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#Distraction

# distraction - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'It's bound to turn your head': Palace defender may be distracted by Man United links
# Distraction
From The42
# Distraction

'It's bound to turn your head': Palace defender may be distracted by Man United links

Jun 20th 2019, 5:36 PM 5,641 Views 3 Comments

England U21 boss Aidy Boothroyd says Aaron Wan-Bissaka has been affected by speculation over his future.

# distraction - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards
# Distraction
# Distraction

Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards

May 28th 2017, 8:45 AM 20,188 Views 41 Comments

“With these religious images, drivers feel they are safer, that there is divine intervention and they are being guided and protected.”

# distraction - Monday 26 December, 2016

Poll: Should there be a ban on taking calls on hands-free devices while driving?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a ban on taking calls on hands-free devices while driving?

Dec 26th 2016, 8:30 PM 25,332 Views 101 Comments

Research has found it can be as distracting as a hand-held device.

# distraction - Thursday 1 September, 2016

'I've never played like that before' - Murray disturbed by deafening downpour
# Distraction
From The42
# Distraction

'I've never played like that before' - Murray disturbed by deafening downpour

Sep 1st 2016, 10:52 PM 12,593 Views 10 Comments

The world number two was the latest player to voice concerns over a din made worse by the torrential rain.

# distraction - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists
# Distraction
# Distraction

Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists

Aug 10th 2016, 6:03 AM 48,607 Views 31 Comments

Athletes, coaches, journalists, photographers and a government minister have all fallen victim to thefts.

# distraction - Friday 29 January, 2016

JK Rowling procrastinates just as much as us so everything is OK
# Distraction
From The Daily Edge
# Distraction

JK Rowling procrastinates just as much as us so everything is OK

Jan 29th 2016, 9:00 AM 2,948 Views 0 Comments

Good to know.

# distraction - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

10 days before the Super Bowl, the NFL is investigating Peyton Manning over HGH claims
# Distraction
From The42
# Distraction

10 days before the Super Bowl, the NFL is investigating Peyton Manning over HGH claims

Jan 27th 2016, 5:57 PM 10,967 Views 4 Comments

The league says the investigation ‘began weeks ago’.

# distraction - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

7 apps that can teach you something useful during your commute
# Apps
# Apps

7 apps that can teach you something useful during your commute

Jan 19th 2016, 1:02 PM 23,340 Views 6 Comments

Learn on the go.

# distraction - Sunday 4 October, 2015

We were better parents before smartphones
# Opinion
# Opinion

We were better parents before smartphones

Oct 4th 2015, 6:30 PM 356 Views 31 Comments

There’s something slightly tragic about the sight of a two -year-old tugging at his mother’s trouser leg as she scrolls or the kid who is perilously close to falling off the high bars as Dad checks the latest score, writes Claire Micks.

# distraction - Sunday 21 June, 2015

NI burglars with southern Irish accents claim to work for water company
# Distraction
# Distraction

NI burglars with southern Irish accents claim to work for water company

Jun 21st 2015, 11:01 AM 18,727 Views 20 Comments

In a second incident, the men said they were from an electricity company and tried to distract an elderly couple while they searched their home.

# distraction - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Pat Lam's Connacht need to move swiftly past Muliaina distraction
# Keeping Focus
From The42
# Keeping Focus

Pat Lam's Connacht need to move swiftly past Muliaina distraction

Apr 4th 2015, 12:22 PM 13,503 Views 0 Comments

A disappointing first-half performance from the western province needs to be addressed urgently.

# distraction - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Dunphy: Keane 'circus' is out of control and will soon impact Ireland results
# The Roy Keane Show
From The42
# The Roy Keane Show

Dunphy: Keane 'circus' is out of control and will soon impact Ireland results

Nov 18th 2014, 7:02 PM 5,166 Views 13 Comments

“Unless Martin O’Neill gets a grip of it then it’s going to get worse.”

