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# be-careful - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Gardaí warn elderly people to be vigilant of rogue traders operating this Christmas period
# Rogue Traders
# Rogue Traders

Gardaí warn elderly people to be vigilant of rogue traders operating this Christmas period

Dec 19th 2020, 10:00 AM 16,176 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have given a number of tips on how to keep safe.

# be-careful - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'vishing' scammers pretending to be from the bank
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# Be Careful

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'vishing' scammers pretending to be from the bank

Mar 29th 2018, 4:28 PM 26,112 Views 18 Comments

“Vishing doesn’t indicate a data breach or account compromise”, the bank said.

# be-careful - Saturday 6 January, 2018

More common than you think: The potentially fatal consequences of swallowing a toothpick
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# Be Careful

More common than you think: The potentially fatal consequences of swallowing a toothpick

Jan 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 17,078 Views 17 Comments

A compilation of doctors’ reports on such instances make up a cautionary tale in the latest BMJ Case Reports.

# be-careful - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it
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# Be Careful

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know before flying it

Dec 26th 2017, 1:06 PM 40,652 Views 28 Comments

There are a few essential things you need to before you fly your drone.

# be-careful - Friday 16 June, 2017

A swarm of bees swept through Midleton's main street today
# Normal Beehaviour
# Normal Beehaviour

A swarm of bees swept through Midleton's main street today

Jun 16th 2017, 9:51 PM 82,704 Views 47 Comments

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has received a few sightings of huge swarms of bees this week.

# be-careful - Thursday 11 May, 2017

National Lottery issues warning over 'Euromillions scam'
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# Be Careful

National Lottery issues warning over 'Euromillions scam'

May 11th 2017, 8:04 PM 40,236 Views 26 Comments

A spokeswoman said that a mystery phone caller offering free plays has no affiliation to the National Lottery.

# be-careful - Friday 13 January, 2017

E-coli outbreak in Dublin's Blackrock and Seapoint
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# Be Careful

E-coli outbreak in Dublin's Blackrock and Seapoint

Jan 13th 2017, 11:57 AM 19,834 Views 27 Comments

An investigation into the outbreak has been launched.

# be-careful - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk

Dec 25th 2016, 6:30 AM 7,817 Views 6 Comments

The Coast Guard is asking people to use apps on their phone to provide them with specific GPS coordinates.

# be-careful - Saturday 8 August, 2015

A lone hacker is earning up to €91,000 per month just by sending emails
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# Be Careful

A lone hacker is earning up to €91,000 per month just by sending emails

Aug 8th 2015, 10:00 AM 32,562 Views 36 Comments

And he may not even have great computer skills.

# be-careful - Thursday 9 July, 2015

This is 'possibly the most difficult Base jump ever'
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# Be Careful

This is 'possibly the most difficult Base jump ever'

Jul 9th 2015, 6:05 AM 13,690 Views 12 Comments

A man in a wingsuit flies through a hole six-feet wide.

# be-careful - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Over 200 'bounce injuries' last summer with patients aged from two to 53
# Someone's Gonna Get Hurt
# Someone's Gonna Get Hurt

Over 200 'bounce injuries' last summer with patients aged from two to 53

May 28th 2015, 9:46 AM 11,620 Views 23 Comments

Adults are being warned not to try out their bouncing skills after consuming alcohol.

# be-careful - Monday 18 May, 2015

Rat poo, arsenic and urine found in fake beauty products
# What Is On Your Face
# What Is On Your Face

Rat poo, arsenic and urine found in fake beauty products

May 18th 2015, 8:24 AM 15,824 Views 18 Comments

Online shopping is leading to an increase in the production and sale of fake goods.

# be-careful - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Parents put toddlers at risk at Howth pier with high waves breaking over walls
# Cop On
# Cop On

Parents put toddlers at risk at Howth pier with high waves breaking over walls

May 2nd 2015, 1:16 PM 46,396 Views 80 Comments

The Coast Guard has warned of the dangers of these high waves, which can take people off their feet and wash them into the water.

# be-careful - Monday 19 January, 2015

There's ANOTHER weather warning in place, this time for snow
# Frozen
# Frozen

There's ANOTHER weather warning in place, this time for snow

Jan 19th 2015, 6:10 PM 60,970 Views 31 Comments

The ice, frost and fog isn’t going anywhere in a hurry.

# be-careful - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Your Pictures: Gorgeous snow blankets country but motorists face meltdown
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

Your Pictures: Gorgeous snow blankets country but motorists face meltdown

Jan 14th 2015, 11:15 AM 59,529 Views 47 Comments

It may look lovely out there…but it’s also extremely dangerous.

# be-careful - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Five car collision on M7 between Naas and Newbridge
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# Be Careful

Five car collision on M7 between Naas and Newbridge

Jan 4th 2015, 8:23 PM 49,812 Views 22 Comments

Drivers are warned to take care.

# be-careful - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Money returned to elderly woman who was conned out of savings
# Happy Ending
# Happy Ending

Money returned to elderly woman who was conned out of savings

Nov 6th 2014, 9:40 PM 28,630 Views 64 Comments

Four men, posing as roof repair men, told Kathleen Byrne she needed repair work done on her roof.

# be-careful - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

A car and a Luas tram collided this afternoon
# Green Line
# Green Line

A car and a Luas tram collided this afternoon

Sep 2nd 2014, 7:15 PM 26,776 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí say no injuries have been reported so far.

# be-careful - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has these tips for Leaving Cert students heading out tonight
# Staying Safe
# Staying Safe

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has these tips for Leaving Cert students heading out tonight

Aug 13th 2014, 6:15 PM 15,323 Views 102 Comments

The helpline is advising students to, “Let your hair down and not your guard”.

# be-careful - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Bobbing for apples, the silent danger this Halloween
# Don't Try This At Home
# Don't Try This At Home

Bobbing for apples, the silent danger this Halloween

Oct 29th 2013, 10:50 AM 31,279 Views 91 Comments

“Attempting to bite the apple at force when dunking their head” can cause injuries to children according to eye doctors.

# be-careful - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Grow Houses: Do you know what your tenants are doing?
# Drugs
# Drugs

Grow Houses: Do you know what your tenants are doing?

Jan 31st 2013, 7:30 AM 13,102 Views 74 Comments

John, an unsuspecting landlord in Co Galway, found that his rented house had been used to grow cannabis. Repairing the damage done cost him thousands of euros.