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Friday 27 January 2023 Dublin: 1°C

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This week
22nd January 2023 - 27th January 2023
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Varadkar reiterates need to avoid hard border on island of Ireland during phonecall with Sunak
During the conversation, the Taoiseach repeated the need for a solution which avoids a hard border on the island of Ireland.
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# parents panel
Parents Panel: What's the right age for a smartphone?
How soon is too soon? Our panelists told us what they thought.
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Poll: Have you ever been targeted by a phone scam?
People in Ireland have reported receiving calls from unknown numbers based in Vanuatu, Tonga, Nauru, Mauritania and Seychelles.
# family poll
Poll: How much do you let your children use phones or tablets?
How much access is too much?
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Apple has announced two new iPhones
There’s also a giant iPad on the way.
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Irish Water has started ringing people about their unpaid bills
The utility has confirmed it has begun the process of contacting people about their unpaid water charges.
# blinging up baby
Thousands have signed a petition to ban people from piercing their kids’ ears
Controversy calling.
# Influential
Happy 150th birthday Nokia. Here's why we owe so much to the 3210
While it has a long and varied history, one device is still fondly remembered above everything else.
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So you know you can make calls through WhatsApp now, right?
The feature is now available for Android users while an iOS version will arrive in a couple of weeks.
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Dublin's quays could be getting segregated cycle lanes
… but it might mean less room for traffic.
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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.