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# calls - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

In certain cases, it can save you money.

# calls - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Three says issues with mobile service resolved

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

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."

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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"

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

# calls - Saturday 26 October, 2013

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

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

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

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

140 calls to insolvency service in first day of business

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

# calls - Thursday 6 December, 2012

SVP expects 100,000 requests for assistance before Christmas

St Vincent De Paul said it is worried yesterday’s budget will put added pressure on the charity during the festive season.

# calls - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Forced labour 'alive and well in Ireland'

Senator Jillian Van Turnhout is calling on the Government to legislate against forced labour, saying that 160 cases have been documented in Ireland since 2006.

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