John Player

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Guinness: one of the aromas of Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

When I asked my 14-year-old son recently to name, off the top of his head, a classic “smell of Dublin”, he had to think for a moment. Then he said: “p(...)

“Vapes” heat liquid containing nicotine, allowing the user to inhale the vapour produced.  Photograph: iStock

Tobacco group Imperial Brands has launched its Myblu vape on the Irish market, the latest in a line of such products targeting smokers bidding to kick(...)

Poppy, Jemima, Humpty, Little Ted, Big Ted. from the BBC children’s series Play School. We need them now more than ever

Looking ahead at the telly schedules for 2018, I see many, many reboots and sequels. This can be a good thing, Netflix’s remake of Norman Lear’s One D(...)

The 2.02 hectare  site on Botanic Road in Glasnevin, Dublin 9, where 119 homes are being constructed

Work is expected to begin shortly on the development of 119 homes on Botanic Road in Glasnevin, Dublin 9. The 2.02 hectare (5 acres) site formerly o(...)

The site faces Botanic Road and is between Iona Road to the south and the former John Player cigarette factory to the east

A site of 2.02 hectares (five acres) with planning permission for 119 homes at Botanic Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, is for sale through Lisney at over €(...)

Members of Cork’s Groove Collective Cian O’Sullivan, Fiona Nolan and Seb Schneider as the 34th Guinness Cork Jazz Festival gets under way. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Bridge may have an image as that most sedate and genteel of card games while jazz originated in the dangerously seductive world of New Orleans brothe(...)

Postcard from a  selection of rare, early 20th-century postcards from Kilkenny (€200-€300). It  features the Kilkenny team that won the 1907 All-Ireland final.

Tipperary beat Kilkenny by a single point (1-9 to 1-8) to win the 1950 All-Ireland hurling final. A copy of the match programme is among the GAA lots (...)

Imperial Tobacco, which owns John Player in Ireland, yesterday criticised the Department of Health’s failure to release the regulatory impact assessment for the proposed legislation. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Anyone who breaks new laws imposing plain packaging on all tobacco products could face up to eight years in jail, according to the text of Minister f(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly has said he is confident challenges used by big tobacco in Australia – including heavy political lobbying, advertising and criticism of “nanny state” policies – can be resisted. Photograph: Alan Betson

Big tobacco has begun lobbying retailers on the impact of plain cigarette packaging on revenues, using advertisements in the trade press as well as o(...)

The Health Identifiers Bill 2013, which will introduce plain packaging for tobacco products,  has won cross-party support. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Representatives of three major tobacco companies in Ireland insisted at a parliamentary hearing yesterday that they never target children and would(...)

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