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#Bugs

# bugs - Monday 10 August, 2020

Researchers examine dangers of lethal superbugs to Irish seawaters
# Dangers
# Dangers

Researchers examine dangers of lethal superbugs to Irish seawaters

Aug 10th 2020, 6:46 PM 37,756 Views 15 Comments

While Ireland has some of the cleanest bathing waters in Europe, raw sewage is still being discharged at more than 30 locations.

# bugs - Thursday 5 October, 2017

False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?
# Nui Galway
# Nui Galway

False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?

Oct 5th 2017, 6:19 AM 64,159 Views 35 Comments

In 20 years, the false widow spider has invaded Ireland, one NUIG researcher said, with the highest number of them found in Dublin and Cork.

# bugs - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Flu season is back - here are 8 things you really should know
# Sponsored By HSE
# Sponsored By HSE

Flu season is back - here are 8 things you really should know

Oct 12th 2016, 4:43 PM 30,687 Views 22 Comments

Including how to tell the difference between flu and the common cold.

# bugs - Friday 1 April, 2016

iPhone freezing up after tapping on links? The latest update will fix it
# Quick Fix
# Quick Fix

iPhone freezing up after tapping on links? The latest update will fix it

Apr 1st 2016, 3:31 PM 15,100 Views 8 Comments

The bug was found in the latest update to iOS, version 9.3, and caused iPhones to freeze after clicking on app links.

# bugs - Monday 28 March, 2016

Is your iPhone acting weird after the latest update?
# Apple
# Apple

Is your iPhone acting weird after the latest update?

Mar 28th 2016, 3:19 PM 46,709 Views 40 Comments

Some users are complaining about the screen freezing and other issues associated with the iOS 9.3 update.

# bugs - Friday 23 October, 2015

Facebook admits its app is draining your iPhone's battery
# Oops
# Oops

Facebook admits its app is draining your iPhone's battery

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:59 AM 20,067 Views 31 Comments

But if you update to the latest version, it will solve most of the problems.

# bugs - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Android phone having problems? Here's how to activate safe mode
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Android phone having problems? Here's how to activate safe mode

Jul 1st 2015, 12:00 PM 13,442 Views 9 Comments

Handy for when your phone ends up becoming a little too slow for your liking.

# bugs - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw
# Risk
# Risk

Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw

Jun 17th 2015, 2:05 PM 19,333 Views 17 Comments

More than 600 million Samsung devices could be affected by this flaw.

# bugs - Friday 24 April, 2015

A woman found an extremely rare bug in a packet of raspberries
# Firebug
# Firebug

A woman found an extremely rare bug in a packet of raspberries

Apr 24th 2015, 9:37 PM 45,392 Views 70 Comments

The firebug has only been seen once in Ireland.

# bugs - Friday 26 September, 2014

Apple claims only nine people complained about 'bending' iPhone 6
# Fixing It
# Fixing It

Apple claims only nine people complained about 'bending' iPhone 6

Sep 26th 2014, 8:07 AM 12,229 Views 36 Comments

The company also released another update to fix problems experienced with iOS 8.0.1.

# bugs - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Apple's week goes from bad to worse as it apologises for buggy iOS8 update
# A Fine Mess
# A Fine Mess

Apple's week goes from bad to worse as it apologises for buggy iOS8 update

Sep 25th 2014, 9:17 AM 15,547 Views 82 Comments

The update meant some users were unable to make or receive calls and caused issues with users’ Touch ID feature.

# bugs - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Irish couple runs through a swarm of locusts, just for the craic
# Buggin'
From The Daily Edge
# Buggin'

Irish couple runs through a swarm of locusts, just for the craic

Jul 9th 2014, 2:43 PM 24,588 Views 51 Comments

A video of biblical proportions.

# bugs - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Overuse of antibiotics is giving killer bugs free reign --- WHO
# Resistance
# Resistance

Overuse of antibiotics is giving killer bugs free reign --- WHO

May 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 5,633 Views 32 Comments

The UN health agency said the problem was becoming a global emergency.

# bugs - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

'I didn't think I'd get away with a Vegemite sandwich': Scott serves up steak and 'bugs' at Augusta
# Champions Dinner
From The42
# Champions Dinner

'I didn't think I'd get away with a Vegemite sandwich': Scott serves up steak and 'bugs' at Augusta

Apr 9th 2014, 12:10 PM 4,927 Views 3 Comments

Not a shrimp or a barbie in sight.

# bugs - Friday 10 January, 2014

Doctors remove inch-long cockroach from Australian man's ear
# SCREAM
From The Daily Edge
# SCREAM

Doctors remove inch-long cockroach from Australian man's ear

Jan 10th 2014, 5:06 PM 34,423 Views 74 Comments

“They said they had never pulled an insect this large out of someone’s ear.”

# bugs - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often?
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often?

Nov 14th 2013, 7:05 AM 9,554 Views 10 Comments

The bug was drawn for a HSE competition to raise awareness of microbes.

# bugs - Monday 5 August, 2013

The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it.
# Bee Salad
# Bee Salad

The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it.

Aug 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 8,113 Views 44 Comments

Spiders not to your liking? You could enjoy a grasshopper shish kebab instead.

# bugs - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Debunked: Do you really eat a dozen spiders in your sleep every year?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Do you really eat a dozen spiders in your sleep every year?

Aug 4th 2013, 11:30 AM 28,660 Views 38 Comments

Maybe there are some arachnids clumsy enough to fall in.

# bugs - Monday 1 July, 2013

How NOT to deal with a spider in the bath
# Aaaargh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaaargh

How NOT to deal with a spider in the bath

Jul 1st 2013, 4:15 PM 3,014 Views 3 Comments

Do not, under any circumstances, do this.

# bugs - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Man dies after live roach-eating contest
# Cockroaches
From The Daily Edge
# Cockroaches

Man dies after live roach-eating contest

Oct 9th 2012, 1:00 PM 19,892 Views 38 Comments

Edward Archbold, pictured during the contest, became ill shortly after it ended and collapsed in front of the store.

# bugs - Monday 11 July, 2011

Ireland’s ant population ‘reaching a ten-year high’
# Invasion
# Invasion

Ireland’s ant population ‘reaching a ten-year high’

Jul 11th 2011, 3:21 PM 5,383 Views 6 Comments

Humans aren’t the only creatures becoming more plentiful in Ireland, Rentokil warns, offering tips to avoid infestation.