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# illegal - Thursday 17 June, 2021

'This is happening in plain sight': Telling the story of trafficked people working in Irish growhouses
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

'This is happening in plain sight': Telling the story of trafficked people working in Irish growhouses

Jun 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 26,343 Views 18 Comments

A new artwork is based on the stories of people affected.

# illegal - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Gardaí in Cork seize 300 prescription tablets believed to have been bought on the internet
# Illegal
# Illegal

Gardaí in Cork seize 300 prescription tablets believed to have been bought on the internet

Apr 30th 2020, 10:48 PM 23,371 Views 33 Comments

A couple were stopped this morning in Skibbereen when the tablets were found.

# illegal - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Over 10 million cigarettes worth €6 million seized at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

Over 10 million cigarettes worth €6 million seized at Dublin Port

Mar 12th 2020, 8:45 PM 23,343 Views 22 Comments

They were discovered in a shipping container with the assistance of detector dog Kelly.

# illegal - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Cannabis worth €80,000 seized from parcels declared as 'plastic ornaments' in Dublin
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Cannabis worth €80,000 seized from parcels declared as 'plastic ornaments' in Dublin

Nov 26th 2019, 10:15 PM 12,743 Views 21 Comments

Revenue have been involved in two drug seizures and one cash seizure in the past two days.

# illegal - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Why are abortion laws being restricted in the US right now?
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

Why are abortion laws being restricted in the US right now?

May 16th 2019, 6:00 PM 14,245 Views 60 Comments

This week has seen a lot of discussion around abortion laws in the US state of Georgia and Alabama – but what is the situation countrywide?

# illegal - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ads by rivals
# Illegal
# Illegal

EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ads by rivals

Mar 20th 2019, 3:43 PM 8,753 Views 6 Comments

The fine brings Google’s total tab with the European Union to €8.2 billion in less than two years.

# illegal - Monday 25 June, 2018

Rugby star fronts bid to ban homophobic abuse in English football
# Campaign
From The42
# Campaign

Rugby star fronts bid to ban homophobic abuse in English football

Jun 25th 2018, 7:30 PM 8,510 Views 15 Comments

Former Wales player Gareth Thomas has joined forces with Conservative MP Damian Collins.

# illegal - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year
# Cleaning Up
# Cleaning Up

6,000 bags of rubbish were illegally dumped in Dublin's inner city last year

Jun 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,717 Views 46 Comments

Already this year, eight fines have been given out to people identified after council staff searched rubbish bags.

# illegal - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Steroids and erectile dysfunction pills: One million doses of illegal medication seized last year
# Drugs
# Drugs

Steroids and erectile dysfunction pills: One million doses of illegal medication seized last year

Apr 17th 2018, 12:34 PM 10,994 Views 23 Comments

The HPRA has expressed concern about the abuse of anabolic steroids, which have side-effects including liver damage and blood clots.

# illegal - Friday 13 April, 2018

'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'
# Taking A Stand
From The42
# Taking A Stand

'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'

Updated Apr 13th 2018, 3:00 PM 35,783 Views 7 Comments

Tom Daley has urged a number of nations to relax their anti-gay stance.

# illegal - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'Surely to God Trump won't break up families': Letters reveal fears of undocumented Irish in the US
# FOI
# FOI

'Surely to God Trump won't break up families': Letters reveal fears of undocumented Irish in the US

Dec 24th 2017, 7:30 AM 13,630 Views 49 Comments

Others were less supportive of the undocumented with one man asking for them to be described as illegal rather than ‘undocumented’.

# illegal - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Huge spike in steroid use despite side effects such as stunted growth and baldness
# Bodybuilding
# Bodybuilding

Huge spike in steroid use despite side effects such as stunted growth and baldness

Nov 11th 2017, 7:45 AM 12,292 Views 37 Comments

Gardaí believe about a dozen gyms in Dublin city centre and northside have been used as selling points.

# illegal - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car
# Prosecution
# Prosecution

Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car

Nov 7th 2017, 9:42 PM 39,895 Views 101 Comments

Gardaí will also be allowed seize a vehicle if a learner driver is discovered to be driving without a qualified driver present.

