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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

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# lighting up
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.
# warming glow
'The kids' faces light up': Meet the Dubliners who go all-out to decorate their homes for Christmas
These householders go the extra mile to bring a bit of happiness to their areas each winter.
# lighting up
Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018
This would make the country only the second to do so, after Uruguay.
# lighting up
This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today
A new report differentiates between occasional and daily smokers.
# lighting up
Ireland's state power supplier is planning a major leap into solar energy
The ESB scheme could increase installed solar capacity more than a hundredfold.
# War on Tobacco
Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017'
Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.
# lighting up
Arsene Wenger used to smoke cigarettes on the bench at Monaco
He even used to sell them when he was younger.
# lighting up
1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers
A new report found a huge decrease in the numbers of nurses smoking.
# switched on
Power up: ESB announces €80 million rise in profits
That’s a lot of lights left on.
# grinches at large
'Irreplaceable' ceramic Santa and reindeer stolen from charity display
76-year-old Des Murphy has staged the display for the last 13 years, and donates the funds to charities like ALONE and the Peter McVerry Trust.