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#Drugs

# drugs - Monday 7 December, 2020

Dublin man sent for trial accused of conspiring to launder €500k in crime proceeds from drug trafficking
# Cocaine Trafficking
# Cocaine Trafficking

Dublin man sent for trial accused of conspiring to launder €500k in crime proceeds from drug trafficking

Dec 7th 2020, 3:32 PM 22,143 Views 0 Comments

The investigation involved gardaí, as well as police forces and custom services in Australia and New Zealand.

Man (20s) due in court over €53,000 drug seizure in Dublin
# Ringsend
# Ringsend

Man (20s) due in court over €53,000 drug seizure in Dublin

Dec 7th 2020, 9:01 AM 10,444 Views 0 Comments

Diazepam pills and cannabis were seized at a property in Ringsend on Friday.

# drugs - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Two people arrested after drugs worth €53,000 seized in Dublin
# Ringsend
# Ringsend

Two people arrested after drugs worth €53,000 seized in Dublin

Dec 5th 2020, 8:29 AM 16,574 Views 14 Comments

The seizure was made at a property in the Ringsend area last night.

US House of Representatives approves bill to decriminalise cannabis at federal level
# Weed
# Weed

US House of Representatives approves bill to decriminalise cannabis at federal level

Dec 5th 2020, 7:42 AM 16,647 Views 49 Comments

The bill, which passed 228-164, will now go to the Republican-controlled Senate.

# drugs - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Man (40s) to appear in court after seizure of firearms and €100,000 worth of drugs
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Man (40s) to appear in court after seizure of firearms and €100,000 worth of drugs

Updated Nov 29th 2020, 7:16 PM 30,228 Views 2 Comments

The seizure was made at a residential property in Ballymun.

Two men (20s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Two men (20s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin

Nov 29th 2020, 11:16 AM 15,667 Views 15 Comments

The seizure was made after gardaí stopped a vehicle in Clondalkin yesterday evening.

# drugs - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Gardaí seize drugs and ammunition in searches in Sligo and Cork
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí seize drugs and ammunition in searches in Sligo and Cork

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:14 PM 34,105 Views 0 Comments

A man is due in court this evening in connection with the Cork seizure.

# drugs - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Gardaí seize €5m worth of ecstasy tablets and MDMA in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Gardaí seize €5m worth of ecstasy tablets and MDMA in Dublin

Nov 21st 2020, 12:13 PM 28,146 Views 14 Comments

No arrests have been made.

# drugs - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Cannabis worth an estimated €620,000 has been seized in Meath
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cannabis worth an estimated €620,000 has been seized in Meath

Nov 18th 2020, 7:18 PM 27,576 Views 24 Comments

This is part of an ongoing investigation between the Gardaí’s drugs unit and Revenue.

Man arrested over major contraband seizure at Mountjoy Prison released without charge
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Man arrested over major contraband seizure at Mountjoy Prison released without charge

Nov 18th 2020, 12:32 PM 17,720 Views 15 Comments

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# drugs - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Designer clothes, €5,800 in cash and documents seized in Carlow and Dublin
# CAB
# CAB

Designer clothes, €5,800 in cash and documents seized in Carlow and Dublin

Nov 12th 2020, 12:16 PM 17,839 Views 5 Comments

A small quantity of cocaine and cannabis was found during a search in Co Carlow.

# drugs - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Detector dog Rex helps gardaí locate and seize firearms and €40k worth of suspected cocaine
# Limerick
# Limerick

Detector dog Rex helps gardaí locate and seize firearms and €40k worth of suspected cocaine

Nov 10th 2020, 12:28 PM 11,408 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search near the riverbank of St Mary’s Park at around 4.30pm yesterday.

# drugs - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs
# Addiction
# Addiction

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs

Nov 4th 2020, 12:43 PM 24,934 Views 17 Comments

The state also legalised access to magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.

