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# watch-out - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'Growing health threat': Public reminded of risks of consuming wild mushrooms

Exercise great caution if foraging for wild mushrooms, a HSE doctor has advised.

# watch-out - Monday 1 January, 2018

These are the Irish films we'll be talking about in 2018

The Breadwinner, Kissing Candice. A Mother Brings Her Son To Be Shot, and more.

# watch-out - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge TG4 used Snapchat filters to pull off another Halloween prank live on air last night Watch Out

# watch-out - Thursday 10 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge Is This A Fairy Fort Or Just A Regular Irish Hill? Quiz

Is This A Fairy Fort Or Just A Regular Irish Hill?

Test your skills, Danny.

# watch-out - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Gardaí have seized nearly €95k in jewellery linked to the Kinahan cartel

Operations have also resulted in the seizure of hundreds of thousands of euro in cash.

# watch-out - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Aer Lingus flight from Naples forced to turn back after hitting flock of pigeons

Flight EI451 had been due to arrive back in Dublin before 3pm.

# watch-out - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Woman's face is burned after battery-operated headphones catch fire on airplane

She was listening to music as she dozed, about two hours into the trip from Beijing to Melbourne when it happened.

# watch-out - Friday 3 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Dara Ó Briain cracked a photographer with a sliotar while playing hurling at the home of English cricket Watch Out

# watch-out - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam

A link in the message might contain malware.

# watch-out - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

SuperValu warns customers not to respond to email fraudster

Scammers are trying to lure targets in with promises of fake vouchers.

# watch-out - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

# watch-out - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Should people be fined for texting while walking? Watch Out This post contains a poll

Should people be fined for texting while walking?

One US city will discuss such a law.

# watch-out - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Showing off on Facebook could make you an easy target for burglars

People aged 17- to 24-years-old are most likely to reveal sensitive information on the internet.

# watch-out - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

This Dunnes Stores product could be a potential food safety hazard

The FSAI has issued a warning about a batch of vegetable samosas.

# watch-out - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Opel carrying out investigation after car bursts into flames outside Cork

This follows a series of incidents in the UK.

# watch-out - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Elaborate stories and 'too good to be true' ads: how scammers target students

Students moving to Ireland for the first time have been warned to watch out for fake accommodation ads.

# watch-out - Monday 17 August, 2015

Going to the US? Some sites are charging €126 for a €12 form you need

Many sites are overcharging for the Esta registration forms.

# watch-out - Sunday 14 June, 2015

# watch-out - Thursday 28 May, 2015

That theoretical two-bedroom flat in the heart of Dublin for €750 a month is probably a scam

While property sites work hard to root out scammers, people should still be extremely vigilant.

# watch-out - Saturday 23 May, 2015

This spice which is sold in Ireland has traces of Salmonella in it

Monolith Kurkumawurzel gemahlen is sold in Eastern European food businesses.

# watch-out - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The former head of the ECB is in Dublin - and he's got some fancy bling

Jean Claude Trichet: Frenchman, banker, gadget enthusiast.

# watch-out - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

An out-of-control cargo spacecraft is plunging back to Earth

Video has emerged of it spinning out of control.

# watch-out - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

This app could stop people who write dodgy tweets from losing their job

And the guy who set it up knows exactly what can go wrong.

# watch-out - Friday 17 April, 2015

Zebras escape from farm as they were angry at sale of some of their stable-mates

They broke free at around 3pm but have now been safely captured and brought back to the farm.

# watch-out - Friday 13 February, 2015

Think our seagulls are bad? Try being attacked by an angry owl

One US town has erected signs to warn of malicious birds.

# watch-out - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Dangerous distress flare found on Tory Island

Thankfully, it was made safe by the Army Bomb Disposal Team.

# watch-out - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax

This would mean Northern Ireland could match our very attractive 12.5% rate. Let the games begin…

# watch-out - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Someone is selling "Nidge's watch" on the internet

What time is it? Crime time.

# watch-out - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland

The Parida caught fire late last night.

# watch-out - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Chinese city creates special footpath lane for smartphone users Eyes Forward

Chinese city creates special footpath lane for smartphone users

Could Ireland use some of these?

# watch-out - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano

Earlier this week, airspace was closed near the volcano after an eruption on the glacier.

# watch-out - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Motorcyclist in insane front-flip crash lands feet-first on roof of moving car No Words

# watch-out - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch this little boy on a bike crash straight into a tree Watch Out

Watch this little boy on a bike crash straight into a tree

While his father laughs and records it. For shame.

# watch-out - Monday 30 September, 2013

From The42 What's it like to face an Anthony Nash 21-yard free? Watch Out

What's it like to face an Anthony Nash 21-yard free?

Clare goalkeeper Patrick Kelly explains how they prepared to face the Cork ‘keepers power.

# watch-out - Friday 25 January, 2013

South Africa tries to capture 15,000 runaway crocodiles

The Rakwena Crocodile Farm was flooded during torrential downpours last weekend – with thousands of crocs escaping.

# watch-out - Friday 20 April, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Nets fan gets hit by ball while texting It's For You This post contains videos

VIDEO: Nets fan gets hit by ball while texting

Scolding parents the world over will enjoy this ‘told you so’ moment from an NBA match

# watch-out - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Central Bank issues warning on investment firms

Two investment firms have been offering services in Ireland – despite not being authorised to do so.

# watch-out - Monday 3 October, 2011

From The42 'You will be robbed!' - Barcelona-bound Irish soccer fans warned Watch Out

'You will be robbed!' - Barcelona-bound Irish soccer fans warned

People travelling to the city have been told to attempt to avoid a crime wave, which is specifically targeting tourists.

# watch-out - Thursday 22 July, 2010

SOCIAL NETWORKING-savvy burglars can  strike gold on websites like Facebook and Twitter when users display their travel and work plans.

Out of thoughtlessness or a false sense of security (you are among “friends” after all) many people post their plans online. As innocent as it may seem, its not always safe.

The UK-based insurance company More Than conducted a survey, asking 50 former criminals how they chose their targets. Monitoring victims on social networking sites and examining their updates and posts was common.

Some even monitor mobile Twitter users, to see where they are at any given moment.

With many users placing personal details, like their address or telephone number, on social networking sites all that a would-be burglar needs to do is log on to see when you’re safely out of the way.

Pete Markey, a spokesman for More Than, said that today’s burglars are combining old techniques with new.

He added, “Using Facebook or Twitter to boast about a big night out or a fortnight in Barbados may impress friends and colleagues, but it’s enough to give the social-media savvy burglar all they need to know.”

According to the results of the survey, 68% of burglars said they collected information about their target’s home or daily routine in advance of a robbery.