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50,000 illegal and counterfeit medicines seized in Ireland
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# Black Market

50,000 illegal and counterfeit medicines seized in Ireland

Sep 30th 2011, 1:33 PM 803 Views 5 Comments

A major international operation targeting the sale of illegal and counterfeit medicines online has resulted in the seizure of €150,000 worth of drugs in Ireland.

189m illegal cigarettes worth €63m seized last year
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# Cigarettes

189m illegal cigarettes worth €63m seized last year

Apr 27th 2011, 2:21 PM 373 Views 0 Comments

Authorities seized more illegal cigarettes in the north-east last year than in the rest of the state combined.

Dole claimants who refuse offers of work will have payments cut
# Welfare
# Welfare

Dole claimants who refuse offers of work will have payments cut

Apr 24th 2011, 2:50 PM 2,087 Views 0 Comments

The minister for social protection Joan Burton has said that she wants to get people back to work and off the cash-in-hand black market.