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'This is happening in plain sight': Telling the story of trafficked people working in Irish growhouses
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'This is happening in plain sight': Telling the story of trafficked people working in Irish growhouses

Jun 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 26,361 Views 18 Comments

A new artwork is based on the stories of people affected.

Gardaí in Cork seize 300 prescription tablets believed to have been bought on the internet
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Gardaí in Cork seize 300 prescription tablets believed to have been bought on the internet

Apr 30th 2020, 10:48 PM 23,378 Views 33 Comments

A couple were stopped this morning in Skibbereen when the tablets were found.

Over 10 million cigarettes worth €6 million seized at Dublin Port
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Over 10 million cigarettes worth €6 million seized at Dublin Port

Mar 12th 2020, 8:45 PM 23,351 Views 22 Comments

They were discovered in a shipping container with the assistance of detector dog Kelly.

Cannabis worth €80,000 seized from parcels declared as 'plastic ornaments' in Dublin
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Cannabis worth €80,000 seized from parcels declared as 'plastic ornaments' in Dublin

Nov 26th 2019, 10:15 PM 12,747 Views 21 Comments

Revenue have been involved in two drug seizures and one cash seizure in the past two days.

Why are abortion laws being restricted in the US right now?
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Why are abortion laws being restricted in the US right now?

May 16th 2019, 6:00 PM 14,269 Views 60 Comments

This week has seen a lot of discussion around abortion laws in the US state of Georgia and Alabama – but what is the situation countrywide?

EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ads by rivals
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EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ads by rivals

Mar 20th 2019, 3:43 PM 8,753 Views 6 Comments

The fine brings Google’s total tab with the European Union to €8.2 billion in less than two years.

Rugby star fronts bid to ban homophobic abuse in English football
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Rugby star fronts bid to ban homophobic abuse in English football

Jun 25th 2018, 7:30 PM 8,511 Views 15 Comments

Former Wales player Gareth Thomas has joined forces with Conservative MP Damian Collins.

6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year
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6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year

Jun 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,720 Views 46 Comments

Already this year, eight fines have been given out to people identified after council staff searched rubbish bags.

Steroids and erectile dysfunction pills: One million doses of illegal medication seized last year
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Steroids and erectile dysfunction pills: One million doses of illegal medication seized last year

Apr 17th 2018, 12:34 PM 11,006 Views 23 Comments

The HPRA has expressed concern about the abuse of anabolic steroids, which have side-effects including liver damage and blood clots.

'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'
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'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'

Updated Apr 13th 2018, 3:00 PM 35,787 Views 7 Comments

Tom Daley has urged a number of nations to relax their anti-gay stance.

'Surely to God Trump won't break up families': Letters reveal fears of undocumented Irish in the US
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'Surely to God Trump won't break up families': Letters reveal fears of undocumented Irish in the US

Dec 24th 2017, 7:30 AM 13,632 Views 49 Comments

Others were less supportive of the undocumented with one man asking for them to be described as illegal rather than ‘undocumented’.

Huge spike in steroid use despite side effects such as stunted growth and baldness
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Huge spike in steroid use despite side effects such as stunted growth and baldness

Nov 11th 2017, 7:45 AM 12,295 Views 37 Comments

Gardaí believe about a dozen gyms in Dublin city centre and northside have been used as selling points.

Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car
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Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car

Nov 7th 2017, 9:42 PM 39,896 Views 101 Comments

Gardaí will also be allowed seize a vehicle if a learner driver is discovered to be driving without a qualified driver present.

Sniffer dogs help discover 8,000 cigarettes and €15k in cash
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# Sniffing Out Crime

Sniffer dogs help discover 8,000 cigarettes and €15k in cash

Oct 21st 2017, 11:15 AM 12,033 Views 16 Comments

Three people were questioned in relation to the seizure.

EU and Canada's attempts to fight terrorism by sharing airline passenger details deemed illegal
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EU and Canada's attempts to fight terrorism by sharing airline passenger details deemed illegal

Jul 26th 2017, 1:26 PM 10,855 Views 9 Comments

The deal cannot be passed as it breaches privacy laws.

This TD has been tasked with helping the 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US
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This TD has been tasked with helping the 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US

Jul 1st 2017, 12:07 PM 18,497 Views 0 Comments

John Deasy’s new role comes amid Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants.

Cladding around Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading fire is 'illegal in the UK'
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Cladding around Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading fire is 'illegal in the UK'

Jun 18th 2017, 1:31 PM 36,586 Views 55 Comments

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has made the claims today.

Farmers who started 'illegal' gorse fires may have Basic Payment Scheme grants docked
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# Firestorm

Farmers who started 'illegal' gorse fires may have Basic Payment Scheme grants docked

May 17th 2017, 12:26 PM 18,244 Views 27 Comments

A recent spate of gorse fires have caused havoc in rural areas around the country.

Spanish inspiration? Anti-eviction movement heats up with bill to end loopholes used to evict tenants
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# Vulture Funds

Spanish inspiration? Anti-eviction movement heats up with bill to end loopholes used to evict tenants

Jan 16th 2017, 8:16 AM 15,062 Views 104 Comments

AAA-PBP is kicking off the first day of the Dáil session tomorrow with its Anti-Eviction Bill.

"Too many tragedies": Parents warned of dangers of quadbikes in run-up to Christmas
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"Too many tragedies": Parents warned of dangers of quadbikes in run-up to Christmas

Dec 11th 2016, 10:00 AM 11,616 Views 45 Comments

South Dublin County Council issued the advice after a number of fatalities and serious injuries in recent years.

