All about mobile phones in Ireland

Whether you’re choosing a new mobile network, curious about 5G or thinking about buying a refurbished phone, our guides cover everything you need to know about mobile phones and how to compare SIM-only and bill pay deals.

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Ireland's best SIM-only deals

Whether you’re looking for a cheap, no frills mobile phone plan or an unlimited 5G enabled plan, you can compare the best SIM-only bill pay deals here.

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Should you switch to a SIM-only deal?

If you don’t need a new phone, a SIM-only deal could save you money. Here’s all you need to know about SIM-only plans, how to find the best deal and make the switch.

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How does roaming work in Ireland?

If you want to use your mobile while abroad and avoid an expensive phone bill, this guide can help. Here’s how to ‘Roam like at Home’ in the EU and find the right mobile plan for your trip.

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Who offers the best mobile phone coverage in Ireland?

Good phone reception is crucial for making and receiving calls and texts, as well as accessing data. Here’s how to work out which network can offer you the best coverage.

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What you need to know about mobile call charges

If you don’t stick to your call plan terms, you could easily rack up an expensive phone bill. Here’s what calls are usually included, what you’ll pay extra for, and how to avoid paying more than you need to.

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How does 5G mobile in Ireland work?

Apple and Samsung both launched their latest flagship handsets in 5G only. This signalled the true arrival of 5G data, bringing ultra-fast speeds and improved reliability. But what is 5G and why is it set to revolutionise our use of mobile phones?

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What to do with your old mobile phone

If you’ve got a new phone and don’t know what to do with your old handset, this guide can help. Here’s how to: sell, donate, recycle, or trade in your old mobile.

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How to unlock your mobile phone

Unlocking your phone takes minutes and lets you pick the best SIM-only deal on the market. Here’s how to unlock your handset.

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How to use your mobile phone bill to save money

If you often go over your monthly mobile allowance or want to check you’re on the right plan, your phone bill can help. It holds the key to how you use your phone and how to save money.

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Should you buy a refurbished phone?

If you’re thinking of getting a refurbished phone but don’t know where to start, this guide can help. Here’s where you can get one, how much you can save, and what to check before you buy.