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19 February 2018 09:09 The iconic Waltons music shop on Dublin's George's Street has closed down

The retail business will now operate exclusively from its Blanchardstown branch. THE MUSIC SHOP Waltons has closed down its iconic George’s Street premises, almost a century after it opened its first branch in Dublin city centre. In a blog post, Waltons managing director Niall Walton said that “yes times are changing and we must change with them”. The business 6

17 February 2018 00:00 Cash no longer king as card use soars

Debit card point of sale (PoS) transactions in December were €3.6bn — a 15% increase on the same month in 2016. According to figures from the Central Bank, debit card PoS transactions accounted for 57% of gross new transactions on all cards in December. Retail, services and social debit card expenditure all recorded double-digit increases, over the year to December 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 3

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 9

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 13

30 January 2018 09:35 Two major Dublin power plants to close in May

Viridian’s two Huntstown plants are capable of supplying Ireland with 20% of its energy needs. STAFF AT TWO major power plants in Huntstown have been notified of redundancy as it plans to close both plants this May. All-Ireland energy company Viridian said that because one of its plants was awarded a “reliability operation” contract by the energy regulator 10

10 January 2018 15:15 Fire and Fury sold 250k digital copies

MICHAEL WOLFF’S FIRE and Fury sold more than 29,000 hardcover copies in its first week of publication in the USA. The NBD BookScan numbers don’t include e-books – according to Macmillan CEO John Sargent, digital sales already top 250,000 copies, an extraordinary number for a nonfiction release and likely boosted by the scarcity of the hardcover edition 3

10 January 2018 00:07 Plan to build largest hotel in Cork on hold

Plans for the largest hotel to be built in Cork city centre have been put on hold, following objections by the owner of a private, third-level college building. An appeal has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála against the recent decision of Cork City Council to grant planning permission for a 220-bedroom hotel on Sullivan’s Quay, as part of a large, mixed-use 3

01 January 2018 11:40 The Guinness Storehouse is still the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland

More than 1.7 million people paid a visit last year. THE GUINNESS STOREHOUSE recorded another record-breaking year, remaining the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland. A total of 1,711,281 visitors passed through its doors over the course of 2017, up from 1.5 million the year previous. This brings the total number of visitors since it first opened 8

30 November 2017 18:40 Counterfeit vodka worth almost half a million seized at farm in Louth

Counterfeited vodka can cause breathing difficulties, liver damage or blindness. AROUND 12,000 LITRES of ‘vodka’ type spirits have been seized in a raid on a premises and farm buildings in Co Louth yesterday evening. Revenue officers and armed gardaí from Drogheda seized 586 litres of finished ‘vodka’ type product that was bottled, sealed, labelled and boxed 11