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Suit filed against anti-smoking group over links to 'Big Tobacco'
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Suit filed against anti-smoking group over links to 'Big Tobacco'

Fri 9:40 PM 32,903 Views 15 Comments

Several accusations have been made by the former anti-smoking foundation’s director of social media.

Comeback falls short as five-goal Levante put paid to Barca's invincible ambitions
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Comeback falls short as five-goal Levante put paid to Barca's invincible ambitions

May 13th 2018, 10:12 PM 14,308 Views 20 Comments

Levante’s Emmanuel Boateng hit a hat-trick and, although Philippe Coutinho scored a treble of his own, Barcelona’s “Invicibles” bid ended.

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside
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Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside

Oct 29th 2017, 4:15 PM 39,195 Views 11 Comments

The fire on Richmond Road is ongoing.

Man arrested as black smoke engulfs stands at PSV-Ajax clash
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Man arrested as black smoke engulfs stands at PSV-Ajax clash

Apr 24th 2017, 12:37 PM 9,321 Views 3 Comments

A number of fans and stadium staff suffered breathing and eye problems after the incident at the Philips Stadion on Sunday.

Pictures: 20,000 people evacuated from area after massive fire at Ukrainian arms depot
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Pictures: 20,000 people evacuated from area after massive fire at Ukrainian arms depot

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:11 PM 8,316 Views 10 Comments

Ukrainian authorities said that they suspected Russian involvement.

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids
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Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids

Dec 28th 2016, 10:07 AM 11,273 Views 8 Comments

Revenue discovered the tobacco products following a number of searches in the Louth area.

In photos: Cork's historic Vernon Mount House completely gutted by fire
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In photos: Cork's historic Vernon Mount House completely gutted by fire

Jul 26th 2016, 5:45 PM 26,869 Views 43 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the fire at the Douglas mansion.

Villa close Agbonlahor shisha pipe case, striker free to be relegated with rest of the team
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Villa close Agbonlahor shisha pipe case, striker free to be relegated with rest of the team

Apr 5th 2016, 3:13 PM 4,134 Views 4 Comments

Agbonlahor, who has scored one Premier League goal so far this term, will be available for the Villans’ run-in after an internal investigation into his Dubai holiday.

New Zealand in the midst of a major cannabis shortage
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New Zealand in the midst of a major cannabis shortage

Mar 18th 2016, 6:15 AM 20,150 Views 40 Comments

Major seizures have stymied the supply of marijuana to the island nation.

Dublin Christmas market told it CAN'T use old John Player factory
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Dublin Christmas market told it CAN'T use old John Player factory

Dec 2nd 2015, 4:05 PM 33,846 Views 33 Comments

With just nine days to go, organisers have appealed for help.

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off
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A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off

Sep 9th 2015, 6:57 AM 26,337 Views 31 Comments

All 159 passengers and 13 crew were evacuated.

Tiger Woods was in with a chance of a first win in more than 2 years but then he did this
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Tiger Woods was in with a chance of a first win in more than 2 years but then he did this

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:38 PM 11,744 Views 5 Comments

Maybe he’s not quite back.

Are you burning money on car insurance? Premiums have shot up recently
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Are you burning money on car insurance? Premiums have shot up recently

Aug 19th 2015, 10:24 AM 18,431 Views 75 Comments

The AA say they’ve gone up by more this year than any time in a decade.

Clerys worker put down €600 deposit for furniture - hours before store's shock closure
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Clerys worker put down €600 deposit for furniture - hours before store's shock closure

Jun 15th 2015, 9:40 AM 32,200 Views 51 Comments

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said that Clerys workers “have been treated very badly”.

The Ballymount blaze yesterday destroyed charity's materials
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The Ballymount blaze yesterday destroyed charity's materials

Apr 30th 2015, 9:15 PM 20,237 Views 12 Comments

The Cleft Lip & Palate Association of Ireland had been storing materials at the ‘Store-It’ unit.

Poll: Would you welcome plain pack cigarettes?
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Poll: Would you welcome plain pack cigarettes?

Mar 31st 2015, 9:15 PM 16,755 Views 102 Comments

What do you think?

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway
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Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway

Mar 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 17,863 Views 41 Comments

Ireland’s new plain packaging laws have been the subject of much criticism from Big Tobacco – and legal threats.

John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets
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John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets

Mar 16th 2015, 6:00 AM 31,381 Views 31 Comments

The factory say a production line error is the cause of a packaging mix-up.

Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'
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Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'

Feb 18th 2015, 8:30 AM 18,010 Views 103 Comments

Finian McGrath believes that smokers are soft targets.

Cigarettes now cost €10 a pack... But where does all that tax go?
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Cigarettes now cost €10 a pack... But where does all that tax go?

