Author Archive | Michele Neylon

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Dumping Spotify? Where Can You go?

While Spotify is definitely the most popular music streaming service in the Irish market, it is not the only show in town. There are a lot of different music services that are available, though many might not cater for the mainstream. So which other services are available and how much do they charge? For the […]

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Microsoft is Buying Activision Blizzard

Microsoft has announced that it is buying Activision Blizzard. That means that the software giant will own some of the more popular game franchises like Call of Duty and World of Warcraft. They’ll also end up with a nice slice of esports as well as a load of technology. They’ll also inherit the staff, which […]

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Here’s What Ireland Watched in 2021

With so many video streaming services available these days it’s often hard to know which TV shows and films are available where. Just Watch does an admirable job of helping you find content as well as suggesting movies and tv shows based on your past preferences. They also track what the most popular TV shows […]

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Netflix Raising Prices (Again!)

Netflix has announced that it will be raising its prices in some markets. The streaming giant will be upping the monthly fees for users in the US and Canada. The new higher prices apply immediately to new signups with existing users’ fees being increased after they’ve been notified. Current members will receive an email notification […]

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Emily in Paris Renewed!

Emily in Paris stars Lily Collins Netflix’s smash hit “Emily In Paris” won’t be going away anytime soon. The global hit’s second season debuted on Netflix recently and now the company has announced that they’re renewing it for a further two seasons. Season 2, which was released on December 22nd, has already hit over 107 million […]

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The Witcher Prequel has an Irish Connection

The second season of Netflix’s The Witcher was released globally a couple of days ago, however the global streaming giant is already working on another addition to the Witcher franchise. The Witcher: Blood Origin is a prequel series which will go on release in 2022. It’s currently in post-production. So what’s the Irish connection? One […]

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1850, 1890 and 076 Numbers Killed Off

If you’re still using an 1850, 1890 or 076 number to ring any company that you deal with you’ll need to update your address book. From December 31st 1850, 1890 and 076 numbers are being withdrawn. They’ll stop working entirely. Businesses can still use the non-geographic 0818 numbers or freephone 1800 ones, though the free […]

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Irish Government COVID Cert Basics

The Irish government has started issuing certificates to people who have been vaccinated. If you were vaccinated via one of the HSE’s vaccination centres then you will receive your cert via email. If you were vaccinated via a GP then you’ll get it in the post. The emails are sent from: no-reply-dcc@health.gov.ie The email subject […]

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Carphone Warehouse Has Closed in Ireland

Carphone Warehouse has withdrawn from the Irish market. The announcement was made earlier today and is effective immedately: Carphone Warehouse Stores in Ireland are now closed. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. For any customer queries please go to https://t.co/a4A3h0pORd— Carphone Warehouse Ireland (@CarphoneIE) April 21, 2021 The website is now hosting an announcement about the […]

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