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#Drug Crime

# drug-crime - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs

Thu 10:49 PM 21,356 Views 8 Comments

Officers seized MDMA, ecstasy tablets and cannabis plants.

# drug-crime - Monday 21 December, 2020

Gardaí seize €360k worth of cannabis and shotgun in Sligo and Leitrim searches
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Gardaí seize €360k worth of cannabis and shotgun in Sligo and Leitrim searches

Dec 21st 2020, 4:42 PM 13,315 Views 15 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested in connection with the seizure.

# drug-crime - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Gardaí seize €5m worth of ecstasy tablets and MDMA in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Gardaí seize €5m worth of ecstasy tablets and MDMA in Dublin

Nov 21st 2020, 12:13 PM 28,125 Views 14 Comments

No arrests have been made.

# drug-crime - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Gardaí seize cocaine, methamphetamine and GHB following searches in Dublin
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Gardaí seize cocaine, methamphetamine and GHB following searches in Dublin

Aug 11th 2020, 9:52 PM 31,440 Views 7 Comments

A package was intercepted by Revenue officers today after analysis of a seized mobile phone.

# drug-crime - Friday 10 July, 2020

Gardaí seize €425k worth of heroin after calls from locals about 'unusual activity'
# Cork
# Cork

Gardaí seize €425k worth of heroin after calls from locals about 'unusual activity'

Jul 10th 2020, 10:37 AM 42,001 Views 19 Comments

Two men were arrested at the scene.

# drug-crime - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Just one person was handed the minimum 10-year sentence for possessing €13k of drugs last year
# 1 Out Of 142
# 1 Out Of 142

Just one person was handed the minimum 10-year sentence for possessing €13k of drugs last year

Dec 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,430 Views 58 Comments

That’s out of a total of 142 convicted.

# drug-crime - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare
# Ennis
# Ennis

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:24 AM 22,405 Views 17 Comments

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

# drug-crime - Friday 22 February, 2019

Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence
# James Gargasoulas
# James Gargasoulas

Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence

Feb 22nd 2019, 8:12 AM 29,748 Views 11 Comments

James Gargasoulas killed six people when he drove into shoppers in Melbourne in 2017.

# drug-crime - Monday 28 January, 2019

Dealers make violent threats against 12-year-olds over cannabis debt
# Intimidation
# Intimidation

Dealers make violent threats against 12-year-olds over cannabis debt

Jan 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 38,362 Views 51 Comments

Parents of addicts have remortgaged their homes in some cases to pay off drug debts.

# drug-crime - Thursday 1 November, 2018

South Dublin pharmacist arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal prescription drugs trade
# Arrested
# Arrested

South Dublin pharmacist arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal prescription drugs trade

Nov 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 69,368 Views 25 Comments

The pharmacist was arrested in August.

# drug-crime - 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 31,432 Views 25 Comments

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

# drug-crime - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

How the recreational user becomes the small-time dealer in the eyes of the law
# The Small Stuff
# The Small Stuff

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

Sep 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,724 Views 31 Comments

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.

# drug-crime - Monday 10 September, 2018

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 58,350 Views 54 Comments

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

# drug-crime - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure

Feb 7th 2017, 11:40 AM 13,361 Views 10 Comments

During the search of a house, gardaí also seized bagging equipment, weighing scales, documents and mobile phones.

# drug-crime - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin

Sep 20th 2016, 8:56 PM 17,178 Views 18 Comments

A man and a woman were arrested on James’ Street earlier today.

# drug-crime - Monday 28 March, 2016

€500k worth of cocaine seized in garda raid at Dublin premises
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

€500k worth of cocaine seized in garda raid at Dublin premises

Mar 28th 2016, 7:38 AM 18,261 Views 6 Comments

This is the third significant drug seizure in Dublin in the last few days.

# drug-crime - Friday 25 March, 2016

Gardaí uncover cocaine stash house, seize €115k worth of drugs
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Gardaí uncover cocaine stash house, seize €115k worth of drugs

Mar 25th 2016, 11:36 AM 15,672 Views 18 Comments

A man in his 30s was arrested on Wednesday at a premises on Moore street.

# drug-crime - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Gardaí seize €500k worth of heroin and cocaine in operation targeting gangs
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Gardaí seize €500k worth of heroin and cocaine in operation targeting gangs

Feb 17th 2016, 12:09 PM 12,359 Views 19 Comments

A 24-year-old man was arrested during a seizure at a Dublin house.

# drug-crime - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Cork gardaí seize €126k worth of cannabis resin
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Cork gardaí seize €126k worth of cannabis resin

Feb 13th 2016, 3:48 PM 14,515 Views 0 Comments

Four men were arrested in connection with the investigation.

# drug-crime - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Colombia, Bolivia, Afghanistan
# A Small World
# A Small World

Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Colombia, Bolivia, Afghanistan

Jan 31st 2016, 7:30 AM 18,036 Views 20 Comments

As these gangs become more sophisticated, gardaí are forced to constantly change up their tactics.

# drug-crime - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Gardaí find €140k worth of heroin in 'suspicious car' with boot left open
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Gardaí find €140k worth of heroin in 'suspicious car' with boot left open

Jan 5th 2016, 10:06 PM 31,906 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who saw people around the green Ford Focus yesterday to get in touch.