Oct 15th 2014, 10:12 AM 19,452 Views 52 Comments

The change kicked in at midnight. Here’s where that extra 40c goes…

'A great day for South Armagh Duty Free' - tobacco companies are not happy...
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'A great day for South Armagh Duty Free' - tobacco companies are not happy...

Oct 14th 2014, 7:14 PM 14,008 Views 37 Comments

They say that the 40 cent increase on a packet of cigarettes will play into the hands of smugglers.

People queued up to burn their Irish Water packs in a bath tub last night
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People queued up to burn their Irish Water packs in a bath tub last night

Oct 10th 2014, 12:07 PM 30,159 Views 322 Comments

The gardaí said there were no arrests at the demonstration in Clondalkin last night.

Sniffer dogs search Leinster House, Ming Flanagan breathes a sigh of relief
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Sniffer dogs search Leinster House, Ming Flanagan breathes a sigh of relief

Sep 17th 2014, 11:24 PM 24,558 Views 29 Comments

Apparently he got out just in time.

Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?
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Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?

Sep 11th 2014, 9:55 AM 21,401 Views 147 Comments

South Korea wants to bring in an 80 per cent hike, and James Reilly has said a pack of 20 should cost €20. What do you think?

Smoking: 80 new jobs for e-cigarette company in Waterford
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Smoking: 80 new jobs for e-cigarette company in Waterford

Jul 3rd 2014, 10:13 AM 10,488 Views 49 Comments

Healthier Smoker says that it could add up to 1,000 positions depending on its growth profile.

How much tax would a 60c cigarette price hike bring in? (Hint: Not as much as you think)
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How much tax would a 60c cigarette price hike bring in? (Hint: Not as much as you think)

Jun 17th 2014, 10:24 AM 8,171 Views 22 Comments

Michael Noonan’s been advised that the shock-and-awe tactic might have some other effects on smokers’ behaviour.

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally
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Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Jun 4th 2014, 12:47 PM 15,311 Views 15 Comments

Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.

World No Tobacco Day: Experts urge against snuffing out the e-cigarette
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World No Tobacco Day: Experts urge against snuffing out the e-cigarette

May 31st 2014, 7:45 AM 10,736 Views 53 Comments

Medical and policy experts have written a letter to the World Health Organisation describing the gadgets as possibly “among the most significant health innovations of the 21st century”.

Man in 60s arrested after €65,000 worth of cigarettes found in Dublin lockup
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Man in 60s arrested after €65,000 worth of cigarettes found in Dublin lockup

May 12th 2014, 4:18 PM 8,637 Views 27 Comments

The cigarette seizure brings to €233,000 the value of seized tobacco this year.

40,000 cigarettes seized at Cork Airport
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40,000 cigarettes seized at Cork Airport

Apr 14th 2014, 2:00 PM 8,196 Views 10 Comments

The cigarettes had a retail value of almost €19,000 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of €14,500.

Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan
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Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan

Mar 4th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,628 Views 37 Comments

The City Manager, however, says no decision has been made on the project.

Over 40 million cigarettes were seized last year
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Over 40 million cigarettes were seized last year

Jan 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,369 Views 7 Comments

That figure represents a drop of over 50 million on 2012.

Cigarettes worth €20,000 seized in raids on Dublin houses
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Cigarettes worth €20,000 seized in raids on Dublin houses

Dec 13th 2013, 5:31 PM 7,858 Views 13 Comments

In a separate development, a Lithuanian national was detained with over 12,000 cigarettes and hit with a two week jail sentence.

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling
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Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling

Oct 24th 2013, 4:38 PM 7,918 Views 41 Comments

Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.

Charities call for 60 cent Budget hike in cigarette prices
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Charities call for 60 cent Budget hike in cigarette prices

Sep 5th 2013, 8:56 PM 4,767 Views 53 Comments

The pre-Budget call from the Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Heart Foundation is aimed at tackling the “enormous economic cost of smoking-related illness”.

Graphic images to appear on cigarette packets from today
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Graphic images to appear on cigarette packets from today

Feb 1st 2013, 6:30 AM 7,717 Views 64 Comments

The use of similar images in Canada and Brazil have helped increase awareness of the negative effects of smoking.

PHOTOS: Smokers caught in the act of smoking
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PHOTOS: Smokers caught in the act of smoking

Jul 26th 2012, 1:01 PM 15,552 Views 38 Comments

Photographer Nicolas Reuland gave up cigarettes. Then he set out on this project…

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm
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WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm

Feb 9th 2012, 6:57 PM 3,776 Views 5 Comments

You might not feel like your savings are worth much – but at least they’re not going up in flames…

Smoking costs the Irish economy €1m a day - minister
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Smoking costs the Irish economy €1m a day - minister

Jul 17th 2011, 4:06 PM 1,731 Views 44 Comments

That’s what Róisín Shortall told the Dáil – but it’s little compared to the cost of tobacco-related healthcare.