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#Cocaine

# cocaine - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise
# Laois
# Laois

Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise

May 12th 2022, 9:54 AM 6,711 Views 0 Comments

The men, two aged in their late teens and one aged in his early 20s, were arrested on Tuesday night.

# cocaine - Friday 6 May, 2022

Kinahan cartel linked to at least 20 murders in four EU countries
# Report
# Report

Kinahan cartel linked to at least 20 murders in four EU countries

Updated May 6th 2022, 5:19 PM 42,562 Views 0 Comments

The EU’s police and drugs agencies say the Kinahan crime group is among Europe’s largest wholesalers of cocaine.

# cocaine - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Two people (20s) arrested in relation to seizure of €160,000 worth of cocaine in Co Wexford
# Wexford
# Wexford

Two people (20s) arrested in relation to seizure of €160,000 worth of cocaine in Co Wexford

Apr 10th 2022, 1:50 PM 29,676 Views 2 Comments

The suspected drugs were seized by gardaí on Friday evening.

# cocaine - Monday 7 February, 2022

Six people hospitalised in Argentina after taking drugs
# Rosario
# Rosario

Six people hospitalised in Argentina after taking drugs

Feb 7th 2022, 10:00 PM 19,401 Views 13 Comments

It comes after 24 people died in Argentina last week after consuming cocaine laced with opioids.

# cocaine - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Two arrested after €220,000 worth of cocaine and tablets seized in Dublin
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Two arrested after €220,000 worth of cocaine and tablets seized in Dublin

Feb 5th 2022, 2:06 PM 17,171 Views 3 Comments

Officers seized the drugs during the search of a premises in Dublin 15.

# cocaine - Friday 4 February, 2022

23 people killed and dozens hospitalised in Argentina after taking 'laced' cocaine
# Argentina
# Argentina

23 people killed and dozens hospitalised in Argentina after taking 'laced' cocaine

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 9:10 PM 42,148 Views 36 Comments

Two of the hospitalised are in a serious condition and on mechanical ventilation.

€590,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine seized at Cork checkpoint
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

€590,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine seized at Cork checkpoint

Feb 4th 2022, 7:16 PM 21,621 Views 6 Comments

A man in his late 40s has been arrested.

# cocaine - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Arrested man released without charge after major cocaine seizure in Dublin
# Seizure
# Seizure

Arrested man released without charge after major cocaine seizure in Dublin

Updated Jan 30th 2022, 4:49 PM 44,987 Views 30 Comments

The drugs were concealed in the refrigeration unit of a vehicle that was stopped and searched.

# cocaine - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port

Jan 23rd 2022, 12:00 PM 26,121 Views 10 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences.

# cocaine - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Cocaine worth €127 million hidden in shipments of bananas and cocoa beans seized in Rotterdam
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Cocaine worth €127 million hidden in shipments of bananas and cocoa beans seized in Rotterdam

Dec 29th 2021, 1:10 PM 20,612 Views 8 Comments

Drug seizures have rocketed this year in Rotterdam harbour.

# cocaine - Thursday 2 December, 2021

People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows
# Global Drugs Survey
# Global Drugs Survey

People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows

Dec 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 31,908 Views 54 Comments
  • 898 people in Ireland participated in the Global Drug Survey 2021.
  • The survey shows respondents in Ireland got drunk an average of 14.6 times a year.
  • On average, respondents from Ireland felt the most regret over getting drunk this year globally, regretting it 28.4% of the time.

# cocaine - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search
# Clare
# Clare

Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search

Oct 16th 2021, 2:55 PM 23,815 Views 8 Comments

The search was carried out in the west Clare region this morning.

# cocaine - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

'Smurf' the latest Colombian football star implicated in cocaine crime
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

'Smurf' the latest Colombian football star implicated in cocaine crime

Oct 6th 2021, 11:38 AM 9,472 Views 0 Comments

Anthony de Avila represented his country at both the 1994 and 1998 World Cups.

# cocaine - Sunday 3 October, 2021

€200,000 worth of cocaine seized during Dublin search operation
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

€200,000 worth of cocaine seized during Dublin search operation

Oct 3rd 2021, 2:18 PM 19,430 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were found during the search of a residential property in Tallaght.

