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#Safety First

# safety-first - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Safety first: EU's product safety rules based on prevention rather than prohibition
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# Total Recall

Safety first: EU's product safety rules based on prevention rather than prohibition

Jun 22nd 2022, 2:00 PM 5,325 Views 3 Comments

European standards for safety of products have became a world leader in protecting consumers.

# safety-first - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Two Irish players isolating with Covid-19 ahead of cricket series against West Indies
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From The42
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Two Irish players isolating with Covid-19 ahead of cricket series against West Indies

Dec 30th 2021, 6:18 PM 1,546 Views 0 Comments

The players will likely rejoin the squad in Jamaica around 9 January if they produce negative PCR test results.

# safety-first - Monday 17 August, 2020

Wimbledon champion and world no.2 Halep the latest star to confirm she will skip US Open
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From The42
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Wimbledon champion and world no.2 Halep the latest star to confirm she will skip US Open

Aug 17th 2020, 4:52 PM 4,409 Views 1 Comment

‘I always said I would put my health at the heart of my decision and I therefore prefer to stay and train in Europe,’ said the Romanian.

# safety-first - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Every three hours a flight within the EU is threatened by 'unruly' passengers
# IAA
# IAA

Every three hours a flight within the EU is threatened by 'unruly' passengers

Jul 31st 2019, 6:43 PM 14,685 Views 36 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority has launched a new campaign to tackle disruptive behaviour on flights.

# safety-first - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Citroen axes Northern Ireland driver for 'excessively high number of crashes'
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From The42
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Citroen axes Northern Ireland driver for 'excessively high number of crashes'

May 24th 2018, 8:03 PM 8,555 Views 9 Comments

Kris Meeke and his Irish co-driver Paul Nagle will not be participating for the rest of the 2018 WRC.

# safety-first - Thursday 11 January, 2018

RDS seating issue rectified ahead of Leinster's Champions Cup game this weekend
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From The42
# Good To Go

RDS seating issue rectified ahead of Leinster's Champions Cup game this weekend

Jan 11th 2018, 3:59 PM 5,888 Views 11 Comments

12 supporters were moved from their seats due to a ‘small localised issue’ during the win over Ulster last week.

# safety-first - Thursday 22 June, 2017

World Cup in Russia will be safe vows sports minister
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From The42
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World Cup in Russia will be safe vows sports minister

Jun 22nd 2017, 3:17 PM 2,429 Views 4 Comments

The man in charge of sport for Russia’s Tatarstan region says there is no sign that the 2018 World Cup will be met with major problems.

# safety-first - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

A behind-the-scenes look at the changes in Irish MMA a year since the death of Joao Carvalho
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From The42
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A behind-the-scenes look at the changes in Irish MMA a year since the death of Joao Carvalho

Apr 11th 2017, 3:13 PM 18,135 Views 27 Comments

Much has changed in the past 12 months.

# safety-first - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Munster schools 1/4 final to be replayed after 'unprecedented injury circumstances'
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From The42
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Munster schools 1/4 final to be replayed after 'unprecedented injury circumstances'

Feb 9th 2017, 6:23 PM 11,478 Views 13 Comments

St Munchin’s had declined to play the remainder of their Junior Cup meeting with PBC after three players were withdrawn due to injury.

# safety-first - Monday 18 July, 2016

Car tip: Lighting up during the day saves lives
# Safety First
# Safety First

Car tip: Lighting up during the day saves lives

Jul 18th 2016, 5:08 PM 1,032 Views 2 Comments

Research shows that using your lights during the day reduces the risk of collisions.

# safety-first - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Parents warned to check sun cream and armbands this summer
# Safety First
# Safety First

Parents warned to check sun cream and armbands this summer

Jul 3rd 2016, 6:00 PM 22,120 Views 19 Comments

Safety first.

# safety-first - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Use these antivirus products? Then you need to update them asap
# Safety First
# Safety First

Use these antivirus products? Then you need to update them asap

Jun 29th 2016, 4:09 PM 21,949 Views 26 Comments

The latest update to Symantec and Norton antivirus products fixes a number of serious security flaws.

# safety-first - Monday 27 June, 2016

Relying on texts to help protect your accounts is no longer a good idea
# Safety First
# Safety First

Relying on texts to help protect your accounts is no longer a good idea

Jun 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 18,902 Views 5 Comments

You really should be using two-step authentication, but it’s best to switch to apps dedicated to the task if you haven’t already.