# illegal - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Sniffer dogs help discover 8,000 cigarettes and €15k in cash
# Sniffing Out Crime
# Sniffing Out Crime

Sniffer dogs help discover 8,000 cigarettes and €15k in cash

Oct 21st 2017, 11:15 AM 12,030 Views 16 Comments

Three people were questioned in relation to the seizure.

# illegal - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

EU and Canada's attempts to fight terrorism by sharing airline passenger details deemed illegal
# RIGHT TO PRIVACY
# RIGHT TO PRIVACY

EU and Canada's attempts to fight terrorism by sharing airline passenger details deemed illegal

Jul 26th 2017, 1:26 PM 10,851 Views 9 Comments

The deal cannot be passed as it breaches privacy laws.

# illegal - Saturday 1 July, 2017

This TD has been tasked with helping the 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US
# Illegal Immigrants
# Illegal Immigrants

This TD has been tasked with helping the 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US

Jul 1st 2017, 12:07 PM 18,490 Views 0 Comments

John Deasy’s new role comes amid Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants.

# illegal - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Cladding around Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading fire is 'illegal in the UK'
# Investigation
# Investigation

Cladding around Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading fire is 'illegal in the UK'

Jun 18th 2017, 1:31 PM 36,586 Views 55 Comments

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has made the claims today.

# illegal - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Farmers who started 'illegal' gorse fires may have Basic Payment Scheme grants docked
# Firestorm
# Firestorm

Farmers who started 'illegal' gorse fires may have Basic Payment Scheme grants docked

May 17th 2017, 12:26 PM 18,240 Views 27 Comments

A recent spate of gorse fires have caused havoc in rural areas around the country.

# illegal - Monday 16 January, 2017

Spanish inspiration? Anti-eviction movement heats up with bill to end loopholes used to evict tenants
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Spanish inspiration? Anti-eviction movement heats up with bill to end loopholes used to evict tenants

Jan 16th 2017, 8:16 AM 15,058 Views 104 Comments

AAA-PBP is kicking off the first day of the Dáil session tomorrow with its Anti-Eviction Bill.

# illegal - Sunday 11 December, 2016

"Too many tragedies": Parents warned of dangers of quadbikes in run-up to Christmas
# Protect Yourself
# Protect Yourself

"Too many tragedies": Parents warned of dangers of quadbikes in run-up to Christmas

Dec 11th 2016, 10:00 AM 11,609 Views 45 Comments

South Dublin County Council issued the advice after a number of fatalities and serious injuries in recent years.

# illegal - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

War of words between Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones continues as England's scrum criticised
# Best Of Enemies
From The42
# Best Of Enemies

War of words between Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones continues as England's scrum criticised

Nov 29th 2016, 11:44 AM 8,992 Views 7 Comments

The England boss. riled his native Australia by calling for a pre-match meeting with referee Jaco Peper.

# illegal - Thursday 29 September, 2016

GRA boss accepts planned strike may not be legal
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

GRA boss accepts planned strike may not be legal

Sep 29th 2016, 5:30 PM 12,838 Views 57 Comments

Gardaí are planning to withdraw their services on four days in November in dispute over pay.

# illegal - Friday 22 July, 2016

Banned: The government is about to make some benzos and other prescription drugs illegal
# Misuse Of Drugs Act
# Misuse Of Drugs Act

Banned: The government is about to make some benzos and other prescription drugs illegal

Jul 22nd 2016, 11:03 AM 32,426 Views 50 Comments

The Misuse of Drugs Bill 2016 passed through the Dáil yesterday.

# illegal - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Tony Blair's former number two now says the Iraq war was illegal
# About Turn
# About Turn

Tony Blair's former number two now says the Iraq war was illegal

Jul 10th 2016, 7:32 AM 13,434 Views 43 Comments

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott says the publishing of the Chilcot Report into the war has changed his mind.

# illegal - Monday 27 June, 2016

Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot
# Puppy Trade
# Puppy Trade

Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot

Jun 27th 2016, 9:40 PM 35,696 Views 33 Comments

The ISPCA is now looking for homes for the puppies.

# illegal - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Appendix M: The little-known 'loophole' to allow torture by US investigators
# Illegal
# Illegal

Appendix M: The little-known 'loophole' to allow torture by US investigators

Mar 13th 2016, 5:30 PM 14,735 Views 7 Comments

There is pressure now for it to be removed.

