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# up-in-smoke - Today’s News

Derry cruise to victory over Offaly as over 2,000 fans watch on in Croke Park
# Division Three
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# Division Three

Derry cruise to victory over Offaly as over 2,000 fans watch on in Croke Park

5 minutes ago 152 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster side were comfortable winners in today’s Division 3 National League final.

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man taken to hospital after assault on Dublin's Grafton Street

7 minutes ago 1,542 Views 1 Comment

The incident occurred near St Stephen’s Green.

Benetton beat the Bulls to become the first Italian club to win a major trophy
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Benetton beat the Bulls to become the first Italian club to win a major trophy

20 minutes ago 1,619 Views 6 Comments

The Treviso club scored five tries to defeat South Africa’s Bulls 35-8 and win the inaugural Rainbow Cup.

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

London stadiums transformed into giant Covid jab clinics on ‘super Saturday’

22 minutes ago 2,871 Views 8 Comments

Smaller events are also taking place in local community venues.

Down beat Antrim to Division 2 title, Wexford see off Armagh in Division 3 decider
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Down beat Antrim to Division 2 title, Wexford see off Armagh in Division 3 decider

Updated 40 minutes ago 1,608 Views 0 Comments

Wexford came out on top of a tight game at the Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA complex.

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal
# Never Write Them Off
From The42
# Never Write Them Off

Germany blow group of death wide open with thrilling victory over Portugal

52 minutes ago 7,622 Views 9 Comments

The Germans came from behind to win the best game of the tournament thus far.

Mullins and Moore again the perfect combination at Royal Ascot
# Stratum
From The42
# Stratum

Mullins and Moore again the perfect combination at Royal Ascot

1 hour ago 787 Views 0 Comments

The duo teamed up for victory with Stratum in the Queen Alexandra Stakes.

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds
# Shirt Off Your Back
# Shirt Off Your Back

Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds

1 hour ago 5,670 Views 10 Comments

Double check if in doubt when approached for clothing donations to ensure those in need benefit.

Harry Kane's England place in question after Scotland flop
# Misfiring
From The42
# Misfiring

Harry Kane's England place in question after Scotland flop

1 hour ago 2,084 Views 12 Comments

Gareth Southgate’s side missed a chance to book their place in the last 16.

Barcelona sign Memphis Depay on free transfer
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Barcelona sign Memphis Depay on free transfer

1 hour ago 2,587 Views 0 Comments

Barca have agreed a two-year deal with the Netherlands star.

# 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 33,383 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 15 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 9,347 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 8,318 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 26,967 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 26,342 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 11,747 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 18,435 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 32,203 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 20,262 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 16,758 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 17,867 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 31,523 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 18,013 Views 103 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 19,478 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 14,011 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 30,161 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 10,493 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 8,171 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 15,319 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 10,738 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 8,638 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 8,201 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 8,629 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 4,370 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 7,924 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 4,767 Views 53 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 7,737 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 15,567 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 3,781 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 1,738 Views 44 Comments

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