# drugs - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Six handguns and €300k worth of drugs seized in Westmeath
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Six handguns and €300k worth of drugs seized in Westmeath

Nov 3rd 2020, 2:37 PM 20,049 Views 16 Comments

Two men were arrested at the scene of the search.

Two men arrested after €105k of suspected cannabis seized during house raids in Cork
# Seized
# Seized

Two men arrested after €105k of suspected cannabis seized during house raids in Cork

Nov 3rd 2020, 8:41 AM 16,410 Views 8 Comments

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

# drugs - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Over €1 million in drugs and cash seized by gardaí in Tipperary
# Thurles
# Thurles

Over €1 million in drugs and cash seized by gardaí in Tipperary

Oct 31st 2020, 4:14 PM 26,257 Views 0 Comments

A search was carried out last night near Thurles.

Man arrested after €269k worth of drugs and €16.4k in cash seized during search of house
# Santry Cross
# Santry Cross

Man arrested after €269k worth of drugs and €16.4k in cash seized during search of house

Oct 31st 2020, 8:00 AM 21,947 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí carried out the search of the house in the Santry Cross area of Dublin 11 yesterday evening.

# drugs - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Man due in court after seizure of €94k worth of drugs, €32k in cash and imitation firearms
# Charged
# Charged

Man due in court after seizure of €94k worth of drugs, €32k in cash and imitation firearms

Oct 28th 2020, 6:49 AM 17,285 Views 0 Comments

The search was carried out as part of an investigation into the sale and supply of controlled drugs in Dublin 1.

# drugs - Monday 26 October, 2020

Two men charged after €7 million worth of cannabis seized
# Drugs
# Drugs

Two men charged after €7 million worth of cannabis seized

Oct 26th 2020, 11:46 AM 43,135 Views 0 Comments

The illegal drugs arrived in a container from Spain through Dublin Port.

# drugs - Friday 23 October, 2020

Man arrested after growing facility and €159k of cannabis found during house search in Meath
# Co Meath
# Co Meath

Man arrested after growing facility and €159k of cannabis found during house search in Meath

Oct 23rd 2020, 10:36 PM 32,293 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí carried out the search operation, under warrant, at approximately 3.15pm at a house in Deanhill Navan.

Over €7 million worth of cannabis seized after arriving in container from Spain
# Seized
# Seized

Over €7 million worth of cannabis seized after arriving in container from Spain

Oct 23rd 2020, 7:44 PM 39,847 Views 47 Comments

Three men have been arrested.

Spanish police allege John Gilligan was running drugs and guns in Spain
# Gilligan
# Gilligan

Spanish police allege John Gilligan was running drugs and guns in Spain

Oct 23rd 2020, 12:14 PM 57,239 Views 45 Comments

The same model of gun used to kill Veronica Guerin was also discovered.

# drugs - Thursday 22 October, 2020

€80k worth of cannabis seized in Dublin in van that had travelled from Liverpool by ferry
# Revenue
# Revenue

€80k worth of cannabis seized in Dublin in van that had travelled from Liverpool by ferry

Oct 22nd 2020, 12:35 PM 16,360 Views 0 Comments

The driver – a UK national – has appeared before a sitting of Dublin District Court charged over the incident.

# drugs - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Man charged after €800k worth of cannabis and €80k in cash seized in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man charged after €800k worth of cannabis and €80k in cash seized in Dublin

Updated Oct 21st 2020, 8:56 AM 48,575 Views 11 Comments

The drugs were discovered after a vehicle was stopped in the Clondalkin area of west Dublin yesterday.

# drugs - Monday 19 October, 2020

Gardaí seize €70k worth of cannabis after stopping car being driven erratically in Tallaght
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Gardaí seize €70k worth of cannabis after stopping car being driven erratically in Tallaght

Oct 19th 2020, 11:50 AM 16,640 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 40s is due in court today after being charged over the drugs seizure.

