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23 May 2018 07:54 Marks and Spencer announce widespread price reductions to compete with discount shops

The high-end shopping chain yesterday announced that it was to close over 100 of its stores in the UK . MARKS & SPENCER has launched its biggest ever price investment in Ireland, reducing 200 products in a bid to compete with discount retailers. The high-end shopping chain yesterday announced that it was to close over 100 of its stores in the UK – but a spokeswoman

18 April 2018 19:02 Man (47) who ingested 100 pellets of cocaine before flying into Dublin remanded to Cloverhill

MORE THAN 100 pellets of cocaine were found inside a man who arrived on a flight to Dublin from Addis Ababa last Sunday. A 47-year-old man has been remanded in custody to Cloverhill Prison after being charged with importing the drug at Dublin District Court. In an intelligence-led operation, revenue officers stopped and searched him and found him to be in possession 14

14 April 2018 06:30 Cigarette butts make up more than half of the litter on Dublin's streets

To help draw attention to this Dublin City Council has started a new campaign. CIGARETTE BUTTS MAKE up more than half of the litter on the streets of the capital – so Dublin City Council has launched a new campaign to get people to use ashtrays. The campaign, Bin the Butt!, was inspired by the National Litter Pollution Monitoring System (NLPMS) for Dublin 39

27 March 2018 00:00 50th anniversary a high point for Cork’s iconic County Hall

Preparations are ongoing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the construction of one of the country’s most iconic buildings, Cork’s County Hall. The public building, at the time of its completion, was the tallest storeyed building in Ireland at 64.3m high. It retained that status until 2008 when surpassed by another Cork development, the city centre 2

18 March 2018 16:00 The Sinn Féin bookstore made €350,000 last year... but things could still be better

The company has closed its retail outlet and now concentrates on internet sales. THE SINN FÉIN Book Shop had a turnover of over €350,000 last year, but losses at the company continue to mount. The book shop has ceased to sell via its physical store in Dublin as of October 2017 with all sales now conducted via the internet. The online shop, which is run by a company 3

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 15

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 9

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