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#Mobile Phone

# mobile-phone - Thursday 11 October, 2018

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

Salah avoids prosecution for allegedly using mobile phone while driving

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

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

“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

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

“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'

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: When did you last change your mobile phone?

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

She was kidnapped in broad daylight.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Garda chases after man who snatched mobile phone from pregnant woman

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains a poll

# mobile-phone - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Footage shows New York police officer wrestling 11-year-old girl to ground Excessive Force This post contains videos

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

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'

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

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

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

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

From The42 Ukrainian player banned for using his phone in the middle of a match Put It Away This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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 This post contains images

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)

Why do the good die young?

# mobile-phone - Monday 11 August, 2014

Meteor mobile customer? Be aware of this text scam

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

# mobile-phone - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 signs you're too attached to your mobile phone I-intervention

11 signs you're too attached to your mobile phone

Your one true love.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Masked man threatens driver with hatchet

Three masked men were on board a car that pulled out in front of the man, forcing him to stop.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.

Using your mobile 15 hours a month may triple your risk of brain cancer

This is according to a study by French scientists which confirmed previous concerns about intensive mobile phone use.

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