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# cigarettes - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Revenue has seized cannabis, alcohol and cigarettes worth more than €183,000
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue has seized cannabis, alcohol and cigarettes worth more than €183,000

Dec 14th 2021, 4:42 PM 10,835 Views 12 Comments

The cannabis was disguised in packaging as coffee, clothing and custom decals.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Three-quarters of people want legal age to buy tobacco raised to 21, poll shows
# Smoking Age
# Smoking Age

Three-quarters of people want legal age to buy tobacco raised to 21, poll shows

Nov 16th 2021, 12:54 PM 8,986 Views 43 Comments

A total of 73% of the people surveyed are in favour of raising the age for the sale of cigarettes from 18 to 21

# cigarettes - Monday 8 November, 2021

Poll: Should shops that sell cigarettes to minors be banned from selling them for a few days?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should shops that sell cigarettes to minors be banned from selling them for a few days?

Nov 8th 2021, 8:46 AM 29,731 Views 45 Comments

Shops that sell cigarettes to minors are to be banned for up to a month, under new legislation.

# cigarettes - Friday 22 October, 2021

Revenue seizes 9.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €6.9m
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Revenue seizes 9.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €6.9m

Oct 22nd 2021, 9:15 PM 14,507 Views 12 Comments

The cigarettes were discovered inside a container using Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Most packets of cigarettes will now cost €15 after 50c tax hike
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Most packets of cigarettes will now cost €15 after 50c tax hike

Oct 12th 2021, 1:44 PM 27,685 Views 27 Comments

This is the sixth year in a row the price has increased by that amount.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Cigarettes worth €2.4 million seized after x-ray search of trailers in Rosslare
# Seizure
# Seizure

Cigarettes worth €2.4 million seized after x-ray search of trailers in Rosslare

Oct 6th 2021, 12:58 PM 8,354 Views 10 Comments

The cigarettes were on a road train that arrived from the French port of Dunkirk

# cigarettes - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Revenue seize 864,000 illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search
# Smugglers
# Smugglers

Revenue seize 864,000 illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search

Sep 7th 2021, 6:07 PM 8,599 Views 10 Comments

The cigarettes were onboard a ship that arrived from the Dutch port of Rotterdam.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Retailers say spike in seized tobacco hints at 'large-scale' cigarette factories in Ireland
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Retailers say spike in seized tobacco hints at 'large-scale' cigarette factories in Ireland

Aug 31st 2021, 3:13 PM 15,358 Views 28 Comments

Revenue has announced four major seizures of loose raw tobacco with an estimated retail value of €8.1m.

# cigarettes - Monday 23 August, 2021

Revenue officers seize 320,000 cigarettes at Rosslare
# Seizure
# Seizure

Revenue officers seize 320,000 cigarettes at Rosslare

Aug 23rd 2021, 1:03 PM 8,649 Views 8 Comments

Officers stopped and searched a German-registered van on Saturday that had disembarked a ferry from Cherbourg in France.

# cigarettes - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m

Aug 5th 2021, 5:27 PM 16,576 Views 28 Comments

The cigarettes were discovered inside a container using Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner.

# cigarettes - Friday 16 July, 2021

Revenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth €7.3 million at Dublin Port
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth €7.3 million at Dublin Port

Jul 16th 2021, 12:50 PM 7,721 Views 8 Comments

The consignment had originated in Bulgaria.

# cigarettes - Friday 28 May, 2021

Nine in ten smokers pick up the habit by age 25, studies show
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Nine in ten smokers pick up the habit by age 25, studies show

May 28th 2021, 6:00 AM 8,195 Views 16 Comments

New studies examined comprehensive data on smoking trends from 1990 to 2019.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

The price of a packet of cigarettes is going up by 50 cent
# Smokes
# Smokes

The price of a packet of cigarettes is going up by 50 cent

Oct 13th 2020, 1:44 PM 43,659 Views 69 Comments

It’s the fifth Budget in a row to see the price increase by that amount.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Cigarettes and tobacco worth €3.8 million seized at Dublin Port
# Seized
# Seized

Cigarettes and tobacco worth €3.8 million seized at Dublin Port

Jun 9th 2020, 5:10 PM 11,395 Views 8 Comments

Both shipments originated from Germany.

