Households across Ireland are going through a significant digital transformation, with increased usage of smartphones, Kindles and iPads creating an “always on” mentality, according to the first eircom household sentiment survey released this week.
The survey, the first in-depth nationwide survey to be carried out on the impact of new technologies on Irish households, found the following trends among respondents:
Loop Head Lighthouse in Co Clare will be among hundreds of lighthouses and lightships worldwide to participate in an event aimed at promoting public awareness of lighthouses and lightships and their need for preservation and restoration. Limerick Radio Club will broadcast from the lighthouse on the weekend of August 18 and 19 as part of the 15th International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend.
During the broadcast, visitors to the lighthouse will be able to listen into communications with some of the other participating ham radio operators broadcasting from 400 other lighthouses and lightships in 50 countries.
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