# illegal - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

China is accusing the US of 'illegally entering' its waters
# South China Sea
# South China Sea

China is accusing the US of 'illegally entering' its waters

Oct 27th 2015, 7:58 AM 13,820 Views 86 Comments

The USS Lassen sailed within 12 miles of artificial islands Beijing is building.

# illegal - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Two peregrine falcons have been shot dead
# Illegal
# Illegal

Two peregrine falcons have been shot dead

Jul 28th 2015, 5:02 PM 16,888 Views 20 Comments

Post-mortem results have just been returned for the birds.

# illegal - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...

Jun 11th 2015, 3:48 PM 19,179 Views 21 Comments

Around two thirds of black market cigarettes in Ireland are ‘illicit whites’.

# illegal - Thursday 7 May, 2015

The NSA's massive collection of people's phone records is illegal
# Hanging On The Telephone
# Hanging On The Telephone

The NSA's massive collection of people's phone records is illegal

May 7th 2015, 7:45 PM 8,619 Views 34 Comments

A US appeals court made the judgement today.

# illegal - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'You can't say anything to that man' - Sean O'Brien on Wayne Barnes
# Referee
From The42
# Referee

'You can't say anything to that man' - Sean O'Brien on Wayne Barnes

Apr 21st 2015, 1:41 PM 15,995 Views 16 Comments

The Tullow Tank felt Steffon Armitage’s breakdown efforts were ‘completely illegal’.

# illegal - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

China's communist government have declared 66 golf courses 'illegal'
# Way Harsh
From The42
# Way Harsh

China's communist government have declared 66 golf courses 'illegal'

Mar 31st 2015, 12:43 PM 8,580 Views 4 Comments

The ruling party have long had an ambivalent relationship with the sport.

# illegal - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow?
# The Drugs Don't Work
# The Drugs Don't Work

Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow?

Mar 10th 2015, 11:01 PM 66,277 Views 93 Comments

Emergency legislation is needed after a court ruling this morning. Here’s what happened…

# illegal - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Look at all the alcohol gardaí seized from a shebeen in Galway
# Shebeen Warrant
# Shebeen Warrant

Look at all the alcohol gardaí seized from a shebeen in Galway

Mar 1st 2015, 2:12 PM 34,638 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí said shebeens like this one represent unfair competition for pubs who are operating lawfully.

# illegal - Thursday 12 February, 2015

US politician tries to ban leggings (and any tight-fitting beige garments)
# Yoga Pants
# Yoga Pants

US politician tries to ban leggings (and any tight-fitting beige garments)

Feb 12th 2015, 7:04 PM 24,799 Views 57 Comments

Basically anything that gives the appearance of a bum, genitals, pelvis or female nipple.

# illegal - Monday 12 January, 2015

Want to try Haughey's 'sadistic' songbird dish? Here's a vegan version of it...
# Ortolan Substitute
# Ortolan Substitute

Want to try Haughey's 'sadistic' songbird dish? Here's a vegan version of it...

Jan 12th 2015, 8:30 PM 16,192 Views 29 Comments

You won’t need to force-feed any tiny animals for this version. Or drown them in Armagnac for that matter.

# illegal - Friday 2 January, 2015

The Pirate Bay could be making a return next month
# Torrent
# Torrent

The Pirate Bay could be making a return next month

Jan 2nd 2015, 2:50 PM 13,279 Views 22 Comments

The site went offline in early December after a police raid was carried out on a server room back in December.

# illegal - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Four more legal highs have now been made illegal
# Banned
# Banned

Four more legal highs have now been made illegal

Dec 16th 2014, 9:19 PM 19,747 Views 42 Comments

GHB is also going to be controlled even tighter.

# illegal - Monday 8 December, 2014

Revenue stop 130,000 cigarettes marked "school goods" from hitting the market
# Not For Children
# Not For Children

Revenue stop 130,000 cigarettes marked "school goods" from hitting the market

Dec 8th 2014, 10:14 AM 6,834 Views 17 Comments

The cargo has a street value of around €68,300.

# illegal - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Irish Water doesn't want you inviting fairies to remove your meter
# Illegal
# Illegal

Irish Water doesn't want you inviting fairies to remove your meter

Nov 11th 2014, 10:52 AM 54,972 Views 341 Comments

The utility said that requesting someone to remove your meter is an offence.

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