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# Cigarettes

Last month
May 2024
Plans to increase the legal smoking age to 21 have been approved - but vapes aren't included
Retailers claim safety of shop workers could be compromised by proposed increase in smoking age
This year
2024
Sunak's plan for smoking ban for those born after 2009 passes first hurdle in Commons
Over €5 million worth of illegal tobacco seized at Dublin Port
Last year
2023
New Zealand to scrap world-leading anti-smoking laws, new Prime Minister announces
Over four million cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin yesterday
Revenue officers seize €8.2 million worth of cigarettes in Co Louth
Budget 2024: Some changes kicked in at midnight - others won't take effect for quite a while
Average price for a packet of cigarettes now €16.75 after 75 cent tax hike
Poll: Should Ireland gradually increase the age at which cigarettes can be purchased?
Cigarettes worth €2.8 million smuggled from Latvia seized at Dublin Port
Gardaí seize €10 million worth of counterfeit cigarettes in Dublin
All time
Poll: Should Ireland impose a lifetime ban on young people buying cigarettes?
New Zealand imposes lifetime ban on young people buying cigarettes
Cost of cigarettes to increase but price of a pint remains the same
Revenue seizes €5.5 million worth of tobacco and cigarettes
Cash, cannabis and millions of cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin
Revenue has seized cannabis, alcohol and cigarettes worth more than €183,000
Three-quarters of people want legal age to buy tobacco raised to 21, poll shows
Poll: Should shops that sell cigarettes to minors be banned from selling them for a few days?
Revenue seizes 9.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €6.9m
Most packets of cigarettes will now cost €15 after 50c tax hike
Cigarettes worth €2.4 million seized after x-ray search of trailers in Rosslare
Revenue seize 864,000 illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search
Retailers say spike in seized tobacco hints at 'large-scale' cigarette factories in Ireland
Revenue officers seize 320,000 cigarettes at Rosslare
Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m
Revenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth €7.3 million at Dublin Port
Nine in ten smokers pick up the habit by age 25, studies show
The price of a packet of cigarettes is going up by 50 cent
Cigarettes and tobacco worth €3.8 million seized at Dublin Port
Revenue seize more than €90,000 worth of smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Port
60,000 cigarettes and counterfeit clothing seized by gardaí in Donegal
8.4 million cigarettes, hidden behind frozen chicken, seized at Dublin Port
Nine million cigarettes marked as frozen food seized at Dublin Port
Gardaí find 20,000 unstamped cigarettes in car at Covid-19 checkpoint
Over 10 million cigarettes worth €6 million seized at Dublin Port
Over 33,000 cigarettes seized by customs officers in Dublin
Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May
Gardaí seize 34,000 illegally imported cigarettes and tobacco products