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#Cross border

Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids
# Prostitution
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# Prostitution

Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids

May 30th 2012, 2:14 PM 6,073 Views 67 Comments

Carrying out searches in “all known properties” and not just ones suspected of exploitation or trafficking is dangerous for independent sex workers, says SWAI.

Cross-border crackdown on 'sleazy' brothels welcomed
# Brothels
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# Brothels

Cross-border crackdown on 'sleazy' brothels welcomed

May 30th 2012, 12:20 PM 2,154 Views 20 Comments

But the Immigrant Council of Ireland has warned that a legal loophole remains.

Taoiseach defends 2 per cent VAT increase despite cross-border shopping fears
# Budget Leaks
From TheJournal.ie
# Budget Leaks

Taoiseach defends 2 per cent VAT increase despite cross-border shopping fears

Nov 19th 2011, 3:36 PM 4,557 Views 76 Comments

Retailers are worried that the increase will encourage consumers in the Republic to head across the border to shop.

Poll: Will the VAT increase send you over the border to shop?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Will the VAT increase send you over the border to shop?

Nov 19th 2011, 12:20 PM 7,620 Views 143 Comments

There are warnings that a VAT increase will send shoppers to Northern Ireland in order to make savings. Will you consider it? Or would you have gone anyway?…