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02 April 2018 16:00 Prison guards are cracking down on moonshine in Irish prisons

The largest amount seized was 266 pints in Castlerea Prison. PRISON AUTHORITIES HAVE called time on the illicit practice of brewing homemade alcohol in Irish jails. The amount of makeshift booze or “hooch” seized from inmates last year fell by almost 30% to 614 pints. An average of 1,611 pints of illegal homebrew was confiscated from prisoners each year between 6

12 February 2018 21:45 Two woman arrested after Revenue seize 46,000 cigarettes and €44,000 cash

The cash and cigarettes were seized in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport. REVENUE OFFICERS HAVE seized €44,000 in cash and 46,000 contraband cigarettes in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport. Officers detained €14,000 cash on Saturday after stopping a British woman in her 20s who was travelling to Eindhoven in the Netherlands. On Sunday 7

01 February 2018 00:00 Over €17k worth of alcohol and tobacco seized in raid

Gardaí and Revenue officials seized more than €17,000 worth of alcohol and tobacco, and a sum of cash in a raid on a house near Macroom, Co Cork, earlier this week. Two Polish nationals, a man in his 50s and a woman in her 30s, were interviewed as part of the investigation. Aided by Revenue detector dog Harvey, gardaí and Revenue officials seized 315 litres 14

31 January 2018 17:45 Car, cash, cigarettes and alcohol seized as two questioned at illegal distillery in Cork

Revenue sniffer dog Harvey helped officers. TWO POLISH NATIONALS were arrested yesterday as an illegal distillery was discovered at a house in Cork. The find was made as Revenue officers, assisted by gardaí carried out a search under warrant of a house near Macroom. During the search officers, assisted by Revenue detector dog Harvey, seized a total 18

26 October 2017 05:49 Prisoner Tom Humphries: a day in the life on Midlands Prison’s G wing

Former ‘Irish Times’ journalist put in cell near Graham Dwyer on G wing The former Irish Times sportswriter Tom Humphries has spent his first full day in jail as a sentenced convict. He is prisoner 108586 and is sharing a cell at Midlands Prison with an extortionist. They are on a landing of G wing that houses between 16 and 20 other prisoners 4

17 February 2017 16:50 Revenue seizes 10,000 contraband cigarettes at Dublin Airport

Man (38) left fuming after fine of €2,500 imposed for attempt to smuggle illegal goods Revenue officers, acting on intelligence, have stopped and searched a man who arrived into Dublin Airport from Kiev via Paris . On Monday the man was arrested when more than 10,000 contraband cigarettes were found in a cardboard box in his checked-in suitcase 1

13 February 2017 13:18 Vodka, liqueur and wine worth €15,400 seized in Dublin port

Some 480 litres of contraband alcohol discovered in Latvian registered truck Some 480 litres of vodka, liqueur and wine worth over €15,400 was seized by revenue officers in Dublin Port on Friday. Revenue officers discovered over 480 litres of contraband alcohol hidden in a consignment of food after they stopped and searched a Latvian registered truck 2

25 January 2017 01:01 Dublin Airport’s security is not in question in Garda inquiry

Analysis: Investigation into alleged people-smuggling will focus on the role of staff Even those passengers who have used Dublin Airport hundreds of times have probably failed to notice one unusual feature; on no single journey are they subjected to both an immigration and security check at the airport. The situation is the same all over the world. And while 2

07 November 2016 19:58 Two UK prisoners on the run after 'cutting through cell bars'

A convicted attempted murderer is one of two men who broke out of HMP Pentonville after reportedly using diamond-tipped cutting equipment to break through cell bars, Scotland Yard said. Matthew Baker, 28, was on remand awaiting sentencing after being convicted two weeks ago of stabbing a man during a dispute in Dagenham, the Metropolitan Police said. The other

12 June 2016 08:02 Police say man went to Christina Grimmie gig to attack singer

Kevin Loibl, who had two handguns, killed vocalist before turning gun on himself The gunman who shot and killed singer Christina Grimmie travelled to her Florida gig specifically to attack her, police said. Kevin Loibl was carrying two handguns, two loaded magazines and a hunting knife, when he entered The Plaza Live concert venue in Orlando 1