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Stub out the habit for good with Boots

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shows most resolutions will not make it past the second week in February.

Period-style home at Battery Bridge is full of character

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Property: An Dun, Battery Bridge, Athlone

Britain leads fight against use of phones while driving

Much tougher penalties came into force in England, Scotland, and Wales last month for the illegal use of mobile phones while driving.

The Power is responsibility

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Startup Galway talks are back

Mark Bowles is founder and senior vice president of Innovation with ecoATM, provider of automated recycling stations for consumer electronics, and acquired by Outerwall for $350 million in 2013. Bowles has more than 25 years in the semiconductor, wireless, and kiosk industries and has been involved in the formation and funding of six tech startups for which he has raised 17 rounds of VC financing totalling nearly $250M, with some nice financial exits for these investors in the process. Prior to ecoATM, Bowles was VP marketing and business development with Vativ (sold to Entropic). Prior to that, Bowles co-founded Staccato in 2002 and was VP marketing and business development.

Smart phone users need to be prudent, says Phone Doc

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Phone Doc, specialists in mobile phone repairs and accessories, says more smart phone users are getting caught by exceeding their allocated data plan.

West of Ireland companies urged to engage in broadband plan

The Telecommunications and Internet Federation (TIF), the IBECgroup that represents the telecoms sector, today called on companies and individuals in the West to engage in the Department of Communications consultation on high speed broadband, which closes next Thursday February 12. Last year, the Department announced a major initiative to subsidise a high speed broadband (30Mbps) network to ensure every home and business is covered. To benefit, it's important that people check to see if they are covered by the existing plans.

Councillors express their unhappiness with ongoing broadband issues

A civil servant received one of the coldest receptions ever afforded to a visitor at a Galway County Council meeting earlier this week when he gave a presentation on the National Broadband Plan. Sean Griffin from the Department of Communications was handed the unenviable task of delivering an update on the plan, and how it would affect long-suffering internet users in rural Galway. But it was unlikely that Mr Griffin had reckoned on a chamber packed with 39 irate councillors, each of whom was awarded time to speak on the contentious issue. And it was not pretty. At one stage the department representative was even accused of pedalling “happy pills’’ to pacify a bunch that were anything but happy.

Broadband plan process will look at prioritising blackspots

The Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Joe McHugh, has reiterated that the National Broadband Plan process will look at prioritising broadband blackspots.

Twenty per cent increase in exhibitors at AIT careers fair

More than 50 employers and universities will exhibit at AIT’s careers fair, an increase of 20 per cent on 2013. The fair takes place from 10am-2pm on Thursday November 13.

 

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