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# service - Sunday 3 September, 2017

An indispensable service you may never have heard of just completed its 10,000th delivery

Blood Bikes East, a volunteer courier service of elite bikers transporting urgent medical supplies, has operated entirely free of charge since its inception in 2012.

# service - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'It's a huge loss to the community': Staff protest closure of drug treatment service in Dublin

Staff at Adapt in Dublin were told last month that the service was winding down.

# service - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

New counselling rooms for homeless people open in Dublin today

A new suite of rooms are being opened today.

# service - Friday 1 July, 2016

Virgin apologises to mobile customers who experienced hours-long outage

The company said the issue with calls and texts was due to a fault occurring on a third party network.

# service - Friday 20 May, 2016

Cork-based Social Democrat dropped as mass reader over party's abortion stance

Ken Curtin has said that he intends to bring the issue to the Bishop of Cloyne William Crean.

# service - Monday 2 May, 2016

"Such a small little thing can make such a big difference" - introducing 'Quiet Hour' in Irish supermarkets

The practice is put in place to cater for those with autism or a disability, but can end up catering for so much more, including the business itself.

# service - Friday 19 February, 2016

'Nobody deserves to die the way Neddy died' - Hutch family pleads for violence to end

The father-of-five was gunned down in his home on the night of 8 February.

# service - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The Central Mental Hospital is being closed down

Patients will be transferred to a larger, more modern, hospital in Portrane.

# service - Sunday 26 April, 2015

# service - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Will Tidal save music? Here's the reaction to its launch so far

A group of glittering celebrity musicians launched the service last night.

# service - Friday 13 March, 2015

Cut the music: Police bust illegal karaoke website

They were hosting a large number of copyrighted files.

# service - Sunday 15 February, 2015

This will help you clean up your Facebook news feed quickly

And all without removing a single friend.

# service - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Ambulance report wants fewer patients brought to hospital and more on-scene treatment

A Hiqa report into the ambulance service has been published.

# service - Monday 1 December, 2014

# service - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

NCT about to expire? Urgent cases will get an appointment or get the test for free

The Road Safety Authority said there is no backlog and they are very prepared for the new rules.

# service - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Poll: Should businesses keep their religious beliefs separate from their work? Your Say This post contains a poll

# service - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Would you pay to avoid Youtube ads? You may get the choice soon

YouTube is working on an ad-free subscription service, which would allow users to avoid ads for a set fee.

# service - Monday 13 October, 2014

Soon Twitter users in France will be able to transfer money via tweets

The banking group BPCE will soon allow Twitter users to tweet money to one another, regardless of whether they’re with the bank or not.

# service - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Here’s how you can turn your smartphone into a remote control

For those times you want to be able to control your Spotify playlist without touching your computer.

# service - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

'It was amazing to be listened to' - This service helped 2,500 young people last year

More than 11% of the young people presenting at the mental health programme said they’d had suicidal thoughts.

# service - Friday 8 August, 2014

Irish Prison Service honoured with new commemorative stamps

The commemorative run was launched by Justice Minister France Fitzgerald.

Fear rural customers left "high and dry" as €223m National Broadband Scheme ends

The scheme is government sponsored and aims to bring broadband to areas where it wasn’t available before.

# service - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint about a company? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint about a company?

Over 56,000 complaints were made to the National Consumer Agency alone. Do you kick up a fuss when you’re not happy with a service?

# service - Monday 28 July, 2014

More training needed for teachers on female genital mutilation to identify children at risk

In Ireland it is estimated that 3,780 women have undergone female genital mutilation.

# service - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Why ‘Hailo for Cleaners’ decided to abruptly change strategy after just a year

After launching in Dublin this week, Hassle’s Irish co-founder talks about teaching herself how to code and the importance of focusing on one core feature.

After dominating the online ticket industry, what's next for Eventbrite?

After becoming one of the largest self-service ticketing services in the world, the next aim for Eventbrite is to properly tap into the potential that mobile holds.

# service - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Butterflies to be released in remembrance service for those affected by the death of a baby

The service is being held in Dublin this afternoon.

# service - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Here's the major section of Amazon you mightn't know about

While online retail is the main focus of Amazon’s success, its cloud enterprise services (AWS) is playing a increasingly important role in the company’s development and expansion.

# service - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Amazon enters music streaming market by launching Prime Music

Although it’s only available in the US for now.

# service - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From Business ETC Irish guesthouse voted second best in Europe for exceptional service BESTHOUSE

Irish guesthouse voted second best in Europe for exceptional service

The hotel reached the number one spot for Ireland in Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Hotels with Exceptional Service.

# service - Friday 4 April, 2014

Office of the Ombudsman and Language Commissioner will not be merged

Conradh na Gaeilge said they will be lobbying for state services to be provided both in English and Irish.

Facebook considers working on anonymous features

The site is experimenting with ways to allow users to log in anonymously and are said to be considering developing its own anonymity app similar to Secret.

# service - Friday 28 March, 2014

Poll: Do you have confidence in the National Ambulance Service? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have confidence in the National Ambulance Service?

A Prime Time investigation raised concerns about the service, but its director Martin Dunne said the care they deliver is ‘second to none’.

# service - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Concern that ambulance review outcome "has already been decided"

SIPTU has called for an independent review of the situation after it emerged that there were plans to remove the ambulance service from Dublin Fire Brigade.

# service - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Amazon to place listening limits on its radio streaming service

The company plans to limit how users stream certain tracks to help encourage them to buy songs and albums in their music store.

# service - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Taoiseach rules out EU job move: 'I'll never turn my back on the Irish people'

The Taoiseach said he would be flattered if offered the job as European Council president but said his mandate is here.

# service - Saturday 25 January, 2014

"It's a scandal": Claims Mandela funds were used to print ANC t-shirts

Opposition parties in South Africa are demanding an investigation.

# service - Friday 6 December, 2013

Michael O'Leary takes customer service to a new level by checking boarding passes himself

Michael O’Leary gets his hands dirty and checks Ryanair passangers boarding passes at Terminal 1 today.

# service - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

YouTube delays music streaming service until early 2014

YouTube music streaming service is now expected to arrive early next year.

# service - Monday 2 December, 2013

Abuse survivors' helpline expects 12 per cent increase in calls

Connect said it expects to receive 8,300 calls this year compared to 7,376 last year.

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