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# up-in-smoke - Today’s News

Irish air traffic controllers warn of 'disruption' to air travel in letter to minister
# Safety Concerns
# Safety Concerns

Irish air traffic controllers warn of 'disruption' to air travel in letter to minister

5 hours ago 9,771 Views 6 Comments

The air traffic controllers have raised safety concerns around rostering.

# up-in-smoke - Yesterday’s News

Brazil football icon Pele 'stable' following readmission to intensive care
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Brazil football icon Pele 'stable' following readmission to intensive care

Updated 6 hours ago 15,680 Views 9 Comments

The 80-year-old left hospital in Sao Paulo earlier this week following an operation to remove a tumour from his colon.

Anti-protocol demonstration staged in loyalist area of Belfast
# Protocol Protest
# Protocol Protest

Anti-protocol demonstration staged in loyalist area of Belfast

6 hours ago 8,833 Views 29 Comments

TUV leader Jim Allister and loyalist activist Moore Holmes were among the speakers.

Northern Ireland off to bright start in World Cup qualifiers, England win 8-0 but new boss expected more
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Northern Ireland off to bright start in World Cup qualifiers, England win 8-0 but new boss expected more

7 hours ago 3,746 Views 1 Comment

Kenny Shiels side were 4-0 winners over Luxembourg.

St Pat's keep FAI Cup bid on course with comfortable win over Wexford
# Super Saints
From The42
# Super Saints

St Pat's keep FAI Cup bid on course with comfortable win over Wexford

7 hours ago 951 Views 0 Comments

Darragh Burns’ brace and Rónán Coughlan’s penalty give Pat’s a 3-0 win.

France recalls ambassadors to Australia and US in unprecedented move
# Recall
# Recall

France recalls ambassadors to Australia and US in unprecedented move

7 hours ago 19,067 Views 64 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron ordered the recalling of the envoys.

Late, late show from 10-man Finn Harps brings Dundalk to a replay
# Magic Of The Cup
From The42
# Magic Of The Cup

Late, late show from 10-man Finn Harps brings Dundalk to a replay

7 hours ago 2,264 Views 2 Comments

Sean Boyd struck twice in the closing minutes on a dramatic night in Ballybofey.

Waterford break UCD hearts with stoppage-time winner in Belfield
# Blues Run The Game
From The42
# Blues Run The Game

Waterford break UCD hearts with stoppage-time winner in Belfield

7 hours ago 1,734 Views 1 Comment

Colm Whelan’s penalty miss proves costly as Prince Mutswunguma sends Waterford into the FAI Cup semi-finals.

Saint-Maximin earns Newcastle a draw with Leeds as pressure mounts on Steve Bruce
# Friday Night Lights
From The42
# Friday Night Lights

Saint-Maximin earns Newcastle a draw with Leeds as pressure mounts on Steve Bruce

7 hours ago 2,366 Views 1 Comment

Raphinha had fired the visitors into the lead before the Frenchman struck to leave the final score 1-1.

Only boys will restart secondary school in Afghanistan tomorrow
# Taliban Regime
# Taliban Regime

Only boys will restart secondary school in Afghanistan tomorrow

7 hours ago 18,860 Views 21 Comments

In Kabul, workers were seen raising a sign for the Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.

# up-in-smoke - Friday 15 January, 2021

Suit filed against anti-smoking group over links to 'Big Tobacco'
# Allegations
# Allegations

Suit filed against anti-smoking group over links to 'Big Tobacco'

Jan 15th 2021, 9:40 PM 33,416 Views 15 Comments

Several accusations have been made by the former anti-smoking foundation’s director of social media.

# up-in-smoke - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Comeback falls short as five-goal Levante put paid to Barca's invincible ambitions
# Up In Smoke
From The42
# Up In Smoke

Comeback falls short as five-goal Levante put paid to Barca's invincible ambitions

May 13th 2018, 10:12 PM 14,308 Views 20 Comments

Levante’s Emmanuel Boateng hit a hat-trick and, although Philippe Coutinho scored a treble of his own, Barcelona’s “Invicibles” bid ended.

# up-in-smoke - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside

Oct 29th 2017, 4:15 PM 39,197 Views 11 Comments

The fire on Richmond Road is ongoing.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 24 April, 2017

Man arrested as black smoke engulfs stands at PSV-Ajax clash
# Up In Smoke
From The42
# Up In Smoke

Man arrested as black smoke engulfs stands at PSV-Ajax clash

Apr 24th 2017, 12:37 PM 9,355 Views 3 Comments

A number of fans and stadium staff suffered breathing and eye problems after the incident at the Philips Stadion on Sunday.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Pictures: 20,000 people evacuated from area after massive fire at Ukrainian arms depot
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Pictures: 20,000 people evacuated from area after massive fire at Ukrainian arms depot

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:11 PM 8,319 Views 10 Comments

Ukrainian authorities said that they suspected Russian involvement.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids
# Smoked Out
# Smoked Out

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids

Dec 28th 2016, 10:07 AM 11,276 Views 8 Comments

Revenue discovered the tobacco products following a number of searches in the Louth area.

