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# calls - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Commissioner says hundreds of crimes not investigated due to 999 call cancellations
# Emergency
# Emergency

Commissioner says hundreds of crimes not investigated due to 999 call cancellations

Jul 29th 2021, 8:04 PM 16,043 Views 23 Comments

Almost 2,800 calls, with many relating to domestic abuse, were incorrectly cancelled.

# calls - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Sterling calls for black managers to be given 'right opportunities' in football
# Black Lives Matter
From The42
# Black Lives Matter

Sterling calls for black managers to be given 'right opportunities' in football

Jun 9th 2020, 7:48 AM 3,883 Views 14 Comments

‘It’s not just taking the knee, it is about giving people the chance they deserve.’

# calls - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Eircom fined €23,500 for continually over-charging customers
# ComReg
# ComReg

Eircom fined €23,500 for continually over-charging customers

Jun 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 27,875 Views 38 Comments

Five people went to industry watchdog Comreg after Eir’s customer service teams failed to resolve their problems.

# calls - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Calls for convicted sex offenders to be banned from using dating apps
# Sex Offenders Bill
# Sex Offenders Bill

Calls for convicted sex offenders to be banned from using dating apps

Jun 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,206 Views 11 Comments

A Fine Gael Senator says judges should be able to order the offender not to use any dating apps following their sentencing/release.

# calls - Monday 18 June, 2018

UN rights chief hits out at 'unconscionable' separation of families at US border
# Separation
# Separation

UN rights chief hits out at 'unconscionable' separation of families at US border

Jun 18th 2018, 2:15 PM 10,697 Views 117 Comments

He called for Washington to immediately end the practice of “forcible separation of these children”.

# calls - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Calls for Revenue to scrap 1890 number as some mobile networks charging 'out of bundle' prices
# Expensive
# Expensive

Calls for Revenue to scrap 1890 number as some mobile networks charging 'out of bundle' prices

May 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 25,581 Views 32 Comments

‘People often assume that it is a free telephone service until their credit runs out or when they receive their bill at the end of the month.’

# calls - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Can't take a call? You can do more than just reject it
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Can't take a call? You can do more than just reject it

May 11th 2016, 12:25 PM 20,529 Views 9 Comments

Especially if you know you’ll ring the person back later that day.

# calls - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Irish Water's getting 300% more calls today than usual
# Hangin On The Telephone
# Hangin On The Telephone

Irish Water's getting 300% more calls today than usual

Oct 6th 2015, 4:34 PM 25,135 Views 121 Comments

It’s all because of something pretty simple.

# calls - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Kerry set to get new mosque, but there won't be a call to prayer
# Permission Granted
# Permission Granted

Kerry set to get new mosque, but there won't be a call to prayer

Sep 9th 2015, 11:51 AM 24,902 Views 325 Comments

The new site will contain a mosque and Muslim community centre.

# calls - Monday 1 June, 2015

Going abroad? Here's why you should get a local SIM
# Q-tip
# Q-tip

Going abroad? Here's why you should get a local SIM

Jun 1st 2015, 5:30 PM 32,792 Views 36 Comments

In certain cases, it can save you money.

# calls - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Three says issues with mobile service resolved
# Call Me Maybe
# Call Me Maybe

Three says issues with mobile service resolved

Apr 7th 2015, 9:03 AM 12,007 Views 36 Comments

Thousands of customers were experiencing difficulties since yesterday afternoon.

# calls - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Man questioned over suspected arson attack on Michelle Mulherin's constituency office
# Mayo
# Mayo

Man questioned over suspected arson attack on Michelle Mulherin's constituency office

Jan 28th 2015, 8:58 AM 37,029 Views 147 Comments

Gardaí said there was minimal damage to the office.

# calls - Monday 26 January, 2015

Fine Gael TD:  "Yes, I made some calls to Africa. None of them were personal."
# Kenya Believe It
# Kenya Believe It

Fine Gael TD: "Yes, I made some calls to Africa. None of them were personal."

Jan 26th 2015, 10:10 PM 54,911 Views 257 Comments

Michelle Mulherin confirms she made calls to Kenya from her phone in Leinster House, but says they were not personal.