# cigarettes - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Revenue seize more than €90,000 worth of smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Port
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Revenue seize more than €90,000 worth of smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Port

May 14th 2020, 10:56 PM 11,034 Views 6 Comments

The cigarettes were concealed behind air conditioning fan fittings that were headed for an address in Dublin.

# cigarettes - Saturday 9 May, 2020

60,000 cigarettes and counterfeit clothing seized by gardaí in Donegal
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

60,000 cigarettes and counterfeit clothing seized by gardaí in Donegal

May 9th 2020, 2:33 PM 18,055 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí carried out a number of searches in Ballyshannon last night.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

8.4 million cigarettes, hidden behind frozen chicken, seized at Dublin Port
# Rotterdam
# Rotterdam

8.4 million cigarettes, hidden behind frozen chicken, seized at Dublin Port

May 6th 2020, 10:57 PM 21,627 Views 32 Comments

The smuggled cigarettes have an estimated value of over €4.1 million.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Nine million cigarettes marked as frozen food seized at Dublin Port
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Nine million cigarettes marked as frozen food seized at Dublin Port

May 5th 2020, 10:35 PM 18,886 Views 14 Comments

The smuggled cigarettes were discovered in a refrigerated shipping container, declared as transporting frozen food.

# cigarettes - Friday 10 April, 2020

Gardaí find 20,000 unstamped cigarettes in car at Covid-19 checkpoint
# Mayo
# Mayo

Gardaí find 20,000 unstamped cigarettes in car at Covid-19 checkpoint

Apr 10th 2020, 7:41 AM 42,154 Views 46 Comments

A car was stopped in Bohola in Co Mayo and enquiries were made into the purpose of the driver’s movements.

# cigarettes - Thursday 12 March, 2020

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

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.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Over 33,000 cigarettes seized by customs officers in Dublin
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Over 33,000 cigarettes seized by customs officers in Dublin

Mar 10th 2020, 9:57 PM 13,540 Views 0 Comments

The cigarettes were seized after officers searched a man who disembarked a flight from Cairo.

# cigarettes - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May
# PROHIBITED
# PROHIBITED

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May

Jan 4th 2020, 6:30 AM 78,807 Views 58 Comments

Minister Harris says there is evidence that menthol flavoured cigarettes may be more addictive.

# cigarettes - Friday 20 December, 2019

Gardaí seize 34,000 illegally imported cigarettes and tobacco products
# Longford
# Longford

Gardaí seize 34,000 illegally imported cigarettes and tobacco products

Dec 20th 2019, 6:58 PM 11,445 Views 8 Comments

The seizure was made during a search at Rathcline Court, Lanesborough in Co Longford.

# cigarettes - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Over 38,000 cigarettes worth around €26k seized during search of home in Co Wexford
# Enniscorthy
# Enniscorthy

Over 38,000 cigarettes worth around €26k seized during search of home in Co Wexford

Nov 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 12,241 Views 8 Comments

The search was carried out at a home in Enniscorthy yesterday.

# cigarettes - Friday 1 November, 2019

Over €80,000 and 45,000 cigarettes seized at house in Mayo
# Search Warrant
# Search Warrant

Over €80,000 and 45,000 cigarettes seized at house in Mayo

Nov 1st 2019, 5:31 PM 21,535 Views 16 Comments

Revenue officers were today granted a three-month cash detention order.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors
# Smoking
# Smoking

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors

Oct 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 35,598 Views 62 Comments

In 2013, the Coombe, the Rotunda and the National Maternity Hospital became tobacco-free campuses.

