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# meteor - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

'Green ball of fire' - A stunning green fireball lit up the Irish sky last night
# Great Gig In The Sky
# Great Gig In The Sky

'Green ball of fire' - A stunning green fireball lit up the Irish sky last night

Updated Oct 29th 2019, 11:43 AM 81,441 Views 67 Comments

The brightest of the fireballs was at about 6.54 pm last night.

# meteor - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

An asteroid the size of your house will give Earth a close shave tomorrow morning
# Not Armageddon
# Not Armageddon

An asteroid the size of your house will give Earth a close shave tomorrow morning

Oct 11th 2017, 2:45 PM 24,221 Views 30 Comments

Asteroid TC4 will pass uncomfortably close to Earth just before 7am tomorrow morning according to Nasa.

# meteor - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth
# Dawn Of Life
# Dawn Of Life

Meteorites splashing into warm ponds could have started life on Earth

Oct 8th 2017, 11:30 AM 10,106 Views 70 Comments

A new study points to the life-giving potential of these “warm little ponds”.

# meteor - Monday 24 July, 2017

Meteor will be called Eir from September
# Rebranding
# Rebranding

Meteor will be called Eir from September

Jul 24th 2017, 1:19 PM 21,173 Views 53 Comments

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

# meteor - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Slap on the wrist for Meteor after Three complains over 'more than you can eat data' ad
# No My Data Is Best
# No My Data Is Best

Slap on the wrist for Meteor after Three complains over 'more than you can eat data' ad

May 4th 2017, 2:46 PM 23,301 Views 35 Comments

Three had claimed that it had the superior data offer, and that Meteor’s advert was misleading.

# meteor - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Mobile customers left frustrated as Meteor and Eir coverage fails
# Regional Problems
# Regional Problems

Mobile customers left frustrated as Meteor and Eir coverage fails

Apr 19th 2017, 5:56 PM 27,012 Views 33 Comments

Customers in Galway, Offaly and Kildare have reported outages today.

# meteor - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Did you see an 'extremely bright' fireball blaze across the sky last night? Lots of people did
# Meteorite
# Meteorite

Did you see an 'extremely bright' fireball blaze across the sky last night? Lots of people did

Nov 24th 2016, 2:04 PM 25,874 Views 42 Comments

Anyone for an old-fashioned meteorite hunt?

# meteor - Friday 17 June, 2016

One phone company is letting you access social media free - and that could be a problem
# Decisions
# Decisions

One phone company is letting you access social media free - and that could be a problem

Jun 17th 2016, 6:05 PM 28,932 Views 36 Comments

Meteor won’t be counting Facebook, Twitter or Instagram towards users’ monthly data usage.

# meteor - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

VIDEO: Suspected meteor lights up sky over Scotland
# Look Up
# Look Up

VIDEO: Suspected meteor lights up sky over Scotland

Mar 1st 2016, 9:34 AM 13,941 Views 21 Comments

‘We saw the ball of light over the trees coming down at some speed and then a massive flash.’

# meteor - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Thousands without service as Meteor works to resolve network issues
# Leinster
# Leinster

Thousands without service as Meteor works to resolve network issues

Feb 18th 2016, 1:06 PM 21,673 Views 28 Comments

Phone and broadband services have been affected.

# meteor - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Secret footage shows Bank of Ireland employee discussing fraudulent claim
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

Secret footage shows Bank of Ireland employee discussing fraudulent claim

Nov 11th 2015, 10:11 AM 25,080 Views 0 Comments

Today the bank said the footage shown in a BBC NI Spotlight programme was “highly edited”.

# meteor - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Call for Vodafone, Three and Meteor to be questioned over mobile coverage
# No Service
# No Service

Call for Vodafone, Three and Meteor to be questioned over mobile coverage

Oct 27th 2015, 3:56 PM 28,519 Views 77 Comments

Labour TD Michael McNamara’s comments have been rejected by the Irish Cellular Industry Association, an alliance of mobile operators.

# meteor - Friday 9 October, 2015

All eyes on the sky: A meteor shower will be visible over Ireland tonight
# Shooting Stars
# Shooting Stars

All eyes on the sky: A meteor shower will be visible over Ireland tonight

Oct 9th 2015, 6:54 PM 21,869 Views 15 Comments

Everyone can join in the viewing, with no equipment necessary.

