A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A pension fund trustee is seeking a €16 million summary judgement order in the Commercial Court against a company which sells a variety of products on credit in a dispute over a defined benefit pension scheme.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017
€16,000 worth of cigarettes and tobacoo have been seized in Dublin today.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
Revenue officers have seized more than 120,000 cigarettes and nearly 13kg of tobacco in Co. Louth this year.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2016
Revenue officers have seized more than 18,000 cigarettes in Limerick and Dublin.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Illegal cigarettes, either counterfeit or contraband, are as easily available in rural areas of Cork as they are in the city.
Sun, 17 Jul, 2016
Dutch brewer Heineken’s sponsorship deal with Formula One, announced last week, has led to renewed calls from European campaigners for a ban on alcohol sponsorship in the sport.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2016
Almost 40,000 contraband cigarettes have been seized in west Dublin.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
Cigarettes containing high levels of asbestos, lead, arsenic, traces of rat poison and human excrement are flooding Ireland as dissidents and highly organised crime gangs make vast profits buying them for as little as 20c a packet.
Sun, 23 Aug, 2015
Darrell Winfield, one of the last of the Marlboro Men, has died.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
Around 600,000 cigarettes have been seized at Dublin Port today.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2014
Coca-Cola has held on to its position as the biggest selling brand in the Irish grocery market for 10 years, according to the latest Checkout Top 100 Brands report, produced by Checkout magazine in association with Nielsen.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
Almost 20,000 cigarettes, as well as tobacco and alcohol, have been seized at Dublin Port.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Tobacco firm describes the damages as ‘grossly excessive’
Mon, 21 Jul, 2014
Plain packaging on cigarette boxes will not reduce smoking, despite the Irish Government’s intention to follow the UK’s lead.
Wed, 09 Apr, 2014
Bumper sales of cheese and onion crisps and bottles of Coca Cola were not enough to prevent profits tumbling at Mountjoy jail’s million-euro tuck shop.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2014
Customs Officers at Cork Airport have seized 120,000 cigarettes with a retail value of €56,886 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of €43,770.
Mon, 17 Mar, 2014
Eric Lawson, who played the rugged Marlboro Man in cigarette ads in the late 1970s, has died in California. He was 72.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
MEPs have approved sweeping new regulations governing the multibillion-euro tobacco market, including limits on electronic cigarettes, bigger warnings on cigarette packs and a ban on menthol and other flavourings in a bid to further curb smoking.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
Irish prisoners, including their latest addition, John Dundon, will soon be wearing “Hollywood smiles”, sporting fake tans and smoking Hamlet cigars after retail giant BWG scooped a multimillion-euro contract to supply tuck shops across Irish prisons.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
BACK in the day before cigarettes cost an arm and a leg and students lived frugally, I was known to bum the odd Marlboro. I returned the favour whenever I got paid for working an occasional shift in the college library. Re-arranging the music section according to the Dewey decimal system kept us all in fags for at least one night on the razz.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2012
Officers from Revenue's Customs Service have seized 26,540 cigarettes at Dublin Airport with an estimated value of €11,500.
Thu, 29 Dec, 2011
CUSTOMS officials are preparing a number of files for the Director of Public Prosecutions following three operations last weekend in Cork against illegal cigarette smuggling.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
Cigarettes and alcohol have been seized by officers from Revenue's Custom Service at Dublin Airport.
Fri, 08 Apr, 2011
Six million contraband cigarettes have been seized after an international surveillance operation.
Tue, 08 Feb, 2011
CORPSES, cancer patients and diseased lungs: These are some of the images the US federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels for cigarette packages.
Thu, 11 Nov, 2010
The world’s second largest tobacco group today said it sold fewer cigarettes as smokers cut back their consumption in the economic downturn.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2010
The maker of Marlboro cigarettes today mounted a legal challenge to overturn the country’s ban on advertising tobacco products in shops.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2009
Coca-Cola is the biggest selling brand in Irish shopping baskets, it emerged today.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2009
COCA-COLA is still the top selling brand in Ireland despite shoppers becoming more health conscious.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2009
Over 100,000 cigarettes with an estimated street value of over €40,000 have been seized at Dublin Airport.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2009
GOOGLE has topped a list of the world’s most powerful brands for the second year running — as its value soars by 30% to $86 billion (€54bn).
Tue, 22 Apr, 2008
Almost 200,000 cigarettes have been seized during the latest in a wave of anti-smuggling operations, officials said today.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2008
MORE than three million contraband cigarettes were seized at Dublin Port yesterday following a huge surveillance operation.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2007
Cigarettes worth more than €60,000 have been seized at Rosslare Europort, customs officials have confirmed.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2007
CUSTOMS made their largest single seizure of smuggled cigarettes off a flight at the weekend during a major operation against a Baltic gang.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2007
Eight holidaymakers from the North were quizzed at Dublin Airport after cigarettes worth €61,987 were seized.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2007
THE US Supreme Court threw out a $79.5 million (€60.5m) punitive damages award to a smoker’s widow yesterday, a boom to businesses seeking stricter limits on big-dollar jury verdicts.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2007
THE €15 billion National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF) is to review its policy on ethical investments.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2006
Anti-smoking campaigners today said plans by one of the world’s largest tobacco companies to launch so-called “safer” cigarettes could cost hundreds of thousands of lives.
Sun, 06 Nov, 2005
Formula One is preparing for its last day of tobacco sponsorship in Europe as a continent-wide ban looms.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2005
Coca-Cola has held on to its top spot in a key line-up of global leading brands for the fifth year in a row, it emerged today.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2005
The maker of Marlboro cigarettes agreed today to pay up to £670m (€1bn) to help the European Union combat smuggling and fakes, ending years of legal wrangling over an illegal trade that costs both sides hundreds of millions of pounds annually.
Fri, 09 Jul, 2004
The EU and the maker of Marlboro cigarettes were today close to a $1bn (€833m) deal to end years of legal wrangling by cracking down together on smuggling and fakes that are costing both sides enormous sums.
Mon, 05 Apr, 2004