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Closca Face Mask Review: Reusable, Sustainable, Filter Cloth Face Mask

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Face masks or face coverings are set to become mandatory in Ireland. While making them mandatory is a positive step for public health, it brings with it a risk of increased waste as a result of single-use, disposable masks. I've been testing out a reusable filtered cloth face mask produced by Closca Design. Here's everything you need...

5 Things We Want to See From New Transport Minister Eamon Ryan

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Finally, we have a government. Not what many thought would happen and some have been left angry enough about it. Back in February, I'm personally not sure this is what I would have supported. Still, I'm of the opinion we should criticise what they do and not give out about their existence. Micheal Martin has said that...

Riese and Müller Charger 3: Ireland’s Top Selling E-bike

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How we get around is changing. With people seeking out public transport alternatives, and even alternatives to their car, we're looking at new modes of transport. While it's hopeful a new government will legalise electric scooters, for those looking for something a little bit more familiar, e-bikes are a great solution. Thanks to the team over at Green Aer,...

What Are E-bikes? An Introduction

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E-bikes are growing in popularity both in Dublin and nationwide. With the environment and health at the top of people's mind, alternatives to both cars and public transport are much sought after. Without any previous experience with e-bikes, I set out to learn more about them. In the process, I met with Green Aer in Dublin to...

Can You Trust Revolut’s Open Banking?

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Today, Revolut launched Open Banking. I've been scrolling through the reaction on Twitter and it appears to be lukewarm at best. Privacy is a big issue for most customers, but what is Open Banking and can you trust Revolut with extra data? What is Revolut? Revolut is one of the world's leading online-only banks. With over ten million customers worldwide and...

New Government To Legislate For Electric Scooters and E-bikes

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Well, there's a headline I've been looking forward to writing. After months without a government and no sign of what one may look like, a programme for government is pending sign off with Fine Fail, Fine Gael and The Green Party. Within this programme are some key policies that I'm keen to keep a close eye on. Personally, seeing...

LIFX Beam Review: Actual Smart Lights

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For years, I've liked the potential of smart lights. Like, they should be awesome but using your phone to turn on and off a light is a bit crap. You've got to be smart about how you use your smart light. Honestly, this review gets easier to understand as we go. I've been testing out the LIFX...

PlayStation 5 Launching In Ireland: Your Questions Answered

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It's coming. PlayStation 5 will be launching in Ireland this year. Exciting right? Ahead of Sony's next-gen console launching in Ireland, here's everything you need to know about PlayStation 5. We'll be updating this post in future too. PS5: Key Specs CPU: AMD Zen 2-based CPU with 8 cores at 3.5GHz (variable...

Reddit Ireland: Irish Subreddit To Close During Late Hours

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Owing to "growing levels of targeted abuse, hatred, and racism on Reddit" moderators of the subreddit r/ireland have made the decision to close the subreddit during temporarily between midnight at 8 am GMT every day. Reddit is an American social news aggregation and discussion website. The site is divided into popular subreddits and, as you might imagine, one of the...

Is Vodafone Down? Reports Of Mobile Network Issues In Ireland

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Vodafone Ireland is currently experiencing a network issue. So if you can't call or access the internet from your smartphone, we'll there's your reason. We are currently experiencing an interruption to our mobile services in some parts of the country, Our service teams are currently working on resolving this issue and we will provide updates here. We thank you for your...