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Eirgrid spent €2.7 million on legal fees in the last five years
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# Power Grid

Eirgrid spent €2.7 million on legal fees in the last five years

Dec 22nd 2015, 6:10 AM 7,235 Views 18 Comments

For 2014/2015 alone the company paid out €747,390 for legal services.

Anyone like a smartphone that can last for 10 days? Step right up
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# Long Lasting

Anyone like a smartphone that can last for 10 days? Step right up

Dec 14th 2015, 4:20 PM 18,323 Views 14 Comments

You may not have ever heard of Oukitel before, but its latest smartphone has one thing going for it.

Power restored to many but 25,000 homes are still in the dark
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# Storm Barney

Power restored to many but 25,000 homes are still in the dark

Nov 17th 2015, 9:58 PM 54,696 Views 46 Comments

ESB Networks says its infrastructure has been bit by winds of up to 125km per hour.

Doctors forced to use iPhone torches as Beaumont Hospital plunged into darkness
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# Storm Barney

Doctors forced to use iPhone torches as Beaumont Hospital plunged into darkness

Nov 17th 2015, 7:02 PM 26,824 Views 42 Comments

Power at the busy northside Dublin hospital was out for 15 minutes as Storm Barney hit.

Brenda Power draws parallels between criticism of Traveller article and Charlie Hebdo
# Hate Speech
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# Hate Speech

Brenda Power draws parallels between criticism of Traveller article and Charlie Hebdo

Nov 10th 2015, 12:38 PM 28,147 Views 205 Comments

The Irish Daily Mail columnist has been told by the DPP that she will face no action over the opinion piece.

Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant
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# Bog Off

Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant

Oct 27th 2015, 7:20 PM 16,366 Views 55 Comments

Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.

Can your phone's battery really be used to spy on you?
# Too Much Information?
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# Too Much Information?

Can your phone's battery really be used to spy on you?

Aug 4th 2015, 10:40 AM 19,029 Views 22 Comments

In the short-term, it can.

Sit down! Fiji scored a brilliantly powerful try against Tonga
# Bosh
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# Bosh

Sit down! Fiji scored a brilliantly powerful try against Tonga

Jul 20th 2015, 6:21 PM 7,597 Views 1 Comment

Levani Botia absolutely steamrolled two would-be tacklers in Suva.

Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday
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# Saorview

Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday

Jul 6th 2015, 12:22 PM 20,081 Views 14 Comments

A lightning strike in Louth caused damage to a 2rn mast and ESB substation.

14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision
# Love Wins
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# Love Wins

14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision

Jun 26th 2015, 7:01 PM 16,606 Views 41 Comments

Same-sex marriage is now legal across the whole of the US.

Schmidt: O'Connor's departure from Leinster was not my decision
# Power
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# Power

Schmidt: O'Connor's departure from Leinster was not my decision

May 27th 2015, 2:03 PM 5,463 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland head coach distanced himself from any involvement in O’Connor’s exit.

Ronaldo's legs have gotten so big he could use them like a Bond villain and strangle someone
# Power
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# Power

Ronaldo's legs have gotten so big he could use them like a Bond villain and strangle someone

May 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 11,732 Views 6 Comments

The bulking at Real Madrid is getting ridiculous.

Tesla wants your home to be battery powered
# Off The Grid
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# Off The Grid

Tesla wants your home to be battery powered

May 1st 2015, 2:45 PM 17,705 Views 58 Comments

It could allow homes to be self-sufficient in terms of power.

These are the reasons your smartphone keeps running out of battery power
# TechGuide
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# TechGuide

These are the reasons your smartphone keeps running out of battery power

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:00 PM 29,083 Views 22 Comments

Nothing lasts forever, but you can make your battery last longer before you need to charge it.

Dyson could hold the key to doubling your smartphone's battery life
# Lifespan
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# Lifespan

Dyson could hold the key to doubling your smartphone's battery life

Mar 16th 2015, 2:30 PM 18,503 Views 24 Comments

It’s invested in a company that creates solid-state batteries, which could lead to improved battery life for all your devices.

Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE
# Urine
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# Urine

Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE

Mar 5th 2015, 1:15 PM 11,436 Views 23 Comments

And it’s all thanks to a urinal.

Saracens have added another powerful back row to their squad
# Transfer
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# Transfer

Saracens have added another powerful back row to their squad

Mar 3rd 2015, 1:09 PM 8,085 Views 6 Comments

Samuela Vunisa is the latest player to confirm a transfer out of the Guinness Pro12.

Yaya Toure almost broke the net as Ivory Coast progressed to the AFCON final today
# Power
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# Power

Yaya Toure almost broke the net as Ivory Coast progressed to the AFCON final today

Feb 4th 2015, 10:36 PM 6,655 Views 3 Comments

Goals from Yaya Toure and Gervinho helped the Ivorians beat DR Congo 3-1.

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen
# Look Familiar?
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# Look Familiar?

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen

Jan 31st 2015, 5:00 PM 15,051 Views 10 Comments

Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.

Good news for Airtricity customers: Your bills will be lower from April
# Power
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# Power

Good news for Airtricity customers: Your bills will be lower from April

Jan 26th 2015, 5:02 PM 12,824 Views 55 Comments

Dual fuel customers stand to save an average of €58.

Jamie Roberts' highlights reel from the weekend is hugely impressive
# Giant
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# Giant

Jamie Roberts' highlights reel from the weekend is hugely impressive

Jan 26th 2015, 11:42 AM 4,548 Views 0 Comments

The powerful centre demonstrated his quality with the Six Nations looming.

