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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

26 December 2017 13:50 British woman sentenced to three years for smuggling 290 Tramadol tablets into Egypt

Laura Plummer says she was bringing painkillers for her boyfriend. AN EGYPTIAN COURT has sentenced a British woman to three years in prison, convicting her of trying to smuggle drugs into the country, a judicial official said. Laura Plummer, 33, was arrested at Hurghada airport when customs officers found 290 Tramadol pills in her luggage. The strong 6

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

30 October 2017 00:06 Almost 800 drug seizures in prisons this year

There were almost 800 drug seizures in Irish prisons in the first nine months of this year, the Department of Justice has confirmed. Mountjoy accounted for 310 of the seizures, followed by Wheatfield with 126 and Midlands Prison with 100. Castlerea, Cloverhill, and Limerick prisons had the next highest numbers at 60, 61, and 57 respectively while in Cork prison 3

30 September 2017 21:01 Cork’s Spike Island named Europe’s leading tourist attraction

Cork’s Spike Island has been voted Europe’s leading tourist attraction for 2017. Spike Island saw off competition in the World Travel Awards from the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace, the Colosseum in Rome, the Guinness Storehouse and the Acropolis in Athens to scoop the award. The World Travel Awards are dubbed the Oscars of the travel industry. They are voted 38

29 September 2017 16:12 Revenue officers seize large amounts of tobacco and cannabis in Cork and Dublin

Revenue officers at Dublin Airport have seized 13kg of herbal cannabis when, as a result of routine profiling, they stopped and searched a Malaysian man in his 30s who had arrived on a flight from Madrid. The illegal drugs have an estimated value of €260,000 and were found in the passenger’s checked-in baggage. Separately, Revenue officers in Cork carried 13

06 September 2017 20:51 Slash-hooks, large knives, a bow and arrow and several sawn off shotguns seized in major garda raid

Three arrested as more than 50 gardaí carry out series of major raids across Cork More than 50 Gardaí, supported by the armed Regional Support Unit (RSU), conducted a series of major raids across Cork's northside as part of a crackdown on general criminality. The raids were ordered amid concern, following the posting of an internet video, that a clash 8

13 August 2017 09:04 MSF suspends search and rescue over Libyan coastguard threats

Libyan coastguard to restrict access of humanitarian vessels in waters of coast of Libya Humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has decided to suspend its search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean following threats from the Libyan coastguard. MSF said on Saturday that it would withdraw the Prudence search and rescue ship which 3

08 August 2017 14:44 Conor McGregor, Crumlin and the Kinahans: an unrecognisable Dublin

A Conor McGregor article in ESPN magazine makes Dublin sound like 1920s Chicago It’s business as usual in the Dublin “projects”. In the backstreets of Crumlin and Drimnagh, children are frolicking, drug dealers are polishing their rocket launchers, grenades are glinting in the August sun, and working-class fathers are beating the hope of a better life out of their 9

04 August 2017 00:05 Yoga tops list as prison system’s library service cost €230,000 to operate last year

The prison system’s library service cost €230,000 to operate last year with the spend including books on cocaine smuggling, yoga, pilates — and boredom. The Irish Prison Service was not able to state what the most popular books loaned out were in 2016 but was able to reveal the identity of the books purchased by its library service. They included the best selling 6