# meteor - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Eircom has been replaced with this squiggle
# Is It A Bird
# Is It A Bird

Eircom has been replaced with this squiggle

Sep 16th 2015, 11:28 AM 23,137 Views 77 Comments

The company is spending €16 million on a rebrand, including a new name and logo.

# meteor - Monday 7 September, 2015

Watch: Fireball streaking down from space shocks commuters in Bangkok
# Dashcam Footage
# Dashcam Footage

Watch: Fireball streaking down from space shocks commuters in Bangkok

Sep 7th 2015, 12:00 PM 23,516 Views 15 Comments

The sky was lit up by what’s thought to be a meteor.

# meteor - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

First UPC, now Eircom's unloved brand could be on the way out
# Say My Name
# Say My Name

First UPC, now Eircom's unloved brand could be on the way out

Sep 1st 2015, 11:39 AM 20,694 Views 30 Comments

It’s all change in the phone and internet biz.

# meteor - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Pics: Did you see the perseids meteor shower last night?
# Watch The Skies
# Watch The Skies

Pics: Did you see the perseids meteor shower last night?

Aug 13th 2015, 11:02 AM 19,256 Views 40 Comments

Light up, light up.

# meteor - Monday 22 June, 2015

Eircom, Meteor, Three and UPC all made one big mistake when signing up customers
# Shady
# Shady

Eircom, Meteor, Three and UPC all made one big mistake when signing up customers

Jun 22nd 2015, 5:20 PM 90,321 Views 89 Comments

Consumers had not been given enough information before they entered into contracts.

# meteor - Monday 27 April, 2015

Did you see the massive fireball over Ireland last night?
# Goodness Gracious
# Goodness Gracious

Did you see the massive fireball over Ireland last night?

Apr 27th 2015, 6:18 PM 39,317 Views 29 Comments

And by any chance did you see where parts of it landed?

# meteor - Friday 6 February, 2015

Vodafone lost 278 customers A DAY in 2014
# See Ya
# See Ya

Vodafone lost 278 customers A DAY in 2014

Feb 6th 2015, 5:11 PM 28,897 Views 118 Comments

The telecoms giant is struggling to compete in the 4G data pack market here

# meteor - Monday 19 January, 2015

This fireball tore across the night sky yesterday evening? Did you see it?
# Look Up
# Look Up

This fireball tore across the night sky yesterday evening? Did you see it?

Jan 19th 2015, 12:56 PM 23,299 Views 25 Comments

A photographer in Dalkey managed to capture this amazing shot over Dublin.

# meteor - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Hundreds of us saw that 'giant fireball' this week --- but where did it land?
# Northern Star
# Northern Star

Hundreds of us saw that 'giant fireball' this week --- but where did it land?

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 13,735 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of sightings were reported to Astronomy Ireland, from all over the country.

# meteor - Monday 29 September, 2014

Irish granny gets iPhone, accidentally sends multiple texts to Meteor
# Love Nan
From The Daily Edge
# Love Nan

Irish granny gets iPhone, accidentally sends multiple texts to Meteor

Sep 29th 2014, 2:35 PM 10,361 Views 5 Comments

Love, Nan.

# meteor - Friday 19 September, 2014

Here's what the new iPhones will cost in Ireland
# Pre-order
# Pre-order

Here's what the new iPhones will cost in Ireland

Sep 19th 2014, 11:45 PM 77,058 Views 122 Comments

All the networks are offering them on 24-month contracts.

# meteor - Monday 11 August, 2014

In need of a wish? This week is your best chance of catching a shooting star
# Sky At Night
# Sky At Night

In need of a wish? This week is your best chance of catching a shooting star

Aug 11th 2014, 7:47 PM 14,924 Views 3 Comments

The annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this week.

Meteor mobile customer? Be aware of this text scam
# Scam
# Scam

Meteor mobile customer? Be aware of this text scam

Aug 11th 2014, 10:33 AM 35,548 Views 23 Comments

The mobile provider said that people should be careful with any suspicious texts and offers.

# meteor - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Police dashboard camera captures meteor fireball over a motorway
# Great Balls Of Fire
# Great Balls Of Fire

Police dashboard camera captures meteor fireball over a motorway

Jul 2nd 2014, 2:58 PM 16,937 Views 18 Comments

The meteor broke into pieces as it entered Earth’s atmosphere, and could be seen from the ground.

