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# eir - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Wi-Fi, touchscreens and tourism: Eir is planning a major revamp of its payphones

The telecoms company is hoping the changes will bring a bump in users.

# eir - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Wi-Fi, touchscreens and tourism: Eir is planning a major revamp of its payphones

The telecoms company is hoping the changes will bring a bump in users.

# eir - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Government: Eir proposal to complete National Broadband Plan for €1 billion 'not feasible'

The company’s CEO raised the alternative cost at an Oireachtas committee last month.

# eir - Monday 8 July, 2019

Telecoms group concerned about Eir's €1bn claim and will consider legal action against the Irish government

Eir’s CEO told an Oireachtas committee recently that it could deliver the NBP for less than €1 billion.

# eir - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Another tender process for broadband plan would take three years, committee hears

Eir’s CEO said last week that it could deliver the NBP for far less than the approved bidder.

# eir - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

'It's no secret': Eir boss says telecoms company could complete broadband plan for less than €1bn

Government announced that it is to proceed with its plans for the €3 billion NBP

# eir - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Eir's plan to turn a telephone exchange into a fancy office has been paused - for now

City planners pressed pause so the telco can provide extra information on the project.

# eir - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Eir's plan to turn a telephone exchange into a fancy office has been paused - for now

City planners pressed pause so the telco can provide extra information on the project.

# eir - Thursday 14 March, 2019

ComReg has called out Eir over how it modifies contracts

The regulator’s finding is the latest chapter in its bumpy relationship with the telco.

# eir - Friday 8 March, 2019

'A completely new scam': Warning over scam that allows online bank accounts to be accessed remotely

The scam is believed to target those with banking apps on their smartphones.

# eir - Thursday 28 February, 2019

'A burden, outdated, absolute folly': Eir lashed out against a bid for it to maintain public payphones

The telco lodged a scornful submission as part of ComReg’s review of the service.

# eir - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'It's fatally flawed': What the hell is going on with the shrinking National Broadband Plan?

Seven years after it was announced, there’s still little clarity on the cost – or the size – of the long-awaited rural broadband network.

# eir - Friday 25 January, 2019

Public warned of scam call from fraudsters claiming to be from Eir

Eir has issued advice to the public on what to do if such a call is received.

# eir - Friday 7 December, 2018

Eir has accused ComReg of breaking EU laws in its clampdown on costly helplines

The watchdog is rolling out new rules relating to ‘non-geographic numbers’.

# eir - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Watchdog upholds five complaints against Eir over misleading ads

One of the ads failed to make clear that it extended the length of broadband contracts and increased the price.

# eir - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Eir announces 750 new jobs for Sligo, Limerick and Cork

The new roles will mainly be in customer services.

# eir - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Eir says full service has been restored following fault that led to phone and broadband outage

The company has revealed that the issue was caused by a problem with an eir DNS server.

# eir - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Eir 'working to resolve issue' as mobile and broadband remains down for customers across the country

The company has acknowledged the problem but has not given a timeline for a return to full service.

# eir - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Mobile coverage on Eir back to normal after daytime outage

Customers had taken to social media to complain about the length of eir’s outage today.

# eir - Monday 27 August, 2018

The Speaking Clock has told callers the time for the final time today

Eir shut down the nearly 50-year-old service, which still receives calls daily, today.

# eir - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

37,000 Eir customers affected by data breach after laptop stolen

Gardaí and the Data Protection Commissioner have been notified.

# eir - Monday 30 July, 2018

The department claims it remains on track but what's happening with the National Broadband Plan?

SSE pulled out of the tendering process yesterday.

# eir - Sunday 29 July, 2018

National Broadband Plan 'hanging on a thread' as SSE pulls out of National Broadband Plan

It’s part of the consortium that was the only bidder to deliver the government’s plan.

# eir - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Public warned of scam call claiming that their 'internet is compromised'

A number of people have recently received dubious calls offering to fix their connection.

# eir - Monday 16 April, 2018

Cork island left without phone and broadband for six months after Storm Ophelia

Work is scheduled to repair cables this week.

# eir - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Eir announces plans to cut 750 jobs

In a statement, the company said it was being done “to deliver cost savings and create a leaner, more agile organisations”.

# eir - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Salvaging the broadband plan: 'State stepping in to provide rural internet should be considered'

Fianna Fáil will tonight ask the government to stall the procurement process and review what has gone wrong in the roll-out of broadband.

Broadband in rural Ireland: 'If I disconnect, I don't get paid - I fear for my job'

“I feel like the people of rural Ireland have been let down, with broken promise after broken promise.”

# eir - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Why did Eir quit the State's broadband plan, and what now for rural Ireland?

“We couldn’t make a business case stack up,” Eir CEO Richard Moat said. “So regrettably, we had to pull out.”

# eir - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

The National Broadband Plan hangs in the balance as Eir 'reluctantly' quits the project

Only one firm is left in the running to build the long-delayed network.

# eir - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

French billionaire buys majority stake in Eir

The transaction is expected to be completed early next year.

# eir - Monday 18 December, 2017

Slap on the wrist for Eir after it misleadingly advertised sports channel bundle for €1

In order to avail of the €1 add-on deal, customers would have to purchase a broadband and TV bundle.

# eir - Monday 9 October, 2017

Eir fined over €10,500 after it admitted overcharging customers

The case was heard in Dublin District Court.

# eir - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Rural broadband: Big blow for competition as ESB-Vodafone pull out of bid

A number of telecoms companies are bidding for a State contract to bring broadband to 542,000 customers.

# eir - Friday 22 September, 2017

From The42 Dublin club quarter-finals featuring O'Sullivan, Kilkenny and Connolly will be live on TV next weekend Club Call

Dublin club quarter-finals featuring O'Sullivan, Kilkenny and Connolly will be live on TV next weekend

Members of the three-in-a-row All-Ireland winning Dublin squad are back in action with their clubs shortly.

# eir - Monday 24 July, 2017

Meteor will be called Eir from September

There will be no change to contracts or mobile plans for customers.

# eir - Monday 10 July, 2017

Good news for Cork City supporters as eir Sport will show BOTH legs of your Europa League qualifier

City welcome Cypriot side AEK Larnaca to Turners Cross this Thursday.

# eir - Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's what you need to know about Eir's record fine from the telecoms watchdog

The company blamed the weather for delivering poor phone services in 2015.

# eir - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten

Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten said an additional 300,000 premises will get high speed broadband within 90 weeks.

# eir - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Eir is looking for people who passed their Leaving Cert to become apprentices

The telecommunications company has 50 positions.

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