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#Mobile Phone

# mobile-phone - Monday 31 August, 2020

Two men detained over Ryanair terror alert released without charge
# Security Threat
# Security Threat

Two men detained over Ryanair terror alert released without charge

Updated Aug 31st 2020, 2:40 PM 88,106 Views 43 Comments

A suspicious object left in the toilet was found to be a mobile phone.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

'No scientific evidence to substantiate 5G theories': Eamonn Holmes clarifies controversial comments
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'No scientific evidence to substantiate 5G theories': Eamonn Holmes clarifies controversial comments

Apr 14th 2020, 1:45 PM 46,105 Views 105 Comments

The presenter came in for criticism for stating that it is “very easy” to dismiss the 5G theory “because it suits the state narrative”.

# mobile-phone - Friday 10 April, 2020

Mobile and broadband capacity ramps up to deal with sharp surge in voice and data traffic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Mobile and broadband capacity ramps up to deal with sharp surge in voice and data traffic

Apr 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,080 Views 47 Comments

There has been increased pressure on the networks as more people work from home and connect with loved ones.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout
# Networks
# Networks

Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout

Nov 12th 2019, 3:16 PM 19,644 Views 53 Comments

Sinn Féin says it is open to talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil after the next general election.

# mobile-phone - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Salah avoids prosecution for allegedly using mobile phone while driving
# Case Closed
From The42
# Case Closed

Salah avoids prosecution for allegedly using mobile phone while driving

Oct 11th 2018, 10:29 PM 4,855 Views 6 Comments

Merseyside Police have confirmed they have insufficient evidence to prosecute the Liverpool star.

# mobile-phone - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Since EU roaming charges were scrapped, Irish phone use abroad has skyrocketed
# Roam Like At Home
# Roam Like At Home

Since EU roaming charges were scrapped, Irish phone use abroad has skyrocketed

Apr 15th 2018, 4:15 PM 23,460 Views 20 Comments

Between July and September last year, data usage by Irish citizens travelling in the EU increased by 218%.

# mobile-phone - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'Put the bloody thing away': 60% of Irish drivers have used their phones at a red light
# AA Survey
# AA Survey

'Put the bloody thing away': 60% of Irish drivers have used their phones at a red light

Feb 11th 2018, 5:36 PM 29,335 Views 65 Comments

“Phone use by Irish drivers is at ridiculously high levels,” according to The AA.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

New online comparison tool to show you best phone deals ahead of Christmas rush
# Best Bundles
# Best Bundles

New online comparison tool to show you best phone deals ahead of Christmas rush

Dec 13th 2017, 8:34 AM 22,340 Views 20 Comments

The tool was set up by independent regulator Comreg.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies
# Put It Away
# Put It Away

Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies

Aug 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 9,474 Views 34 Comments

“The mobile phone is a big risk these days and people just aren’t heeding the message and ending up in a dreadful situation.”

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

TD warns mobile phones give children access to 'unlimited pornography of every type'
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

TD warns mobile phones give children access to 'unlimited pornography of every type'

May 10th 2017, 9:35 AM 24,241 Views 86 Comments

A new bill could make it illegal for parents to allow their children born after 2015 to own a portable device.

Poll: Should young children be banned from buying phones with internet access?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should young children be banned from buying phones with internet access?

May 10th 2017, 8:24 AM 18,063 Views 83 Comments

A proposed new law aims to curb youth access to the internet.

# mobile-phone - Monday 8 May, 2017

Use your phone to journal - and improve your day
# Live A Better Life
# Live A Better Life

Use your phone to journal - and improve your day

May 8th 2017, 12:50 PM 9,427 Views 4 Comments

Let’s find out how to remember what on earth we did last week.

# mobile-phone - Friday 10 March, 2017

'Don't have the wool pulled over their eyes': Comreg to investigate Three over roaming charges
# Roam Free
# Roam Free

'Don't have the wool pulled over their eyes': Comreg to investigate Three over roaming charges

Mar 10th 2017, 5:47 PM 16,574 Views 45 Comments

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock wants Comreg to investigate potential breaches of EU law as a “matter of urgency”.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Despite EU plan, Three mobile customers won't get 'all you can eat' data abroad
# Roam Free
# Roam Free

Despite EU plan, Three mobile customers won't get 'all you can eat' data abroad

Mar 1st 2017, 6:01 PM 47,224 Views 61 Comments

The company said changes are because of the increase in costs of doing business.

# mobile-phone - 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 25,321 Views 101 Comments

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

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Poll: When did you last change your mobile phone?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When did you last change your mobile phone?

Dec 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 22,814 Views 61 Comments

There are smartphones galore at this time of year.

# mobile-phone - Friday 18 November, 2016

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?

Nov 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 21,367 Views 105 Comments

The RSA says increased penalty points have resulted in changes in the behaviour of drivers.

# mobile-phone - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Kidnapped woman found dead after calling from the boot of her car
# Montana
# Montana

Kidnapped woman found dead after calling from the boot of her car

Sep 8th 2016, 9:33 PM 46,508 Views 17 Comments

She was kidnapped in broad daylight.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Garda chases after man who snatched mobile phone from pregnant woman
# Dublin
# Dublin

Garda chases after man who snatched mobile phone from pregnant woman

Aug 2nd 2016, 5:59 PM 31,862 Views 40 Comments

The man was arrested and is being held at Bridewell Garda Station.

Poll: Would you go to a bar that blocked your mobile phone signal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a bar that blocked your mobile phone signal?

