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# 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?

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

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.

# mobile-phone - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Roscommon county manager will take ‘all necessary steps’ to protect name after Ming’s Dáil comments Penalty Points

Roscommon county manager will take ‘all necessary steps’ to protect name after Ming’s Dáil comments

Frank Dawson says he assumes he is the official Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan had referred to, and rejects the TD’s claims.

From TheJournal.ie Wallace: Ming should have accepted quashed penalty points Penalty Points

Wallace: Ming should have accepted quashed penalty points

The Wexford TD says, however, that Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s actions don’t change the ‘bigger issue’ of systematic termination.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ming: I want my penalty points back Penalty Points

Ming: I want my penalty points back

The Dáil deputy described what led up to him not receiving penalty points or a fine though he was caught by gardaí driving while on a mobile phone on two occasions.

From TheJournal.ie Flanagan to address Dáil amid claims he denied penalty points were wiped Penalty Points

Flanagan to address Dáil amid claims he denied penalty points were wiped

The independent TD was asked if he had penalty points wiped from his licence last December but denied he had. He intends to address the Dáil this evening.

# mobile-phone - Sunday 10 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan to ‘tell all’ about wiping of penalty points from his licence Penalty Points

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan to ‘tell all’ about wiping of penalty points from his licence

Flanagan said gardaí contacted him offering to remove the points from his record.

# mobile-phone - Saturday 2 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mobile operators fail to implement directive on VAT charges for charity texts Charity

Mobile operators fail to implement directive on VAT charges for charity texts

Two years ago Revenue announced text donations would no longer be liable for VAT but charities are still not receiving this money.

# mobile-phone - Saturday 16 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mobile users targeted by phone scam involving Lithuanian numbers Phone Scam

Mobile users targeted by phone scam involving Lithuanian numbers

Last month customers on the 087 prefix were targeted by a Slovenian premium number scam.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie New Road Traffic Bill includes specific ban on texting while driving Road Safety

New Road Traffic Bill includes specific ban on texting while driving

The bill also introduces a Novice Driver category for people in their first two years after qualification.

# mobile-phone - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie O2 admits to loss of tape which could have customers’ personal data Data Protection

O2 admits to loss of tape which could have customers’ personal data

The mobile phone company, which has 1.6 million customers in Ireland, says there is a “low risk to customer data privacy” and says the tape is likely to be still in an O2 building.

# mobile-phone - Friday 30 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syria cuts off internet and phone networks Shut Down

Syria cuts off internet and phone networks

Authorities say the interruption is “maintenance” – but activists are accusing the Syrian regime of preparing a massacre.

# mobile-phone - Monday 26 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet?

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

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