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The issue of smoking outside public hospitals in Galway was raised at the Health Forum West meeting this month once more by chairman, Padraig Conneely, who stated there were problems for smokers wanting to have a cigarette since the ban was introduced last month.
As part of Mayo General Hospital’s commitment to become a smoke free campus in 2012, smoking will no longer be permitted at the hospital entrance, the emergency department entrance, and entrance to the 1930s building from Monday January 9.
Labour Councillor for Galway City Council Niall McNelis believes that the scale of the illegal cigarette trade in Galway city is out of control and Customs and Excise must take action to eradicate the worsening problem both in the city and county.
A local councillor has asked the town council to make their policy on smoking in the town park clearer.
A Waterford court has awarded costs against a county Kilkenny premises following a breach of the smoking ban in a case taken by the HSE.
A total of 22 prosecutions have been brought so far this year for breaches of the smoking ban, the Fine Gael Spokesperson for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Deputy Michael Ring, has learned.
Peugeot in Ireland has just given details of its new innovative smoke alarm, to be fitted as standard to all new Peugeot passenger cars from mid-year.
A city centre licensed premises, which was one of the first in Galway to implement the smoking ban before it had been made law, has been fined for allowing punters to smoke in an area specifically designated as non-smoking.