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#Drugs

# drugs - Friday 25 September, 2020

Six people arrested after gardaí seize cannabis worth €600,000 and €130,000 in cash

The drugs and cash were seized following a number of searches in Dublin and Wicklow.

# drugs - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Cocaine overtakes opiates to become Ireland's second-most commonly used illicit drug

The findings were outlined in the EU’s drugs agency’s annual report today.

Man and woman detained after allegedly ingesting 280 pellets of cocaine

Gardaí seized the drugs shortly before 8pm on Sunday evening.

# drugs - Monday 21 September, 2020

Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches

Searches were conducted over two days as part of an investigation targeting organised crime.

# drugs - Friday 18 September, 2020

Man charged following seizure of over €600k worth of drugs

A 49-year-old man has been charged.

# drugs - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

# drugs - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Nearly 500 fireworks seized by gardaí as part of searches in Cork

Weapons and suspected drugs were also seized by gardaí in Mallow.

# drugs - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Man charged after gardaí seize €35,000 worth of drugs

The man, who is in his 30s, was arrested yesterday.

# drugs - Friday 4 September, 2020

Man due in court after cocaine valued at over €250,000 seized from Dún Laoghaire apartment

A man in his late 40s has been arrested following the search.

# drugs - Friday 28 August, 2020

# drugs - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Heroin smuggling gang operating in Ireland north and south and Lithuania targeted in Belfast raids

Three people were arrested in five searches yesterday.

# drugs - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Man to appear in court after cannabis grow house is discovered in Dundalk

The total value of the suspected drugs seized is believed to be in excess of €310,000.

# drugs - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Man (20s) arrested following discovery of suspected cannabis grow house in Dundalk

The total value of the plants and drugs seized is believed to be in excess of €310,000.

# drugs - Friday 14 August, 2020

Man arrested and cannabis plants worth €110k seized as gardaí uncover grow house in Co Cavan shed

A man in his 40s is being held in Bailieboro Garda station.

# drugs - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Irish former footballer and ex-coach both remanded in custody over €3 million heroin seizure

Keith Quinn made no reply to the charge and Andrew Noonan said ‘no comment’.

# drugs - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Gardaí seize cocaine, methamphetamine and GHB following searches in Dublin

A package was intercepted by Revenue officers today after analysis of a seized mobile phone.

# drugs - Friday 7 August, 2020

Gardaí in Leitrim discover grow house with €240,000 worth of cannabis plants

Two men in their mid-20s were arrested.

Man due in court following seizure of €115,900 worth of suspected cannabis

All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

# drugs - Thursday 6 August, 2020

€3 million worth of suspected heroin seized and two men arrested in Dublin

Two men, aged 31 and 41, have been arrested and are currently being detained.

# drugs - Monday 3 August, 2020

Man arrested after Gardaí seize €600,000 worth of cocaine and MDMA in Kildare

The seizure was made following a search of a house in Leixlip, Co Kildare on Saturday afternoon at 12:45pm.

# drugs - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Major Dublin drugs seizure recovers €441,000 of cocaine and cannabis

Two men, aged in their 30s and 40s, have been arrested.

# drugs - Friday 31 July, 2020

Woman arrested after €50,000 worth of cannabis plants discovered by gardaí

The woman was arrested in Cavan.

# drugs - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Number of drug-driving arrests in first half of 2020 was more than double the same period in 2019 DUI

Number of drug-driving arrests in first half of 2020 was more than double the same period in 2019

There was a total of 1,216 drug-driving arrests made in the first six months.

# drugs - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Debunked: The conspiracy theories around the so-called Hollywood drug adrenochrome

Theories claim adrenochrome is harvested from children in a trafficking ring.

# drugs - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Seven people arrested after organised crime raid in Wexford released without charge

Around €15k worth of cash was also seized.

# drugs - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Man (20s) due in court charged over €2.5 million drugs seizure

The arrest was made on Friday afternoon by Gardaí attached to the Dublin Metropolitan Region West Divisional Drugs Unit.

# drugs - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Gardaí seize €55,000 worth of cannabis in Cork

It happened following controlled delivery at a business premises yesterday.

Two arrested after €55,000 worth of cocaine seized in Cork city

It followed the detection of a drug transaction in the Ballincollig area yesterday evening.

# drugs - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Man (30s) arrested after €73,000 worth of cannabis seized at property in Dublin

The seizure was made following a search at around 1.30pm yesterday.

# drugs - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

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.

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