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#Drugs

# drugs - Yesterday’s News

Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness

More than 1,200 people are homeless across rural Ireland.

# drugs - Monday 17 September, 2018

Seven die and five in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Hanoi

The victims tested positive for an unspecified drug.

# drugs - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?

We look at the connection between international crime gangs and Irish customers.

# drugs - Friday 14 September, 2018

Suspected cannabis grow house discovered at Malahide restaurant

Gardaí attended the premises due to a fire.

Cannabis remains most commonly used illegal drug in Ireland

Levels of drug use in Ireland have increased in recent years.

Homeless and addiction charity says 'Ireland is facing a deepening social crisis'

Merchants Quay chief: “It’s an understatement at this point to say we have a homelessness crisis”

'The invisible line': When a recreational drug habit becomes an addiction

A significant proportion of the population have experimented with drugs and for some this has been life-changing.

# drugs - Thursday 13 September, 2018

The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers

The use of powerful painkillers has gradually risen in recent years.

# drugs - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

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How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives

G is highly addictive and its use in Ireland is becoming more common.

# drugs - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

How the recreational user becomes the small-time dealer in the eyes of the law

Gardaí say young people who have never been in trouble with the law find it hard to understand that a normal part of their social lives is actually a serious criminal offence.

# drugs - Monday 10 September, 2018

Four men arrested after gardaí seize €52k worth of benzodiazepines and prescription drugs

The men have since been released without charge.

'People tend to start doing cocaine because it's so much more socially acceptable'

Dominic McGrath reports on Dublin’s midnight scene.

Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?

For the Irish, when it comes to taking controlled substances, old habits die hard.

# drugs - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Steep increase in Limerick steroid-users seeking needle exchange

An addiction and outreach service says there’s been a rise in younger steroid-users coming forward.

# drugs - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Man and woman arrested over €1.7 million heroin seizure in Dublin

Gardaí also found tablets and cannabis herb during the search this evening.

# drugs - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Philippine mayor on president's 'narco list' shot dead in his office

Mariano Blanco, mayor of the town of Ronda, is the latest in a spate of local officials to be slain in recent months.

# drugs - Friday 31 August, 2018

Man (30s) arrested after heroin worth €700k found in Dublin flat

The seizure was made on Monday evening in Inchicore.

# drugs - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Five men arrested and drugs seized as Defence Forces assist in inter-agency operation at sea

A UK National Crime Agency (NCA) coordinated operation led to the detention of a yacht yesterday evening.

17-year-old male arrested after €30k worth of cocaine seized in Dublin

The discovery was found during a search of a house in Drimnagh.

# drugs - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Revenue seizes suspected cocaine and MDMA worth estimated €3m at Dublin Port

The detection was made in a container which arrived on a ferry from Europe.

# drugs - Monday 27 August, 2018

Garda suspended following arrest over suspected drug seizure

The Garda, who is in his 30s, was arrested in the Dublin area yesterday.

# drugs - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Two women due in court after elite gardaí seized €670,000 worth of drugs in Dublin

Both women are due before Cloverhill District Court this afternoon.

Submachine gun, cocaine and cannabis seized in Clare

One man was arrested and later released.

# drugs - Friday 24 August, 2018

# drugs - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Drugs, cash, and fake passports seized in Dublin raid

Two men were arrested in connection with the investigation.

# drugs - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Over 130 kilos of cocaine worth €10 million destined for Ireland seized in Costa Rica

Gardaí are liaising with their Costa Rican counterparts over the seizure.

Man in his 20s arrested after cash and drugs bust in Drimnagh

Cocaine, cannabis and cash were seized in yesterday’s afternoon search of a house in the area.

Irish among those detained after massive drugs seizure by Spanish police

UK, Moroccan and Spanish nationals have also been arrested in connection with drug trafficking.

# drugs - Friday 17 August, 2018

Man (20s) charged after being found with €45k worth of suspected cocaine

The man was found by gardaí on MacCurtain Street in Cork.

# drugs - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Man (22) arrested after two guns and crack cocaine seized in Ballyfermot

Armed gardaí assisted in the raids earlier this morning.

Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut

No deaths were reported, but officials said two people suffered life-threatening symptoms.

# drugs - Saturday 11 August, 2018

'I understand people can relapse, but you have to be honest': Inside Dublin's drug treatment court

More than 1,000 people were referred to the service so far this year.

# drugs - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Mother tells Liveline that family home was 'burnt to the ground' over son's drug debts

Lorraine told the show that he owes thousands of euro.

# drugs - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Gardaí target nightlife figure they believe is directing rickshaw drug dealing scene Exclusive

Gardai are also exploring Kinahan link in the supply chain of cocaine.

# drugs - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Gardaí find cannabis worth €135,000 after stopping man's car in Leitrim

The driver, a 50-year-old man, was arrested.

Galway man arrested in New York following €40,000 cocaine seizure

Fintan Russell is alleged to have been heavily involved in the drug trade in New York state.

# drugs - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Teenage boy arrested near Liverpool after 14-year-old girl dies after taking drugs

Police are warning children not to take the drugs.

# drugs - Monday 23 July, 2018

76 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year

The figure of 76 represents a drop in the comparable figure for 2016, when there were a total of 92 discharges.

# drugs - Sunday 22 July, 2018

High uptake of sterile crack pipes in response to surge in use of drug in Dublin

There has been an increase in use of the drug since the start of last year.

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