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:24 AM 34,442 Views 101 Comments

A new bar in England has installed signal blockers.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Bus company used CCTV video 'unfairly' to catch driver using mobile phone
# Aircoach
# Aircoach

Bus company used CCTV video 'unfairly' to catch driver using mobile phone

Jun 22nd 2016, 6:03 AM 25,271 Views 33 Comments

The airport bus operator was found to have obtained the footage improperly.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again
# Distracted
# Distracted

Think taking hands-free calls while driving is safe? Think again

Jun 8th 2016, 11:42 AM 17,636 Views 48 Comments

New research says driving while talking on a hands-free device can be as distracting as using a hand-held phone.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Roy Keane says young footballers should throw their mobile phones in the bin
# Advice
From The42
# Advice

Roy Keane says young footballers should throw their mobile phones in the bin

Feb 17th 2016, 1:15 PM 11,818 Views 10 Comments

“Kick the ball against the wall, play with your mates. Kids don’t climb trees anymore.”

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Couple who won €43 million only checked ticket after friend told them to
# Lottery
# Lottery

Couple who won €43 million only checked ticket after friend told them to

Jan 13th 2016, 1:56 PM 28,827 Views 20 Comments

David and Carol Martin have said they might use some of the money for the flood recovery effort.

# mobile-phone - Thursday 5 November, 2015

This university has a plan to stop people getting hurt because of smartphones
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

This university has a plan to stop people getting hurt because of smartphones

Nov 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 10,989 Views 8 Comments

No more falling over your friends while texting.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Powerful road safety ad shows a split second is all it takes
# Texting
# Texting

Powerful road safety ad shows a split second is all it takes

Sep 15th 2015, 7:30 PM 19,299 Views 12 Comments

Just one glance at that text message could make all the difference.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Poll: Do you keep electronic devices out of the bedroom?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you keep electronic devices out of the bedroom?

Aug 5th 2015, 9:22 AM 22,591 Views 28 Comments

Are they banned?

# mobile-phone - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Footage shows New York police officer wrestling 11-year-old girl to ground
# Excessive Force
# Excessive Force

Footage shows New York police officer wrestling 11-year-old girl to ground

Jul 23rd 2015, 10:07 AM 27,637 Views 87 Comments

The girl was wrongly accused of stealing a mobile phone and was later released without charge.

# mobile-phone - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Dublin man caught with stun gun disguised as a phone said it was 'for a bit of holiday fun'
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man caught with stun gun disguised as a phone said it was 'for a bit of holiday fun'

Jun 20th 2015, 7:00 AM 21,560 Views 20 Comments

He was given a suspended sentence yesterday.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Happy 150th birthday Nokia. Here's why we owe so much to the 3210
# Influential
# Influential

Happy 150th birthday Nokia. Here's why we owe so much to the 3210

May 12th 2015, 8:30 PM 26,266 Views 38 Comments

While it has a long and varied history, one device is still fondly remembered above everything else.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Three says issues with mobile service resolved
# Call Me Maybe
# Call Me Maybe

Three says issues with mobile service resolved

Apr 7th 2015, 9:03 AM 12,001 Views 37 Comments

Thousands of customers were experiencing difficulties since yesterday afternoon.

# mobile-phone - Friday 13 February, 2015

There'll be no charging of your mobile when you're working for Ryanair
# Out Of Charge
# Out Of Charge

There'll be no charging of your mobile when you're working for Ryanair

Feb 13th 2015, 10:45 PM 47,164 Views 65 Comments

The conditions of employment at the airline are ‘observed to be an area of concern’ according to a new pilots’ survey.

# mobile-phone - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Ukrainian player banned for using his phone in the middle of a match
# Put It Away
From The42
# Put It Away

Ukrainian player banned for using his phone in the middle of a match

Jan 22nd 2015, 6:35 PM 5,898 Views 5 Comments

You wouldn’t see this type of messing down the park on a Sunday morning.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

One in 12 drivers are still using their mobile phone while driving
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

One in 12 drivers are still using their mobile phone while driving

Dec 31st 2014, 1:32 PM 8,418 Views 55 Comments

Despite Garda initiatives to crack down on it, the figures have risen since last year.

# mobile-phone - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Want to switch mobile networks? There's a new one on its way
# Investment
# Investment

Want to switch mobile networks? There's a new one on its way

Dec 4th 2014, 11:01 AM 14,390 Views 39 Comments

It’s being set up by Carphone Warehouse, but it won’t be here till July 2015…

# mobile-phone - Thursday 23 October, 2014

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)
# We Hardly Knew Ye
# We Hardly Knew Ye

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)

Oct 23rd 2014, 11:00 PM 71,879 Views 98 Comments

Why do the good die young?

# mobile-phone - Monday 11 August, 2014

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 35,514 Views 23 Comments

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

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Poll: Are penalties for using a phone while driving strict enough?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are penalties for using a phone while driving strict enough?

Aug 5th 2014, 9:29 AM 12,815 Views 95 Comments

One in ten Irish motorists are still doing it – do we need harsher punishments to stop them?

New laws haven't deterred one-in-ten motorists from using their phone while driving
# Ring Ring
# Ring Ring

New laws haven't deterred one-in-ten motorists from using their phone while driving

Aug 5th 2014, 8:32 AM 7,317 Views 46 Comments

A new survey found that one-in-ten drivers text or talk on their phone.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday

Jul 30th 2014, 10:31 AM 21,904 Views 123 Comments

Speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, or using a phone will now incur three points.

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