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# cannabis - Monday 4 March, 2019

Three people due in court over seizure of cannabis plants worth €640,000
# Court
# Court

Three people due in court over seizure of cannabis plants worth €640,000

Mar 4th 2019, 7:37 AM 11,599 Views 0 Comments

Nine people were arrested over the weekend in connection with the seizure.

# cannabis - Sunday 3 March, 2019

9 people arrested and cannabis plants worth €640,000 seized in organised crime crackdown
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

9 people arrested and cannabis plants worth €640,000 seized in organised crime crackdown

Mar 3rd 2019, 10:22 AM 24,140 Views 55 Comments

Over 800 cannabis plants at various stages of growth were discovered in Dublin.

# cannabis - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Man (40s) charged after cocaine and cannabis worth over €716,000 seized
# Cork
# Cork

Man (40s) charged after cocaine and cannabis worth over €716,000 seized

Updated Feb 24th 2019, 1:28 PM 24,067 Views 0 Comments

Three locations on the northside of Cork and north county Cork were searched by gardaí yesterday.

# cannabis - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Three men charged after cocaine and cannabis herb worth around €250k seized
# Drugs
# Drugs

Three men charged after cocaine and cannabis herb worth around €250k seized

Updated Feb 21st 2019, 9:20 PM 31,477 Views 0 Comments

A number of searches were carried out in the Enniskerry, Tallaght and Ballymun areas yesterday.

# cannabis - Friday 8 February, 2019

Gardaí targeting west Dublin criminals seize bagful of cannabis after stopping car in Longford
# Edgeworthstown
# Edgeworthstown

Gardaí targeting west Dublin criminals seize bagful of cannabis after stopping car in Longford

Feb 8th 2019, 10:11 AM 17,514 Views 22 Comments

The seizure is estimated to be worth €200,000.

# cannabis - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Man arrested in connection with discovery of cannabis factory in Co Limerick
# Bruff
# Bruff

Man arrested in connection with discovery of cannabis factory in Co Limerick

Feb 5th 2019, 5:47 PM 12,739 Views 9 Comments

Two local gardaí discovered the cannabis making plant when responding to a fire in the building.

# cannabis - Monday 4 February, 2019

'Significant' amount of suspected cannabis plants destroyed following grow-house fire
# Limerick
# Limerick

'Significant' amount of suspected cannabis plants destroyed following grow-house fire

Feb 4th 2019, 9:15 PM 18,275 Views 12 Comments

The fire broke out in a bed in Bruff, Co Limerick in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# cannabis - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Woman (30s) arrested after cannabis worth almost €1m seized in Drogheda
# Co Louth
# Co Louth

Woman (30s) arrested after cannabis worth almost €1m seized in Drogheda

Jan 23rd 2019, 7:24 PM 23,127 Views 17 Comments

A search was carried out in the Drogheda area at 9am today.

Irish farmers 'could be given licences to grow cannabis in the future'
# Farming Diversification
# Farming Diversification

Irish farmers 'could be given licences to grow cannabis in the future'

Jan 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 29,898 Views 38 Comments

The Department of Health said it may review its policy given its difficulty in sourcing cannabis product.

# cannabis - Monday 21 January, 2019

Men jailed for importing almost £50 million worth of drugs into the UK
# TOMATO TINS
# TOMATO TINS

Men jailed for importing almost £50 million worth of drugs into the UK

Jan 21st 2019, 3:05 PM 22,586 Views 11 Comments

The pair were involved in the importation of cannabis and a drug used to treat insomnia.

# cannabis - Friday 18 January, 2019

Man (40s) arrested at 450-plant growhouse in Waterford business park
# Tramore
# Tramore

Man (40s) arrested at 450-plant growhouse in Waterford business park

Jan 18th 2019, 5:53 PM 31,740 Views 66 Comments

The seizure has an estimated street value of €360,000.

# cannabis - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Three men arrested after cannabis worth €300,000 is seized in Mayo
# Swinford
# Swinford

Three men arrested after cannabis worth €300,000 is seized in Mayo

Jan 6th 2019, 9:35 AM 33,749 Views 0 Comments

Two houses were searched by gardaí yesterday evening.

# cannabis - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis
# Medicinal Use
# Medicinal Use

IFA willing to meet health minister after he backs idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis

Dec 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 28,665 Views 57 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris says he would like to see Irish farmers growing cannabis crops.

# cannabis - Friday 21 December, 2018

Detector dog James helps seize €220k worth of cannabis at Dublin Port
# Collared
# Collared

Detector dog James helps seize €220k worth of cannabis at Dublin Port

Dec 21st 2018, 7:55 PM 14,542 Views 39 Comments

The drugs were found concealed in a consignment said to contain flat pack tables.

# cannabis - Friday 7 December, 2018

Man (20s) charged over €200k drugs find in Finglas
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Man (20s) charged over €200k drugs find in Finglas

Dec 7th 2018, 8:04 PM 14,450 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí searched a house in the Dublin suburb last night prior to the arrest.

# cannabis - Monday 3 December, 2018

Gardaí seize 320 cannabis plants at 'sophisticated' Monaghan growhouse
# Carrickmacross
# Carrickmacross

Gardaí seize 320 cannabis plants at 'sophisticated' Monaghan growhouse

Dec 3rd 2018, 10:32 AM 14,038 Views 24 Comments

No arrests have been made in relation to the seizure.

# cannabis - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of drugs, cash and stun gun in north Dublin
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of drugs, cash and stun gun in north Dublin

Dec 2nd 2018, 7:30 AM 15,651 Views 20 Comments

The seizure was made as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs.

