Start saving on phonecalls now!!
The Grandstream BudgeTone 101 allows you to make and receive phonecalls with your broadband connection - simple sign up with a VoIP provider, plug the IP phone into your router, hub or similar, then enter the settings given to you by your VoIP provider (free, or if charged, usually cheaper than Skype rates). After that you can make and receive calls, without even having to switch your computer on!
Digidave recommends these VoIP providers:
Ireland - http://www.freespeech.ie