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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Drug dealing

This year
# Dublin Children's Court
Teen sentenced over Luas muggings, motoring offences and drug dealing
The boy, who cannot be named due to his age, pled guilty to a raft of offences starting when he was 15.
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# Court
Sixteen people charged over street-level drug dealing in Waterford
They are due to appear in court this morning.
# Dublin
'Crack cocaine and heroin sales are astronomical': Oliver Bond residents 'living in fear'
Drug-dealing has been an issue at the Dublin flat complex for many years, but residents say the situation is getting worse.
# Drug dealing
Cars, designer bags and €22,500 in cash seized by CAB after searches in Cork and Tipperary
Gardaí said today’s search operation has dealt “a significant blow to the drug distribution network in Cork”.
# West Dublin
Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs
Children as young as 10 are being used by older dealers both for dealing and drug running.
# Drug dealing
Two men who had 'integral part' in cannabis distribution in Ireland have sentences doubled
The DPP had argued the original sentences for the Polish nationals had been “unduly lenient”.
# nuisance dealing
New garda crackdown to target 'blatant drug dealing' at Dublin city centre hot-spots
The garda crackdowns are targeting areas of the quays as well as particular areas of the Liberties in the south inner city.
# precarious work
Drug dealing seen as 'more attractive' way to earn money for some young Irish people
New research found the local drug economy – unlike precarious work – recruits young people by incentivising and enticing them.
# intimidation
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.
# Money Laundering
Drug dealing criminals using bookmakers' online accounts to stash money
The practice is particularly prevalent in Irish prisons.
# New York
Vet who injected liquid heroin into puppies to smuggle drugs into US extradited
His arrest comes after a 12-year investigation.
# St Cuthbert’s
Residents trying to reclaim Dublin park after intimidation, drug dealing and burnt out cars
One local woman says problems in the area have “got progressively worse over the years”.
# michael smallhorn
Man who got caught up in €837,000 heroin deal to pay off his golf fees avoids jail
The man was to be paid €200 for acting as a courier.
# Injection centres
Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says
Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.
# Communities
'One family lost four out of five children to drug addiction'
Members of the public are being urged to report drug dealing in their area.
# Horror
Boy, 14, jailed after being caught with 22 packets of cocaine and 9 packets of heroin
The judge said during his hearing, “It certainly comes across to me that he is a dealer.”
# Courts
Gardaí raided drug dealer's house while her family was staging an intervention
Debbie O’Reilly’s family had become concerned about her behaviour. She escaped jail time today due to her efforts at rehabilitation.
# 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.
# Dublin
Up to €100k worth of cannabis plants seized in city centre raid
A 32-year-old male was arrested at the scene
Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution
It is time to acknowledge that drug and alcohol use is a part of modern society –and a public health issue to be managed, writes Tony Duffin.
# Dublin
Gardaí seize more heroin than any other drug on O'Connell Street
New figures from gardaí reveal the progress of Operation Spire so far.
# sale and supply
Gardaí seize large amount of cash in two raids on houses in north Dublin
The raids were part of an on-going investigation into drug dealing.
# Cork
Further €36,000 discovered during investigation into money laundering
A woman was released without charge as part of the same operation last week.
# Drugs
Ireland has one of highest rates of cocaine use in Europe - report
The report also suggests Ireland is an entry point for Moroccan cannabis resin into Europe.
# Fight against Drugs
PSNI launch operation targeting street drug dealers
Police say they will crack down on drug dealers caught selling illegal substances.
# Drugs
Update: Man arrested after €500,000 drug seizure
Crack cocaine, ecstasy and a large quantity of cash were discovered when gardaí raided a house in Finglas last night.