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#Cigarettes

# cigarettes - This year 2022

Cost of cigarettes to increase but price of a pint remains the same
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Cost of cigarettes to increase but price of a pint remains the same

Updated Sep 27th 2022, 3:45 PM 26,461 Views 33 Comments

There will also be pro-rata increases on other tobacco products.

Revenue seizes €5.5 million worth of tobacco and cigarettes
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seizes €5.5 million worth of tobacco and cigarettes

Aug 30th 2022, 6:33 PM 17,065 Views 11 Comments

The seizure was made at Dublin Port.

Cash, cannabis and millions of cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin
# Holy Smokes
# Holy Smokes

Cash, cannabis and millions of cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin

May 13th 2022, 5:53 PM 17,423 Views 5 Comments

The three unrelated seizures came to a combined total value of €7 million.

# cigarettes - Last year 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 10,922 Views 12 Comments

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

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 9,075 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

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 29,853 Views 45 Comments

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

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 14,566 Views 12 Comments

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

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 34,845 Views 28 Comments

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

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 8,424 Views 10 Comments

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

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 8,642 Views 10 Comments

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

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 15,450 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Revenue officers seize 320,000 cigarettes at Rosslare

Aug 23rd 2021, 1:03 PM 8,688 Views 8 Comments

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

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 16,628 Views 28 Comments

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

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 7,771 Views 8 Comments

The consignment had originated in Bulgaria.

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 8,228 Views 16 Comments

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

# cigarettes - All time

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 43,762 Views 69 Comments

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

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 11,412 Views 8 Comments

Both shipments originated from Germany.

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 11,048 Views 6 Comments

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

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 18,098 Views 7 Comments

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

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 21,683 Views 32 Comments

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

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 18,935 Views 14 Comments

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

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 42,176 Views 46 Comments

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

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 23,369 Views 22 Comments

They were discovered in a shipping container with the assistance of detector dog Kelly.

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 13,563 Views 0 Comments

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

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 78,996 Views 58 Comments

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

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 11,467 Views 8 Comments

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

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 12,274 Views 8 Comments

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

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 21,564 Views 16 Comments

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

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 35,642 Views 62 Comments

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

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 10,226 Views 15 Comments

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

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 32,528 Views 65 Comments

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

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 28,345 Views 73 Comments

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

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 45,249 Views 59 Comments

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

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 14,427 Views 16 Comments

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

€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 14,470 Views 0 Comments

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

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 24,495 Views 85 Comments

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

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 12,794 Views 72 Comments

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

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 40,545 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 49,567 Views 158 Comments

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

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 32,208 Views 48 Comments

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

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