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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Coolmine

All time
# Crash
Delays to train services after truck crashes through level crossing barrier in Dublin
The white truck continued through the closed level crossing just a split second after a pedestrian was seen walking through.
# Drug Treatment
West of Ireland is seeing higher demand for addiction treatment, says Coolmine centre
The Dublin-based addiction centre treated 1,350 people in 2018 and is now planning an expansion to Limerick.
# Blanchardstown
Man (30s) refused bail after being charged in connection with alleged Dublin hit-and-run
Two male pedestrians were seriously injured when they were struck by a car in Blanchardstown, Dublin yesterday.
# Coolmine
Teenager in critical condition after morning hit-and-run in Blanchardstown
Gardaí said that the incident happened just after 9.30am this morning.
# Coolmine
Overcoming addiction with sailing: 'It's a way of life I never knew existed and better than any drug'
Coolmine clients who are currently recovering from addictions have sailed this week as part of a Voyage of Recovery programme.
# Coolmine
Train services delayed after bin truck damages crossing barrier
Irish Rail said the truck failed to stop at the barriers.
# coolmine woods
Post-mortem to be carried out on body of woman found in Blanchardstown
Gardaí searching for a missing woman discovered the remains yesterday.
# Addiction
"I was in the height of addiction, and my addiction took me to prison" - 22 years of drug taking
Mary started smoking cannabis when she was 14 – it would be 22 years before she would stop.
# Coolmine therapeutic Community
People coming out of drug treatment programmes are relapsing because of the lack of housing
The chairman of a drug treatment programme said that the government needed to give more urgency to the housing crisis.
# Coolmine
A LOT of heroin has been seized at industrial estate in Dublin
Investigations are ongoing.
# Dublin
Increase in heroin as 'drug of choice' says mother-and-child service
Coolmine Therapeutic Commnity is the only ‘mother and child’ facility in the country.
# Addiction
Is crystal meth on the rise? One Councillor says it's like Breaking Bad out there
As far back as 2012 Father Peter McVerry was warning that the drug was going to ravage areas in Ireland like it has done in the US.
# Cannabis
Man and woman in their 20s arrested in €100k drugs seizure in Dublin
Cannabis worth €100,000 was found after gardaí raided a premises in west Dublin.
# Addiction
Mother of drug addict explains how support group 'made me feel like I wasn't the only one heartbroken'
Anne’s son has been battling addiction for 27 years.
# Addiction
'My mother was also an addict and as a child I was on the streets of Cork with her'
Coolmine Therapeutic community helped 1,000 people with addiction problems last year – Ann Marie Taylor was one of those people.
# Rehabilitation
'I never thought that after 20 years addicted to drugs and alcohol I’d be graduating and drug free'
Coolmine’s therapeutic community helps 1,000 people overcoming addiction every year and 60% of those who complete the therapy remain drug free.
# Coolmine
Teens charged with threatening, assaulting, and robbing man
The two teenagers ran towards Coolmine Woods after the incident, where they were found by gardaí.
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Man arrested following burglary at Blanchardstown industrial estate