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#Drugs

# 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

Thu 4:57 PM 16,600 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

Wed 5:36 PM 25,345 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 16,217 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 11,433 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 45,969 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 16,420 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 9,028 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 9,700 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 15,043 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 61,088 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 6,834 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 42,153 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 14,711 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 42,648 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 22,051 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 30,502 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 25,835 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 20,612 Views 0 Comments

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

# drugs - Friday 15 April, 2022

Gardaí seize €1.34 million worth of heroin during Limerick searches
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Gardaí seize €1.34 million worth of heroin during Limerick searches

Apr 15th 2022, 3:30 PM 23,384 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí involved in the searches also found €12,500 in cash at a separate location.

# drugs - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Two men charged after cannabis resin weighing 210kg and valued at €1.2m seized in Dublin
# Drugs Investigation
# Drugs Investigation

Two men charged after cannabis resin weighing 210kg and valued at €1.2m seized in Dublin

Updated Apr 2nd 2022, 10:10 AM 35,754 Views 19 Comments

The two men are due to appear in court this morning.

# drugs - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Man arrested as €140,000 diamorphine seized in Dublin search
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Man arrested as €140,000 diamorphine seized in Dublin search

Mar 31st 2022, 10:15 AM 14,037 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí made the seizure in a residential property in Clondalkin.

# drugs - Monday 28 March, 2022

Amnesty and dozens of NGOs sign letter calling for Citizens' Assembly on drugs to be held this year
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

Amnesty and dozens of NGOs sign letter calling for Citizens' Assembly on drugs to be held this year

Mar 28th 2022, 7:32 PM 8,778 Views 20 Comments

21 TDs and 13 senators signed the open letter, including three Government representatives.

# drugs - Friday 18 March, 2022

Woman charged after gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin
# Court
# Court

Woman charged after gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin

Mar 18th 2022, 10:15 AM 14,339 Views 0 Comments

She will appear before a special sitting of Kilmallock District Court at 2pm today.

# drugs - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Woman arrested as gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

Woman arrested as gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin

Mar 17th 2022, 11:46 AM 21,532 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made after gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle on the Clonmacken Road in Limerick yesterday.

# drugs - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Man arrested after gardaí seized nearly €80k worth of drugs in Darndale
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested after gardaí seized nearly €80k worth of drugs in Darndale

Mar 6th 2022, 11:20 AM 17,815 Views 2 Comments

The search was conducted at a checkpoint.

# drugs - Friday 4 March, 2022

Drugs minister begins prep for Citizens' Assembly in 2023 'after clarification from Taoiseach's office'
# Frank Feighan
# Frank Feighan

Drugs minister begins prep for Citizens' Assembly in 2023 'after clarification from Taoiseach's office'

Mar 4th 2022, 7:27 PM 11,839 Views 10 Comments

Minister of State Frank Feighan confirmed to The Journal last week that the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs would not take place this year.

# drugs - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Psychological Society criticises delay in 'vital' citizens' assembly on drugs amid death warning
# Addiction
# Addiction

Psychological Society criticises delay in 'vital' citizens' assembly on drugs amid death warning

Feb 23rd 2022, 9:43 AM 7,512 Views 6 Comments

Senators are due to debate the issue today amid much criticism over this week’s developments.

# drugs - Monday 21 February, 2022

'If cattle were dying, not humans, there would be action': Citizens' assembly on drugs delayed
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

'If cattle were dying, not humans, there would be action': Citizens' assembly on drugs delayed

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 9:30 PM 45,382 Views 27 Comments

The delay until 2023 will cost lives, Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said.

# drugs - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Nurse to be appointed to National Oversight Committee on Drugs after row over membership
# Addiction
# Addiction

Nurse to be appointed to National Oversight Committee on Drugs after row over membership

Feb 19th 2022, 1:00 PM 13,568 Views 0 Comments

A nursing group specialising in addiction was removed from the committee in December.

# drugs - Friday 11 February, 2022

Youth arrested after drugs worth over €14k and over €19k in cash seized as Dublin home searched
# Malahide
# Malahide

Youth arrested after drugs worth over €14k and over €19k in cash seized as Dublin home searched

Feb 11th 2022, 9:35 PM 29,494 Views 31 Comments

The boy is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Man (40s) charged in connection with seizure of €250,000 worth of drugs in Laois
# Ballyfin
# Ballyfin

Man (40s) charged in connection with seizure of €250,000 worth of drugs in Laois

Feb 11th 2022, 11:07 AM 12,997 Views 0 Comments

Two searches took place in the vicinity of Ballyfin in Co Laois.

# drugs - Monday 7 February, 2022

Six people hospitalised in Argentina after taking drugs
# Rosario
# Rosario

Six people hospitalised in Argentina after taking drugs

Feb 7th 2022, 10:00 PM 19,405 Views 13 Comments

It comes after 24 people died in Argentina last week after consuming cocaine laced with opioids.

# drugs - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Two arrested as gardaí seize €100,000 worth of cannabis in Galway
# Rahoon
# Rahoon

Two arrested as gardaí seize €100,000 worth of cannabis in Galway

Feb 5th 2022, 11:11 AM 15,144 Views 0 Comments

One of the men is due to appear before Galway District Court at 2pm today.

# drugs - Friday 4 February, 2022

23 people killed and dozens hospitalised in Argentina after taking 'laced' cocaine
# Argentina
# Argentina

23 people killed and dozens hospitalised in Argentina after taking 'laced' cocaine

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 9:10 PM 42,161 Views 36 Comments

Two of the hospitalised are in a serious condition and on mechanical ventilation.

€590,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine seized at Cork checkpoint
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

€590,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine seized at Cork checkpoint

Feb 4th 2022, 7:16 PM 21,657 Views 6 Comments

A man in his late 40s has been arrested.

# drugs - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Arrested man released without charge after major cocaine seizure in Dublin
# Seizure
# Seizure

Arrested man released without charge after major cocaine seizure in Dublin

Updated Jan 30th 2022, 4:49 PM 45,011 Views 30 Comments

The drugs were concealed in the refrigeration unit of a vehicle that was stopped and searched.

# drugs - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Two men arrested after gardaí seize heroin worth €70,000 and firearms in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men arrested after gardaí seize heroin worth €70,000 and firearms in Tallaght

Jan 29th 2022, 2:53 PM 25,287 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí searched three residential properties in Tallaght this morning.

# drugs - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis from Ballymun organised crime gang
# Seizure
# Seizure

Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis from Ballymun organised crime gang

Jan 26th 2022, 5:45 PM 15,518 Views 10 Comments

A man in his 30s has been arrested.

# drugs - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port

Jan 23rd 2022, 12:00 PM 26,134 Views 10 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences.

# drugs - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

'War on drugs’ not an effective response to usage, minister tells committee
# Drugs
# Drugs

'War on drugs’ not an effective response to usage, minister tells committee

Jan 19th 2022, 11:05 AM 26,557 Views 47 Comments

However, Frank Feighan was criticised during the Oireachtas committee for his approach to drug policy.

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