Ireland's wind energy on Sunday night was enough to power almost 1.5 million homes
# Great Drying Out
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# Great Drying Out

Ireland's wind energy on Sunday night was enough to power almost 1.5 million homes

Dec 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,933 Views 38 Comments

It was not a good hair day.

No independent state but Scotland may be handed some sweeping new powers
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# Power

No independent state but Scotland may be handed some sweeping new powers

Nov 27th 2014, 10:30 AM 7,302 Views 55 Comments

A new plan may soon mean Scotland to set its own tax rates and welfare payments.

Springboks XV to face Ireland unchanged from win over All Blacks
# Power
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# Power

Springboks XV to face Ireland unchanged from win over All Blacks

Nov 5th 2014, 12:04 PM 11,333 Views 17 Comments

Head coach Heyneke Meyer has the luxury of retaining all 15 men who started against the Kiwis.

Why 2014 is the best year ever to be a teenage girl
# Tech Stars
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# Tech Stars

Why 2014 is the best year ever to be a teenage girl

Nov 2nd 2014, 6:30 PM 16,305 Views 7 Comments

Social media has put 13-year-old girls in a rare position of power, and they’re not afraid to use it.

Phone specs: which ones are actually worth paying attention to?
# TechKnowHow
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# TechKnowHow

Phone specs: which ones are actually worth paying attention to?

Nov 2nd 2014, 11:00 AM 17,044 Views 44 Comments

With features like megapixels and RAM thrown about, it’s easy to get bogged down by the specs offered by smartphone makers, but there’s only a few worth looking at.

Armitage credits Toulon pack after impressive Champions Cup win over Ulster
# Power
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# Power

Armitage credits Toulon pack after impressive Champions Cup win over Ulster

Oct 25th 2014, 3:43 PM 2,667 Views 2 Comments

‘Not a lot of teams come over to Ulster and win games,’ says the Englishman.

Good news: Electric Ireland to cut prices next month
# Going Down
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# Going Down

Good news: Electric Ireland to cut prices next month

Oct 9th 2014, 2:57 PM 13,043 Views 19 Comments

A typical household will save around €25 per year.

ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go
# Lightning Strikes
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# Lightning Strikes

ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go

Oct 9th 2014, 8:01 AM 6,708 Views 22 Comments

A severe storm with lightning strikes caused the power outages.

20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight
# Bad Weather
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# Bad Weather

20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight

Oct 8th 2014, 10:54 PM 23,878 Views 28 Comments

The south of the country has been worst affected by poor weather conditions.

Lots of people's power went out just as Love/Hate started... and they weren't happy
# Why God Why
# Why God Why

Lots of people's power went out just as Love/Hate started... and they weren't happy

Oct 5th 2014, 11:04 PM 5,006 Views 5 Comments

Any other time. But NOW?

'Let's do what we're good at' - Foley pleased with Munster's direct attack
# Power
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# Power

'Let's do what we're good at' - Foley pleased with Munster's direct attack

Oct 4th 2014, 9:45 PM 8,815 Views 8 Comments

The southern province’s head coach says his side ‘were never down on themselves’ early this season.

More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June
# Power Out
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# Power Out

More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June

Aug 14th 2014, 1:55 PM 7,997 Views 24 Comments

These disconnections relate to the non-payment of bills.

Little girl uses death grip to stay on fun-house ride
# Round Round Baby
# Round Round Baby

Little girl uses death grip to stay on fun-house ride

Jul 26th 2014, 12:43 PM 6,511 Views 0 Comments

This. Is. AMAZING.

Israel launches ground operation in Gaza
# Fighting
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# Fighting

Israel launches ground operation in Gaza

Jul 17th 2014, 10:58 PM 19,184 Views 360 Comments

The ground offensive was announced by the Israeli Prime Minister this evening.

Power outage knocks out businesses in Dublin 8... including the Guinness Storehouse
# Lights Out
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# Lights Out

Power outage knocks out businesses in Dublin 8... including the Guinness Storehouse

Jul 11th 2014, 5:29 PM 11,254 Views 24 Comments

A cluster of faults have been recorded by the ESB in the Kilmainham area of Dublin.

Adoption Rights Alliance cautiously welcomes inquiry into mother and baby homes
# Babies
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# Babies

Adoption Rights Alliance cautiously welcomes inquiry into mother and baby homes

Jun 11th 2014, 8:08 AM 4,399 Views 39 Comments

The group also want assurances new legislation regarding adoption information and tracing be considered.

Nemani Nadolo gets out his kicking boots to help Fiji to win over Italy
# Beast
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# Beast

Nemani Nadolo gets out his kicking boots to help Fiji to win over Italy

Jun 7th 2014, 11:32 AM 3,367 Views 7 Comments

The Crusaders wing scored a try, two conversions and two penalties in the Flying Fijians’ success

Rag-dolling Will Genia and six of Stephen Ferris' other memorable moments
# Power
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# Power

Rag-dolling Will Genia and six of Stephen Ferris' other memorable moments

Jun 3rd 2014, 5:00 PM 23,492 Views 24 Comments

The Ulster and Ireland flanker racked up many highlights in his superb career.

Irish industries produced fewer greenhouse gases than ever last year
# Less Hot Air
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# Less Hot Air

Irish industries produced fewer greenhouse gases than ever last year

May 8th 2014, 3:25 PM 5,123 Views 28 Comments

The drop equated to a seven per cent reduction in the level of harmful gases spewed into the air.