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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Drug seizures

This month
November 2023
Gardaí seize €2 million worth of cocaine as well as firearms and cannabis in series of raids
Four men were arrested in relation to drug trafficking and were detained at Garda stations in Dublin and Meath.
Last month
October 2023
Man arrested after €3.9 million worth of cannabis seized in Dublin
Searches were carried out in Drumcondra and Fairview.
This year
Man in his 30s arrested over the seizure of €9.3m worth of cocaine in Rosslare Port
Almost 133 kilograms of cocaine was seized after Revenue officers had profiled an alleged offender.
All time
Forensic lab prioritising large drug seizures over personal use cases
Forensic Science Ireland is under increasing pressure to test drug samples as huge numbers of seizures are made.
Man charged in connection with Sligo seizure of cannabis and cocaine worth €106,000
Cannabis herb, cannabis resin, cannabis jellies and cocaine were seized.
Over €28 million worth of drugs have been seized by gardaí since the start of 2021
This represents an increase of 392% over the same period last year.
Over €140k worth of drugs found in items declared as action figures and coffee pods
The parcels were destined for various address throughout Ireland.
Four UK men arrested as Aussie police seize €55 million worth of 'highest purity recorded' MDMA
Police say the powder was destined to be processed into 12 million ecstasy pills to be sold across Australia.
Heroin and cocaine worth €300k seized during search of Dublin home
A 48-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
Gardaí arrest two in Portugal over Cork cannabis haul
The pair were brought to Bandon Garda Station.
Volume of drug seizures in Irish prisons soars by 42%, as over 1,000 recorded last year
557 weapons were also seized in Irish prisons last year.
Five arrested and €230,000 worth of drugs seized in major operation in three counties
The seizures began this afternoon when Gardaí stopped and searched a car on the M8.
Why have Gardaí and Revenue still not destroyed nearly €500 million worth of drugs?
One TD has called the situation “bizarre.”
Here's some of what the Gardaí's animals got up to last year
Details are revealed in the force’s annual report.
Crimes 'slipping through the net' due to lack of garda resources
The GRA said businesses and communities are paying the price for poor resourcing and people are now deciding not to report some crimes at all.
One man charged after €100k worth of drugs seized in armed raids
Another male was released without charge.
Cannabis worth €144,000 seized in two raids in Donegal
A cannabis growhouse was uncovered in a small village, and €24,000 of the drug was found on the outskirts of the town of Milford.
Several to appear in court following South East drug seizure
Six people were arrested yesterday after plan searches in the south east region returned a seizure of cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €750,000.
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PSNI officers seize suspected cannabis worth £1m
The drugs were found during two searches in east Belfast last week.
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Court appearances for those arrested in connection with drug seizures in Dublin and Cavan
Almost 1,000 cannabis plants at various stages of growth were seized by Gardaí at three growhouses in Dublin and Co Cavan on Friday as part of Operation Nitrogen, which is investigating an Asian organised crime group