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# mobile-phone - Monday 11 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meteor mobile customer? Be aware of this text scam Scam

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

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie New laws haven’t deterred one-in-ten motorists from using their phone while driving Ring Ring

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

From TheJournal.ie Penalty points are being increased for some offences in time for the bank holiday Road Safety

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

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Masked man threatens driver with hatchet Badly Shaken

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

From TheJournal.ie Using your mobile 15 hours a month may triple your risk of brain cancer Hang Up

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.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí disarm and arrest hatchet-wielding man after aggravated burglary Waterford

Gardaí disarm and arrest hatchet-wielding man after aggravated burglary

The incident took place in the early hours of this morning in Dungarvan.

# mobile-phone - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 300 drivers caught using mobiles in space of 12 hours, as Gardaí launch new crackdown Hang Up

300 drivers caught using mobiles in space of 12 hours, as Gardaí launch new crackdown

A 48 hour enforcement campaign’s under way, ahead of the introduction of even stricter rules in the area next month.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to begin nationwide crackdown on drivers using mobile phones Put It Away

Gardaí to begin nationwide crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

The national mobile phone operation will take place over the next two days, beginning tomorrow.

# mobile-phone - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Lego smartphones, superhuman vision and a Twitter cinema Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Lego smartphones, superhuman vision and a Twitter cinema

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# mobile-phone - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 195 people penalised (and this van seized) in two-day garda blitz Out Of Time

195 people penalised (and this van seized) in two-day garda blitz

Almost 100 people were stopped and given fixed penalty points during each of two days of checkpoints by gardai.

# mobile-phone - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Young drivers are more likely to crash due to mobile phone distraction Eyes On The Road

Young drivers are more likely to crash due to mobile phone distraction

The US study also produced a surprise result, simply talking on the phone did not prove dangerous.

# mobile-phone - Thursday 19 December, 2013

EU passes deal on universal mobile phone charger

Under the provisional deal, mobile phone and smartphone makers will have to provide a standard battery charger that can fit any device.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie TDs and Senators instructed to stop using their phones in the Oireachtas Beepitybeepitybeeeep This post contains images

TDs and Senators instructed to stop using their phones in the Oireachtas

Mobile phones can cause interference on microphones used in the Houses of the Oireachtas.

# mobile-phone - Monday 21 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Budget deficit for 2012 still inside Troika target despite revisions DEFICIT FIGURES

Budget deficit for 2012 still inside Troika target despite revisions

Initial estimates for April were revised, after it became clear that revenue from mobile phone licences should be filed under this year’s figures.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison Gilligan This post contains images

Pictures: John Gilligan walks free from Portlaoise Prison

The veteran criminal, who led the gang that murdered Veronica Guerin, made a phone call as he was driven from the facility in a waiting car.

# mobile-phone - Friday 13 September, 2013

Irish people sent over 2.4 billion texts between April and June

A report from ComReg also found that more than three quarters of mobile calls were to another mobile.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Roaming charges in the EU could be banned soon Phone Bill

Roaming charges in the EU could be banned soon

The new legislative package launched today could bring the end to roaming charges and compulsory 24 month contracts.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Did you lose your phone on Dublin Bus? Here’s your chance to get it back Lost And Found

Did you lose your phone on Dublin Bus? Here’s your chance to get it back

Do you recognise one of these phones? Dublin Bus wants to reunite you with it.

# mobile-phone - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here’s what happens if you put an iPhone in a microwave Why? This post contains videos

Here’s what happens if you put an iPhone in a microwave

Why would anyone want to find out? It’s art, of course!

# mobile-phone - Sunday 16 June, 2013

From The Score Alex Cuthbert must not have mobile roaming on the Lions Tour Serious Bill

Alex Cuthbert must not have mobile roaming on the Lions Tour

The Welsh winger has some sweet-talking to do with the O2 collections department.

# mobile-phone - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law G8

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law

Áras an Úachtaráin says the President has signed the Criminal Justice Bill, which allows networks to be shut down in emergencies.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins asked to sign ‘mobile phone shutdown’ laws early G8

President Higgins asked to sign ‘mobile phone shutdown’ laws early

The Government wants the new Criminal Justice Bill to be on the statute books before next week’s G8 summit.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Attempted mugging of two 16-year-old girls outside Belfast graveyard Mugging

Attempted mugging of two 16-year-old girls outside Belfast graveyard

A man in his 20s tried to grab a mobile phone off one of the girls and police are appealing for information about the incident.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Commissioner told Shatter about Mick Wallace’s encounter with Gardaí Penalty Points

Commissioner told Shatter about Mick Wallace’s encounter with Gardaí

Opposition TDs have demanded to know how an unrecorded incident came to be known by the country’s top Garda.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: I made comments ‘to defend the integrity of An Garda Síochána’ Penalty Points

Shatter: I made comments ‘to defend the integrity of An Garda Síochána’

Here’s the full text of Alan Shatter’s Dáil explanation.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter to face questions in Dáil over Wallace row Penalty Points

Shatter to face questions in Dáil over Wallace row

The minister will make a statement this evening and will then open himself up to questions from the opposition.

# mobile-phone - Monday 20 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Wallace lodges complaint with data protection chief over Shatter remarks Penalty Points

Wallace lodges complaint with data protection chief over Shatter remarks

The Wexford TD believes Shatter’s revealing of an encounter with Gardaí is an improper disclosure of sensitive records.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: ‘If Wallace is guilty of anything, it’s hypocrisy’ Penalty Points

Shatter: ‘If Wallace is guilty of anything, it’s hypocrisy’

The Minister made his first public comment today in the ongoing row over Deputy Mick Wallace and discretion used when he drove while using a mobile phone.

From TheJournal.ie Wallace admits gardaí used discretion when caught on phone while driving Wallace Vs Shatter

Wallace admits gardaí used discretion when caught on phone while driving

The Wexford TD called for an investigation into how the justice minister found out the information.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments?

As a row between Alan Shatter and Mick Wallace rumbles on, we ask was the Minister’s use of information appropriate?

# mobile-phone - Saturday 18 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week’s news skewed Not The News

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats G8 Summit

Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats

If amendments to legislation are approved, Minister Shatter said that mobile phone companies will be able to shut down networks in areas during the G8.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

# mobile-phone - Monday 6 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you listen to voicemails on your mobile? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you listen to voicemails on your mobile?

It’s a bank holiday Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# mobile-phone - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam Bogus Delivery

PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam

The scam involves mobile phones being delivered to an incorrect address by a legitimate company, before a bogus delivery person attempts to collect them.

# mobile-phone - Friday 12 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is filming a performance on your mobile phone acceptable? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is filming a performance on your mobile phone acceptable?

We’d like to know what you think…

# mobile-phone - Sunday 7 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Arrested development, Pac-Man post-its and the world’s smallest charger Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: Arrested development, Pac-Man post-its and the world’s smallest charger

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

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