# cannabis - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Former pub owner who turned to drugs trade to offset gambling debts jailed for five years
# Dublin
# Dublin

Former pub owner who turned to drugs trade to offset gambling debts jailed for five years

Nov 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 37,677 Views 0 Comments

Emmet Fogarty got into trouble with Revenue and developed an alcohol and gambling addiction.

# cannabis - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Man charged after cannabis worth €600,000 seized in Louth
# Dundalk District Court
# Dundalk District Court

Man charged after cannabis worth €600,000 seized in Louth

Nov 25th 2018, 1:04 PM 12,557 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear in court this afternoon.

# cannabis - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Cannabis worth €600,000 seized in crackdown on crime on Louth
# Arrest
# Arrest

Cannabis worth €600,000 seized in crackdown on crime on Louth

Nov 24th 2018, 1:34 PM 17,879 Views 37 Comments

A 46-year-old man was arrested following a planned search.

# cannabis - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Man who lost teeth from epileptic seizures fined for possessing cannabis used to treat symptoms
# Fined
# Fined

Man who lost teeth from epileptic seizures fined for possessing cannabis used to treat symptoms

Nov 20th 2018, 5:18 PM 23,208 Views 55 Comments

John Mountaine received a fine of €100.

# cannabis - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Drugs worth €570,000 seized after gardaí stop woman in Dublin
# Three Arrests
# Three Arrests

Drugs worth €570,000 seized after gardaí stop woman in Dublin

Nov 13th 2018, 11:34 AM 25,245 Views 24 Comments

Cannabis, methamphetamine, amphetamine and cocaine were seized.

# cannabis - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

'Medicinal cannabis can be made available in Ireland early next year if a push is made by the department'
# Delays
# Delays

'Medicinal cannabis can be made available in Ireland early next year if a push is made by the department'

Updated Nov 7th 2018, 2:51 PM 28,596 Views 59 Comments

Officials travelled to Denmark to help sort out Ireland’s problem in sourcing medicinal cannabis last week.

# cannabis - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme as the government is having problems finding a quality assured supplier
# Medicinal Cannabis
# Medicinal Cannabis

Delay in medicinal cannabis scheme as the government is having problems finding a quality assured supplier

Nov 3rd 2018, 5:30 PM 17,662 Views 41 Comments

Department of Health officials are working to get medical cannabis products from other EU Member States and further afield.

# cannabis - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland
# Seizures
# Seizures

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

Nov 1st 2018, 8:24 AM 18,536 Views 23 Comments

The move has been welcomed by some, while others say the new rules are still too restrictive.

# cannabis - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Dublin man caught storing cocaine in his kitchen and cannabis in wheelie bins
# Possession
# Possession

Dublin man caught storing cocaine in his kitchen and cannabis in wheelie bins

Oct 30th 2018, 4:27 PM 22,077 Views 0 Comments

Michael Fulton said he began taking cannabis to assist with back pain and agreed to store the drugs to pay off a debt.

# cannabis - Friday 19 October, 2018

Gardaí seize cannabis herb worth €325,000 and drug paraphernalia in Sligo
# Ballymote
# Ballymote

Gardaí seize cannabis herb worth €325,000 and drug paraphernalia in Sligo

Oct 19th 2018, 1:07 PM 12,897 Views 44 Comments

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

# cannabis - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Oct 17th 2018, 9:53 AM 70,425 Views 177 Comments

Canada is going for it from today.

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately
# Need For Weed
# Need For Weed

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Oct 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,325 Views 19 Comments

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

# cannabis - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Dublin man jailed for receiving Hello Kitty toy containing €200k worth of cannabis
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man jailed for receiving Hello Kitty toy containing €200k worth of cannabis

Oct 2nd 2018, 6:22 PM 15,747 Views 18 Comments

Michael McDonald Agu was sentenced to four years in jail.

# cannabis - Monday 1 October, 2018

'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation

Oct 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 31,225 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí apply a general valuation of €800 to each plant – experts claims this is at odds with international best practice.

# cannabis - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis
# Roadside Testing
# Roadside Testing

Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis

Sep 23rd 2018, 7:04 PM 47,383 Views 45 Comments

One driver was also speeding at the time.

# cannabis - Sunday 16 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,647 Views 53 Comments

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

# cannabis - Friday 14 September, 2018

Cannabis remains most commonly used illegal drug in Ireland
# Drug Prevalence
# Drug Prevalence

Cannabis remains most commonly used illegal drug in Ireland

Sep 14th 2018, 4:03 PM 22,123 Views 70 Comments

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

# cannabis - Monday 10 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 10th 2018, 12:10 AM 35,990 Views 83 Comments

Dominic McGrath reports on Dublin’s midnight scene.

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

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

Sep 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,092 Views 54 Comments

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

# cannabis - Monday 3 September, 2018

Gardaí arrest 26-year-old woman after seizing €500k worth of cannabis on M50
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí arrest 26-year-old woman after seizing €500k worth of cannabis on M50

Sep 3rd 2018, 10:32 PM 35,938 Views 47 Comments

The vehicle was travelling along the M50 this evening when it was searched by Gardaí.

# cannabis - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Submachine gun, cocaine and cannabis seized in Clare
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Submachine gun, cocaine and cannabis seized in Clare

Aug 25th 2018, 12:16 PM 22,675 Views 14 Comments

One man was arrested and later released.

# cannabis - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Irish among those detained after massive drugs seizure by Spanish police
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Irish among those detained after massive drugs seizure by Spanish police

Aug 19th 2018, 8:10 AM 32,982 Views 13 Comments

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

# cannabis - Thursday 9 August, 2018

European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale
# Rural Growhouses
# Rural Growhouses

European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale

Aug 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 44,709 Views 0 Comments

The small county has become a hotbed of activity for criminal elements.