# drug-crime - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Well known restaurateur has sentence for importing €79k worth of cannabis reduced
# Courts
# Courts

Well known restaurateur has sentence for importing €79k worth of cannabis reduced

Dec 15th 2015, 9:43 PM 43,380 Views 90 Comments

Patrick Scanlon had received a 15 year sentence which was deemed excessive.

# drug-crime - Friday 30 October, 2015

Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght

Oct 30th 2015, 7:14 AM 49,130 Views 51 Comments

Two rifles and a shotgun with a silencer and telescopic sights were also found in the seizure.

# drug-crime - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

60 heroin dealers arrested in Dublin, Cork and Wexford
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

60 heroin dealers arrested in Dublin, Cork and Wexford

Jun 10th 2015, 12:23 PM 13,073 Views 40 Comments

Gardaí said this major operation will mean heroin will be in short supply, particularly in Dublin in the next few weeks.

# drug-crime - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Three men charged following largest ketamine seizure in Irish history
# Courts
# Courts

Three men charged following largest ketamine seizure in Irish history

Jun 6th 2015, 10:52 AM 27,989 Views 3 Comments

The men were arrested on Thursday after separate seizures in Dublin and Kildare.

# drug-crime - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Gardaí seize cocaine, pills and drug-making chemicals in Finglas
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Gardaí seize cocaine, pills and drug-making chemicals in Finglas

May 13th 2015, 10:57 PM 13,222 Views 15 Comments

The controlled drugs are estimated to have a street value of €500, 000.

# drug-crime - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of heroin in Dublin
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of heroin in Dublin

May 12th 2015, 10:54 PM 16,690 Views 28 Comments

Two men were also arrested in the Dublin area.

# drug-crime - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Gardaí seize half a million euro worth of cocaine in Dublin
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Gardaí seize half a million euro worth of cocaine in Dublin

Apr 9th 2015, 9:00 PM 18,667 Views 48 Comments

Two men were arrested in connection to the substantial seizure.

# drug-crime - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick's Day raid
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick's Day raid

Mar 18th 2015, 11:09 AM 10,412 Views 15 Comments

Two people were arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure.

# drug-crime - Thursday 12 February, 2015

# drug-crime - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

"Horrific": Gangs passing drug debts on to families bereaved by suicide
# The Debt Lives On
# The Debt Lives On

"Horrific": Gangs passing drug debts on to families bereaved by suicide

Dec 10th 2014, 10:20 PM 43,309 Views 49 Comments

And children as young as 15 are involved in ‘tiger kidnappings.’

# drug-crime - Thursday 27 November, 2014

€60,000 worth of cannabis found at a house in Cork
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

€60,000 worth of cannabis found at a house in Cork

Nov 27th 2014, 12:51 PM 13,504 Views 30 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is being held by gardaí.

# drug-crime - Friday 3 October, 2014

Dublin's drug situation hasn't gotten worse, it's just 'shifted to other areas'
# Addiction
# Addiction

Dublin's drug situation hasn't gotten worse, it's just 'shifted to other areas'

Oct 3rd 2014, 11:48 AM 24,215 Views 101 Comments

The Director of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, Tony Duffin said a recent surge in hallucinogenic stimulants has also made addicts’ behaviour somewhat more challenging lately.

# drug-crime - Friday 26 September, 2014

Three due in court over €80 million cocaine seizure on yacht
# Cork
# Cork

Three due in court over €80 million cocaine seizure on yacht

Sep 26th 2014, 11:30 PM 10,121 Views 0 Comments

The yacht was intercepted by naval officers on Wednesday off the coast of Cork.

# drug-crime - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Man arrested after cannabis seizure at Dublin port
# We'll Take That
# We'll Take That

Man arrested after cannabis seizure at Dublin port

Sep 9th 2014, 5:41 PM 8,928 Views 27 Comments

The drugs were hidden in a car arriving from Holyhead.

# drug-crime - Friday 5 September, 2014

€278,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Donegal
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

€278,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Donegal

Sep 5th 2014, 11:54 AM 8,837 Views 40 Comments

Three people were arrested yesterday in the two separate operations.

# drug-crime - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Man charged over growhouse with €62,000 worth of cannabis plants
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man charged over growhouse with €62,000 worth of cannabis plants

Sep 4th 2014, 1:04 PM 10,729 Views 0 Comments

The discovery was made yesterday and the man was scheduled to appear in court this morning.

€150,000 worth of heroin found at Dublin house
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

€150,000 worth of heroin found at Dublin house

Sep 4th 2014, 8:57 AM 13,065 Views 36 Comments

A woman in her 50s was arrested at the scene by gardaí yesterday evening.

# drug-crime - Thursday 21 August, 2014

More than 20 appear in court on drug charges connected with Operation Tempest
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

More than 20 appear in court on drug charges connected with Operation Tempest

Aug 21st 2014, 3:07 PM 7,600 Views 0 Comments

One was denied free legal aid after the court heard her next hearing clashed with a planned holiday in Lanzarote.

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