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Can you leave down your phone at mealtimes?

Wednesday, 15th February, 2017 9:53am

Story by Jacqueline Hogge
Can you leave down your phone at mealtimes?

The O'Connell Family. Photo: Ray Ryan

Can you leave down your phone at mealtimes?

The O'Connell Family. Photo: Ray Ryan

A CAHERLISTRANE family are leading a community challenge this week to encourage families to spend time together technology-free.
Alma O’Connell who lives in Cloonee with her husband and two young children is urging people to abandon technology at mealtimes for one week so they can have better engagement with their families.
She said while she’s no slave to her phone or tablet, she and her husband noticed how easy it was to end up scrolling through their phones when sitting down to eat family meals.

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