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# cigarettes - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Cigarettes and tobacco worth €3.8 million seized at Dublin Port

Both shipments originated from Germany.

# cigarettes - Thursday 14 May, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# cigarettes - Friday 15 March, 2019

Revenue seize car and cigarettes and tobacco worth over €16,500

This represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €13,500.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Revenue seizes cigarettes and tobacco worth €20,000 at Dublin Airport

Revenue said that its officers made the seizure during routine operations yesterday morning.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019 Resolution This post contains videos

'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019

Quitting smoking can be difficult, but having clear goals and support networks to help with motivation can help chances for success.

# cigarettes - Monday 31 December, 2018

Nearly €20,000 was spent on cigarettes in the Dáil bar this year

Over 1,700 packets were sold in the year to 15 October.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas

In the last 3 years, the number of smokers in Ireland decreased by 80,000.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

The price of a packet of cigarettes is set to go up by 50c

A 20-packet of a popular brand will now cost smokers €12.70.

# cigarettes - Monday 8 October, 2018

Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments

Budget 2019 is set to be unveiled tomorrow.

Cash and 24,000 cigarettes seized in Donegal and Galway

The seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the shadow economy.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Over 18 kilograms of chewing tobacco seized during raid of Limerick apartment

The search was made after a quantity of cigarettes was discovered in a parcel originating in the UK labelled as “toys”.

# cigarettes - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Over 8 million cigarettes valued at €4.5 million seized at Dublin Port

They represented a loss to the Exchequer of approximately €3.6 million.

# cigarettes - Monday 9 July, 2018

Revenue seize cannabis infused 'jelly sweets' at Portlaoise postal centre

The drugs which originated in the US were discovered by Revenue detector dog Stella.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

6kg of herbal cannabis marked as 'gifts' seized at Portlaoise postal centre

The drugs originated in Thailand.

# cigarettes - Friday 22 June, 2018

Cannabis worth €23k seized after detector dog Bailey finds it in vacuum cleaner

A 17-year-old was arrested in connection with the seizure.

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