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#Drugs

# drugs - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Man (40s) charged after €70,000 heroin seizure in Cork
# Rathduff
# Rathduff

Man (40s) charged after €70,000 heroin seizure in Cork

Mar 18th 2021, 7:27 AM 9,569 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí observed a car stopping short of a checkpoint and an occupant of the car discarding a bag a short distance away.

# drugs - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Cocaine worth almost €3 million seized in Garda operation in northern Donegal
# Milford
# Milford

Cocaine worth almost €3 million seized in Garda operation in northern Donegal

Mar 17th 2021, 4:13 PM 19,783 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí are liaising with the PSNI as part of their investigation.

# drugs - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Man arrested after €45k worth of suspected xanax tablets and cocaine seized in Co Kerry
# Co Kerry
# Co Kerry

Man arrested after €45k worth of suspected xanax tablets and cocaine seized in Co Kerry

Mar 16th 2021, 9:39 AM 15,564 Views 22 Comments

The drugs were seized during a search of an apartment on Upper Castle Street in Tralee.

# drugs - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Man due in court following seizure of €70,000 worth of suspected cocaine
# Galway
# Galway

Man due in court following seizure of €70,000 worth of suspected cocaine

Mar 14th 2021, 7:07 AM 12,667 Views 0 Comments

The suspected drugs were discovered during a search of a property in Galway on Friday.

# drugs - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Revenue seize €108,000 worth of cannabis at Dublin mail centre
# Drugs
# Drugs

Revenue seize €108,000 worth of cannabis at Dublin mail centre

Mar 10th 2021, 11:52 AM 11,876 Views 22 Comments

The illegal drugs were discovered in 21 separate parcels that originated in the USA, the United Kingdom and Spain.

How Covid-19 changed drug crime in Ireland
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

How Covid-19 changed drug crime in Ireland

Mar 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 56,707 Views 45 Comments

Drug traffickers used rental cars and exploited children as mules during the last year.

# drugs - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Cannabis worth €1.8 million found hidden inside van at Ringaskiddy in Cork
# Seized
# Seized

Cannabis worth €1.8 million found hidden inside van at Ringaskiddy in Cork

Mar 9th 2021, 7:22 PM 15,247 Views 23 Comments

The illegal drugs were concealed within the panels of a van.

# drugs - Friday 5 March, 2021

Report finds people use psychedelic drugs to self-medicate for depression, anxiety and trauma
# Global Drug Survey
# Global Drug Survey

Report finds people use psychedelic drugs to self-medicate for depression, anxiety and trauma

Mar 5th 2021, 12:04 PM 14,341 Views 26 Comments

While there is some positive research about their use as treatments, experts say this should always be done under the supervision of a professional.

# drugs - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Three people arrested as gardaí seize cash and cannabis during searches of car and house
# Cork And Westmeath
# Cork And Westmeath

Three people arrested as gardaí seize cash and cannabis during searches of car and house

Mar 4th 2021, 9:15 AM 18,584 Views 39 Comments

Two of the three people arrested have since been released.

# drugs - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Germany and Belgium seize 23 tonnes of cocaine in record European haul
# Drugs Bust
# Drugs Bust

Germany and Belgium seize 23 tonnes of cocaine in record European haul

Feb 24th 2021, 2:29 PM 34,033 Views 37 Comments

Dutch police said the drugs were bound for a destination in the Netherlands.

Two men appear in court over €200,000 cannabis seizure
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men appear in court over €200,000 cannabis seizure

Feb 24th 2021, 12:47 PM 12,395 Views 0 Comments

The two were arrested yesterday following searches in Dublin and Meath.

# drugs - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Two arrested after €80,000 worth of cannabis seized at a property in Co Mayo
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Two arrested after €80,000 worth of cannabis seized at a property in Co Mayo

Feb 20th 2021, 10:04 AM 24,132 Views 44 Comments

A man in his 50s and a woman in her 20s were arrested at the scene

# drugs - Friday 19 February, 2021

Man arrested as €270,000 worth of cannabis plants seized during raid of property in Co Laois
# Mountrath
# Mountrath

Man arrested as €270,000 worth of cannabis plants seized during raid of property in Co Laois

Feb 19th 2021, 5:57 PM 16,918 Views 37 Comments

The seizure was made during a search of a property in Mountrath this morning.

