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#Drugs

# drugs - Thursday 15 September, 2022

PSNI arrest man and seize €34k of cannabis in UVF drug dealing investigation
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI arrest man and seize €34k of cannabis in UVF drug dealing investigation

Sep 15th 2022, 8:11 PM 9,475 Views 0 Comments

A PSNI detective said buying drugs put money ‘straight into the hands of paramilitaries’.

# drugs - Saturday 10 September, 2022

Man arrested after gardaí seize €60,000 worth of cocaine in Tuam
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

Man arrested after gardaí seize €60,000 worth of cocaine in Tuam

Sep 10th 2022, 12:43 PM 12,529 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search under warrant at a domestic residence in Tuam yesterday.

# drugs - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Two men arrested after €465,000 cannabis drug seizure at Galway growhouse
# Drugs
# Drugs

Two men arrested after €465,000 cannabis drug seizure at Galway growhouse

Sep 8th 2022, 8:15 AM 15,010 Views 1 Comment

They have since been charged and are due before Ballinasloe District Court this morning.

# drugs - Saturday 3 September, 2022

HSE warns about 'double strength' MDMA at Electric Picnic
# Purple Skulls
# Purple Skulls

HSE warns about 'double strength' MDMA at Electric Picnic

Sep 3rd 2022, 7:25 AM 38,041 Views 37 Comments

The tablet’s contents are “approximately two times the average adult dose”.

# drugs - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Midlands €8.4m suspected cocaine seizure 'not flour, not baking soda', court told
# Mullingar District Court
# Mullingar District Court

Midlands €8.4m suspected cocaine seizure 'not flour, not baking soda', court told

Aug 25th 2022, 2:28 PM 24,297 Views 0 Comments

Tim Gilchrist, 54, and Michal Luczak, 41, appeared before Mullingar District Court via video link.

# drugs - Monday 22 August, 2022

Man arrested after €3.2 million worth of cocaine seized in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Man arrested after €3.2 million worth of cocaine seized in Dublin

Aug 22nd 2022, 1:21 PM 20,993 Views 12 Comments

40 blocks of suspected cocaine were seized in a house in Dublin 22.

# drugs - Thursday 18 August, 2022

A HSE drug analysis tent will be in operation at this year's Electric Picnic
# Safer Nightlife
# Safer Nightlife

A HSE drug analysis tent will be in operation at this year's Electric Picnic

Aug 18th 2022, 11:49 AM 23,458 Views 102 Comments

It’s part of the HSE ‘Safer Nightlife’ harm reduction campaign.

# drugs - Monday 8 August, 2022

€240,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin Airport
# Revenue
# Revenue

€240,000 worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin Airport

Aug 8th 2022, 3:53 PM 11,023 Views 0 Comments

Revenue officers made the seizure as part of a routine inspection.

# drugs - Sunday 7 August, 2022

Two men charged over seizure of cocaine worth €8.4 million
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Two men charged over seizure of cocaine worth €8.4 million

Aug 7th 2022, 10:34 AM 18,103 Views 0 Comments

The two men, aged 54 and 40, are due to appear in court today.

€300,000 worth of cannabis seized in Tipperary and Carlow
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

€300,000 worth of cannabis seized in Tipperary and Carlow

Aug 7th 2022, 7:48 AM 15,917 Views 5 Comments

Two men were arrested by gardaí.

# drugs - Friday 29 July, 2022

Two women and man released from garda custody following arrests over €72k cocaine seizure
# Galway
# Galway

Two women and man released from garda custody following arrests over €72k cocaine seizure

Jul 29th 2022, 7:20 PM 15,552 Views 2 Comments

More than €10,000 in cash was seized at one location.

# drugs - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Man charged over €2.5 million drugs seizure
# Raid
# Raid

Man charged over €2.5 million drugs seizure

Updated Jul 28th 2022, 6:39 PM 35,548 Views 1 Comment

A man in his 50s, was arrested and has been charged.

# drugs - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Gardaí seize over €500,000 of cannabis from Tipperary growhouse
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

Gardaí seize over €500,000 of cannabis from Tipperary growhouse

Jul 26th 2022, 6:54 PM 19,057 Views 0 Comments

No arrests have been made.

