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# illegal

Last year
Illegal Premier League football streaming gang jailed
All time
'This is happening in plain sight': Telling the story of trafficked people working in Irish growhouses
Gardaí in Cork seize 300 prescription tablets believed to have been bought on the internet
Over 10 million cigarettes worth €6 million seized at Dublin Port
Cannabis worth €80,000 seized from parcels declared as 'plastic ornaments' in Dublin
Why are abortion laws being restricted in the US right now?
EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ads by rivals
Rugby star fronts bid to ban homophobic abuse in English football
6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year
Steroids and erectile dysfunction pills: One million doses of illegal medication seized last year
'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'
'Surely to God Trump won't break up families': Letters reveal fears of undocumented Irish in the US
Huge spike in steroid use despite side effects such as stunted growth and baldness
Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car
Sniffer dogs help discover 8,000 cigarettes and €15k in cash
EU and Canada's attempts to fight terrorism by sharing airline passenger details deemed illegal
This TD has been tasked with helping the 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US
Cladding around Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading fire is 'illegal in the UK'
Farmers who started 'illegal' gorse fires may have Basic Payment Scheme grants docked
Spanish inspiration? Anti-eviction movement heats up with bill to end loopholes used to evict tenants
"Too many tragedies": Parents warned of dangers of quadbikes in run-up to Christmas
War of words between Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones continues as England's scrum criticised
GRA boss accepts planned strike may not be legal
Banned: The government is about to make some benzos and other prescription drugs illegal
Tony Blair's former number two now says the Iraq war was illegal
Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot
Appendix M: The little-known 'loophole' to allow torture by US investigators
China is accusing the US of 'illegally entering' its waters
Two peregrine falcons have been shot dead
Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...
The NSA's massive collection of people's phone records is illegal
'You can't say anything to that man' - Sean O'Brien on Wayne Barnes
China's communist government have declared 66 golf courses 'illegal'
Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow?
Look at all the alcohol gardaí seized from a shebeen in Galway
US politician tries to ban leggings (and any tight-fitting beige garments)
Want to try Haughey's 'sadistic' songbird dish? Here's a vegan version of it...
The Pirate Bay could be making a return next month
Four more legal highs have now been made illegal
Revenue stop 130,000 cigarettes marked "school goods" from hitting the market