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From TheJournal.ie This ad should stop you from texting and driving Stay Safe

This ad should stop you from texting and driving

Honda tells its drivers about the devastating effects of driving and texting.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Omagh, Anglo, and the most depressed town in Ireland…

From TheJournal.ie Banned: Texting while driving now 'completely prohibited' No Grey Area

Banned: Texting while driving now 'completely prohibited'

The existing law wasn’t 100 per cent clear on the area, according to Transport Minister Leo Varadkar.

The 6 most annoying things EVER about phone credit

“Sorry, I had no credit.”

10 text messages in your inbox, and what they REALLY mean

Decoding the communications that MATTER.

18 things everyone knew before smartphones

Bring back the Nokia 3310, the Motorola Razr, polyphonic ringtones and non-predictive text.

These kids don't know what to make of old-school telephones

Prepare to feel quite old.

10 ancient texting traumas that are now a thing of the past

The prehistoric times before WhatsApp.

These are the worst things people do in a WhatsApp group

Come on people, be sound!

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Own up, have you ever texted while driving? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Own up, have you ever texted while driving?

The activity has been cited by 10 per cent of drivers as a major cause of ‘near misses’. But have you ever done it? Even once?

From TheJournal.ie A car crash caused by texting while driving caught on camera Dangerous
From TheJournal.ie 50 billion instant messages expected to be sent each day in 2014 SMS

50 billion instant messages expected to be sent each day in 2014

The figure is more than twice the number of text messages expected to be sent in 2014.

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.

7 mortal dangers of sending a text message

7 mortal dangers of sending a text message

We’re living life on the edge with every single text.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know this morning as you start your weekend…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 rules of texting etiquette that everyone needs to know WTF LOL SMS

The 5 rules of texting etiquette that everyone needs to know

Most people text practically every single day, but some have overlooked the manners the medium needs.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people sent over 2.4 billion texts between April and June Busy Fingers

Irish people sent over 2.4 billion texts between April and June

A report from ComReg also found that more than three quarters of mobile calls were to another mobile.

How to spot an Irish mammy on social media

They’re texting AND on The Face Book now, you know.

The 7 things you never thought you'd need your phone for (but can't live without)

It is a miracle we got anything doing before phones really.

From TheJournal.ie One cent tax on texts could have raised €590m in the last five years Tax On Texts

One cent tax on texts could have raised €590m in the last five years

Estimates from the Department of Finance were based on placing a one cent tax on the 59 billion text messages that have been sent over the last five years.

How not to text while sitting on top of a moving car Brb Texting This post contains videos

How not to text while sitting on top of a moving car

OH MY GOD WHY WOULD YOU DO THIS?

Finally! An umbrella that lets you text while you hold it ELLa Ella Ella This post contains videos

Finally! An umbrella that lets you text while you hold it

Ireland needs this. For all of our futures.

From TheJournal.ie Luke 'Ming' Flanagan to 'tell all' about wiping of penalty points from his licence Penalty Points

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan to 'tell all' about wiping of penalty points from his licence

Flanagan said gardaí contacted him offering to remove the points from his record.

VIDEO: iPhone emojis in real life are kind of amazing WINKY FACE This post contains videos

VIDEO: iPhone emojis in real life are kind of amazing

You will never iMessage the same way again.

9 ways to text like your mam Mammywire This post contains images

9 ways to text like your mam

Where r u? Who r u with?

From TheJournal.ie New Road Traffic Bill includes specific ban on texting while driving Road Safety

New Road Traffic Bill includes specific ban on texting while driving

The bill also introduces a Novice Driver category for people in their first two years after qualification.

7 strangers who need your advice He Texted This post contains images

7 strangers who need your advice

Maybe he’s just not that into you? Or maybe he genuinely was asleep. Submit your love texts for analysis.

12 reasons why using your phone in the shower is ridiculous Life Advice This post contains images
LOL! ROFL! Rebekah Brooks teaches Cameron textspeak Dctxtspeak This post contains images

LOL! ROFL! Rebekah Brooks teaches Cameron textspeak

The former tabloid editor taught the prime minister the true meaning behind ‘LOL’, but what else has he been getting wrong?

From TheJournal.ie Ur say: Would a tax on texts make you :) r :( ? Your Say This post contains a poll

Ur say: Would a tax on texts make you :) r :( ?

Michael Noonan has ruled out the prospect of playing a new levy on text messaging. Do you think such a tax would work?

From TheJournal.ie Noonan rulez out tax on txts :) LOL

Noonan rulez out tax on txts :)

The Minister for Finance said he wasn’t aware of such a tax – previously proposed by Labour – anywhere else in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are women more likely to use their mobile phones while driving? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Are women more likely to use their mobile phones while driving?

Today we’re asking if women are more likely to have their eyes on their phones while behind the wheel, after a senior Garda said that young females are more likely to be texting while driving.

From TheJournal.ie Nine per cent admit to surfing the web while driving Motoring

Nine per cent admit to surfing the web while driving

An AA survey shows that ‘handheld mobile phone usage’ has increased since 2009, despite numerous safety campaigns.