Investment

Want to switch mobile networks? There's a new one on its way

Dec 4th 2014, 11:01 AM 14,390 Views 38 Comments

It’s being set up by Carphone Warehouse, but it won’t be here till July 2015…

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)
# We Hardly Knew Ye
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# We Hardly Knew Ye

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)

Oct 23rd 2014, 11:00 PM 72,374 Views 98 Comments

Why do the good die young?

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 35,531 Views 23 Comments

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

Poll: Are penalties for using a phone while driving strict enough?
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# Your Say

Poll: Are penalties for using a phone while driving strict enough?

Aug 5th 2014, 9:29 AM 12,816 Views 95 Comments

One in ten Irish motorists are still doing it – do we need harsher punishments to stop them?

New laws haven't deterred one-in-ten motorists from using their phone while driving
# Ring Ring
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# Ring Ring

New laws haven't deterred one-in-ten motorists from using their phone while driving

Aug 5th 2014, 8:32 AM 7,317 Views 46 Comments

A new survey found that one-in-ten drivers text or talk on their phone.

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday
# Road Safety
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# Road Safety

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday

Jul 30th 2014, 10:31 AM 21,904 Views 121 Comments

Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.

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