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# communication - Sunday 31 July, 2016

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem SMS

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem

And through the use of an old tech.

# communication - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Failure by gardaí to show understanding of 'near-endless anguish' of grieving families

A panel of barristers said this may be attributed to the emotional distance gardaí have to observe in order to do their jobs.

# communication - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

New Bill to give gardaí powers to crack down on Facebook, WhatsApp and email messages

New legislation will allow for “covert electronic surveillance”.

# communication - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Scam calls are still very much a thing so here's how to stay safe

Such scams don’t die, they just come in different forms.

# communication - Friday 3 July, 2015

Sections of Reddit have been shut down over a protest

Moderators started the protest after one of the site’s key staff members was dismissed without providing a reason.

# communication - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From The42 'Out goes the sledge, in comes the vice': It's the rugby quotes of the year Communication

'Out goes the sledge, in comes the vice': It's the rugby quotes of the year

From rogue emails to World Cup shocks and beyond.

# communication - Monday 27 October, 2014

Labour TD: Internet trolls are cowards and should get up to two years in prison

Seán Kenny is calling on Ireland to follow in the footsteps of the UK.

# communication - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Archbishop wants the Catholic Church to "listen to married couples"

Diarmuid Martin says it’s time for “a new language” between the Church and couples.

# communication - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Watchdog investigates Yourtel over Eircom complaints confusion

Many customers were blaming Eircom for problems experienced with Yourtel’s service.

# communication - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Science Changes Lives: The musician who composes in the blink of an eye

Cillian McSweeney has cerebral palsy but uses Eyegaze technology to give him a voice through songwriting.

# communication - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Wondering what messaging apps teens are using? Here's what you should look out for

If you’re struggling to keep up with the different messaging apps out there, you’ve come to the right place.

# communication - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Opinion: The rights of the Deaf community have just been spectacularly undermined

Recent claims by the Government that it would support the development of key services through Irish Sign Language have been seriously undermined by the news that one national Deaf advocacy organisation has been forced to closed down.

# communication - Monday 16 June, 2014

Opinion: With Bloomsday upon us, let's be inspired to pay attention to the details

Joyce took extreme liberty with language and we celebrate his genius – but when are rules NOT meant to be broken?

# communication - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From banning Galway people entering Meath to using Grindr: The evolution of election literature

A rundown of political communication methods since the 1920s.

# communication - Saturday 29 March, 2014

250 Cork homes campaign to get proper internet, mobile and landline services

Residents from Courtbrack, Foxes Bridge and Mathey in Cork are now pushing to have a radio mast erected in the area to help solve the problem.

# communication - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: Facebook's early childhood was... complicated.

Our relationship with Facebook has waxed and waned over these years as we oscillate between loving, adoring and depending on it, to needing to self-impose several ‘breaks’ from it as it drives us crazy, writes Colman Noctor.

# communication - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound Orca

Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound

According to a crew filming the whale, this was an attempt at communication.

# communication - Saturday 14 December, 2013

# communication - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Hogan: Communication of water restrictions could have been handled better

The minister said the problem is one engineers have never experienced before.

# communication - Saturday 28 September, 2013

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.

# communication - Monday 23 September, 2013

Why do people wait in line forever just to buy an iPhone?

This great short film stays up all night to ask that question. “I think you have to be a little crazy to wait in line.”

# communication - Monday 22 July, 2013

Study finds dolphins use names to call each other

Each dolphin creates its own signature whistle in the first few months of life and then swims around announcing themselves so others learn it.

# communication - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Column: Leinster House can seem impenetrable to the average citizen

There is a breakdown in communication between the citizen and their elected representatives when, ironically, our representatives are arguably more contactable now than they have ever been before, writes Sarah O’Neill.

# communication - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Column: Childline is the only option for some - that's why we volunteer

Volunteering with Childline can be challenging and difficult at times, write a group of volunteers from Childline Cork, who say although it can be heart-wrenching it is worth it.

# communication - Friday 28 June, 2013

Good news, holidaymakers: Roaming costs will fall from Monday

The European Commission’s lowering the maximum price you can be charged to use your phone in another EU state.

# communication - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Column: 9 email habits that could change your life

Emails are a handy form of quick communication – but also a source of stress if you’re not organised. If your inbox is giving you nightmares, Ciara Conlon has some tips to make your days a bit smoother.

# communication - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Roaming charges in the EU could be a thing of the past within a year

The European Commissioner for Digital Agenda today also called for the parliament to take real action on cybercrime.

# communication - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Just 5 per cent of people don’t own TVs – survey

That is according to a new survey from Comreg, which also found that 75 per cent of those asked said they own a laptop.

# communication - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Column: Men can communicate, just not like women

Men are constantly criticised for ‘not talking’ but they simply communicate in a different way to women; if we want to tackle male suicide we need to tackle their self esteem first, writes Tony Moore.

Careers clinic: Speaking skills for job seekers

Non-profit organisation Toastmasters helps members improve communication skills – and has some tips for those facing an interview.

# communication - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 survival skills you needed before mobile phones I'm On The Bus

9 survival skills you needed before mobile phones

It was a tough time.

Column: Forget the Mad Men stereotype – women are making their mark in modern-day advertising

Advertising has a record for recognising innovation, creativity and talent – irrespective of the sex of the candidate – and setting specific workplace objectives for women to aspire to board membership will further help gender diversity, writes Deirdre Waldron.

# communication - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven

The choosing of a new pope has brought a positive feeling about the Roman Catholic Church and a sense of new beginnings, says Patricia McNally, who explains why her faith is so important to her.

# communication - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Column: Can a long distance relationship survive?

Economic migration has forced many families to separate, leaving partners and children sometimes on two sides of the world. Tony Moore explains how you can make your relationship work even when you are so far apart.

Pat Rabbitte: Social media is crucial for holding authority figures accountable

Pat Rabbitte said sites such as Facebook and Twitter are important for questioning the established order.

# communication - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Meet the company which will only accept Twitter CVs

And it’s for applications for a six-figure job.

# communication - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Column: How our idea of love changes as we get older

The qualities we value in a partner when we are young often change as we grow older, writes Kate Burke.

# communication - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Column: 10 ways to get on with teenagers

How do you survive with a teen in your house? Parenting mentor, Sheila O’Malley, tells us how to keep your cool while still keeping communication lines open.

# communication - Monday 3 December, 2012

Happy bday 2 u: text messaging turns 20 OMG

Happy bday 2 u: text messaging turns 20

Twenty years ago today, the first ever text message was sent – reading ‘Merry Christmas’.

# communication - Monday 26 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet?

It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

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