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#Drugs

# drugs - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Pensioner charged after gardaí seize €320k worth of MDMA during stop and search
# Dublin 1
# Dublin 1

Pensioner charged after gardaí seize €320k worth of MDMA during stop and search

Updated Wed 5:55 PM 36,787 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were seized in the Dublin 1 area on Monday night.

# drugs - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Man charged over seizure of €55k worth of cannabis herb and cocaine in Leitrim
# Ballinamore
# Ballinamore

Man charged over seizure of €55k worth of cannabis herb and cocaine in Leitrim

Updated Oct 10th 2021, 9:40 AM 15,519 Views 27 Comments

He will appear before Carrick-on-Shannon District Court on Tuesday.

# drugs - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Man arrested after Gardaí seize €123,000 worth of drugs in Dublin
# Ringsend
# Ringsend

Man arrested after Gardaí seize €123,000 worth of drugs in Dublin

Oct 9th 2021, 7:56 AM 20,190 Views 11 Comments

Around €14,000 in cash was also seized during the search operation.

# drugs - Friday 8 October, 2021

Two men arrested after cannabis worth €1.18 million seized in Kilkenny
# Seized
# Seized

Two men arrested after cannabis worth €1.18 million seized in Kilkenny

Oct 8th 2021, 3:57 PM 13,892 Views 15 Comments

Both men are detained pursuant to Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

# drugs - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Man charged after being arrested at Dublin Airport as over €60k worth of drugs seized
# Seized
# Seized

Man charged after being arrested at Dublin Airport as over €60k worth of drugs seized

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 9:50 PM 32,274 Views 0 Comments

More than €60,000 worth of Alprazolam tablets were seized.

# drugs - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Dangerous levels of drugs found in river running through Glastonbury Festival, researchers find
# UK
# UK

Dangerous levels of drugs found in river running through Glastonbury Festival, researchers find

Sep 28th 2021, 3:34 PM 19,927 Views 26 Comments

Levels of MDMA and cocaine in the water were so high it could be harming wildlife further downstream, the study found.

# drugs - Monday 6 September, 2021

Over €144,000 worth of illegal drugs seized at Dublin Mail Centre
# Seized
# Seized

Over €144,000 worth of illegal drugs seized at Dublin Mail Centre

Sep 6th 2021, 4:46 PM 10,425 Views 14 Comments

Herbal cannabis, khat, amphetamine and methamphetamine were among drugs seized.

# drugs - Monday 30 August, 2021

Gardaí seize €2.1 million worth of suspected cannabis found in boxes of vegetables in Laois
# Laois
# Laois

Gardaí seize €2.1 million worth of suspected cannabis found in boxes of vegetables in Laois

Aug 30th 2021, 9:12 PM 30,748 Views 25 Comments

One man, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene.

Three men arrested after €384k worth of cannabis plants seized in large scale operation
# Louth
# Louth

Three men arrested after €384k worth of cannabis plants seized in large scale operation

Aug 30th 2021, 8:26 PM 18,073 Views 30 Comments

A number of searches were conducted under warrant at suspected cannabis growhouses this morning.

# drugs - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Cannabis worth €1.3 million seized in Co Meath
# Ashbourne
# Ashbourne

Cannabis worth €1.3 million seized in Co Meath

Aug 29th 2021, 12:53 PM 23,109 Views 55 Comments

Approximately 1,100 cannabis plants were discovered during the search operation.

# drugs - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Garda dog sniffs out €35,000 worth of suspected drugs at Cork train station
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

Garda dog sniffs out €35,000 worth of suspected drugs at Cork train station

Aug 28th 2021, 2:17 PM 26,664 Views 8 Comments

Rex identified a male passenger during the patrol of a train station yesterday.

# drugs - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Man charged in connection with Sligo seizure of cannabis and cocaine worth €106,000
# Collooney
# Collooney

Man charged in connection with Sligo seizure of cannabis and cocaine worth €106,000

Aug 25th 2021, 10:26 PM 14,363 Views 0 Comments

Cannabis herb, cannabis resin, cannabis jellies and cocaine were seized.

# drugs - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Man arrested for €650,000 worth of benzodiazepines in Dundalk has been released
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man arrested for €650,000 worth of benzodiazepines in Dundalk has been released

Aug 14th 2021, 11:23 AM 15,326 Views 6 Comments

The man was arrested following a search on Thursday evening.

