Old disused phone boxes are getting a new lifeline in Ireland
I was visiting Rutland in England over the weekend and saw something very clever.
I came across an old red phone box in a tiny village. We know that phone boxes are probably never used these days, and I was intrigued to see what was inside. No longer was there a working handset - instead, the phone box was fitted with a defibrillator.
I was told people in the village had the code for the box, so not just anyone could take out the life- saving machine.
I see now that they have started appearing in phone boxes in Ireland - in Killarney, for example. I think it's a brilliant idea.