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# connection - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

From The42 France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland Suspended

France prop Haouas gets three-week ban for punch against Scotland

The 25-year-old had three weeks shaved off for his “good conduct, guilty plea and relative inexperience.”

# connection - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From The42 ‘When I think of Man United I think of Paul McShane and his Dad singing Irish songs and playing the guitar’ CONNECTION

‘When I think of Man United I think of Paul McShane and his Dad singing Irish songs and playing the guitar’

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake learned his trade at Old Trafford but became a man at Wolves. As they face off today, the retired striker reflects on the influence of the Irishmen closest to him.

# connection - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Dublin holds a special place in our heart, given the connection to Jimmy and the Stynes family'

Sinéad Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy become Melbourne’s first AFLW international rookies.

# connection - Sunday 8 September, 2019

From The42 Premier League star John Egan was gripped by ‘unbelievable’ All-Ireland final CONNECTION

Premier League star John Egan was gripped by ‘unbelievable’ All-Ireland final

The 26-year-old centre-back was cheering on Kerry in last weekend’s thriller against Dublin.

# connection - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband

Cabinet yesterday signed off on the National Broadband Plan.

# connection - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From The42 'I feel like I can relate to Munster. I think I've got that connection' Frogman

'I feel like I can relate to Munster. I think I've got that connection'

Jaco Taute feels at home in Munster after a torrid time with injuries at home in South Africa.

# connection - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Accessing WiFi in a public spot? You should be extra careful

For obvious reasons, you shouldn’t treat it like your connection at home.

# connection - Monday 6 June, 2016

For eir, 300k homes will be a major turning point for Ireland's broadband woes

The road to broadband has been paved with broken promises but eir believe this time could be different.

# connection - Thursday 28 April, 2016

WiFi speed not up to scratch? Here's how you can try fixing it...

If it’s way below what you should be getting, a few things could be causing a problem.

# connection - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg had a dig at Trump for his talk of "building walls"

“It takes courage to choose hope over fear,” he said in a keynote speech.

# connection - Sunday 10 April, 2016

So what is the difference between a modem and a router?

They’re used interchangeably, but there is a difference.

# connection - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

There's a wine bottle that's designed to connect to your WiFi

For those who want to make drinking that little bit more complicated.

# connection - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Man arrested over series of suspicious approaches to children released

Children were approached in Bangor over the past two months.

# connection - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

A new kind of WiFi could stop it from draining your phone's battery

The method, called Passive WiFi, consumes 1/10,000th the energy current methods use.

# connection - Monday 22 February, 2016

Facebook's plans to take over the world are taking two steps forward

Virtual reality is the major focus but it’s also looking at ways to help people deal with more data-intensive services like video.

# connection - Monday 28 December, 2015

Have a bit of spare time? You should change your WiFi password

It might seem trivial but changing the default password prevents freeloaders from using your WiFi without your knowledge.

# connection - Monday 5 October, 2015

Investigation continues into murder of 7 ft 6 in tall Dimitri Hrynkevich

The incident happened last Wednesday night.

# connection - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Here's how Dublin ranks in the European broadband speed league

It could be worse…

# connection - Monday 11 May, 2015

Mother whose 8-year-old daughter was killed in crash forgives teen driver

“We had a bit of a hug and I gave him one of Zoe’s loom bands.”

# connection - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Facebook launches free mobile internet service in India

The company has launched its free mobile data service in India, which has a population of more than 1.2 billion.

# connection - Sunday 8 February, 2015

What's the story with the new USB cables?

And how will USB Type-C affect your current devices?

# connection - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

UPC launches the fastest fibre broadband in the country

The new service offers unlimited 240 Mbps broadband from today.

# connection - Sunday 21 September, 2014

How to change the password for your WiFi modem

Default passwords may seem long, but they’re not that secure so you should change it when you get the chance.

# connection - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

What to keep in mind when using your phone as a WiFi connection

It has its advantages, but it also comes with its own risks.

# connection - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Poll: How good is your broadband connection? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How good is your broadband connection?

Rural Ireland’s dodgy broadband is going to get much better – but what is yours like now?

# connection - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Mother detained after police find body of missing toddler

33-year-old Rosdeep Kular is being questioned in connection with the death of three-year-old Mikaeel.

# connection - 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.

# connection - Monday 11 March, 2013

Man arrested in connection with missing person case

The man is being held at Carrickmacross Garda Station.

# connection - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Gr8! :) Over 3 billion texts sent from July to September

Plus we made more mobile calls than fixed land line calls, and broadband subscriptions rose during the same period.

# connection - Friday 2 November, 2012

Court for man in connection with death of Stephen Hughes Connors

A man in his 50s will appear in court in connection with the death of Stephen in a fatal blaze in 2001.

# connection - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Man to be charged in relation to Alan Ryan murder

The man, who is in his 30s, will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

# connection - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Michelle Obama feels "connection" with Moneygall

The First Lady spoke of what she experienced during her family’s visit to Moneygall in May.