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

In photos: Cork's historic Vernon Mount House completely gutted by fire
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

In photos: Cork's historic Vernon Mount House completely gutted by fire

Jul 26th 2016, 5:45 PM 27,012 Views 43 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the fire at the Douglas mansion.

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Villa close Agbonlahor shisha pipe case, striker free to be relegated with rest of the team
# Up In Smoke
From The42
# Up In Smoke

Villa close Agbonlahor shisha pipe case, striker free to be relegated with rest of the team

Apr 5th 2016, 3:13 PM 4,134 Views 4 Comments

Agbonlahor, who has scored one Premier League goal so far this term, will be available for the Villans’ run-in after an internal investigation into his Dubai holiday.

# up-in-smoke - Friday 18 March, 2016

New Zealand in the midst of a major cannabis shortage
# Weeding It Out
# Weeding It Out

New Zealand in the midst of a major cannabis shortage

Mar 18th 2016, 6:15 AM 20,150 Views 40 Comments

Major seizures have stymied the supply of marijuana to the island nation.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Dublin Christmas market told it CAN'T use old John Player factory
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Dublin Christmas market told it CAN'T use old John Player factory

Dec 2nd 2015, 4:05 PM 33,850 Views 33 Comments

With just nine days to go, organisers have appealed for help.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off

Sep 9th 2015, 6:57 AM 26,356 Views 31 Comments

All 159 passengers and 13 crew were evacuated.

# up-in-smoke - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Tiger Woods was in with a chance of a first win in more than 2 years but then he did this
# Meltdown
From The42
# Meltdown

Tiger Woods was in with a chance of a first win in more than 2 years but then he did this

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:38 PM 11,749 Views 5 Comments

Maybe he’s not quite back.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Are you burning money on car insurance? Premiums have shot up recently
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Are you burning money on car insurance? Premiums have shot up recently

Aug 19th 2015, 10:24 AM 18,437 Views 75 Comments

The AA say they’ve gone up by more this year than any time in a decade.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 15 June, 2015

Clerys worker put down €600 deposit for furniture - hours before store's shock closure
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Clerys worker put down €600 deposit for furniture - hours before store's shock closure

Jun 15th 2015, 9:40 AM 32,205 Views 51 Comments

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said that Clerys workers “have been treated very badly”.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The Ballymount blaze yesterday destroyed charity's materials
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

The Ballymount blaze yesterday destroyed charity's materials

Apr 30th 2015, 9:15 PM 20,266 Views 12 Comments

The Cleft Lip & Palate Association of Ireland had been storing materials at the ‘Store-It’ unit.

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Poll: Would you welcome plain pack cigarettes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you welcome plain pack cigarettes?

Mar 31st 2015, 9:15 PM 16,759 Views 102 Comments

What do you think?

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway

Mar 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 17,870 Views 38 Comments

Ireland’s new plain packaging laws have been the subject of much criticism from Big Tobacco – and legal threats.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 16 March, 2015

John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets
# Smoke Signals
# Smoke Signals

John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets

Mar 16th 2015, 6:00 AM 31,641 Views 31 Comments

The factory say a production line error is the cause of a packaging mix-up.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'
# Lighten Up
# Lighten Up

Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'

Feb 18th 2015, 8:30 AM 18,018 Views 102 Comments

Finian McGrath believes that smokers are soft targets.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Cigarettes now cost €10 a pack... But where does all that tax go?
# The Breakdown
# The Breakdown

Cigarettes now cost €10 a pack... But where does all that tax go?

Oct 15th 2014, 10:12 AM 19,489 Views 52 Comments

The change kicked in at midnight. Here’s where that extra 40c goes…

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

'A great day for South Armagh Duty Free' - tobacco companies are not happy...
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

'A great day for South Armagh Duty Free' - tobacco companies are not happy...

Oct 14th 2014, 7:14 PM 14,013 Views 37 Comments

They say that the 40 cent increase on a packet of cigarettes will play into the hands of smugglers.

