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#Mobile Phones

# mobile-phones - Monday 14 June, 2021

New legislation to allow gardaí demand passwords for devices when carrying out search warrant
# Mobile Phones
# Mobile Phones

New legislation to allow gardaí demand passwords for devices when carrying out search warrant

Jun 14th 2021, 6:15 AM 52,917 Views 35 Comments

The overhaul of how gardaí operate includes a new power for gardaí to request passwords or encryption keys.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Money Diaries: A charity shop manager in the south of the country trying to make ends meet
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A charity shop manager in the south of the country trying to make ends meet

Mar 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 57,823 Views 25 Comments

This week, our reader is a charity shop manager receiving the Covid payment while lockdown continues.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'Post-Covid we'll go back to where we were': More than 60% of properties still cost more than HAP limits

Jan 27th 2021, 6:00 AM 15,265 Views 13 Comments

Homeless numbers are down but Simon Communities says the full impact of the pandemic will only be seen when restrictions are lifted permanently.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Meat Industry Ireland says 3,000 workers have been laid off because of 'illegal blockades'
# Choice Cuts
# Choice Cuts

Meat Industry Ireland says 3,000 workers have been laid off because of 'illegal blockades'

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 7:22 PM 20,898 Views 65 Comments

The beef dispute is showing no signs of conclusion.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case
# Mobile Phones
# Mobile Phones

Supreme Court agrees to hear 'leapfrog appeal' in Graham Dwyer case

Jun 4th 2019, 2:46 PM 26,875 Views 0 Comments

The Supreme Court said that the case “raises complex and novel questions of constitutional and EU law”.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests
# Screen Time
# Screen Time

Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests

Jan 16th 2019, 11:37 AM 16,543 Views 27 Comments

New research has found that four in 10 children in Ireland own a mobile phone by the age of nine.

# mobile-phones - Monday 5 November, 2018

Poll: Do you use your phone while driving?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use your phone while driving?

Nov 5th 2018, 9:00 AM 35,839 Views 70 Comments

The penalties for this have got tougher in recent years.

# mobile-phones - Friday 5 October, 2018

Vodafone apologises for sending people 'smashed' pictures of themselves as marketing tactic
# Vodafone Ireland
# Vodafone Ireland

Vodafone apologises for sending people 'smashed' pictures of themselves as marketing tactic

Oct 5th 2018, 6:30 AM 41,906 Views 37 Comments

The picture frames were sent to a number of journalists as part of a campaign.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Mobile coverage on Eir back to normal after daytime outage
# No Calls Go
# No Calls Go

Mobile coverage on Eir back to normal after daytime outage

Updated Sep 12th 2018, 8:18 PM 33,076 Views 44 Comments

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

# mobile-phones - Monday 21 May, 2018

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools
# Phone Use
# Phone Use

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools

May 21st 2018, 8:40 AM 8,351 Views 22 Comments

Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 13 May, 2018

16 awkward photos of celebrities at mobile phone launches in the noughties
# Noughties
From The Daily Edge
# Noughties

16 awkward photos of celebrities at mobile phone launches in the noughties

May 13th 2018, 7:00 PM 9,565 Views 2 Comments

From Samantha and Bono to Bob Geldof. Nobody was above posing with a flip phone.

# mobile-phones - Friday 4 May, 2018

Only three of 15 senior garda phones handed over to Disclosures Tribunal
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

Only three of 15 senior garda phones handed over to Disclosures Tribunal

May 4th 2018, 2:05 PM 11,943 Views 0 Comments

The phones were used by former Garda Commissioners Martin Callinan and Nóirín O’Sullivan, along with Superintendent David Taylor.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees
# Snow Patrol
# Snow Patrol

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees

Dec 10th 2017, 11:20 AM 100,603 Views 88 Comments

A number of weather warning have been issued by Met Éireann.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 31 August, 2017

An average of 12 phones are seized in Irish prisons every week
# Contraband
# Contraband

An average of 12 phones are seized in Irish prisons every week

Aug 31st 2017, 10:01 AM 9,589 Views 48 Comments

The figure is up on last year, but way down on 2008 when about 42-a -week were seized.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999
# Location
# Location

Mobile phones will soon text your exact location to emergency services when you dial 999

Jun 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 17,215 Views 34 Comments

A pilot scheme is currently underway with three major mobile networks.

# mobile-phones - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality
# New Study
# New Study

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality

Jun 4th 2017, 5:00 PM 28,990 Views 10 Comments

Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health, reduced coping and lowered self-esteem.

# mobile-phones - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'The shop was too reliant on me. If I was away, people would come but wouldn't buy anything'
# Insights
# Insights

'The shop was too reliant on me. If I was away, people would come but wouldn't buy anything'

May 20th 2017, 4:00 PM 136 Views 1 Comment

After being let go three times in two years, this former phone shop owner is back running his own business.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services
# Oops
# Oops

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services

Apr 25th 2017, 6:02 PM 24,691 Views 38 Comments

The phone service provider said the messages were sent in error and the issue has been resolved.