# calls - Friday 23 January, 2015

Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House?
# Mystery
# Mystery

Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House?

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:26 PM 38,726 Views 106 Comments

The identity of the TD or Senator cannot be revealed unless they come forward.

# calls - Friday 26 December, 2014

Christmas Day at Childline: 1,208 calls and messages over just 24 hours
# Vital Help
# Vital Help

Christmas Day at Childline: 1,208 calls and messages over just 24 hours

Dec 26th 2014, 9:46 AM 10,378 Views 13 Comments

The charity had warned it would have to close its nighttime service — but a funding deal means it will now be able to stay open round-the-clock.

# calls - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Travelling outside the EU? Be careful as roaming charges are on the up
# Price Increases
# Price Increases

Travelling outside the EU? Be careful as roaming charges are on the up

Dec 9th 2014, 10:24 AM 6,133 Views 17 Comments

Irish mobile operators have almost doubled the cost of roaming charges outside the EU in the space of six months.

# calls - Saturday 1 November, 2014

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin
# Emergency Calls
# Emergency Calls

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires... Halloween night in Dublin

Nov 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 26,611 Views 36 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully none of its crew members were assaulted last night.

# calls - Monday 29 September, 2014

Calls for farm safety to be taught to primary students following Cork farm accident
# Primary Education
# Primary Education

Calls for farm safety to be taught to primary students following Cork farm accident

Sep 29th 2014, 3:15 PM 10,481 Views 36 Comments

A young girl was killed in a farming accident over the weekend.

# calls - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Samsung latest product is a smartwatch that can make calls on its own
# Wearable Tech
# Wearable Tech

Samsung latest product is a smartwatch that can make calls on its own

Aug 28th 2014, 9:58 AM 8,486 Views 25 Comments

The company also announced a Bluetooth necklace which vibrates when you receive calls and notifications (if that’s the kind of product you’re looking for).

# calls - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Using your mobile 15 hours a month may triple your risk of brain cancer
# Hang Up
# Hang Up

Using your mobile 15 hours a month may triple your risk of brain cancer

May 14th 2014, 8:14 AM 11,021 Views 37 Comments

This is according to a study by French scientists which confirmed previous concerns about intensive mobile phone use.

# calls - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

A helpline is the only contact some elderly people have with others
# Loneliness
# Loneliness

A helpline is the only contact some elderly people have with others

Apr 15th 2014, 6:00 AM 6,732 Views 15 Comments

Over 2,000 people have called Senior Help Line in the first three months of this year.

# calls - Thursday 27 March, 2014

These garda stations got new equipment to record telephone calls in 2008
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

These garda stations got new equipment to record telephone calls in 2008

Mar 27th 2014, 12:01 PM 16,950 Views 75 Comments

A tender specifies that the equipment installed must operate constantly, and be available for playback.

# calls - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Teen helpline records 65 per cent increase in calls
# TEENLINE
# TEENLINE

Teen helpline records 65 per cent increase in calls

Jan 7th 2014, 3:08 PM 4,616 Views 5 Comments

Teen-line is now looking at offering a texting service for teenagers.

# calls - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Be careful: Most accident-prone days of the year are Stephen’s Day and 27 December
# INJURIES AND ILLNESSES
# INJURIES AND ILLNESSES

Be careful: Most accident-prone days of the year are Stephen’s Day and 27 December

Dec 24th 2013, 5:30 PM 7,153 Views 9 Comments

Colds, minor burns and injuries from falls are the most common types of injuries and illnesses.

# calls - Friday 13 December, 2013

US debates lifting ban on in-flight calls
# Silent Mode
# Silent Mode

US debates lifting ban on in-flight calls

Dec 13th 2013, 5:19 PM 5,252 Views 10 Comments

The US Department of Transport is currently deciding whether allowing calls on flights will annoy passengers.

