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Money Diaries: A charity shop manager in the south of the country trying to make ends meet
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Money Diaries: A charity shop manager in the south of the country trying to make ends meet

Mar 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 57,572 Views 25 Comments

This week, our reader is a charity shop manager receiving the Covid payment while lockdown continues.

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits
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'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits

Jan 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 15,221 Views 13 Comments

Homeless numbers are down but Simon Communities says the full impact of the pandemic will only be seen when restrictions are lifted permanently.

Meat Industry Ireland says 3,000 workers have been laid off because of 'illegal blockades'
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Meat Industry Ireland says 3,000 workers have been laid off because of 'illegal blockades'

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 7:22 PM 20,868 Views 65 Comments

The beef dispute is showing no signs of conclusion.

Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case
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Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case

Jun 4th 2019, 2:46 PM 26,852 Views 0 Comments

The Supreme Court said that the case “raises complex and novel questions of constitutional and EU law”.

Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests
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Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests

Jan 16th 2019, 11:37 AM 16,265 Views 27 Comments

New research has found that four in 10 children in Ireland own a mobile phone by the age of nine.

Poll: Do you use your phone while driving?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you use your phone while driving?

Nov 5th 2018, 9:00 AM 35,773 Views 69 Comments

The penalties for this have got tougher in recent years.

Vodafone apologises for sending people 'smashed' pictures of themselves as marketing tactic
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Vodafone apologises for sending people 'smashed' pictures of themselves as marketing tactic

Oct 5th 2018, 6:30 AM 41,855 Views 37 Comments

The picture frames were sent to a number of journalists as part of a campaign.

Mobile coverage on Eir back to normal after daytime outage
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Mobile coverage on Eir back to normal after daytime outage

Updated Sep 12th 2018, 8:18 PM 33,030 Views 44 Comments

Customers had taken to social media to complain about the length of eir’s outage today.

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools
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Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools

May 21st 2018, 8:40 AM 8,326 Views 22 Comments

Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.

16 awkward photos of celebrities at mobile phone launches in the noughties
# Noughties
# Noughties

16 awkward photos of celebrities at mobile phone launches in the noughties

May 13th 2018, 7:00 PM 9,494 Views 2 Comments

From Samantha and Bono to Bob Geldof. Nobody was above posing with a flip phone.

Only three of 15 senior garda phones handed over to Disclosures Tribunal
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Only three of 15 senior garda phones handed over to Disclosures Tribunal

May 4th 2018, 2:05 PM 11,913 Views 0 Comments

The phones were used by former Garda Commissioners Martin Callinan and Nóirín O’Sullivan, along with Superintendent David Taylor.

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees
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# Snow Patrol

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees

Dec 10th 2017, 11:20 AM 100,569 Views 88 Comments

A number of weather warning have been issued by Met Éireann.

An average of 12 phones are seized in Irish prisons every week
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# Contraband

An average of 12 phones are seized in Irish prisons every week

Aug 31st 2017, 10:01 AM 9,521 Views 48 Comments

The figure is up on last year, but way down on 2008 when about 42-a -week were seized.

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999
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Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

Jun 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 16,972 Views 34 Comments

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality
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Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality

Jun 4th 2017, 5:00 PM 28,906 Views 10 Comments

Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health, reduced coping and lowered self-esteem.

'The shop was too reliant on me. If I was away, people would come but wouldn't buy anything'
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# Insights

'The shop was too reliant on me. If I was away, people would come but wouldn't buy anything'

May 20th 2017, 4:00 PM 115 Views 1 Comment

After being let go three times in two years, this former phone shop owner is back running his own business.

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services
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Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services

Apr 25th 2017, 6:02 PM 24,601 Views 38 Comments

The phone service provider said the messages were sent in error and the issue has been resolved.

Almost half of Irish drivers back phone-blocking technology in cars
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Almost half of Irish drivers back phone-blocking technology in cars

Apr 3rd 2017, 12:43 PM 517 Views 1 Comment

Many motorists would prefer to block mobile phones in cars rather than see a hike in penalties.

The most dangerous time for mobile phone theft is between 10pm and 4am at weekends
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# Garda Warning

The most dangerous time for mobile phone theft is between 10pm and 4am at weekends

Mar 1st 2017, 7:37 AM 7,479 Views 23 Comments

Gardaí are boosting patrols in danger areas as part of a new campaign.

Vodafone says full service will resume over next few hours
# On A Cellular Level
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# On A Cellular Level

Vodafone says full service will resume over next few hours

Sep 1st 2016, 4:41 PM 23,894 Views 28 Comments

Some customers are experiencing technical issues with the network today.

