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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Power

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# Blackout
Two Aran Islands could be without power until tomorrow
The plan is to ship the generators today, but that may not be possible.
# In the dark
All at sea: Two Aran Islands will be without power for the weekend
Inis Oirr and Inis Meáin will have no power because of a fault with an undersea cable.
# finishing strong
More warning shots from Scotland, but North and Roberts tip the balance for Wales
Wales and Scotland shared five tries in an entertaining encounter under the roof in Cardiff.
# Power
Kruis and Nowell cross for the opening two tries of England's Jones era
England began the Six Nations with a victory in Murrayfield
# Power
Explainer: What would mandatory smart metering mean for you?
The new energy metering system is intended to be rolled out in 2018 but public consultation ends this month.
# Fitness
5 exercises to help lower your golf handicap
Target these muscle groups to help you gain yards off the tee.
# follow my lead
Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world
“There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.”
# power grid
Eirgrid spent €2.7 million on legal fees in the last five years
For 2014/2015 alone the company paid out €747,390 for legal services.
# long lasting
Anyone like a smartphone that can last for 10 days? Step right up
You may not have ever heard of Oukitel before, but its latest smartphone has one thing going for it.
# storm barney
Power restored to many but 25,000 homes are still in the dark
ESB Networks says its infrastructure has been bit by winds of up to 125km per hour.
# storm barney
Doctors forced to use iPhone torches as Beaumont Hospital plunged into darkness
Power at the busy northside Dublin hospital was out for 15 minutes as Storm Barney hit.
# Hate speech
Brenda Power draws parallels between criticism of Traveller article and Charlie Hebdo
The Irish Daily Mail columnist has been told by the DPP that she will face no action over the opinion piece.
# Bog Off
Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant
Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.
# Too much information?
Can your phone's battery really be used to spy on you?
In the short-term, it can.
# bosh
Sit down! Fiji scored a brilliantly powerful try against Tonga
Levani Botia absolutely steamrolled two would-be tacklers in Suva.
# Saorview
Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday
A lightning strike in Louth caused damage to a 2rn mast and ESB substation.
# love wins
14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision
Same-sex marriage is now legal across the whole of the US.
# Power
Schmidt: O'Connor's departure from Leinster was not my decision
The Ireland head coach distanced himself from any involvement in O’Connor’s exit.
# Power
Ronaldo's legs have gotten so big he could use them like a Bond villain and strangle someone
The bulking at Real Madrid is getting ridiculous.
# Off The Grid
Tesla wants your home to be battery powered
It could allow homes to be self-sufficient in terms of power.
# TechGuide
These are the reasons your smartphone keeps running out of battery power
Nothing lasts forever, but you can make your battery last longer before you need to charge it.
# lifespan
Dyson could hold the key to doubling your smartphone's battery life
It’s invested in a company that creates solid-state batteries, which could lead to improved battery life for all your devices.
# urine
Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE
And it’s all thanks to a urinal.
# Transfer
Saracens have added another powerful back row to their squad
Samuela Vunisa is the latest player to confirm a transfer out of the Guinness Pro12.
# Power
Yaya Toure almost broke the net as Ivory Coast progressed to the AFCON final today
Goals from Yaya Toure and Gervinho helped the Ivorians beat DR Congo 3-1.
# look familiar?
You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen
Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.
# Power
Good news for Airtricity customers: Your bills will be lower from April
Dual fuel customers stand to save an average of €58.
# Giant
Jamie Roberts' highlights reel from the weekend is hugely impressive
The powerful centre demonstrated his quality with the Six Nations looming.
# great drying out
Ireland's wind energy on Sunday night was enough to power almost 1.5 million homes
It was not a good hair day.
# Power
No independent state but Scotland may be handed some sweeping new powers
A new plan may soon mean Scotland to set its own tax rates and welfare payments.
# Power
Springboks XV to face Ireland unchanged from win over All Blacks
Head coach Heyneke Meyer has the luxury of retaining all 15 men who started against the Kiwis.
# Tech Stars
Why 2014 is the best year ever to be a teenage girl
Social media has put 13-year-old girls in a rare position of power, and they’re not afraid to use it.
# TechKnowHow
Phone specs: which ones are actually worth paying attention to?
With features like megapixels and RAM thrown about, it’s easy to get bogged down by the specs offered by smartphone makers, but there’s only a few worth looking at.
# Power
Armitage credits Toulon pack after impressive Champions Cup win over Ulster
‘Not a lot of teams come over to Ulster and win games,’ says the Englishman.
# Going Down
Good news: Electric Ireland to cut prices next month
A typical household will save around €25 per year.
# Lightning Strikes
ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go
A severe storm with lightning strikes caused the power outages.
# Bad Weather
20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight
The south of the country has been worst affected by poor weather conditions.
# why god why
Lots of people's power went out just as Love/Hate started... and they weren't happy
Any other time. But NOW?