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#Crack Cocaine

# crack-cocaine - Sunday 29 May, 2022

'Staff are being attacked every day': Surge in crime on city street linked to crack-cocaine use
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

'Staff are being attacked every day': Surge in crime on city street linked to crack-cocaine use

May 29th 2022, 12:05 AM 61,910 Views 69 Comments

# crack-cocaine - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Call for more funding to tackle 'tsunami' of crack cocaine addictions in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Call for more funding to tackle 'tsunami' of crack cocaine addictions in Tallaght

Jan 11th 2022, 6:00 PM 22,166 Views 26 Comments

Two Tallaght support groups warned that they may have to shut their crack cocaine services down from New Year’s Eve.

# crack-cocaine - Monday 8 November, 2021

Crack cocaine 'causing chaos and destruction' in Tallaght-Whitechurch areas, says new report
# Addiction Services
# Addiction Services

Crack cocaine 'causing chaos and destruction' in Tallaght-Whitechurch areas, says new report

Nov 8th 2021, 8:05 AM 47,183 Views 35 Comments

The report details that the “onset of crack cocaine” has left its services “at breaking point”.

# crack-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 13,515 Views 10 Comments

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

# crack-cocaine - Thursday 21 May, 2020

€11,400 worth of crack cocaine discovered in car in Dublin
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

€11,400 worth of crack cocaine discovered in car in Dublin

May 21st 2020, 10:26 AM 17,047 Views 26 Comments

The discovery was made after gardaí searched a property in Ballymun this morning.

# crack-cocaine - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Over €85,000 worth of heroin and crack cocaine seized during searches in Limerick
# Drugs
# Drugs

Over €85,000 worth of heroin and crack cocaine seized during searches in Limerick

Nov 7th 2019, 10:20 AM 10,257 Views 10 Comments

The seizures were carried out at two public locations.

# crack-cocaine - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Crack cocaine addict who robbed taxi driver after threatening him with pointed weapon jailed
# Court
# Court

Crack cocaine addict who robbed taxi driver after threatening him with pointed weapon jailed

Mar 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,451 Views 26 Comments

Gerard Cully pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to robbery of the taxi driver.

# crack-cocaine - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Six drug deals and a fistfight at a Dublin shopping centre: One hour at a crack cocaine hotspot
# Phibsborough
# Phibsborough

Six drug deals and a fistfight at a Dublin shopping centre: One hour at a crack cocaine hotspot

Mar 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 82,294 Views 60 Comments

There have been reports of open dealing of the drug in other areas of the city and in some suburbs.

# crack-cocaine - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'Life is so much more chaotic': A day on addiction outreach in Limerick city
# Streets Of Limerick
# Streets Of Limerick

'Life is so much more chaotic': A day on addiction outreach in Limerick city

Sep 22nd 2018, 10:00 PM 18,076 Views 13 Comments

Crack-cocaine is on the increase, and the housing crisis means people are spending prolonged periods in precarious living situations.

# crack-cocaine - Thursday 16 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 16th 2018, 1:22 PM 16,498 Views 13 Comments

Armed gardaí assisted in the raids earlier this morning.

# crack-cocaine - Sunday 22 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 6:05 AM 23,535 Views 41 Comments

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

# crack-cocaine - Monday 4 June, 2018

Crack-cocaine use surging in Dublin city centre
# Crack Cocaine
# Crack Cocaine

Crack-cocaine use surging in Dublin city centre

Jun 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 44,553 Views 51 Comments

Dealers began offering smaller, cheaper bags of the drug from last summer.

# crack-cocaine - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Heroin and cocaine worth €300,000 seized in Dublin
# Whitefriar Gardens
# Whitefriar Gardens

Heroin and cocaine worth €300,000 seized in Dublin

Dec 21st 2017, 10:03 AM 11,453 Views 11 Comments

A 56-year-old man has been arrested.

# crack-cocaine - Friday 8 December, 2017

Crack cocaine operation the focus of garda raid which left officer with gunshot wounds
# Feuding Gangs
# Feuding Gangs

Crack cocaine operation the focus of garda raid which left officer with gunshot wounds

Dec 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,522 Views 19 Comments

Three people were arrested following the shooting.