# up-in-smoke - Friday 10 October, 2014

People queued up to burn their Irish Water packs in a bath tub last night
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

People queued up to burn their Irish Water packs in a bath tub last night

Oct 10th 2014, 12:07 PM 30,175 Views 322 Comments

The gardaí said there were no arrests at the demonstration in Clondalkin last night.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Sniffer dogs search Leinster House, Ming Flanagan breathes a sigh of relief
# No Smoke
# No Smoke

Sniffer dogs search Leinster House, Ming Flanagan breathes a sigh of relief

Sep 17th 2014, 11:24 PM 24,559 Views 29 Comments

Apparently he got out just in time.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?

Sep 11th 2014, 9:55 AM 21,401 Views 147 Comments

South Korea wants to bring in an 80 per cent hike, and James Reilly has said a pack of 20 should cost €20. What do you think?

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Smoking: 80 new jobs for e-cigarette company in Waterford
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Smoking: 80 new jobs for e-cigarette company in Waterford

Jul 3rd 2014, 10:13 AM 10,496 Views 48 Comments

Healthier Smoker says that it could add up to 1,000 positions depending on its growth profile.

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

How much tax would a 60c cigarette price hike bring in? (Hint: Not as much as you think)
# State Coughers
# State Coughers

How much tax would a 60c cigarette price hike bring in? (Hint: Not as much as you think)

Jun 17th 2014, 10:24 AM 8,172 Views 22 Comments

Michael Noonan’s been advised that the shock-and-awe tactic might have some other effects on smokers’ behaviour.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Jun 4th 2014, 12:47 PM 15,321 Views 15 Comments

Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.

# up-in-smoke - Saturday 31 May, 2014

World No Tobacco Day: Experts urge against snuffing out the e-cigarette
# Healthier Option
# Healthier Option

World No Tobacco Day: Experts urge against snuffing out the e-cigarette

May 31st 2014, 7:45 AM 10,739 Views 53 Comments

Medical and policy experts have written a letter to the World Health Organisation describing the gadgets as possibly “among the most significant health innovations of the 21st century”.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 12 May, 2014

Man in 60s arrested after €65,000 worth of cigarettes found in Dublin lockup
# Smoked Out
# Smoked Out

Man in 60s arrested after €65,000 worth of cigarettes found in Dublin lockup

May 12th 2014, 4:18 PM 8,639 Views 27 Comments

The cigarette seizure brings to €233,000 the value of seized tobacco this year.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 14 April, 2014

40,000 cigarettes seized at Cork Airport
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

40,000 cigarettes seized at Cork Airport

Apr 14th 2014, 2:00 PM 8,205 Views 10 Comments

The cigarettes had a retail value of almost €19,000 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of €14,500.

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan

Mar 4th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,633 Views 37 Comments

The City Manager, however, says no decision has been made on the project.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 6 January, 2014

Over 40 million cigarettes were seized last year
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Over 40 million cigarettes were seized last year

Jan 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,371 Views 7 Comments

That figure represents a drop of over 50 million on 2012.

# up-in-smoke - Friday 13 December, 2013

Cigarettes worth €20,000 seized in raids on Dublin houses
# Off The Market
# Off The Market

Cigarettes worth €20,000 seized in raids on Dublin houses

Dec 13th 2013, 5:31 PM 7,860 Views 13 Comments

In a separate development, a Lithuanian national was detained with over 12,000 cigarettes and hit with a two week jail sentence.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling
# Smoking
# Smoking

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling

Oct 24th 2013, 4:38 PM 7,926 Views 41 Comments

Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Charities call for 60 cent Budget hike in cigarette prices
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Charities call for 60 cent Budget hike in cigarette prices

Sep 5th 2013, 8:56 PM 4,770 Views 54 Comments

The pre-Budget call from the Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Heart Foundation is aimed at tackling the “enormous economic cost of smoking-related illness”.

# up-in-smoke - Friday 1 February, 2013

Graphic images to appear on cigarette packets from today
# Smoking
# Smoking

Graphic images to appear on cigarette packets from today

Feb 1st 2013, 6:30 AM 7,744 Views 64 Comments

The use of similar images in Canada and Brazil have helped increase awareness of the negative effects of smoking.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 26 July, 2012

PHOTOS: Smokers caught in the act of smoking
# Photos
# Photos

PHOTOS: Smokers caught in the act of smoking

Jul 26th 2012, 1:01 PM 15,574 Views 38 Comments

Photographer Nicolas Reuland gave up cigarettes. Then he set out on this project…

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 9 February, 2012

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm

Feb 9th 2012, 6:57 PM 3,784 Views 5 Comments

You might not feel like your savings are worth much – but at least they’re not going up in flames…

# up-in-smoke - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Smoking costs the Irish economy €1m a day - minister
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Smoking costs the Irish economy €1m a day - minister

Jul 17th 2011, 4:06 PM 1,741 Views 44 Comments

That’s what Róisín Shortall told the Dáil – but it’s little compared to the cost of tobacco-related healthcare.