# distraction - Sunday 6 July, 2014

These 17 web tools will improve your productivity
# Get It Done
# Get It Done

These 17 web tools will improve your productivity

Jul 6th 2014, 5:00 PM 31,256 Views 11 Comments

Avoid distractions and procrastination when you really need to just get down to it.

# distraction - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator

Apr 24th 2014, 4:53 PM 9,614 Views 67 Comments

Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.

# distraction - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Today's Hull-Arsenal game was interrupted by some wind-assisted advertising hoardings
# Distraction
From The42
# Distraction

Today's Hull-Arsenal game was interrupted by some wind-assisted advertising hoardings

Apr 20th 2014, 3:02 PM 4,124 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, goals by Lukas Podolski and Aaron Ramsey have put Arsenal into a commanding lead.

# distraction - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Shakespeare and King Lear are helping Syrian children in Jordan
# Distraction
# Distraction

Shakespeare and King Lear are helping Syrian children in Jordan

Mar 29th 2014, 9:45 AM 3,620 Views 0 Comments

“When I first came here, children were using the language of war… tanks, bullets and bombs. But that has changed now. To me, this is an achievement.”

# distraction - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Man injured defending grandmother during 'distraction' burglary
# Crime
# Crime

Man injured defending grandmother during 'distraction' burglary

Mar 22nd 2014, 4:20 PM 10,183 Views 15 Comments

A man said he was at the house to check the woman’s water supply – but another man with him tried to burgle the house.

# distraction - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Young drivers are more likely to crash due to mobile phone distraction
# Eyes On The Road
# Eyes On The Road

Young drivers are more likely to crash due to mobile phone distraction

Jan 2nd 2014, 9:25 AM 9,484 Views 58 Comments

The US study also produced a surprise result, simply talking on the phone did not prove dangerous.

# distraction - Friday 22 November, 2013

Thieves distract woman in her 80s with fake boomerang story, then rob her
# Robbery
# Robbery

Thieves distract woman in her 80s with fake boomerang story, then rob her

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:02 PM 13,145 Views 26 Comments

Two men entered the house and robbed a sum of money after a third man had distracted the woman.

# distraction - Monday 18 March, 2013

The burning question*: Did you enjoy St Patrick’s Day?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Did you enjoy St Patrick’s Day?

Mar 18th 2013, 9:45 AM 15,652 Views 75 Comments

It’s the end of the bank holiday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# distraction - Monday 17 December, 2012

The burning question*: Is it okay to use your mobile in a restaurant?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Is it okay to use your mobile in a restaurant?

Dec 17th 2012, 1:00 PM 9,402 Views 49 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# distraction - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Keaveney criticises 'cynicism' of ministers over his voting against government
# Conflict
# Conflict

Keaveney criticises 'cynicism' of ministers over his voting against government

Dec 15th 2012, 5:11 PM 8,383 Views 55 Comments

The Labout TD said ministers and party members were attempting to distract from problematic issues in the budget.

# distraction - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Del Piero 'not a distraction' claim Sydney
# Distraction
From The42
# Distraction

Del Piero 'not a distraction' claim Sydney

Nov 13th 2012, 5:40 PM 1,637 Views 0 Comments

Club vow to turn their season around after the sudden departure of their coach.

# distraction - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Have you been playing the Google Olympics?
# Doodlympics
From The42
# Doodlympics

Have you been playing the Google Olympics?

Aug 11th 2012, 10:50 AM 3,949 Views 2 Comments

Themed doodles are always fun – but the finger-games on Google these past few days have kept us rather busy…

# distraction - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Breivik judge caught playing Solitaire in court during trial
# Breivik Trial
# Breivik Trial

Breivik judge caught playing Solitaire in court during trial

Jun 5th 2012, 7:51 AM 5,644 Views 11 Comments

Ernst Henning Eielsen, one of the three ‘lay judges’ handling the trial, was busy during a professor’s testimony yesterday.