News Alerts

Get the latest news and sports updates from breakingnews.ie, ireland.com (Irish Times), The Sunday Business Post and Independent Newspapers as they break!

Irish Times News Alerts

  • Irish Times Breaking News / Timed Sports News Approx. 5 alerts per day but is dependent on news breaking on any given day.
  • Irish Times Breaking Sports News 3 alerts per day (8am, 1.30pm and 5.15pm).
  • Irish Times Timed News 3 alerts per day (7.30am, midday and 4pm).

To Subscribe text Trial News Keyword to 53499 . For example, text Trial TNEWS to 53499.

Information Keyword to subscribe* Trial keyword to subscribe Keyword to Unsubscribe
Timed news Sub Tnews Trial Tnews Uns Tnews
Timed sport Sub Tsport Trial Tsport Uns Tsport
Breaking news Sub Brnews Trial Brnews Uns Brnews
Breaking sport Sub Brsport Trial Brsport Uns Brsport

* All texts cost 13c

Breaking News.ie and Sunday Business Post Alerts

  • Breakingnews.ie
    3 timed alerts a day with top breaking stories in politics, crime, industrial disputes, health, education and general news
  • Sunday Business Post
    3 alerts a day with top breaking stories in Irish, UK and international business

To subscribe to these alerts text the keyword to 53406* . For example

Text ON NEWSBREAK to 53406

Information Keyword to subscribe* Trial keyword to subscribe Keyword to Unsubscribe
Breaking News ON NEWSBREAK Trial NEWSBREAK STOP NEWSBREAK
Business News ON BUSINESS Trial BUSINESS STOP BUSINESS

* All texts cost 13c

Irish Independent Alerts

  • Timed News 4 alerts per day (7am*, 10am, 4pm & 8pm).
  • Timed Sports 3 alerts per day(7am*, 12.30pm & 6.30pm).
  • Breaking News Max 4 alerts per day, dependent on the volume of news.
  • Breaking Sports Max 4 alerts per day, dependent on the volume of sports news.
  • Today's Newspaper News/ Sports Headlines 1 alert per day per service.
  • Interactive News/ Sports Poll 2 alerts per day (question and result) per service**, option to vote by text.

To subscribe to Irish Independent alerts text the keyword to 53060*** . For example

Text ON TNEWS to 53060

Information Keyword to subscribe*** Trial keyword to subscribe Keyword to Unsubscribe
Timed News ON TNEWS Trial TNEWS STOP TNEWS
Timed Sports ON TSPORT Trial TSPORT STOP TSPORT
Breaking News ON NEWS Trial NEWS STOP NEWS
Breaking Sports ON SPORT Trial SPORT STOP SPORT
Newspaper News Headlines ON NHEAD Trial NHEAD STOP NHEAD
Newspaper Sports Headlines ON SHEAD Trial SHEAD STOP SHEAD
Interactive News Poll ON NPOLL Trial NPOLL STOP NPOLL
Interactive Sports Poll ON SPOLL Trial SPOLL STOP SPOLL

* 7am timed alerts contain today's newspaper headlines
** Mon - Fri
*** All texts cost 13c

Star News Alerts

  • Star News General news from the newspaper (once daily).
  • Star Showbiz News Showbiz news from the newspaper (once daily).

To subscribe to Star News alerts text the keyword to 53406* . For example

Text ON Starnews to 53406

Information Keyword to subscribe* Trial keyword to subscribe Keyword to Unsubscribe
Star News ON STARNEWS Trial STARNEWS STOP STARNEWS
Star Showbiz News ON STARSHOWBIZ Trial STARSHOWBIZ STOP STARSHOWBIZ

* All texts cost 13c

The Cost for this service:

If you wish to subscribe to the alerts service for the free trial period of 7 days, you will not be charged for each alert, however, standard text rates apply to subscribe/unsubscribe.

When the 7 day free trial ends, standard text rates apply to subscribe/unsubscribe to the service plus 13c per alert received.

NB: Ensure you leave a space between the instruction (i.e. On, Trial or Stop). If you have registered successfully you will receive the following message, e.g.'Thank you for subscribing to the free trial service', if registration was not successful, you will receive ' Sorry but that keyword is not a valid subscription name'.