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#lighting up

# lighting-up - Monday 31 December, 2018

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

Dec 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 17,662 Views 34 Comments

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

# lighting-up - Saturday 16 December, 2017

'The kids' faces light up': Meet the Dubliners who go all-out to decorate their homes for Christmas
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# Warming Glow

'The kids' faces light up': Meet the Dubliners who go all-out to decorate their homes for Christmas

Dec 16th 2017, 10:30 AM 10,699 Views 3 Comments

These householders go the extra mile to bring a bit of happiness to their areas each winter.

# lighting-up - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018
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Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018

Apr 13th 2017, 8:20 AM 11,457 Views 57 Comments

This would make the country only the second to do so, after Uruguay.

# lighting-up - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today
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This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today

Mar 15th 2017, 4:31 PM 39,100 Views 64 Comments

A new report differentiates between occasional and daily smokers.

# lighting-up - Monday 11 April, 2016

Ireland's state power supplier is planning a major leap into solar energy
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Ireland's state power supplier is planning a major leap into solar energy

Apr 11th 2016, 11:40 AM 26,743 Views 111 Comments

The ESB scheme could increase installed solar capacity more than a hundredfold.

# lighting-up - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017'
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# War On Tobacco

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017'

Feb 17th 2015, 7:38 PM 24,601 Views 206 Comments

Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.

# lighting-up - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Arsene Wenger used to smoke cigarettes on the bench at Monaco
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Arsene Wenger used to smoke cigarettes on the bench at Monaco

Jan 10th 2015, 1:38 PM 7,447 Views 3 Comments

He even used to sell them when he was younger.

# lighting-up - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers
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# Lighting Up

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers

Apr 16th 2014, 11:15 AM 6,003 Views 29 Comments

A new report found a huge decrease in the numbers of nurses smoking.

# lighting-up - Friday 14 March, 2014

Power up: ESB announces €80 million rise in profits
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# Switched On

Power up: ESB announces €80 million rise in profits

Mar 14th 2014, 11:02 AM 6,111 Views 60 Comments

That’s a lot of lights left on.

# lighting-up - Friday 15 November, 2013

'Irreplaceable' ceramic Santa and reindeer stolen from charity display
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# Grinches At Large

'Irreplaceable' ceramic Santa and reindeer stolen from charity display

Nov 15th 2013, 10:49 AM 15,412 Views 56 Comments

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.