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Revenue busts oil laundering plant that could have cost State €10m a year
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Revenue busts oil laundering plant that could have cost State €10m a year

Nov 4th 2014, 11:49 AM 11,818 Views 66 Comments

A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with the find, which included a large among of laundered fuel and toxic waste.

'On Saturday morning, some parent will be very sorry that their child played with fireworks'
# Warning
# Warning

'On Saturday morning, some parent will be very sorry that their child played with fireworks'

Oct 29th 2014, 1:54 PM 6,557 Views 20 Comments

Two government ministers are warning against illegal firework use this Halloween.

Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation
# Amazon
# Amazon

Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation

Sep 9th 2014, 9:55 PM 12,428 Views 20 Comments

They were killed by suspected members of an illegal logging ring.

Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners
# Frozen
# Frozen

Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners

Sep 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,132 Views 13 Comments

The warning comes after a woman was fined €6,000 for performing Botox treatments on customers at her salon.

National Women's Council calls State refusal of abortion to woman 'barbaric'
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

National Women's Council calls State refusal of abortion to woman 'barbaric'

Aug 17th 2014, 11:21 AM 21,962 Views 479 Comments

The Sunday Independent reports that the woman said she was suicidal.

Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers

Jul 28th 2014, 4:48 PM 19,934 Views 46 Comments

This is the third successful prosecution by CER this year.

British official arrested over illegal ticket sales at World Cup
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

British official arrested over illegal ticket sales at World Cup

Jul 8th 2014, 9:59 AM 2,760 Views 2 Comments

The director of a company that handles World Cup ticket packages could face four years in prison.

Drugs and prostitution will be used to measure Ireland's GDP
# Economy
# Economy

Drugs and prostitution will be used to measure Ireland's GDP

Jun 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,633 Views 48 Comments

Austria, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Slovenia and Sweden have all begun including these figures as part of their GDP.

Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why?
# Overdoses
# Overdoses

Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why?

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 31,080 Views 45 Comments

Estonia with a population of just 1.2 million, has 191 per million drug deaths per population.

Central Bank issues warning over "China Construction Bank Mexico"
# Illegal
# Illegal

Central Bank issues warning over "China Construction Bank Mexico"

May 12th 2014, 1:21 PM 12,483 Views 18 Comments

The firm has been contacting members of the public, but bears no relation to the legal China Construction Bank (London) Limited.

Gardaí to begin nationwide crackdown on drivers using mobile phones
# Put It Away
# Put It Away

Gardaí to begin nationwide crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:35 AM 18,480 Views 90 Comments

The national mobile phone operation will take place over the next two days, beginning tomorrow.

Revenue took in €3bn more tax last year and seized 700k litres of laundered fuel
# Shadow Economy
# Shadow Economy

Revenue took in €3bn more tax last year and seized 700k litres of laundered fuel

Apr 16th 2014, 1:07 PM 8,736 Views 16 Comments

The authority is now moving to peruse those with outstanding Household Charge payments.

Ireland has the third highest rate in the EU of non duty tobacco
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Ireland has the third highest rate in the EU of non duty tobacco

Mar 30th 2014, 2:13 PM 13,772 Views 70 Comments

Noonan says the illegal tobacco trade is a high priority.

UN declares Crimea's breakaway vote illegal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UN declares Crimea's breakaway vote illegal

Mar 27th 2014, 8:13 PM 9,969 Views 173 Comments

Today’s resolution asks countries not to recognise any alteration of the status of the Black Sea peninsula.

Revenue seize €50,000 worth of khat (and 100 hair curlers) in Cork
# Illegal
# Illegal

Revenue seize €50,000 worth of khat (and 100 hair curlers) in Cork

Mar 24th 2014, 11:13 PM 39,872 Views 64 Comments

Around €50,000 worth of the natural amphetamine was seized by Revenue.

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?
# Natural World
# Natural World

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?

Mar 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 182 Views 0 Comments

Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.

Irish neighbourhoods 'at risk of Harlem style gas explosion'
# Danger
# Danger

Irish neighbourhoods 'at risk of Harlem style gas explosion'

Mar 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 13,423 Views 12 Comments

A contractors association warned against the dangers of illegal gas work in homes.

Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday
# Binned
# Binned

Changes to 'ease problems' with Dublin rubbish kick in on Monday

Feb 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 14,499 Views 26 Comments

The changes mean that rubbish will be collected by all companies on specific days in certain areas.

Drug addicts sell 10,000 copies of Denmark's Illegal! magazine
# Drug Problems
# Drug Problems

Drug addicts sell 10,000 copies of Denmark's Illegal! magazine

Jan 19th 2014, 9:15 AM 17,107 Views 36 Comments

Being a magazine vendor is, according to the owners, the “best alternative to (giving fellatio) on the street”.

38 arrested for carrying out genital mutilation on girls as young as three
# Tanzania
# Tanzania

38 arrested for carrying out genital mutilation on girls as young as three

Dec 16th 2013, 2:20 PM 11,616 Views 40 Comments

The practice has been outlawed in Tanzania but is still performed in some parts of the country.

Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Gardaí to assist Dublin City Council in 2014 "blitz" on illegal dumping

Dec 11th 2013, 10:39 AM 5,522 Views 24 Comments

The council’s litter action group is to begin a fresh crackdown in 2014, calling to the homes of people suspected of illegal dumping.