# drugs - Saturday 23 July, 2022

White balloons released in Belfast to mark recent spate in drugs-related deaths
# Belfast
# Belfast

White balloons released in Belfast to mark recent spate in drugs-related deaths

Jul 23rd 2022, 5:40 PM 16,027 Views 20 Comments

15 people have died in what have been termed as drugs-related deaths in Belfast since the start of June.

# drugs - Friday 22 July, 2022

Former Dublin hurler gets nine years for €2.7 million worth of cocaine and cannabis
# Courts
# Courts

Former Dublin hurler gets nine years for €2.7 million worth of cocaine and cannabis

Jul 22nd 2022, 8:23 PM 55,068 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Casey fled to London and started a new life after a high speed chase with Gardaí eight years ago.

Anti-cannabis group 'only discussed language' around medical programme with junior drugs minister
# Cannabis Risk Alliance
# Cannabis Risk Alliance

Anti-cannabis group 'only discussed language' around medical programme with junior drugs minister

Jul 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 10,838 Views 0 Comments

The Cannabis Risk Alliance met with Frank Feighan last year.

# drugs - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Man arrested after gardaí seize drugs worth €50,000 in north Dublin
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

Man arrested after gardaí seize drugs worth €50,000 in north Dublin

Jul 16th 2022, 6:24 PM 23,233 Views 5 Comments

The man has since been released and is expected to appear before Dublin District Court later this month.

# drugs - Friday 15 July, 2022

Man arrested and €220,000 worth of drugs seized at house in Cork City
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Man arrested and €220,000 worth of drugs seized at house in Cork City

Jul 15th 2022, 9:18 AM 11,185 Views 2 Comments

The search was carried out last night at approximately 8.30pm.

# drugs - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Over €1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Airport
# Seized
# Seized

Over €1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Airport

Jul 12th 2022, 12:37 PM 16,989 Views 18 Comments

Three men have been arrested.

Criminalising drug use is 'disastrous' waste of time and money, expert to tell Justice Committee
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Criminalising drug use is 'disastrous' waste of time and money, expert to tell Justice Committee

Jul 12th 2022, 6:15 AM 15,685 Views 22 Comments

Dr Garrett McGovern believes Ireland should take a health-led approach to drugs and decriminalise personal use.

# drugs - Monday 11 July, 2022

Two arrested as €6.9 million worth of cannabis seized in Kilkenny
# Ballyhale
# Ballyhale

Two arrested as €6.9 million worth of cannabis seized in Kilkenny

Jul 11th 2022, 10:17 PM 24,774 Views 11 Comments

Searches were carried out as part of an operation targeting transnational drug trafficking networks.

# drugs - Friday 8 July, 2022

Justice Minister in favour of higher rate of tax for convicted drug dealers
# Helen McEntee
# Helen McEntee

Justice Minister in favour of higher rate of tax for convicted drug dealers

Jul 8th 2022, 7:27 PM 36,175 Views 22 Comments

While changes to the tax system for criminals is not presently being considered, Helen McEntee said the idea “wouldn’t be a bad thing”.

# drugs - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Gardaí seize €2 million worth of drugs including cannabis, heroin and liquid cocaine
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí seize €2 million worth of drugs including cannabis, heroin and liquid cocaine

Jun 23rd 2022, 4:57 PM 16,867 Views 17 Comments

Seven men have also been detained in connection with the seizures.

# drugs - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Drugs worth €450,000 were 'destined for addresses around Ireland', says Revenue
# Seizure
# Seizure

Drugs worth €450,000 were 'destined for addresses around Ireland', says Revenue

Jun 22nd 2022, 5:36 PM 25,483 Views 13 Comments

The drugs were seized this week.

# drugs - Monday 20 June, 2022

Man (40s) arrested after €150,000 worth of cannabis herb and plants seized in Galway
# Cappataggle
# Cappataggle

Man (40s) arrested after €150,000 worth of cannabis herb and plants seized in Galway

Jun 20th 2022, 6:41 AM 16,400 Views 0 Comments

The man is due to appear before Galway District Court this morning.