# calls - Monday 2 December, 2013

Abuse survivors' helpline expects 12 per cent increase in calls
# Helpline
# Helpline

Abuse survivors' helpline expects 12 per cent increase in calls

Dec 2nd 2013, 6:40 AM 3,277 Views 3 Comments

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

# calls - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

NSA chief: Europe spy reports are "completely false"
# Spying
# Spying

NSA chief: Europe spy reports are "completely false"

Oct 29th 2013, 9:25 PM 6,154 Views 13 Comments

General Keith Alexander made the comments after reports of alleged snooping on German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

# calls - Saturday 26 October, 2013

8 pets who know Skype is a great way to spend quality time with someone
# Herro?
From The Daily Edge
# Herro?

8 pets who know Skype is a great way to spend quality time with someone

Oct 26th 2013, 3:00 PM 4,849 Views 2 Comments

They want to keep in touch, ok?

# calls - Monday 7 October, 2013

Browse the web, send emails and texts - it's all possible on some Aer Lingus flights
# Wi-fi
# Wi-fi

Browse the web, send emails and texts - it's all possible on some Aer Lingus flights

Oct 7th 2013, 1:10 PM 11,178 Views 67 Comments

You can now connect to Wi-Fi and use your mobile phone while flying with Aer Lingus to the US, but it will cost you.

# calls - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

140 calls to insolvency service in first day of business
# ISI
# ISI

140 calls to insolvency service in first day of business

Sep 10th 2013, 11:33 AM 3,500 Views 11 Comments

Plus, the Insolvency Service of Ireland’s website was visited 5,000 times.

# calls - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 17th 2013, 7:30 PM 219 Views 4 Comments

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.

# calls - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Revenue has spent €67,000 on the property tax helpline
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Revenue has spent €67,000 on the property tax helpline

Jun 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 5,794 Views 25 Comments

The company responsible for administering the helpline, Abtran, was recently mired in controversy over the suspension of a worker for inappropriately taking some callers’ credit card details.

# calls - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Shatter called on to resign over Wallace penalty points row
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter called on to resign over Wallace penalty points row

May 18th 2013, 7:55 PM 19,725 Views 160 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn also said it is “worrying” the Justice Minister mentioned the information on Prime Time.

# calls - Friday 17 May, 2013

800,000 calls to Childline in 2012 - but 34 per cent unanswered
# Children
# Children

800,000 calls to Childline in 2012 - but 34 per cent unanswered

May 17th 2013, 7:55 AM 4,051 Views 29 Comments

The ISPCC said that the issues of child abuse and welfare are still a serious concern in Ireland, with almost 14 per cent of contacts relating to these.

# calls - Monday 1 April, 2013

Calls for rural schools to be protected
# Education
# Education

Calls for rural schools to be protected

Apr 1st 2013, 3:13 PM 6,619 Views 33 Comments

The Green Party has called on the Education Minister to avoid implementing recommendations that may lead to the closure of rural schools.

# calls - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Calls for Coveney to step away from horsemeat investigation
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Calls for Coveney to step away from horsemeat investigation

Feb 23rd 2013, 6:08 PM 11,419 Views 52 Comments

Minister Coveney has said that the investigation is independent – and if Deputy Éamon Ó Cúiv would like a briefing on it, he would happy to facilitate it.

# calls - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Pro-life 'robo-calls' to Irish numbers came from United States
# Robo-calls
# Robo-calls

Pro-life 'robo-calls' to Irish numbers came from United States

Feb 14th 2013, 5:31 PM 11,157 Views 73 Comments

ComReg and the Data Protection Commissioner say because the calls came from abroad, they can take no action against them.

# calls - Monday 21 January, 2013

Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls

Jan 21st 2013, 12:21 PM 6,021 Views 9 Comments

The organisation is appealing to owners to be “particularly vigilant” of their animals during the current cold snap.

# calls - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Childline received 1,212 calls, texts, and messages on Christmas Day
# Childline
# Childline

Childline received 1,212 calls, texts, and messages on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2012, 10:11 AM 6,709 Views 3 Comments

The news comes as Childline – which does not receive government funding – says it is concerned about its finances in 2013.

# calls - Monday 24 December, 2012

Abortion 'robo-calls' begin again
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortion 'robo-calls' begin again

Dec 24th 2012, 11:34 AM 8,010 Views 40 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner said it has received a number of complaints about the calls, which initially began in November.

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