# drugs - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Man arrested after €90,000 worth of cannabis seized at residence in Co Louth
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

Man arrested after €90,000 worth of cannabis seized at residence in Co Louth

Feb 18th 2021, 9:51 PM 19,052 Views 25 Comments

The seizure was made at a residence in Dundalk this afternoon.

Cocaine worth €12 million discovered in containers from Central America at Ringaskiddy Port
# Cork
# Cork

Cocaine worth €12 million discovered in containers from Central America at Ringaskiddy Port

Feb 18th 2021, 5:19 PM 76,568 Views 84 Comments
  • The seizure was made following a joint operation between Gardaí and Revenue's custom service
  • Approximately 172kg of suspected cocaine was seized
  • The goods were discovered in a container at Ringaskiddy Port

# drugs - Monday 15 February, 2021

Revenue seize three million illegal cigarettes at Rosslare port
# Contraband
# Contraband

Revenue seize three million illegal cigarettes at Rosslare port

Feb 15th 2021, 8:14 PM 15,241 Views 32 Comments

The cigarettes were discovered in a lorry which had arrived from France.

Man (30s) arrested after almost €125,000 worth of cocaine and medical heroin seized in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Man (30s) arrested after almost €125,000 worth of cocaine and medical heroin seized in Dublin

Feb 15th 2021, 2:34 PM 17,377 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí discovered the drugs in Clondalkin earlier today.

# drugs - Friday 12 February, 2021

Third of a tonne of cannabis found by gardaí in €7.4 million Kildare seizure
# Drugs
# Drugs

Third of a tonne of cannabis found by gardaí in €7.4 million Kildare seizure

Feb 12th 2021, 7:41 AM 40,311 Views 139 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

# drugs - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Drugs worth €187k seized after gardaí raid property in Portlaoise
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Drugs worth €187k seized after gardaí raid property in Portlaoise

Feb 7th 2021, 10:12 AM 17,696 Views 56 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene.

# drugs - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Drugs worth more than €1 million seized in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Drugs worth more than €1 million seized in Dublin

Feb 2nd 2021, 4:26 PM 23,994 Views 12 Comments

Four imitation guns were also seized by gardaí.

# drugs - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

'They smashed every one of her windows': Parents of drug users at high risk of drug threats in Dublin's inner city
# Intimidation
# Intimidation

'They smashed every one of her windows': Parents of drug users at high risk of drug threats in Dublin's inner city

Jan 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 50,737 Views 46 Comments

A new report on drug-related intimidation wil be launched today.

# drugs - Monday 25 January, 2021

Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland

Jan 25th 2021, 4:33 PM 33,903 Views 19 Comments

Alyvydus Simkus received a three-and-a-half-year sentence in court today.

Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests

Jan 25th 2021, 9:00 AM 20,968 Views 28 Comments

The Global Drugs Survey 2020 found respondents in Ireland were drunk more times in a year than the global average.

# drugs - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Man arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €245,000 in Limerick
# Raheen
# Raheen

Man arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €245,000 in Limerick

Jan 24th 2021, 2:56 PM 16,810 Views 0 Comments

A garda vehicle was damaged during the course of the operation.

# drugs - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Gardaí seize over €1.1 million of cannabis in organised crime investigation
# Arrest
# Arrest

Gardaí seize over €1.1 million of cannabis in organised crime investigation

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:55 PM 38,023 Views 0 Comments

A man, 29, and a woman, 26, were arrested on suspicion of involvement in drug trafficking.

Man arrested after seizure of cash and cocaine in Finglas
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man arrested after seizure of cash and cocaine in Finglas

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:35 PM 24,851 Views 22 Comments

Gardaí seized an estimated €57,000 of cocaine and €8,450 in cash.

Gardaí seize cocaine and diamorphine in Blanchardstown
# Arrest
# Arrest

Gardaí seize cocaine and diamorphine in Blanchardstown

Jan 23rd 2021, 4:17 PM 18,369 Views 0 Comments

€40,000 worth of drugs were seized as part of an intelligence operation.