# drugs - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Cocaine and heroin valued at €1.3 million seized at Rosslare Europort
# Rosslare Europort
# Rosslare Europort

Cocaine and heroin valued at €1.3 million seized at Rosslare Europort

Jun 19th 2022, 1:18 PM 11,517 Views 9 Comments

Over 5kgs of heroin and almost 8kgs of cocaine were discovered during the seizure.

# drugs - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Man due in court following seizure of €4.69 million worth of cocaine
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man due in court following seizure of €4.69 million worth of cocaine

Updated Jun 5th 2022, 4:21 PM 46,037 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí seized the drugs on Friday and arrested the man following an operation in Leopardstown, Dublin.

# drugs - Friday 27 May, 2022

Six Irish Guard soldiers arrested in UK over drugs and money laundering offences
# Irish Guards
# Irish Guards

Six Irish Guard soldiers arrested in UK over drugs and money laundering offences

May 27th 2022, 11:06 AM 16,470 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Guards are a regiment who guard royal palaces as part of their duties.

# drugs - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals
# Drugs
# Drugs

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals

May 25th 2022, 11:28 AM 9,079 Views 16 Comments

The campaign also urges festival-goers to ‘leave the mixing to the DJs’.

Man (30s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cocaine seized in Limerick
# Caherconlish
# Caherconlish

Man (30s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cocaine seized in Limerick

May 25th 2022, 9:43 AM 9,744 Views 1 Comment

The seizure was made at around 8pm last night.

# drugs - Friday 20 May, 2022

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe

May 20th 2022, 4:12 PM 15,079 Views 7 Comments

The seizure took place yesteday.

# drugs - Thursday 19 May, 2022

No garda involvement in removal of Animal Bars from shelves of Cork shop
# Choc It Down
# Choc It Down

No garda involvement in removal of Animal Bars from shelves of Cork shop

May 19th 2022, 6:58 PM 61,145 Views 0 Comments

Claims have been made that the Animal Bars, which have foil wrappers, are popular with drug users.

# drugs - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise
# Laois
# Laois

Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise

May 12th 2022, 9:54 AM 6,916 Views 0 Comments

The men, two aged in their late teens and one aged in his early 20s, were arrested on Tuesday night.

# drugs - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Gardaí discover cannabis worth over €70,000 in underground bunker in Galway
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí discover cannabis worth over €70,000 in underground bunker in Galway

May 11th 2022, 9:27 AM 42,248 Views 0 Comments

Two people were arrested at the scene.

# drugs - Monday 9 May, 2022

Man due in court over €1.5 million drug seizure
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man due in court over €1.5 million drug seizure

May 9th 2022, 1:25 PM 14,746 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were seized on Saturday.

# drugs - Friday 6 May, 2022

Kinahan cartel linked to at least 20 murders in four EU countries
# Report
# Report

Kinahan cartel linked to at least 20 murders in four EU countries

Updated May 6th 2022, 5:19 PM 42,744 Views 0 Comments

The EU’s police and drugs agencies say the Kinahan crime group is among Europe’s largest wholesalers of cocaine.

# drugs - Friday 22 April, 2022

Over €200,000 worth of cannabis seized from Westmeath shed
# Tyrellspass
# Tyrellspass

Over €200,000 worth of cannabis seized from Westmeath shed

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:43 PM 22,110 Views 19 Comments

The drugs will be sent forward for analysis.

'It's made criminals out of decent people': People Before Profit to introduce Bill to legalise cannabis
# Drugs
# Drugs

'It's made criminals out of decent people': People Before Profit to introduce Bill to legalise cannabis

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 31,900 Views 74 Comments

Four years ago the Green Party favoured the establishment of Amsterdam-style cannabis coffee shops to Ireland.

# drugs - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Man and woman arrested after €388,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin
# Finglas
# Finglas

Man and woman arrested after €388,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin

Apr 21st 2022, 10:32 AM 25,906 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search of a residence in Finglas at around 6.30pm yesterday.

# drugs - Sunday 17 April, 2022

Man (40s) charged after €1.34 million heroin seizure in Limerick
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man (40s) charged after €1.34 million heroin seizure in Limerick

Apr 17th 2022, 8:06 AM 20,631 Views 0 Comments

The charge was made after heroin and cash were found amid searches in Corbally and Clonlara.

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