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# screen time

This year
Overuse of smartphones by parents 'can affect infants'
Researchers have found technological interruption and interference in family life can have “far-reaching implications” on an infant.
Boost for League of Ireland as Virgin Media commit to five free to air games
The broadcaster confirmed the agreement today, adding to the 18 fixtures also shown by state broadcaster RTÉ.
Poll: Do you limit your screen time on your smart devices?
Let us know.
Last year
FAI say LOI TV season pass axed to protect match attendances
Meanwhile, RTÉ will show 15 league games live on television in the 2022 season.
All time
Toddler tablet use linked to behavioural problems – study
Researchers said that increased screen time has ‘multiple risks’ for child wellbeing.
Toddlers who view screens for over three hours a day are 'less physically active at age five'
That’s according to a new study carried out on 500 children.
Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests
New research has found that four in 10 children in Ireland own a mobile phone by the age of nine.
Guide suggests not enough evidence that screen time is harmful to children's health
Published by the RCPCH the guide consulted 109 children and young people across the UK.
Poll: Do you plan to cut down on screen time in 2019?
Many people spend several hours a day on smartphones and other devices.
Now you can finally limit how often you use apps on your phone
Here’s how to use Screen Time if you’re an iOS user.
Here's what happened when I tried to curb my 7 hour-a-day phone habit
Average results, to say the least.
Do you think apps that limit screen time actually make any difference?
Apple have just released a new feature that might get people to put their phones away.
eir Sport to show all of the USPGA Championship but BBC viewers will get just 6 hours
Virgin Media customers won’t see a lot of golf this week.
Giving toddlers tablets and smartphones can 'harm their speech development'
Every half hour a toddler spends with a smartphone increases their risk of delayed speech by 49%, say researchers.
Children who spend more time on phones and tablets are 'more likely to develop diabetes'
Researchers have said limiting usage of electronics can help stave off future health issues.