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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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# mobility allowance
Kelleher: Dept of Health ringfence claim "strikes fear into me"
He made the comment while questioning Minister Kathleen Lynch on the axing of the Mobility Allowance and Motorised Transport Grant.
# Cigarettes
Illegal cigarette consumption rose by almost a third in Ireland last year
The county that saw the greatest use of illegal cigarettes was Waterford, researchers said.
# rule change
Belly up? Decision on controversial putters to be delivered today
Keegan Bradley, Ernie Els and Adam Scott have the consolation champagne on ice.
# Medicines
Illegal medicines worth €375,000 seized in Ireland as part of global operation
The seizure included more than 120,000 tablets and capsules.
# Black Market
Call for tougher penalties for 'black market' criminals
Meanwhile, the Irish Cancer Society and Irish Heart Foundation have raised concerns about the origins of the data used in the report.
# Syria
27 "torture centres" revealed in Syria
There are 27 torture centres in the country where people have been beaten and ill-treated – which points to a state policy of torture, Human Rights Watch has said.
# Child Labour
Factory raids highlight India's illegal child labour
Dozens of migrant children were found illegally working in New Delhi despite child protection laws.
# West Belfast
PSNI officers warn Facebook users about illegal sectarian posts
PSNI officers in West Belfast have said they have taken down illegal posts from the social networking site with a view to prosecution.
# Drugs
'Elaborate' cannabis growing operation uncovered in Donegal
Gardaí seized around 2,000 cannabis plants in Laghey, Co Donegal today.
# seized stuff
What happens to the things that the gardaí or Revenue seize?
We take a look at what happens to the cars, jewellery, cash and drugs that are seized or recovered by Irish authorities.
# France
France would have fined you €75,000 if you retweeted this account
France’s stringent rules about election exit polling means a hefty fine for anyone who even retweets polling data.
# Smuggling
38 million cigarettes seized in Dublin Port
Revenue officials say the illegal cigarettes had a retail value of €14.7 million.
# Drugs
Man arrested after drugs worth €400k seized in Ennis
Gardaí seized cannabis herb and resin with an estimated street value of €400,000 in Ennis last night.
# Weapons
More than 15,000 contraband items seized in Irish prisons
In the past two years, almost 3,000 weapons have been confiscated from prisoners, including homemade items such as sharpened toothbrushes and pool balls in socks.
Explained: The GAA’s move to tackle 'illegal' manager payments
Senior county officials will meet on Saturday to discuss ways to solve the manager payment controversy. Here’s our Q&A guide to what it’s all about.
# Debate
Duffy urges GAA to act now on manager payments
The GAA has released Paraic Duffy’s discussion paper on the issue of manager payments, which will be debated by county officials at a meeting this weekend.
# Cigarettes
Cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport
Customs officers have seized 10,000 illegal cigarettes worth over €4,000 at Dublin Airport.
# Seizure
Illegal tobacco worth €2.5 million seized at Dublin Port
The potential loss to the Exchequer was estimated at €1.5 million.
# illegal
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist says he's an illegal alien
Jose Antonio Vargas has written for the Washington Post and the New Yorker whilst living illegally in the US.