# meteor - Friday 23 May, 2014

Ireland could* be the best place in the world to see a stunning meteor shower tonight
# Shooting Star
# Shooting Star

Ireland could* be the best place in the world to see a stunning meteor shower tonight

May 23rd 2014, 7:58 PM 21,910 Views 37 Comments

*Weather permitting of course, but it’s not looking too good right now…

# meteor - Monday 21 April, 2014

Russian dashcam captures meteorite falling to earth
# Look To The Skies
# Look To The Skies

Russian dashcam captures meteorite falling to earth

Apr 21st 2014, 5:55 PM 16,206 Views 17 Comments

The Russian meteor is not as bright as last year’s.

# meteor - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Space rocks spark 'gold rush'-style frenzy in hills of South Korea
# Space Oddities
# Space Oddities

Space rocks spark 'gold rush'-style frenzy in hills of South Korea

Mar 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,701 Views 1 Comment

Hundreds of people have been scouring hills and rice paddies in the hope of a ‘bonanza’ after a meteor shower shower near the city of Jinju.

# meteor - Monday 10 March, 2014

An 'extremely bright' fireball was spotted over Ireland
# Seeing Stars
# Seeing Stars

An 'extremely bright' fireball was spotted over Ireland

Mar 10th 2014, 2:23 PM 26,875 Views 30 Comments

If you did, you weren’t alone.

# meteor - Thursday 27 February, 2014

And the winner of the Meteor Choice Music Prize for album of the year is...
# Meteor
From The Daily Edge
# Meteor

And the winner of the Meteor Choice Music Prize for album of the year is...

Feb 27th 2014, 11:04 PM 29,435 Views 29 Comments

Drumroll, please… unless you already guessed from the photograph.

# meteor - Friday 7 February, 2014

Eircom has more mobile customers than landline, but they still don't bring in as much cash
# Switchover
# Switchover

Eircom has more mobile customers than landline, but they still don't bring in as much cash

Feb 7th 2014, 8:52 AM 10,667 Views 47 Comments

Meteor and eMobile earned revenue of €180 million in the six months to the end of December compared to €499 million for fixed line services.

# meteor - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Did you see the fireball that broke up over Ireland last Friday evening?
# Astronomy
# Astronomy

Did you see the fireball that broke up over Ireland last Friday evening?

Jan 7th 2014, 12:18 PM 21,987 Views 41 Comments

The meteor was seen all across Ireland, but is thought to have only lasted a couple of seconds.

# meteor - Monday 9 December, 2013

Vodafone begins rolling out 4G service across Ireland
# Coverage
# Coverage

Vodafone begins rolling out 4G service across Ireland

Dec 9th 2013, 4:33 PM 18,346 Views 61 Comments

The service is now available in six cities and 31 towns across the country.

# meteor - Friday 6 December, 2013

What you should consider before buying a smartphone
# Checklist
# Checklist

What you should consider before buying a smartphone

Dec 6th 2013, 8:00 PM 24,942 Views 51 Comments

Because getting the right deal is just as important as the smartphone you pick.

# meteor - Thursday 14 November, 2013

25 easy ways to get into the Christmas spirit over the weekend
# Sponsored By Meteor
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Meteor

25 easy ways to get into the Christmas spirit over the weekend

Nov 14th 2013, 5:01 PM 28,544 Views 37 Comments

SIMPLY HAVING A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS TIME.

# meteor - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Why don't the new iPhones have 4G connections in Ireland?
# First World Problems
# First World Problems

Why don't the new iPhones have 4G connections in Ireland?

Oct 27th 2013, 10:30 AM 33,960 Views 134 Comments

It’s because the super-fast networks are yet to be ‘certified’ by Apple.

# meteor - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

8 things you always wish would hurry up
# Sponsored By Meteor
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Meteor

8 things you always wish would hurry up

Oct 22nd 2013, 3:31 PM 35,021 Views 69 Comments

Come on, come ON.

# meteor - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Watch: Meteor to roll out its 4G service today, but just how fast is it?
# Data Connection
# Data Connection

Watch: Meteor to roll out its 4G service today, but just how fast is it?

Sep 26th 2013, 7:50 AM 31,580 Views 112 Comments

TheJournal.ie got a quick trial of the technology’s speeds. See how we got on…

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