# drugs - Friday 16 October, 2020

Mexican ex-defence chief helped smuggle thousands of kilos of drugs into US, court docs say
# Salvador Cienfuegos
# Salvador Cienfuegos

Mexican ex-defence chief helped smuggle thousands of kilos of drugs into US, court docs say

Oct 16th 2020, 9:15 PM 25,298 Views 0 Comments

Gen Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda allegedly introduced cartel leaders to other corrupt Mexican officials.

# drugs - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Woman (30s) arrested after €89,000 worth of cocaine and ecstasy seized in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Woman (30s) arrested after €89,000 worth of cocaine and ecstasy seized in Dublin

Oct 14th 2020, 12:19 PM 17,072 Views 1 Comment

The seizure was made during a search in Clondalkin last night.

# drugs - Monday 12 October, 2020

Over €8 million worth of drugs, some hidden on a horse-box roof, seized by PSNI detectives in October
# Seizure
# Seizure

Over €8 million worth of drugs, some hidden on a horse-box roof, seized by PSNI detectives in October

Oct 12th 2020, 10:20 PM 18,757 Views 0 Comments

Around £1 million worth of suspected cannabis was seized by the PSNI on 3 October after being strapped to the roof of a horse box-type vehicle.

Over €1.4 million worth of cannabis seized in Dublin
# Coolock
# Coolock

Over €1.4 million worth of cannabis seized in Dublin

Oct 12th 2020, 1:20 PM 23,259 Views 47 Comments

The drugs were found following the search of a premises in Coolock last Friday.

# drugs - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Man appears in court in relation to €958,000 drug seizure
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man appears in court in relation to €958,000 drug seizure

Oct 10th 2020, 7:32 PM 42,146 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared in court this evening.

# drugs - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Lithuanian human trafficking gang hit again as gardaí seize guns, drugs and cash in Meath
# Garda Operation
# Garda Operation

Lithuanian human trafficking gang hit again as gardaí seize guns, drugs and cash in Meath

Updated Oct 7th 2020, 1:22 PM 58,872 Views 29 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested by gardaí following the search of a business premises at Rathfeigh.

# drugs - Sunday 4 October, 2020

From the flats in Dublin city to Arsenal FC: 'It 100% kept me away from drugs, jail and heartache'
# Rise
From The42
# Rise

From the flats in Dublin city to Arsenal FC: 'It 100% kept me away from drugs, jail and heartache'

Oct 4th 2020, 10:00 AM 60,151 Views 8 Comments

Former Ireland international Susan Heapes on overcoming the challenges of her upbringing to become a footballer.

# drugs - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Champion jockey Oisin Murphy vows to clear his name after testing positive for cocaine
# Drugs
From The42
# Drugs

Champion jockey Oisin Murphy vows to clear his name after testing positive for cocaine

Oct 1st 2020, 1:44 PM 47,869 Views 31 Comments

The Irish rider was informed of the results in August, but insists he’s innocent.

# drugs - Friday 25 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 25th 2020, 9:45 PM 42,851 Views 42 Comments

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
# Report
# Report

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

Sep 22nd 2020, 2:09 PM 25,543 Views 34 Comments

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
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Man and woman detained after allegedly ingesting 280 pellets of cocaine

Sep 22nd 2020, 11:20 AM 29,186 Views 0 Comments

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
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

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

Sep 21st 2020, 1:13 PM 21,063 Views 6 Comments

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
# Swords
# Swords

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

Sep 18th 2020, 10:03 AM 15,299 Views 0 Comments

A 49-year-old man has been charged.

# drugs - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

€80,000 worth of cannabis seized after gardaí searched cars in Kerry and Laois
# Drugs
# Drugs

€80,000 worth of cannabis seized after gardaí searched cars in Kerry and Laois

Sep 8th 2020, 8:37 AM 17,939 Views 0 Comments

Two men have been charged.

# drugs - Sunday 6 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 6th 2020, 4:00 PM 29,570 Views 31 Comments

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