# safety-first - Monday 20 June, 2016

'I hope Puma don't make condoms' - Shaqiri on torn Swiss shirts
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From The42
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'I hope Puma don't make condoms' - Shaqiri on torn Swiss shirts

Jun 20th 2016, 3:36 PM 9,247 Views 7 Comments

Four of the winger’s team-mates had to change their jerseys in Sunday night’s clash with France.

# safety-first - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

This Irish college is tackling a major problem with cybercrime
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# Safety First

This Irish college is tackling a major problem with cybercrime

Jun 14th 2016, 6:10 AM 15,522 Views 19 Comments

A talent gap exists in the area and IT Carlow claims to have the first Irish course dedicated to tackling it.

# safety-first - Monday 6 June, 2016

Galway boss insists Canning is not concussed and was replaced as a precaution
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From The42
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Galway boss insists Canning is not concussed and was replaced as a precaution

Jun 6th 2016, 1:58 PM 6,507 Views 4 Comments

The Portumna man will be fit to face Offaly in two weeks’ time, according to Micheál Donoghue.

# safety-first - Friday 27 May, 2016

Charging your phone using public USB ports isn't as safe as you might think
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# Safety First

Charging your phone using public USB ports isn't as safe as you might think

May 27th 2016, 6:15 PM 27,175 Views 10 Comments

One more thing to keep in mind the next time you have a low battery.

# safety-first - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Extra-strong condoms for Australia's Olympians
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From The42
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Extra-strong condoms for Australia's Olympians

May 17th 2016, 1:50 PM 12,587 Views 10 Comments

There has been widespread anxiety globally surrounding the threat of Zika, which is rampant in Brazil.

# safety-first - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

British promotion postpones Dublin MMA event to implement new medical standards
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From The42
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British promotion postpones Dublin MMA event to implement new medical standards

May 10th 2016, 5:58 PM 12,198 Views 10 Comments

BAMMA 26, featuring several top Irish fighters, was scheduled to take place at the 3Arena on 4 June.

# safety-first - Monday 9 May, 2016

This patch will say you're at risk of being sunburned before it happens
# Safety First
# Safety First

This patch will say you're at risk of being sunburned before it happens

May 9th 2016, 3:42 PM 33,524 Views 25 Comments

The UV Patch, which changes colour to indicate the different levels of sun exposure, will be launched here in June.

# safety-first - Friday 15 April, 2016

Those shortened URLs you shared aren't as safe as you think
# Safety First
# Safety First

Those shortened URLs you shared aren't as safe as you think

Apr 15th 2016, 4:49 PM 16,357 Views 7 Comments

If you shared ones linked to private files, then you could have a problem.

# safety-first - Monday 21 March, 2016

Make sure you don't ignore those download requests on your iPhone tonight
# Safety First
# Safety First

Make sure you don't ignore those download requests on your iPhone tonight

Mar 21st 2016, 7:14 PM 36,127 Views 4 Comments

It’s not just for the new features but for some important security updates too

# safety-first - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Turns out Irish drivers want night vision and remote shutdown for their cars
# Safety First
# Safety First

Turns out Irish drivers want night vision and remote shutdown for their cars

Feb 4th 2016, 1:45 PM 14,888 Views 29 Comments

The findings from an AA survey suggests that Irish motorists are more keen on safety features than autonomous cars.

# safety-first - Monday 25 January, 2016

Leinster now say that Johnny Sexton did NOT suffer concussion against Wasps
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From The42
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Leinster now say that Johnny Sexton did NOT suffer concussion against Wasps

Jan 25th 2016, 1:29 PM 19,124 Views 41 Comments

The 30-year-old was ready to come back on against Wasps but the medical team erred on the side of caution.

# safety-first - Monday 11 January, 2016

This is how self-driving cars are learning to deal with bad conditions
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# Safety First

This is how self-driving cars are learning to deal with bad conditions

Jan 11th 2016, 12:39 PM 13,193 Views 7 Comments

The likes of Google and Ford are teaching their autonomous cars to drive safely in snowy and wet conditions.

# safety-first - Monday 21 December, 2015

Own a drone or buying one for Christmas? You have to register it from today
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# Safety First

Own a drone or buying one for Christmas? You have to register it from today

Dec 21st 2015, 6:10 AM 15,713 Views 27 Comments

And the focus behind the new legislation is very much on safety.

