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# Drug Crime

Last year
Finglas shooting is latest incident in tit-for-tat feud between 'Mr Flashy' gang and rivals
The man shot last night is a close associate of the gang leader.
Gardaí seize €2 million worth of drugs including cannabis, heroin and liquid cocaine
Seven men have also been detained in connection with the seizures.
All time
Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs
Officers seized MDMA, ecstasy tablets and cannabis plants.
Gardaí seize €360k worth of cannabis and shotgun in Sligo and Leitrim searches
A man in his 40s was arrested in connection with the seizure.
Gardaí seize €5m worth of ecstasy tablets and MDMA in Dublin
No arrests have been made.
Gardaí seize cocaine, methamphetamine and GHB following searches in Dublin
A package was intercepted by Revenue officers today after analysis of a seized mobile phone.
Gardaí seize €425k worth of heroin after calls from locals about 'unusual activity'
Two men were arrested at the scene.
Just one person was handed the minimum 10-year sentence for possessing €13k of drugs last year
That’s out of a total of 142 convicted.
Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare
The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.
Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence
James Gargasoulas killed six people when he drove into shoppers in Melbourne in 2017.
Dealers make violent threats against 12-year-olds over cannabis debt
Parents of addicts have remortgaged their homes in some cases to pay off drug debts.
South Dublin pharmacist arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal prescription drugs trade
The pharmacist was arrested in August.
'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation
Gardaí apply a general valuation of €800 to each plant – experts claims this is at odds with international best practice.
How the recreational user becomes the small-time dealer in the eyes of the law
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.
Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?
For the Irish, when it comes to taking controlled substances, old habits die hard.
27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure
During the search of a house, gardaí also seized bagging equipment, weighing scales, documents and mobile phones.
Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin
A man and a woman were arrested on James’ Street earlier today.
€500k worth of cocaine seized in garda raid at Dublin premises
This is the third significant drug seizure in Dublin in the last few days.
Gardaí uncover cocaine stash house, seize €115k worth of drugs
A man in his 30s was arrested on Wednesday at a premises on Moore street.
Gardaí seize €500k worth of heroin and cocaine in operation targeting gangs
A 24-year-old man was arrested during a seizure at a Dublin house.
Cork gardaí seize €126k worth of cannabis resin
Four men were arrested in connection with the investigation.
Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Colombia, Bolivia, Afghanistan
As these gangs become more sophisticated, gardaí are forced to constantly change up their tactics.
Gardaí find €140k worth of heroin in 'suspicious car' with boot left open
Gardaí are appealing for anyone who saw people around the green Ford Focus yesterday to get in touch.
Well known restaurateur has sentence for importing €79k worth of cannabis reduced
Patrick Scanlon had received a 15 year sentence which was deemed excessive.
Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght
Two rifles and a shotgun with a silencer and telescopic sights were also found in the seizure.
60 heroin dealers arrested in Dublin, Cork and Wexford
Gardaí said this major operation will mean heroin will be in short supply, particularly in Dublin in the next few weeks.
Three men charged following largest ketamine seizure in Irish history
The men were arrested on Thursday after separate seizures in Dublin and Kildare.
Gardaí seize cocaine, pills and drug-making chemicals in Finglas
The controlled drugs are estimated to have a street value of €500, 000.
Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of heroin in Dublin
Two men were also arrested in the Dublin area.
Gardaí seize half a million euro worth of cocaine in Dublin
Two men were arrested in connection to the substantial seizure.
Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick's Day raid
Two people were arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure.
"Horrific": Gangs passing drug debts on to families bereaved by suicide
And children as young as 15 are involved in ‘tiger kidnappings.’
€60,000 worth of cannabis found at a house in Cork
A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is being held by gardaí.
Dublin's drug situation hasn't gotten worse, it's just 'shifted to other areas'
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.
Three due in court over €80 million cocaine seizure on yacht
The yacht was intercepted by naval officers on Wednesday off the coast of Cork.
Man arrested after cannabis seizure at Dublin port
The drugs were hidden in a car arriving from Holyhead.
€278,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Donegal
Three people were arrested yesterday in the two separate operations.
Man charged over growhouse with €62,000 worth of cannabis plants
The discovery was made yesterday and the man was scheduled to appear in court this morning.