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Some of the alcohol and tobacco products found during a search of a house a house and a car in Carrigadrohid, Co Cork. Image: Revenue

Revenue and Customs officers have uncovered an illicit vodka distilling operation in an area of Co Cork that is traditionally associated with producin(...)

JTI claims that Ireland, as an EU member state, cannot unilaterally introduce plain packaging on tobacco products.  File photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

A supplier of tobacco products is opposing the State’s application to have the Court of Justice of the EU decide various legal issues in a challenge t(...)

JTI claims the new Irish measures will distort and impair the dynamics of competition in the tobacco market

The State wants the Commercial Court to refer to the Court of Justice of the EU issues raised in the legal challenge to its plans to introduce plain p(...)

 Gallahers has been owned by JTI since 2007.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The recent death of the man most associated with Ballymena, Ian Paisley, ended a political epoch. The impending death of one of the north Antrim town’(...)

Cigarettes and tobacco seized in Cork last night have an estimated total retail value of €38,560 and represent a potential total loss to the exchequer of €31,342, according to the Revenue. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

A total of 60,000 cigarettes, €55,000 in cash and 30kg of tobacco were seized in the Watergrasshill area of Cork last night. The cigarettes and tobacc(...)