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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# moonshine

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Prison guards are cracking down on moonshine in Irish prisons
The largest amount seized was 266 pints in Castlerea Prison.
21 men die in India after drinking toxic bootleg alcohol
Police in Uttar Pradesh state’s Etah district said the victims started to vomit and fall sick on Friday.
Home-made vodka has killed nearly 100 people in India
Over 40 people are being treated in hospital.
Russia's heavy drinkers turn to cleaning products over money woes
One doctor says he has noticed a “wave” of complications.
How poitín went from illegal moonshine to being sold in Tesco
It is traditionally one of the most potent alcohol drinks on the planet, but poitín is having something of a moment with a whole new generation of drinkers.
Poitín distillery discovered in Cavan
Revenue officers seized the poitín-making equipment from the scene and a man in his 40s is being questioned.