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Cathy O’Sullivan:  exciting time to be working in journalism

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The Activite Steel is the latest version of the device, bringing premium stainless steel finish to the watch

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Plantronics BackBeat Sense: €180

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In Ireland, all drones weighing over 1kg will need to be registered with the Irish Aviation Authority. Photograph:  Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images

(...), according to the Consumer Electronics Association. But those new owners, as well as existing drone(...)

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Hip cat: soothing sounds for feline friends. Photograph: Monty Fresco/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

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Now Google Maps (for Android) allows you to download a whole area

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Ciaran Lynch, Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis

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