# safety-first - Saturday 21 November, 2015

So what do you need to know before shopping online?
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# Safety First

So what do you need to know before shopping online?

Nov 21st 2015, 7:40 AM 18,646 Views 9 Comments

While it is more prevalent than ever before, it’s important to take the necessary precautions before buying anything.

# safety-first - Monday 16 November, 2015

Facebook explains why safety check was available for Paris but not other 'human disasters'
# Safety First
# Safety First

Facebook explains why safety check was available for Paris but not other 'human disasters'

Nov 16th 2015, 10:45 AM 18,529 Views 18 Comments

The feature was created with natural disasters in mind but was activated during the attacks on Paris.

# safety-first - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

How to run or cycle in the dark safely this winter
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From The42
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How to run or cycle in the dark safely this winter

Nov 11th 2015, 8:00 AM 2,825 Views 4 Comments

Follow these top tips when you’re training.

# safety-first - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Tesla's autopilot mode for cars 'hopefully' won't hit pedestrians, says CEO
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# Autonomous

Tesla's autopilot mode for cars 'hopefully' won't hit pedestrians, says CEO

Oct 15th 2015, 10:50 AM 7,551 Views 31 Comments

Elon Musk unveiled the new feature for the Model M and Model X, which aims to gradually remove the need for drivers to complete certain actions.

# safety-first - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Here's how to check where that short link leads to
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# Safety First

Here's how to check where that short link leads to

Aug 13th 2015, 7:45 PM 11,918 Views 2 Comments

Because you shouldn’t click every link you come across.

Domestic violence: Number of people applying for safety orders has SHOT up
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# Domestic Violence

Domestic violence: Number of people applying for safety orders has SHOT up

Aug 13th 2015, 2:30 PM 13,109 Views 12 Comments

At the same time barring orders have reduced considerably in recent times according to official courts statistics just released regarding domestic violence.

# safety-first - Sunday 19 July, 2015

There's a quick and easy way to make your accounts more secure
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# TechKnowHow

There's a quick and easy way to make your accounts more secure

Jul 19th 2015, 11:00 AM 13,563 Views 2 Comments

And it only takes a minute or two to set up each one.

# safety-first - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

This is why you'll soon use your phone to pay for everything
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# Safety First

This is why you'll soon use your phone to pay for everything

Mar 3rd 2015, 7:45 PM 19,444 Views 26 Comments

Despite some concerns about security, there are two major measures in place.

# safety-first - Monday 23 February, 2015

Sorry Irish parents: your children won't get to see YouTube Kids
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# Out Of Reach

Sorry Irish parents: your children won't get to see YouTube Kids

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:30 PM 14,868 Views 11 Comments

The Android app is only in the US for now, meaning you will need to find another way to entertain the kids.

# safety-first - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Irish roads are incredibly dangerous places for cyclists
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# Safety First

Irish roads are incredibly dangerous places for cyclists

Feb 18th 2015, 7:30 PM 16,652 Views 137 Comments

New data from the Road Safety Authority looks at cycling injuries between 2002 and 2012.

# safety-first - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Planning on shopping online? Here's what to keep in mind
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# Safety First

Planning on shopping online? Here's what to keep in mind

Dec 13th 2014, 10:00 AM 17,489 Views 26 Comments

It’s the busiest time of the year for online shopping, but what should you be aware of before you hit the ‘buy’ button?

# safety-first - Friday 28 November, 2014

24 people killed on roads this year were not wearing seatbelts
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24 people killed on roads this year were not wearing seatbelts

Nov 28th 2014, 7:13 AM 17,536 Views 60 Comments

Plus, drug drive testing came in last night.

# safety-first - Friday 31 October, 2014

"I'm not dampening all the fun, but parents need to be sensible" - Minister
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"I'm not dampening all the fun, but parents need to be sensible" - Minister

Oct 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 5,695 Views 7 Comments

Alan Kelly has something to say about Halloween.

# safety-first - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

How to make sure your phone doesn't get a scratch on it
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# TechGuide

How to make sure your phone doesn't get a scratch on it

Oct 1st 2014, 12:00 PM 20,509 Views 35 Comments

If your phone has far too many scrapes and bumps, then it might be worth reassessing how you use it.

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