# crack-cocaine - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Opinion: Rob Ford's mysterious popularity – why Canada’s most scandalous citizen is the new Bill Clinton
# Scandal
# Scandal

Opinion: Rob Ford's mysterious popularity – why Canada’s most scandalous citizen is the new Bill Clinton

Jul 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 56 Views 15 Comments

Clinton’s dalliance with an intern now looks dull in comparison with the Toronto Mayor’s behaviour, but the dynamics of the two scandals have deeply polarised electorates in similar ways.

# crack-cocaine - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Toronto mayor heads back to work after rehab... but wants his office's locks changed
# Rob Ford
# Rob Ford

Toronto mayor heads back to work after rehab... but wants his office's locks changed

Jun 17th 2014, 6:33 PM 11,255 Views 11 Comments

The mayor’s drug abuse was first revealed last year when an alleged drug dealer tried to sell another video of him smoking crack to the media.

# crack-cocaine - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Dublin Bus investigates video of 'crack cocaine' being smoked on bus
# Firhouse
# Firhouse

Dublin Bus investigates video of 'crack cocaine' being smoked on bus

Mar 25th 2014, 12:53 PM 18,211 Views 73 Comments

The footage allegedly took place near Firhouse in the south of Dublin.

# crack-cocaine - Friday 3 January, 2014

Toronto 'crack mayor' Rob Ford files for re-election
# Canada
# Canada

Toronto 'crack mayor' Rob Ford files for re-election

Jan 3rd 2014, 1:56 PM 11,341 Views 36 Comments

Ford is as much as 8 per cent ahead of his nearest rival in opinion polls, despite admitting to having smoked crack cocaine.

# crack-cocaine - Friday 15 November, 2013

Rob Ford stripped of mayoral powers in Toronto
# Rob Ford
# Rob Ford

Rob Ford stripped of mayoral powers in Toronto

Nov 15th 2013, 6:10 PM 12,739 Views 20 Comments

City councillors voted overwhelmingly to limit Ford’s powers after a series of new allegations and lewd remarks this week.

# crack-cocaine - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

'Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine. Am I an addict? No.' - Toronto Mayor
# Crack Cocaine
# Crack Cocaine

'Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine. Am I an addict? No.' - Toronto Mayor

Nov 5th 2013, 7:28 PM 17,600 Views 53 Comments

Mayor Rob Ford wants the video of him smoking crack released. “I want everyone in the city to see the tape… I want to see the state I was in”

# crack-cocaine - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Crystal meth: The side effects of Breaking Bad in Ireland
# Breaking Bad
# Breaking Bad

Crystal meth: The side effects of Breaking Bad in Ireland

Jun 1st 2013, 7:45 AM 91,536 Views 98 Comments

“Crystal meth has ravaged whole communities in the US and the same is happening in Ireland,” said Fr Peter McVerry.

# crack-cocaine - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Gardaí arrest 40 people in massive drugs operation
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí arrest 40 people in massive drugs operation

Nov 20th 2012, 7:17 AM 11,030 Views 54 Comments

A crackdown on controlled drugs in west Dublin has seen 40 people arrested in three weeks.

# crack-cocaine - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Update: Man arrested after €500,000 drug seizure
# Drugs
# Drugs

Update: Man arrested after €500,000 drug seizure

Mar 10th 2012, 3:26 PM 3,947 Views 9 Comments

Crack cocaine, ecstasy and a large quantity of cash were discovered when gardaí raided a house in Finglas last night.

# crack-cocaine - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Gardaí arrest 25 people and seize ammunition, drugs and cash in Dublin
# Arrests
# Arrests

Gardaí arrest 25 people and seize ammunition, drugs and cash in Dublin

Mar 8th 2012, 5:35 PM 3,762 Views 20 Comments

The arrests and seizures are part of an ongoing operation focusing on drug dealers in the capital.

# crack-cocaine - Friday 17 December, 2010

20 due in court after major Garda drugs sting
# Drugs
# Drugs

20 due in court after major Garda drugs sting

Dec 17th 2010, 8:40 AM 324 Views 0 Comments

After 45 were arrested earlier this week in a major Garda drug bust, 20 will appear in courts in the Capital this morning.

# crack-cocaine - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Dublin drugs crackdown results in 45 arrests over 48 hours
# Drugs
# Drugs

Dublin drugs crackdown results in 45 arrests over 48 hours

Dec 16th 2010, 8:55 PM 786 Views 0 Comments

45 people have been arrested in connection with the sale and supply of heroin and crack cocaine in the Dublin region.