Column: This is home – a mouldy kitchen, faulty electrics, damp and children with respiratory illnesses
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This is home – a mouldy kitchen, faulty electrics, damp and children with respiratory illnesses

Nov 20th 2013, 1:15 PM 1,093 Views 120 Comments

One desperate renter details what it’s like to live in a substandard apartment.

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter
# Buuuurrrrrrr
# Buuuurrrrrrr

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter

Nov 9th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,323 Views 69 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency said that householders can save money and be environmentally friendly this winter.

Illegal fireworks seized in Clare
# Halloween
# Halloween

Illegal fireworks seized in Clare

Oct 31st 2013, 11:36 AM 7,363 Views 26 Comments

Around €2,000 worth of fireworks found in a house in Shannon.

Warning over fireworks danger - and €10,000 fine for using them illegally
# Halloween
# Halloween

Warning over fireworks danger - and €10,000 fine for using them illegally

Oct 27th 2013, 6:30 PM 12,799 Views 52 Comments

Meanwhile, Greyhound is asking people to be vigilant in case their bins are targeted during the Halloween period.

Libya demands explanation from US over raid
# Capture
# Capture

Libya demands explanation from US over raid

Oct 7th 2013, 10:44 AM 4,991 Views 76 Comments

Libya has asked for clarifications regarding the abduction of an al-Qaida leader in Tripoli.

Column: Burning our bogs is like setting fire to our future
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Burning our bogs is like setting fire to our future

Jul 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,493 Views 237 Comments

There is an economic and social value in preserving our bogs. We need to forget our romantic ideas turf fires and preserve our heritage, writes Kieran McNally.

Illegal tobacco sellers could be given ASBOs
# Dublin
# Dublin

Illegal tobacco sellers could be given ASBOs

Jul 18th 2013, 6:20 AM 4,068 Views 21 Comments

An operational group – the first of its kind – has been established by Dublin City Council to address the issue of illegal tobacco.

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Video shows scale of “unbearable” illegal rubbish dumping in Dublin

Jun 29th 2013, 8:16 PM 14,893 Views 58 Comments

A local resident of the Summer St North area has created a video showing the mounds of illegally-dumped rubbish bags and discarded items in the north inner city area.

How you can help solve the illegal dumping problem in Dublin
# Fix Your City
# Fix Your City

How you can help solve the illegal dumping problem in Dublin

Jun 23rd 2013, 9:15 AM 26,431 Views 98 Comments

The Dublin City Council’s Beta Project is inviting people to have their say on how illegal dumping can tackled.

Column: For bankers, summary justice is no justice at all
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: For bankers, summary justice is no justice at all

Jun 22nd 2013, 8:00 AM 16 Views 31 Comments

Just like the UK, Ireland needs to hold a major investigation into the banking sector, writes Aaron McKenna, who says while we all want to see justice, it is not going to be that easy.

Central Bank of Ireland warns about unauthorised investment firm
# Nelson Capital Advisors
# Nelson Capital Advisors

Central Bank of Ireland warns about unauthorised investment firm

May 24th 2013, 12:05 PM 7,655 Views 13 Comments

Nelson Capital Advisors has been offering investment services to the Irish public.

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Dublin City Council meets with bin companies on illegal dumping

May 14th 2013, 6:30 PM 7,336 Views 33 Comments

The council’s litter action group presented the report to the Town Council this afternoon, and said that landlords were also very keen to co-operate with them on the issue.

Poll: Should adults be banned from using sunbeds?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should adults be banned from using sunbeds?

Apr 29th 2013, 9:37 AM 12,126 Views 93 Comments

New legislation will mean it will be illegal for under-18s to use sunbeds. Should this be extended to adults, resulting in a total ban?

Drugs bought on the internet 'can contain rat poison', warn pharmacists
# Danger
# Danger

Drugs bought on the internet 'can contain rat poison', warn pharmacists

Apr 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,334 Views 60 Comments

Pharmacists have said people who buy drugs online are risking their health – and possibly their life.

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more

Apr 15th 2013, 7:00 PM 187 Views 54 Comments

The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers
# Dublin
# Dublin

Council could 'name and shame' illegal rubbish dumpers

Apr 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,361 Views 40 Comments

Dublin City Council wants the law to be amended so this can happen. It has already formed an investigative group that was behind the recommendation to temporarily halt rubbish collection in part of Dublin’s north inner city.

670k sign petition against rape survivor receiving 100 lashes in Maldives
# 100 Lashes
# 100 Lashes

670k sign petition against rape survivor receiving 100 lashes in Maldives

Mar 22nd 2013, 12:11 PM 17,012 Views 51 Comments

A 15-year-old girl, who was raped repeatedly by her stepfather, is to receive a public flogging for having pre-marital sex with another man.

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Illegal dumping "reaches epidemic levels" in Finglas

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:40 AM 12,634 Views 124 Comments

A local representative has said that locals are “up in arms” about the dumping.

Poll: Should this have been an Irish penalty?
# Contentious
From The42
# Contentious

Poll: Should this have been an Irish penalty?

Mar 9th 2013, 7:24 PM 3,428 Views 15 Comments

Keith Earls was prevented from claiming a late try by Vincent Debaty in Ireland’s draw with France.