# cocaine - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Man arrested as cocaine and cannabis seized in Cork raid
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested as cocaine and cannabis seized in Cork raid

Sep 18th 2021, 7:52 AM 17,296 Views 18 Comments

A man in his 60s is being questioned at Gurranbraher Garda station on the city’s northside.

# cocaine - Friday 23 July, 2021

Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'
# Michael O'Sullivan
# Michael O'Sullivan

Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'

Jul 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 84,263 Views 50 Comments
  • Former Assistant Commissioner Michael O'Sullivan leads an EU unit to stop Atlantic shipments of drugs.
  • O'Sullivan said that Irish organised crime is an intrinsic part of the €14 billion European drugs trade.
  • The ex-garda said smugglers are using yachts, ships and even semi-submersibles to move drugs into Europe.

# cocaine - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Showjumper booted from Olympics after positive cocaine test
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Showjumper booted from Olympics after positive cocaine test

Jul 21st 2021, 11:29 AM 6,942 Views 4 Comments

Jamie Kermond was kicked off the Australian Olympic team on Wednesday

# cocaine - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Numbers seeking treatment for crack cocaine use surges nearly 400% since 2014
# Crack Cocaine
# Crack Cocaine

Numbers seeking treatment for crack cocaine use surges nearly 400% since 2014

Jul 20th 2021, 2:53 PM 13,292 Views 10 Comments

The number of women entering treatment for crack cocaine use has increased by almost 80% in two years.

# cocaine - Friday 16 July, 2021

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree
# That's Bananas
# That's Bananas

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree

Jul 16th 2021, 3:42 PM 27,150 Views 20 Comments

It is the latest cocaine seizure associated with banana products, including in Ireland, on shipping destined for Rotterdam.

# cocaine - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

How Gardaí's €35 million cocaine seizure is part of a global fight against a 'giant alliance' of crime
# Rotterdam
# Rotterdam

How Gardaí's €35 million cocaine seizure is part of a global fight against a 'giant alliance' of crime

Jul 14th 2021, 9:15 PM 24,442 Views 13 Comments

The seizure given to gardaí this week came on foot of work by agencies across the world.

Gardaí seize estimated €35 million worth of cocaine disguised as charcoal
# Seized
# Seized

Gardaí seize estimated €35 million worth of cocaine disguised as charcoal

Jul 14th 2021, 12:56 PM 56,519 Views 65 Comments

Criminals were attempting to smuggle half a tonne of cocaine into Ireland.

Man charged over €140,000 cocaine seizure in Cork
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

Man charged over €140,000 cocaine seizure in Cork

Jul 14th 2021, 7:33 AM 14,468 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were discovered after a car was intercepted on the M8 motorway.

# cocaine - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Gardaí targeting international drug traffickers seize shipping containers in the Netherlands
# Shipping Containers
# Shipping Containers

Gardaí targeting international drug traffickers seize shipping containers in the Netherlands

Jul 10th 2021, 2:57 PM 24,943 Views 10 Comments

The operation is ongoing.

# cocaine - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo

Jul 1st 2021, 8:44 PM 19,181 Views 0 Comments

In addition to the items seized, €151,000 in financial accounts was frozen.

More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis
# Drugs
# Drugs

More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis

Jul 1st 2021, 6:20 AM 14,835 Views 12 Comments

Men are more than twice as likely as women to use drugs, according to a new survey.

# cocaine - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Gardaí seize €140k worth of cocaine in Galway search operation
# Seized
# Seized

Gardaí seize €140k worth of cocaine in Galway search operation

Jun 26th 2021, 1:30 PM 14,666 Views 11 Comments

A man in his 20s has been arrested.

# cocaine - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Record cocaine seizures reported across Europe, but crime gangs adapted to pandemic restrictions
# EU Drug Report
# EU Drug Report

Record cocaine seizures reported across Europe, but crime gangs adapted to pandemic restrictions

Jun 9th 2021, 3:34 PM 9,389 Views 7 Comments

In 2019, more than 370 illegal drug production laboratories were dismantled in Europe.

# cocaine - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Eurovision winners deny doing cocaine in the Green Room
# Måneskin
# Måneskin

Eurovision winners deny doing cocaine in the Green Room

May 23rd 2021, 2:31 PM 170,349 Views 64 Comments

Footage of Måneskin singer Thomas Raggi went viral last night.