Two men arrested after gardaí seize €90,000 worth of cocaine and €64,000 in cash
# Waterford
# Waterford

Two men arrested after gardaí seize €90,000 worth of cocaine and €64,000 in cash

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:21 PM 13,277 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí searched two vehicles in Butlerstown, Co Waterford, yesterday.

# drugs - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Two men due in court after gardaí seize over €122k worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis
# Co Galway
# Co Galway

Two men due in court after gardaí seize over €122k worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis

Jan 21st 2021, 1:15 PM 13,087 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí also seized almost €4,000 in cash, a weighing scales and mixing agent.

# drugs - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Garda drug units set up Snapchat accounts to snare online drug dealers
# Dealers
# Dealers

Garda drug units set up Snapchat accounts to snare online drug dealers

Jan 20th 2021, 6:15 AM 63,739 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí have set up accounts to monitor the dealers.

# drugs - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

€102k worth of suspected drugs seized during raids on house and derelict property in Co Mayo
# Ballina
# Ballina

€102k worth of suspected drugs seized during raids on house and derelict property in Co Mayo

Jan 13th 2021, 12:32 PM 20,988 Views 19 Comments

No arrests have been made to date.

Two men to appear in court following drugs and cash seizure in Dublin
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Two men to appear in court following drugs and cash seizure in Dublin

Jan 13th 2021, 9:34 AM 14,382 Views 0 Comments

The men were arrested on Monday.

# drugs - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Two men arrested after €220k of suspected cannabis seized during raid on Dublin home
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Two men arrested after €220k of suspected cannabis seized during raid on Dublin home

Jan 12th 2021, 8:58 AM 18,882 Views 26 Comments

€5,250 in cash was also seized during the search operation.

# drugs - Monday 11 January, 2021

Two men due in court following seizure of €178k worth of drugs during searches of car and homes
# Charged
# Charged

Two men due in court following seizure of €178k worth of drugs during searches of car and homes

Jan 11th 2021, 7:06 AM 22,134 Views 0 Comments

At around 2am on Saturday, gardaí stopped a vehicle while on patrol on the Skerries Road in Rush.

# drugs - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Gardaí seize €105,000 of cocaine from vehicle in Donegal
# Arrest
# Arrest

Gardaí seize €105,000 of cocaine from vehicle in Donegal

Jan 9th 2021, 11:49 AM 17,177 Views 15 Comments

The vehicle was stopped at a Mandatory Intoxicant Testing checkpoint “as a result of an intelligence led operation”.

# drugs - Friday 18 December, 2020

€117k worth of drugs including cannabis and magic mushrooms seized at Dublin Mail Centre
# Revenue
# Revenue

€117k worth of drugs including cannabis and magic mushrooms seized at Dublin Mail Centre

Dec 18th 2020, 6:29 PM 15,899 Views 14 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# drugs - Monday 14 December, 2020

€58k worth of suspected cannabis seized after gardaí discover grow house in Leitrim
# Dromahair
# Dromahair

€58k worth of suspected cannabis seized after gardaí discover grow house in Leitrim

Dec 14th 2020, 2:44 PM 11,547 Views 7 Comments

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Woman (20s) arrested after €180k worth of crystal meth seized at Dublin Airport yesterday
# Drugs
# Drugs

Woman (20s) arrested after €180k worth of crystal meth seized at Dublin Airport yesterday

Dec 14th 2020, 12:45 PM 17,190 Views 7 Comments

The woman is being held at Ballymun Garda Station.

# drugs - Friday 11 December, 2020

Man charged in relation to €140,000 cannabis seizure and €30,000 of suspected stolen items
# Criminal Courts Of Justice
# Criminal Courts Of Justice

Man charged in relation to €140,000 cannabis seizure and €30,000 of suspected stolen items

Dec 11th 2020, 10:56 PM 16,187 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested after a residence in the Stoneybatter area of Dublin 7 was searched yesterday.

# drugs - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Woman (30s) arrested after €48,000 worth of cannabis seized in Longford
# Drugs
# Drugs

Woman (30s) arrested after €48,000 worth of cannabis seized in Longford

Dec 9th 2020, 11:46 AM 13,825 Views 5 Comments

The seizure was made after a search was carried out in Glebe this morning.