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#Drugs

# drugs - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs

Children as young as 10 are being used by older dealers both for dealing and drug running.

'If someone goes under, call 999': Addiction expert warns about GHB after more overdoses

The drug has been making headlines after more overdoses last weekend and a high-profile rape case.

# drugs - Friday 24 January, 2020

Drugs worth €59,000 seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre

The illegal drugs were concealed in parcels originating in Ethiopia

# drugs - Thursday 23 January, 2020

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Poll: Is it fair to ask politicians about their own personal drug use?

The issue of personal drug use was put to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin in a debate last night.

# drugs - Monday 20 January, 2020

Two arrested as cocaine processing lab discovered in Galway

Gardaí seized equipment, more than €175,000 in cash and a quantity of cocaine from a property in the city.

# drugs - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Over €750,000 worth of drugs seized by Gardaí in raid in Ballyfermot

A man was also arrested during the search operation in Dublin.

# drugs - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Hundreds of cannabis plants worth €400,000 seized in Donegal

The seizure was made as part of ongoing investigations into the sale and supply of drugs in Donegal.

# drugs - Monday 6 January, 2020

Revenue seizes €194,000 worth of drugs in parcels from the US and Spain

Revenue detector dog Sam also discovered 600g of drugs in a parcel from Spain which was destined for Belfast.

# drugs - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Council street crews called out hundreds of times to clean up discarded needles on Dublin streets

The city council recorded over 200 official calls from members of the public in relation to used drug paraphernalia in the last two years.

Heroin valued at €140,000 seized by gardaí after search of car in Loughrea

One man was released without charge.

# drugs - Monday 30 December, 2019

Man arrested after gardaí seized €140k worth of heroin during stop and search operation

The seizure was made in the Arbour Hill area of Dublin this afternoon.

# drugs - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Gardaí seize knives and €12,500 worth of cocaine in Dublin

Two people have been arrested in relation to the seizures.

# drugs - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'If we sell CBD as a 'cure-all' for everything, it will drown out what it is actually effective for'

CBD helps people deal with the side effects of certain conditions, but it has also become a ‘buzz’ wellness product.

# drugs - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'We're replacing one addiction with another': Number of people accessing methadone up 600% in some counties

For the last 20 years, methadone has been the mainstay of harm reduction services in Ireland.

# drugs - Monday 23 December, 2019

Man charged after cannabis worth €70,000 seized in Kildare

Gardaí found the drugs during a search of a plot of land in Kilmeague yesterday.

Tents, gated lanes and abandoned sites: How street-based injecting shapes everyday life in our cities

Injecting has an impact on our everyday environment that perhaps we don’t realise, writes Tony Duffin, CEO of Ana Liffey Drug Project.

# drugs - Friday 20 December, 2019

Man (40s) arrested after suspected cocaine worth €160k seized in Co Kildare

Gardaí also seized around €20,000 of suspected cannabis, tablets and mixing agents.

# drugs - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Gardaí arrest 17 people and seize thousands of euro worth of drugs in Cork

The arrests were made in relation to recent incidents of burglary, theft and possession of drugs.

# drugs - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Three charged over seizure of cocaine and cannabis worth €900k in Louth

The three people were arrested on Sunday morning.

# drugs - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Lynn Ruane: Drug courts are not the solution to Ireland's drug problem

We cannot have a National Drug Strategy that prefers the drug court to a health-focused approach.

Three arrests after €900k worth of drugs seized in Louth

Gardaí stopped two vehicles near Ardee in the early hours this morning.

# drugs - Friday 13 December, 2019

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment

About 1,200 children and adults have Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.

# drugs - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Almost 800 people died from drug use in 2017, new figures show

A third of overdoses involved alcohol while more than half involved prescription drugs.

# drugs - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Gardaí arrest and charge eight rickshaw drivers with drug offences in Dublin city crackdown

Around €3,000 worth of drugs were seized.

# drugs - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Man to appear in court charged over seizure of drugs, gold bars and high value wines

He is due to appear this morning at 10.30am.

# drugs - Friday 6 December, 2019

Gardaí seize €135,000 worth of drugs in Dublin searches

Gardaí said a “substantial quantity” of benzodiazepines, cocaine and heroin was found.

Man arrested after €45k worth of drugs, gold bars and alcohol found in Dublin

The seizure took place after a residence was searched in Inchicore yesterday.

# drugs - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Just one person was handed the minimum 10-year sentence for possessing €13k of drugs last year

That’s out of a total of 142 convicted.

# drugs - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Man, 45, arrested after €112k worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in Dublin

The seizure took place yesterday after a search was conducted at a house in Finglas, Dublin 11.

# drugs - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months

Begging offences on the streets of Dublin has decreased but some representatives said this does not reflect the reality.

# drugs - Friday 29 November, 2019

€100,000 of suspected cannabis seized by gardaí in Roscommon

The drugs were found in Ballyleague.

Man (20s) due in court charged over Tipperary €100k drugs seizure

A woman who was also arrested in connection with the drugs seizure has been released without charge.

# drugs - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

MDMA worth €60,000 seized at Dublin Airport

A 28-year-old man has been arrested by gardaí and detained at Ballymun garda station.

# drugs - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Cannabis worth €80,000 seized from parcels declared as 'plastic ornaments' in Dublin

Revenue have been involved in two drug seizures and one cash seizure in the past two days.

Some Irish communities 'severely affected' by intimidation over drug debt, EU report says

The EU Drug Markets Report 2019 was launched today in Brussels.

# drugs - Friday 22 November, 2019

Russian police seize €100 million worth of powerful hallucinogen

Police found the cache after searching an illegal lab.

# drugs - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

When was the last time you drank alcohol and then regretted it? Global Drugs Survey asks about our 'last big night out'

TheJournal.ie is a partner of the GDS 2020 – you can participate here.

# drugs - Monday 18 November, 2019

€195,000 worth of suspected heroin seized after gardaí search derelict property in Limerick

No arrests were made as part of the search operation.

Number of parcels seized by Revenue containing illegal drugs has almost doubled on last year

Almost €3 million worth of illegal drugs was seized up to October this year.

# drugs - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Five arrests in north Dublin after gardaí seize drugs worth €400k

Four men and one woman remain in custody today.