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# drug-crime - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Gardaí in Dublin arrest dozens on drug charges after six-month operation
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Gardaí in Dublin arrest dozens on drug charges after six-month operation

Aug 19th 2014, 11:25 PM 25,133 Views 87 Comments

Operation Tempest has made landfall…

# drug-crime - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Five arrested over €80,000 heroin seizure in Dublin
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Five arrested over €80,000 heroin seizure in Dublin

Jul 9th 2014, 8:06 PM 12,510 Views 23 Comments

The seizure was made after searches at two premises in Dublin’s city centre today.

# drug-crime - Saturday 31 May, 2014

€300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

€300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

May 31st 2014, 7:44 PM 10,196 Views 29 Comments

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and is being held at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

# drug-crime - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Over 80 per cent of drug seizures in Europe are for cannabis
# Illicit Drugs
# Illicit Drugs

Over 80 per cent of drug seizures in Europe are for cannabis

May 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,096 Views 39 Comments

A Europe-wide study founf that Ireland, relative to other countries, has a small number of drug seizures each year – between one and ten thousand a year.

# drug-crime - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

This is what €850,000 worth of tobacco and 60 litres of un-distilled alcohol looks like
# Seized
# Seized

This is what €850,000 worth of tobacco and 60 litres of un-distilled alcohol looks like

May 20th 2014, 5:57 PM 10,030 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí said no arrests have been made at this time in connection with the search and seizure at a premises in Louth this morning.

Gangster 'Fat Freddie' arrested at Dublin Airport
# Welcome Home
# Welcome Home

Gangster 'Fat Freddie' arrested at Dublin Airport

May 20th 2014, 5:18 PM 27,285 Views 0 Comments

Thompson appeared in court this afternoon and a hearing has been set for next week.

# drug-crime - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Fireworks, mobile phones and three types of drugs seized in Dublin
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Fireworks, mobile phones and three types of drugs seized in Dublin

May 14th 2014, 9:50 AM 7,999 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí said the house they searched was unoccupied at the time and no arrests were made.

# drug-crime - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Four in Kilkenny court over cocaine and cannabis seizure
# Drugs
# Drugs

Four in Kilkenny court over cocaine and cannabis seizure

May 6th 2014, 9:09 AM 7,349 Views 0 Comments

The four men in their 20s were arrested after gardaí carried out searches in six locations across the country yesterday.

Two due in court over €1.5m cannabis haul
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Two due in court over €1.5m cannabis haul

May 6th 2014, 7:13 AM 5,192 Views 0 Comments

The two men were arrested yesterday by gardaí targeting a criminal gang based in Tallaght, south Dublin.

# drug-crime - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Gardaí seize drugs, stolen cars and a gun in south Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Gardaí seize drugs, stolen cars and a gun in south Dublin

Apr 17th 2014, 9:54 AM 14,169 Views 23 Comments

Two men were arrested and have since been released.

# drug-crime - Sunday 6 April, 2014

21-year-old arrested in Tallaght over heroin seizure
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

21-year-old arrested in Tallaght over heroin seizure

Apr 6th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,202 Views 18 Comments

The quantity of heroin seized has a street value of about €112,500.

# drug-crime - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Three arrested over €1 million cannabis, cocaine and heroin hauls
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Three arrested over €1 million cannabis, cocaine and heroin hauls

Apr 5th 2014, 3:31 PM 11,165 Views 0 Comments

One man has already been charged and the other two are remain in garda custody today.

# drug-crime - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000

Apr 2nd 2014, 5:48 PM 11,346 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old was arrested at the scene of the planned search.

Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:28 AM 11,470 Views 54 Comments

Gardaí said the search yesterday was part of an ongoing operation in Cork.

# drug-crime - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Column: Drug crime can’t be broken down simply into a battle of ‘good’ versus ‘evil’
# Disadvantage
# Disadvantage

Column: Drug crime can’t be broken down simply into a battle of ‘good’ versus ‘evil’

Jan 26th 2014, 12:00 PM 39 Views 76 Comments

The link between educational underachievement, literacy, social empowerment and a drugs and crime culture is real and also extremely complex, says Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# drug-crime - Friday 21 September, 2012

Man arrested in Dublin inner city over sale of cocaine
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man arrested in Dublin inner city over sale of cocaine

Sep 21st 2012, 9:38 AM 4,236 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí also seized cocaine worth an estimated €105,000 as part of the operation.

# drug-crime - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Column: The war on drugs isn't working. We need to medicalise heroin.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The war on drugs isn't working. We need to medicalise heroin.

Feb 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 56 Views 71 Comments

Heroin addiction is behind much of the criminality in this country – and failing to do something about it will not make the problem go away, writes Senator John Crown.

# drug-crime - Wednesday 20 October, 2010

Drug conference: gang violence could spread across Ireland in five years
# Gangs
# Gangs

Drug conference: gang violence could spread across Ireland in five years

Oct 20th 2010, 2:27 PM 778 Views 0 Comments

Conference hears drug problem is much worse than suggested in the media, with families being threatened and attacked because of debts to drug dealers.

# drug-crime - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

Mexico considers legalising drugs to defeat crime barons
# Drugs
# Drugs

Mexico considers legalising drugs to defeat crime barons

Aug 18th 2010, 1:36 PM 407 Views 0 Comments

Former president proposes legalising narcotics to choke funding for organised crime.