# mobile-phones - Monday 3 April, 2017

Almost half of Irish drivers back phone-blocking technology in cars
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Almost half of Irish drivers back phone-blocking technology in cars

Apr 3rd 2017, 12:43 PM 528 Views 1 Comment

Many motorists would prefer to block mobile phones in cars rather than see a hike in penalties.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

The most dangerous time for mobile phone theft is between 10pm and 4am at weekends
# Garda Warning
# Garda Warning

The most dangerous time for mobile phone theft is between 10pm and 4am at weekends

Mar 1st 2017, 7:37 AM 7,532 Views 23 Comments

Gardaí are boosting patrols in danger areas as part of a new campaign.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Vodafone says full service will resume over next few hours
# On A Cellular Level
# On A Cellular Level

Vodafone says full service will resume over next few hours

Sep 1st 2016, 4:41 PM 23,908 Views 28 Comments

Some customers are experiencing technical issues with the network today.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

9 intense struggles only those who owned a Nokia 3210 will understand
# Nooookia
From The Daily Edge
# Nooookia

9 intense struggles only those who owned a Nokia 3210 will understand

Jun 8th 2016, 6:00 PM 11,442 Views 9 Comments

Your first phone was the best phone.

# mobile-phones - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

After its dramatic fall from the top of the mobile world, Nokia is planning a comeback
# Pride Of Finland
# Pride Of Finland

After its dramatic fall from the top of the mobile world, Nokia is planning a comeback

May 18th 2016, 12:11 PM 23,194 Views 31 Comments

You will start seeing the Nokia name on phones once more.

# mobile-phones - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Gardaí planning huge crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

May 7th 2016, 2:38 PM 28,780 Views 100 Comments

More than 28,000 people were caught using their phone while driving last year.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation
# Dawn Raids
# Dawn Raids

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation

Apr 26th 2016, 8:50 AM 21,628 Views 22 Comments

Gardaí recovered mobile phones and laptops during the search operation.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers
# Can't Stand Up Now
# Can't Stand Up Now

Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers

Jan 28th 2016, 9:30 PM 34,007 Views 37 Comments

His pants were taped shut.

# mobile-phones - 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 28,565 Views 77 Comments

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

# mobile-phones - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Three says service is "fully restored" after customers flood social media after outage
# Network Down
# Network Down

Three says service is "fully restored" after customers flood social media after outage

Oct 24th 2015, 7:09 PM 35,198 Views 89 Comments

The network is down for customers across the country.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Denis O'Brien is selling about €2 billion of his company - but he gets to stay boss
# Numero Uno
# Numero Uno

Denis O'Brien is selling about €2 billion of his company - but he gets to stay boss

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:49 PM 17,549 Views 42 Comments

It’s all looking up for DOB.

# mobile-phones - Friday 11 September, 2015

Poll: Is it ever okay to record a video of a crime taking place?
# We're All Watching
# We're All Watching

Poll: Is it ever okay to record a video of a crime taking place?

Sep 11th 2015, 9:32 AM 24,364 Views 61 Comments

It’s happening more and more.

# mobile-phones - 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 20,729 Views 30 Comments

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

# mobile-phones - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch wants people to stop filming Hamlet because it's 'mortifying'
# Put The Phone Down
# Put The Phone Down

Benedict Cumberbatch wants people to stop filming Hamlet because it's 'mortifying'

Aug 9th 2015, 5:53 PM 20,999 Views 57 Comments

“Hashtag the s**t out of this one for me.”

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

The world's stupidest man has revealed himself
# Hand To God
From The Daily Edge
# Hand To God

The world's stupidest man has revealed himself

Jul 7th 2015, 11:28 AM 9,883 Views 4 Comments

Get off the stage, sweetheart.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

EU roaming charges: here's what you'll be paying for texts and calls next year
# Happy Holidays
# Happy Holidays

EU roaming charges: here's what you'll be paying for texts and calls next year

Jun 30th 2015, 10:24 AM 17,292 Views 32 Comments

And we won’t have to worry about extra charges in two years’ time.

# mobile-phones - Friday 5 June, 2015

Two of Ireland's biggest phone and internet players want to get together
# Hooked Up
# Hooked Up

Two of Ireland's biggest phone and internet players want to get together

Jun 5th 2015, 5:11 PM 30,357 Views 32 Comments

UPC parent Liberty Global and Vodafone are looking at doing a deal.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

11 things all bad texters want you to know
# K
From The Daily Edge
# K

11 things all bad texters want you to know

May 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 14,836 Views 0 Comments

It’s tricky to be this lazy.

# mobile-phones - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks
# Contraband
# Contraband

Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks

Mar 19th 2015, 8:16 AM 5,526 Views 9 Comments

Nearly half of those were in Mountjoy Prison.

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

O2 has now gone for good from Ireland - so what's the deal for all its customers?
# Three Figures
# Three Figures

O2 has now gone for good from Ireland - so what's the deal for all its customers?

Mar 3rd 2015, 4:14 PM 42,064 Views 45 Comments

Three bought the company last year and is now Ireland’s second-biggest mobile player.

# mobile-phones - Monday 12 January, 2015

Study claims that being away from your iPhone could be making you stupid
# NOMOPHOBIA
From The Daily Edge
# NOMOPHOBIA

Study claims that being away from your iPhone could be making you stupid

Jan 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 11,758 Views 9 Comments

* Shifty eyes*

# mobile-phones - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Sick of constant charging? This phone's battery lasts for a MONTH
# *FALLS OVER*
# *FALLS OVER*

Sick of constant charging? This phone's battery lasts for a MONTH

Jan 6th 2015, 6:09 PM 27,671 Views 28 Comments

It costs just €24.

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