9 intense struggles only those who owned a Nokia 3210 will understand
# Nooookia
# Nooookia

9 intense struggles only those who owned a Nokia 3210 will understand

Jun 8th 2016, 6:00 PM 11,281 Views 9 Comments

Your first phone was the best phone.

After its dramatic fall from the top of the mobile world, Nokia is planning a comeback
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# Pride Of Finland

After its dramatic fall from the top of the mobile world, Nokia is planning a comeback

May 18th 2016, 12:11 PM 23,160 Views 31 Comments

You will start seeing the Nokia name on phones once more.

Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones
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# Penalty Points

Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

May 7th 2016, 2:38 PM 28,712 Views 100 Comments

More than 28,000 people were caught using their phone while driving last year.

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation
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# Dawn Raids

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation

Apr 26th 2016, 8:50 AM 21,602 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí recovered mobile phones and laptops during the search operation.

Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers
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# Can't Stand Up Now

Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers

Jan 28th 2016, 9:30 PM 33,980 Views 37 Comments

His pants were taped shut.

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

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

Oct 27th 2015, 3:56 PM 28,535 Views 77 Comments

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

Three says service is "fully restored" after customers flood social media after outage
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# Network Down

Three says service is "fully restored" after customers flood social media after outage

Oct 24th 2015, 7:09 PM 35,187 Views 89 Comments

The network is down for customers across the country.

Denis O'Brien is selling about €2 billion of his company - but he gets to stay boss
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# Numero Uno

Denis O'Brien is selling about €2 billion of his company - but he gets to stay boss

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:49 PM 17,496 Views 42 Comments

It’s all looking up for DOB.

Poll: Is it ever okay to record a video of a crime taking place?
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# We're All Watching

Poll: Is it ever okay to record a video of a crime taking place?

Sep 11th 2015, 9:32 AM 24,289 Views 61 Comments

It’s happening more and more.

First UPC, now Eircom's unloved brand could be on the way out
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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 20,710 Views 30 Comments

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

Benedict Cumberbatch wants people to stop filming Hamlet because it's 'mortifying'
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# Put The Phone Down

Benedict Cumberbatch wants people to stop filming Hamlet because it's 'mortifying'

Aug 9th 2015, 5:53 PM 20,984 Views 57 Comments

“Hashtag the s**t out of this one for me.”

The world's stupidest man has revealed himself
# Hand To God
# Hand To God

The world's stupidest man has revealed himself

Jul 7th 2015, 11:28 AM 9,866 Views 4 Comments

Get off the stage, sweetheart.

EU roaming charges: here's what you'll be paying for texts and calls next year
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EU roaming charges: here's what you'll be paying for texts and calls next year

Jun 30th 2015, 10:24 AM 17,275 Views 32 Comments

And we won’t have to worry about extra charges in two years’ time.

Two of Ireland's biggest phone and internet players want to get together
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Two of Ireland's biggest phone and internet players want to get together

Jun 5th 2015, 5:11 PM 30,331 Views 32 Comments

UPC parent Liberty Global and Vodafone are looking at doing a deal.

11 things all bad texters want you to know
# K
# K

11 things all bad texters want you to know

May 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 14,757 Views 0 Comments

It’s tricky to be this lazy.

Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks
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# Contraband

Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks

Mar 19th 2015, 8:16 AM 5,510 Views 9 Comments

Nearly half of those were in Mountjoy Prison.

O2 has now gone for good from Ireland - so what's the deal for all its customers?
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# Three Figures

O2 has now gone for good from Ireland - so what's the deal for all its customers?

Mar 3rd 2015, 4:14 PM 41,259 Views 45 Comments

Three bought the company last year and is now Ireland’s second-biggest mobile player.

Study claims that being away from your iPhone could be making you stupid
# NOMOPHOBIA
# NOMOPHOBIA

Study claims that being away from your iPhone could be making you stupid

Jan 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 11,734 Views 9 Comments

* Shifty eyes*

Sick of constant charging? This phone's battery lasts for a MONTH
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# *FALLS OVER*

Sick of constant charging? This phone's battery lasts for a MONTH

Jan 6th 2015, 6:09 PM 27,624 Views 28 Comments

It costs just €24.

9 of the most idiotic iPhone survival tests ever attempted
# Icant
# Icant

9 of the most idiotic iPhone survival tests ever attempted

Nov 22nd 2014, 6:00 PM 19,550 Views 14 Comments

Don’t try these at home… or anywhere.

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