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# goods - Friday 27 July, 2018

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill

A division has emerged around the Cabinet table between Fine Gael members and independent ministers.

# goods - Friday 15 June, 2018

EU approves tariffs on US motorcycles, bourbon and blue jeans as trade war grows

Europe’s move fuels a growing transatlantic trade war just days after a disastrous G7 summit in Canada.

# goods - Monday 9 November, 2015

Irish people aren't going to let the emissions scandal stop them buying Volkswagens

Last month 12% of all new cars licensed were Volkswagen.

# goods - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Goods exports are up more than €400 million on last year

The figures for August show increases in exports of organic chemicals and pharmaceutical products but a fall for dairy products and birds’ eggs.

# goods - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Value of Irish exports fell by almost half a billion between December and January

However, they saw a year-on-year increase of 4 per cent in January.

# goods - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Ouch, my wallet: Prices went up by 0.5 per cent last month alone

Clothes and shoes went up by almost 6 per cent alone.

# goods - Thursday 6 March, 2014

12 arrested, four charged and one sentenced as burglary gang targeted

‘Operation Muster’ was directed at a specific crime gang which gardaí believe stole firearms and other items.

# goods - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Column: Impact of Swiss vote to curtail immigrants will ripple toward Eurosceptic UK

The EU response to Swiss curtailing of migrants should be aimed at the UK, not just Switzerland, writes John O’Donnell.

# goods - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

EU directive will make it easier to freeze and confiscate criminals’ assets

The directive will enable authorities in countries across Europe to confiscate assets even if the suspect or accused person is ill or has left the region.

# goods - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Poll: Have you been sold fake goods online? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been sold fake goods online?

A new report says that the number of fake products seized in Northern Ireland has rocketed in just one year.

# goods - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million

Fake shampoo, cigarettes, beer and counterfeit clothing and DVDs were just a few items discovered in one of the agency’s largest operations ever conducted.

# goods - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Consumer prices increase by 1.2 per cent in one year

Alcohol, tobacco and education all increased in price while clothes and household furniture fell.

# goods - Saturday 23 June, 2012

The EU's most expensive place for cigarettes and alcohol last year? Ireland

Ireland ranked overall as the fifth most expensive place for consumer goods and services last year.

# goods - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Gardaí seize counterfeit clothing in Cabra

Fake designer clothes and other goods worth an estimated €100k were seized on Thursday.

# goods - Friday 25 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Is this ad ruining Christmas for children? Humbug This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Is this ad ruining Christmas for children?

Hundreds of people have complained to the advertising watchdog in the UK about this Christmas ad from chainstore Littlewoods – but is it really that bad? (WARNING! Do not read this piece if you are under 10).

From The Daily Edge It’s Black Friday – so here’s some crazy videos of people shopping Buy Buy Buy This post contains videos

It’s Black Friday – so here’s some crazy videos of people shopping

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year in America – but check out the extreme lengths people go to to make sure they get a bargain.

# goods - Monday 5 September, 2011

Spending €4 a week on Guaranteed Irish could create over 6,000 jobs

New research highlights the possible benefits of buying Irish goods and services.