# cocaine - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Joshua Allen, son of chef Rachel Allen, found to have been in possession of cocaine
# Joshua Allen
# Joshua Allen

Joshua Allen, son of chef Rachel Allen, found to have been in possession of cocaine

May 20th 2021, 9:27 PM 119,015 Views 0 Comments

The matter was adjourned until 8 July with Allen being remanded on bail until his next court appearance.

# cocaine - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Man (30s) arrested after €812,000 worth of cocaine seized during stop and search of vehicle
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man (30s) arrested after €812,000 worth of cocaine seized during stop and search of vehicle

May 18th 2021, 5:29 PM 22,744 Views 18 Comments

The vehicle was seized in the Naas area of Co Kildare this morning.

# cocaine - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Man charged following seizure of €230k worth of drugs in Clondalkin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man charged following seizure of €230k worth of drugs in Clondalkin

Apr 7th 2021, 6:53 PM 18,206 Views 8 Comments

The cocaine and cannabis herb were seized by gardaí last Friday.

# cocaine - Sunday 28 March, 2021

One arrest as €215k worth of drugs seized in Kildare
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

One arrest as €215k worth of drugs seized in Kildare

Mar 28th 2021, 3:03 PM 27,112 Views 68 Comments

Cocaine, cannabis, and drug paraphernalia was seized.

# cocaine - Monday 22 March, 2021

Eight men arrested after €60,000 worth of cocaine seized in Temple Bar
# Dublin
# Dublin

Eight men arrested after €60,000 worth of cocaine seized in Temple Bar

Mar 22nd 2021, 4:40 PM 21,214 Views 8 Comments

A number of mobile phones were also seized along with a quantity of cash.

# cocaine - Friday 19 March, 2021

Gardaí seize almost €180,000 worth of drugs in Drogheda
# Operation Stratus
# Operation Stratus

Gardaí seize almost €180,000 worth of drugs in Drogheda

Mar 19th 2021, 11:17 AM 12,129 Views 16 Comments

The drugs were found following a search of a vehicle last night.

# cocaine - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Man arrested after €45k worth of suspected xanax tablets and cocaine seized in Co Kerry
# Co Kerry
# Co Kerry

Man arrested after €45k worth of suspected xanax tablets and cocaine seized in Co Kerry

Mar 16th 2021, 9:39 AM 15,675 Views 22 Comments

The drugs were seized during a search of an apartment on Upper Castle Street in Tralee.

# cocaine - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Man due in court following seizure of €70,000 worth of suspected cocaine
# Galway
# Galway

Man due in court following seizure of €70,000 worth of suspected cocaine

Mar 14th 2021, 7:07 AM 12,696 Views 0 Comments

The suspected drugs were discovered during a search of a property in Galway on Friday.

# cocaine - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Gardaí seize cocaine worth €70,000 in Galway search
# Seized
# Seized

Gardaí seize cocaine worth €70,000 in Galway search

Mar 13th 2021, 2:55 PM 22,376 Views 21 Comments

The Galway Divisional Drugs Unit searched a premises on the Headford Road around 10.30pm lasat night.

# cocaine - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

President of Honduras helped smuggle tonnes of cocaine into United States, prosecutor alleges
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

President of Honduras helped smuggle tonnes of cocaine into United States, prosecutor alleges

Mar 9th 2021, 9:59 PM 15,178 Views 5 Comments

A witness claims the president said “they’d transport so much cocaine into the US they’d shove the drugs up the noses of the gringos.”

# cocaine - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Germany and Belgium seize 23 tonnes of cocaine in record European haul
# Drugs Bust
# Drugs Bust

Germany and Belgium seize 23 tonnes of cocaine in record European haul

Feb 24th 2021, 2:29 PM 34,062 Views 37 Comments

Dutch police said the drugs were bound for a destination in the Netherlands.

# cocaine - Friday 19 February, 2021

Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations
# Background
# Background

Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations

Feb 19th 2021, 3:45 PM 19,542 Views 17 Comments

The Costa Rica to Cork cargo route has seen a number of successful drug interdictions.

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