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#Drugs

# drugs - Yesterday’s News

Three men arrested after €24k worth of suspected cannabis seized in north Dublin

The arrests were made following a search of a house in the Drumcondra area earlier today.

# drugs - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Two men appear in court charged after Cork heroin seizure worth €425,000

The two men were arrested by gardaí on Thursday.

Cocaine worth €1.2 million seized after two vehicles searched on M3 in Meath

Two men, aged 35 and 62 years, were arrested in relation to the seizure.

# drugs - Friday 10 July, 2020

# drugs - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Treatment for problem use of cocaine has tripled since 2013

Cocaine has risen from the third to second most common problem drug between 2013 and 2019.

# drugs - Friday 3 July, 2020

Decrypted: How European drug lords are scrambling for cover as encrypted phone networks are compromised

The Kinahan cartel is suspected of using these phones.

# drugs - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion

Around 84 million Captagon tablets were seized at the port of Salerno.

Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds

Sixty-three homeless people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and there was one death, a fraction of what had been predicted.

# drugs - Monday 29 June, 2020

Counterfeit clothing worth €44.5k and over €5k worth of suspected drugs seized in Dundalk

The seizures were made in two separate searches of properties in Dundalk on Friday.

# drugs - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Revenue seize drugs and alcohol worth almost half a million euro

Officers at Rosslare Europort seized 13,000 litres of wine earlier this week.

# drugs - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Cannabis worth €340,000 seized by Gardaí in Dublin

Gardaí discovered 17 vacuum-packed bags, weighing approximately 1kg each, in the back of an abandoned van.

# drugs - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Cannabis worth €5.54 million seized during routine profiling at Rosslare Europort

The drugs were found concealed within a load of melons and oranges.

# drugs - Thursday 18 June, 2020

First year-on-year decrease in sexual offences recorded since 2014

However, drug and fraud offences increased.

# drugs - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Man and woman appear in court after cocaine worth €440,000 is seized in Clare

The drugs were seized by gardaí on Friday night.

# drugs - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Man and woman arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €440,000

The drugs were seized by gardaí investigating organised crime in Limerick city.

# drugs - Friday 12 June, 2020

Over €80,000 worth of cocaine-like Kratom seized at Shannon Airport

Significant amounts of drugs have been seized by Revenue officers at airports in recent days.

# drugs - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Over €6 million worth of drugs seized at Dublin Port

One man was arrested.

Man charged after gardaí seize drugs worth over €77,000 in Tallaght

The man, aged in his 20s, appeared in court today.

# drugs - Friday 5 June, 2020

Glock pistol and MDMA tablets worth €360,000 seized in Dublin

Three men were arrested, and they can be held for up to seven days.

# drugs - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Over half of Irish people say they drink alcohol more frequently since Covid-19 restrictions brought in

The interim Global Drug Survey special edition on Covid-19 was published today.

# drugs - Thursday 28 May, 2020

# drugs - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Three men arrested after gardaí seize €700k in cash and €30k worth of drugs

The three men remain in garda custody.

# drugs - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Car, watches and mobile phones seized by CAB in Meath

Gardaí helped CAB carry out the search operation today.

# drugs - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Two men released without charge following €23k Alprazolam seizure in Waterford

The seizure happened in the St John’s Park area of Waterford city.

Man (30s) charged over seizure of €167,000 worth of drugs in Cork city

The drugs were seized during a search operation on Thursday.

# drugs - Friday 22 May, 2020

Man charged over seizure of €237k worth of drugs in Cork city

A second man remains in custody.

Range Rover and designer watches seized by CAB in Dublin and Meath

A number of files, documentation and hard drives were also seized.

# drugs - Thursday 21 May, 2020

€11,400 worth of crack cocaine discovered in car in Dublin

The discovery was made after gardaí searched a property in Ballymun this morning.

# drugs - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Man held after €117,000 worth of cocaine discovered at Dublin checkpoint

Gardaí say they stopped the man in his van in Clondalkin.

# drugs - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Man and youth arrested after €60,000 worth of cannabis discovered in Limerick

The 23-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were detained yesterday afternoon.

# drugs - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Man (30s) due in court over seizure of €81,500 worth of drugs in Dublin city

The man was arrested after gardaí stopped a van on Usher’s Quay on Thursday.

€191,000 worth of crack cocaine and diamorphine seized in Dublin

The seizure was made during the search of a property in Bluebell last night.

# drugs - Friday 15 May, 2020

Man arrested as €81k worth of crack cocaine and other drugs seized

The seizures were made in Dublin city centre last night.

# drugs - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

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

The suspected cocaine was found at an outdoor location yesterday.

Gardaí discover concealed door leading to cannabis grow houses in Tipperary apartment

Gardaí have made three seizures in the last 24 hours.

# drugs - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Man arrested after gardaí seize drugs and cash worth over €13,000 in Limerick

Suspected drugs, money and counterfeit money were seized following searches yesterday.

# drugs - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Man arrested after gardaí seize cannabis worth €165,000 in Wexford

Gardaí recovered 5kg of cannabis herb and 80 cannabis plants this afternoon.

# drugs - Friday 1 May, 2020

Man arrested at Covid-19 checkpoint following discovery of €40k worth of cannabis

He is currently being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

# drugs - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Gardaí in Cork seize 300 prescription tablets believed to have been bought on the internet

A couple were stopped this morning in Skibbereen when the tablets were found.

Interpol warns that Irish food delivery services are being used to transport drugs during Covid-19 crisis

Earlier this month, gardaí recovered eight kilos of cocaine as well as two handguns hidden in pizza boxes.

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