# drugs - Friday 13 August, 2021

Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €650,000 of benzodiazepine tablets
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €650,000 of benzodiazepine tablets

Aug 13th 2021, 8:23 AM 20,620 Views 36 Comments

Gardaí discovered a number of black bin bags which contained suspected benzodiazepine tablets.

# drugs - Friday 6 August, 2021

€12.3m worth of heroin found inside the body work of a cherry picker in Rosslare
# Rosslare Port
# Rosslare Port

€12.3m worth of heroin found inside the body work of a cherry picker in Rosslare

Aug 6th 2021, 12:43 PM 73,149 Views 42 Comments

Revenue officers and anti-organised crime detectives are now investigating who ordered the drugs.

# drugs - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m

Aug 5th 2021, 5:27 PM 16,546 Views 28 Comments

The cigarettes were discovered inside a container using Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner.

# drugs - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo

Jul 1st 2021, 8:44 PM 19,004 Views 0 Comments

In addition to the items seized, €151,000 in financial accounts was frozen.

More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis
# Drugs
# Drugs

More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis

Jul 1st 2021, 6:20 AM 14,612 Views 12 Comments

Men are more than twice as likely as women to use drugs, according to a new survey.

# drugs - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Man (30s) arrested after €740,000 worth of cannabis seized at Rosslare Europort
# Seized
# Seized

Man (30s) arrested after €740,000 worth of cannabis seized at Rosslare Europort

Jun 26th 2021, 7:41 AM 15,380 Views 41 Comments

The drugs were seized when a truck arriving from mainland Europe was intercepted and searched.

# drugs - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Gardaí seize cannabis, cocaine and cash in Kildare raid
# Seized
# Seized

Gardaí seize cannabis, cocaine and cash in Kildare raid

Jun 23rd 2021, 9:38 PM 19,091 Views 6 Comments

€494,000 worth of drugs and €22,450 in cash were seized from Newbridge, Co Kildare.

# drugs - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Man arrested after €592k worth of suspected cannabis seized during raid in Co Roscommon
# Frenchpark
# Frenchpark

Man arrested after €592k worth of suspected cannabis seized during raid in Co Roscommon

Jun 16th 2021, 9:26 PM 21,052 Views 32 Comments

The search was carried out at 3.30pm today by the Roscommon and Longford Divisional Drugs Unit.

# drugs - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Two men arrested after €120k drugs and ammunition seized in Dublin
# Coolock
# Coolock

Two men arrested after €120k drugs and ammunition seized in Dublin

Jun 12th 2021, 10:12 AM 14,910 Views 5 Comments

Two men in their 20s were arrested and are being held at Coolock Garda Station where they can be questioned for up to three days.

# drugs - Thursday 10 June, 2021

El Chapo’s wife pleads guilty to drugs charges
# Washington
# Washington

El Chapo’s wife pleads guilty to drugs charges

Jun 10th 2021, 8:30 PM 33,204 Views 0 Comments

Emma Coronel Aispuro admitted conspiring to distribute heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine for several years.

# drugs - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Revenue seizes €208,000 worth of illegal drugs at Dublin mail centre
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seizes €208,000 worth of illegal drugs at Dublin mail centre

Jun 9th 2021, 6:20 PM 12,393 Views 11 Comments

The drugs were in parcels that came from the United States, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Canada.

Record cocaine seizures reported across Europe, but crime gangs adapted to pandemic restrictions
# EU Drug Report
# EU Drug Report

Record cocaine seizures reported across Europe, but crime gangs adapted to pandemic restrictions

Jun 9th 2021, 3:34 PM 9,370 Views 7 Comments

In 2019, more than 370 illegal drug production laboratories were dismantled in Europe.

# drugs - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Three arrested as gardaí seize €120k of cocaine and €225k of cannabis in separate raids
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Three arrested as gardaí seize €120k of cocaine and €225k of cannabis in separate raids

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 12:00 PM 13,161 Views 17 Comments

The seizure was made after a search of a number of houses in the Drogheda area.

