The unidentified device handed into gardaí
This unusual device was handed into gardaí by a member of the public.
Gardaí are investigating a fatal single vehicle road traffic incident that occurred at approximately 10:30am on Monday, 19th July, 2021, in the Lough Ennell area of Mullingar, County Westmeath.
It has an LCD screen and a large keypad - could it be a prototype smartphone from the 1980s?!
Gardaí, who are now seeking the owners of the apparatus, joked that it may be used as a time travel machine!
Kilkenny Gardaí said "This strange looking device was handed into the station last Friday evening.
"We are unsure if it is used for surveys, issuing tickets or even bringing you back to 1985!
"Anyway if you are or know the owner, please contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 7775000.
Longford swimmer Patrick Flanagan has been selected to represent Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (August 24 to September 5) with the team announcement taking place at Abbotstown in Dublin this Thursday.
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