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Ireland Transnational Issues 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Ireland Transnational Issues 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


Disputes - international:
Ireland, Iceland, and the UK dispute Denmark's claim that the Faroe Islands' continental shelf extends beyond 200 nm

Illicit drugs:
transshipment point for and consumer of hashish from North Africa to the UK and Netherlands and of European-produced synthetic drugs; increasing consumption of South American cocaine; minor transshipment point for heroin and cocaine destined for Western Europe; despite recent legislation, narcotics-related money laundering - using bureaux de change, trusts, and shell companies involving the offshore financial community - remains a concern


NOTE: The information regarding Ireland on this page is re-published from the 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Ireland Transnational Issues 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Ireland Transnational Issues 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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