Then Minister for Health Micheál Martin (second left) in Maguires, Baggot Street, Dublin 2 on March 29, 2004
This day 17 years ago – 29 March 2004 – Ireland became the first country in the world to ban smoking in all workplaces.
The ban was introduced by Minister for Health, Micheál Martin.
Prof Luke Clancy of anti-smoking body ASH called it “the health initiative of the century.” pic.twitter.com/QCiba5ACur
— This Day in Irish History (@ThisDayIrish) March 29, 2021
Where are your masks?
G’wan the nanny state.