War of words between Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones continues as England's scrum criticised
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# Best Of Enemies

War of words between Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones continues as England's scrum criticised

Nov 29th 2016, 11:44 AM 8,994 Views 7 Comments

The England boss. riled his native Australia by calling for a pre-match meeting with referee Jaco Peper.

GRA boss accepts planned strike may not be legal
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GRA boss accepts planned strike may not be legal

Sep 29th 2016, 5:30 PM 12,839 Views 57 Comments

Gardaí are planning to withdraw their services on four days in November in dispute over pay.

Banned: The government is about to make some benzos and other prescription drugs illegal
# Misuse Of Drugs Act
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# Misuse Of Drugs Act

Banned: The government is about to make some benzos and other prescription drugs illegal

Jul 22nd 2016, 11:03 AM 32,464 Views 50 Comments

The Misuse of Drugs Bill 2016 passed through the Dáil yesterday.

Tony Blair's former number two now says the Iraq war was illegal
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# About Turn

Tony Blair's former number two now says the Iraq war was illegal

Jul 10th 2016, 7:32 AM 13,435 Views 43 Comments

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott says the publishing of the Chilcot Report into the war has changed his mind.

Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot
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Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot

Jun 27th 2016, 9:40 PM 35,703 Views 33 Comments

The ISPCA is now looking for homes for the puppies.

Appendix M: The little-known 'loophole' to allow torture by US investigators
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Appendix M: The little-known 'loophole' to allow torture by US investigators

Mar 13th 2016, 5:30 PM 14,746 Views 8 Comments

There is pressure now for it to be removed.

China is accusing the US of 'illegally entering' its waters
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# South China Sea

China is accusing the US of 'illegally entering' its waters

Oct 27th 2015, 7:58 AM 13,821 Views 89 Comments

The USS Lassen sailed within 12 miles of artificial islands Beijing is building.

Two peregrine falcons have been shot dead
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Two peregrine falcons have been shot dead

Jul 28th 2015, 5:02 PM 16,888 Views 20 Comments

Post-mortem results have just been returned for the birds.

Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...
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# Dangerous

Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...

Jun 11th 2015, 3:48 PM 19,243 Views 21 Comments

Around two thirds of black market cigarettes in Ireland are ‘illicit whites’.

The NSA's massive collection of people's phone records is illegal
# Hanging On The Telephone
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# Hanging On The Telephone

The NSA's massive collection of people's phone records is illegal

May 7th 2015, 7:45 PM 8,620 Views 34 Comments

A US appeals court made the judgement today.

'You can't say anything to that man' - Sean O'Brien on Wayne Barnes
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'You can't say anything to that man' - Sean O'Brien on Wayne Barnes

Apr 21st 2015, 1:41 PM 15,996 Views 16 Comments

The Tullow Tank felt Steffon Armitage’s breakdown efforts were ‘completely illegal’.

China's communist government have declared 66 golf courses 'illegal'
# Way Harsh
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# Way Harsh

China's communist government have declared 66 golf courses 'illegal'

Mar 31st 2015, 12:43 PM 8,583 Views 4 Comments

The ruling party have long had an ambivalent relationship with the sport.

Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow?
# The Drugs Don't Work
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# The Drugs Don't Work

Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow?

Mar 10th 2015, 11:01 PM 66,409 Views 84 Comments

Emergency legislation is needed after a court ruling this morning. Here’s what happened…

Look at all the alcohol gardaí seized from a shebeen in Galway
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# Shebeen Warrant

Look at all the alcohol gardaí seized from a shebeen in Galway

Mar 1st 2015, 2:12 PM 34,641 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí said shebeens like this one represent unfair competition for pubs who are operating lawfully.

US politician tries to ban leggings (and any tight-fitting beige garments)
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# Yoga Pants

US politician tries to ban leggings (and any tight-fitting beige garments)

Feb 12th 2015, 7:04 PM 24,807 Views 57 Comments

Basically anything that gives the appearance of a bum, genitals, pelvis or female nipple.

Want to try Haughey's 'sadistic' songbird dish? Here's a vegan version of it...
# Ortolan Substitute
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# Ortolan Substitute

Want to try Haughey's 'sadistic' songbird dish? Here's a vegan version of it...

Jan 12th 2015, 8:30 PM 16,229 Views 29 Comments

You won’t need to force-feed any tiny animals for this version. Or drown them in Armagnac for that matter.

The Pirate Bay could be making a return next month
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# Torrent

The Pirate Bay could be making a return next month

Jan 2nd 2015, 2:50 PM 13,279 Views 22 Comments

The site went offline in early December after a police raid was carried out on a server room back in December.

Four more legal highs have now been made illegal
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Four more legal highs have now been made illegal

Dec 16th 2014, 9:19 PM 19,755 Views 42 Comments

GHB is also going to be controlled even tighter.

Revenue stop 130,000 cigarettes marked "school goods" from hitting the market
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# Not For Children

Revenue stop 130,000 cigarettes marked "school goods" from hitting the market

Dec 8th 2014, 10:14 AM 6,836 Views 17 Comments

The cargo has a street value of around €68,300.

Irish Water doesn't want you inviting fairies to remove your meter
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Irish Water doesn't want you inviting fairies to remove your meter

Nov 11th 2014, 10:52 AM 55,003 Views 341 Comments

The utility said that requesting someone to remove your meter is an offence.

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