# drugs - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Complaints of alleged Garda drug use made to new Anti-Corruption Unit
# Allegations
# Allegations

Complaints of alleged Garda drug use made to new Anti-Corruption Unit

Jun 1st 2021, 1:12 PM 24,016 Views 42 Comments

Testing of Garda personnel for controlled drug use is set to commence in the coming months.

# drugs - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Gardaí in Lucan seize €60,000 worth of cannabis after following man in taxi
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí in Lucan seize €60,000 worth of cannabis after following man in taxi

May 23rd 2021, 3:21 PM 21,529 Views 0 Comments

When he saw the patrol car, the man threw a number of items from the vehicle.

Eurovision winners deny doing cocaine in the Green Room
# Måneskin
# Måneskin

Eurovision winners deny doing cocaine in the Green Room

May 23rd 2021, 2:31 PM 169,561 Views 63 Comments

Footage of Måneskin singer Thomas Raggi went viral last night.

Man charged after gardaí seize €77,000 worth of cannabis in Roscommon
# Castleplunket
# Castleplunket

Man charged after gardaí seize €77,000 worth of cannabis in Roscommon

May 23rd 2021, 11:26 AM 10,621 Views 0 Comments

During the course of a search, gardaí discovered a “sophisticated” cannabis growhouse.

Poll: Should the possession of drugs for personal use be decriminalised?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the possession of drugs for personal use be decriminalised?

May 23rd 2021, 9:32 AM 60,876 Views 130 Comments

Many groups have long called for drug use to be addressed as a social and health issue, rather than as a criminal justice issue.

# drugs - Saturday 22 May, 2021

A conviction for €4 worth of cannabis 'just defies logic', say campaigners
# Drugs
# Drugs

A conviction for €4 worth of cannabis 'just defies logic', say campaigners

May 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 49,080 Views 0 Comments

Possession of any amount of cannabis is illegal under Irish law.

# drugs - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Man (30s) arrested after €812,000 worth of cocaine seized during stop and search of vehicle
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man (30s) arrested after €812,000 worth of cocaine seized during stop and search of vehicle

May 18th 2021, 5:29 PM 22,518 Views 18 Comments

The vehicle was seized in the Naas area of Co Kildare this morning.

# drugs - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Over €28 million worth of drugs have been seized by gardaí since the start of 2021
# Drug Seizures
# Drug Seizures

Over €28 million worth of drugs have been seized by gardaí since the start of 2021

May 13th 2021, 6:18 PM 8,036 Views 24 Comments

This represents an increase of 392% over the same period last year.

# drugs - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis
# Opinion
# Opinion

Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis

May 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 75,134 Views 222 Comments

The artist, author and podcaster asks if we should reconsider the prohibition model when it comes to cannabis use.

# drugs - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Psychiatrists say cannabis is 'gravest threat' to youth mental health
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Psychiatrists say cannabis is 'gravest threat' to youth mental health

May 4th 2021, 9:56 AM 48,114 Views 172 Comments

Hospital admissions of young people with a cannabis-related diagnosis increased by 300% between 2005 and 2017.

# drugs - Friday 30 April, 2021

Three people arrested as over €1 million worth of suspected cocaine, cannabis and tablets seized
# Co Meath
# Co Meath

Three people arrested as over €1 million worth of suspected cocaine, cannabis and tablets seized

Apr 30th 2021, 1:04 PM 21,650 Views 13 Comments

The suspected drugs were seized during searches of a vehicle and a residential property in Co Meath.

# drugs - Friday 16 April, 2021

Gardaí find suspected cannabis growhouse inside converted horsebox in Tipperary
# Ready To Roll
# Ready To Roll

Gardaí find suspected cannabis growhouse inside converted horsebox in Tipperary

Apr 16th 2021, 3:11 PM 26,017 Views 44 Comments

The drugs were allegedly found inside a fully kitted-out horse transporter on land near Thurles.

# drugs - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo
# Cross
# Cross

Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo

Apr 11th 2021, 11:28 AM 25,928 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí carried out two searches yesterday.

# drugs - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Man charged following seizure of €230k worth of drugs in Clondalkin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man charged following seizure of €230k worth of drugs in Clondalkin

Apr 7th 2021, 6:53 PM 18,051 Views 8 Comments

The cocaine and cannabis herb were seized by gardaí last Friday.

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