# cigarettes - Monday 14 October, 2019

More than 24,000 cigarettes and almost 20kg of tobacco seized by Revenue
# Detector Dog
# Detector Dog

More than 24,000 cigarettes and almost 20kg of tobacco seized by Revenue

Oct 14th 2019, 4:21 PM 10,189 Views 15 Comments

The products were seized after two separate searches in Wexford and Tipperary.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50
# Excise Duty
# Excise Duty

A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50

Oct 8th 2019, 2:02 PM 32,036 Views 65 Comments

The minister did not announce any change to excise duty on alcohol products.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Harris hits out at politicians trying to get him to meet vaping company reps
# Vaping
# Vaping

Harris hits out at politicians trying to get him to meet vaping company reps

Oct 2nd 2019, 3:35 PM 28,317 Views 73 Comments

The minister said tobacco companies are ‘despicable’ for targeting children with e-cigarettes.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Irish people travelling to UK after no-deal Brexit will be able to buy duty free tobacco and alcohol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Irish people travelling to UK after no-deal Brexit will be able to buy duty free tobacco and alcohol

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 11:01 AM 45,167 Views 59 Comments

The EU abolished duty-free shopping between member nations in 1999.

# cigarettes - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Revenue seize €70,000 worth of cigarettes during search of Italian-registered ship
# Black Market
# Black Market

Revenue seize €70,000 worth of cigarettes during search of Italian-registered ship

Sep 7th 2019, 10:35 AM 14,401 Views 16 Comments

During a search of the vessel, 118,00 cigarettes, branded L&M, Marlboro and Winston, were seized.

# cigarettes - Friday 16 August, 2019

€39,000 worth of unstamped cigarettes and €1,530 in cash seized in Cork City
# Seized
# Seized

€39,000 worth of unstamped cigarettes and €1,530 in cash seized in Cork City

Aug 16th 2019, 4:59 PM 14,455 Views 0 Comments

The cigarettes were discovered with the assistance of detector dog Eva.

# cigarettes - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Raise price of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025, government told
# Tax Hikes
# Tax Hikes

Raise price of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025, government told

Aug 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,415 Views 85 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation is arguing for the move in its pre-Budget submission.

# cigarettes - Friday 12 July, 2019

Littering could literally be halved if cigarette butts weren't thrown on the ground
# Kick The Habit
# Kick The Habit

Littering could literally be halved if cigarette butts weren't thrown on the ground

Jul 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 12,731 Views 72 Comments

The 2018 National Litter Pollution Monitoring System Report has highlighted the extent of the problem

# cigarettes - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Revenue worker who was fired after being caught 'red handed' selling contraband cigarettes loses appeal against dismissal
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue worker who was fired after being caught 'red handed' selling contraband cigarettes loses appeal against dismissal

Jun 18th 2019, 6:20 AM 40,518 Views 0 Comments

The details of the case are disclosed in a Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) ruling.

# cigarettes - Monday 22 April, 2019

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors
# Smoking
# Smoking

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors

Apr 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 49,474 Views 158 Comments

On 4 July 2012, Beaumont Hospital became a “tobacco-free campus”.

# cigarettes - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Gardaí raid cigarette and alcohol processing plant in Louth
# Knockbridge
# Knockbridge

Gardaí raid cigarette and alcohol processing plant in Louth

Mar 30th 2019, 10:01 AM 32,161 Views 48 Comments

This factory had the capability of producing cigarettes and alcohol with an estimated loss of €25 million euro to the exchequer.

# cigarettes - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Drinking a bottle of wine a week carries the same cancer risk as smoking 5-10 cigarettes, study finds
# Tipple
# Tipple

Drinking a bottle of wine a week carries the same cancer risk as smoking 5-10 cigarettes, study finds

Mar 28th 2019, 11:41 AM 23,842 Views 56 Comments

The researchers said even moderate drinking increases the risk of developing cancer in your lifetime.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Revenue seizes €35,000 worth of cigarettes and pipe tobacco from cargo vessel
# Belview Port
# Belview Port

Revenue seizes €35,000 worth of cigarettes and pipe tobacco from cargo vessel

Mar 26th 2019, 4:21 PM 8,108 Views 16 Comments

Brands such as L&M, ASOS and NAKHLA were seized.

# cigarettes - Monday 18 March, 2019

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds
# Vaping
# Vaping

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

Mar 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 13,786 Views 55 Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

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