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Poll: Would you welcome a ban on mobile phones in restaurants?

Or should basic manners dictate the practice?

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DOZENS OF RESTAURANTS across the country have taken steps to combat the growing trend of diners spending more time staring at their phone than their food by banning the devices from their premises.

The Irish Independent reports today that while some believe such a ban adds to the ‘relaxing’ experiencing of eating a meal out with friends, the Restaurant Association of Ireland does not support such a move, saying that “obvious manner” should dictate habits.

We want to know what you think: Would you welcome a ban on mobile phones in restaurants?

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