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#Drugs

# drugs - Last year 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 33,250 Views 0 Comments

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

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 12,451 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 9,408 Views 7 Comments

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

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 13,267 Views 18 Comments

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

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 24,248 Views 42 Comments

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

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 21,709 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 170,520 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 10,676 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 61,386 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.

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 50,400 Views 0 Comments

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

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 22,813 Views 18 Comments

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

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 8,083 Views 24 Comments

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

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 76,591 Views 222 Comments

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

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 48,696 Views 174 Comments

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

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 21,797 Views 13 Comments

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

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 26,252 Views 44 Comments

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

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 26,020 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí carried out two searches yesterday.

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 18,260 Views 8 Comments

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

Man arrested after gardaí uncover 'sophisticated cannabis grow house'
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man arrested after gardaí uncover 'sophisticated cannabis grow house'

Apr 5th 2021, 7:35 PM 46,344 Views 32 Comments

€124,000 worth of cannabis herb was seized during the search in Co Roscommon today.

Man arrested after €328,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin
# Santry
# Santry

Man arrested after €328,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin

Mar 30th 2021, 10:45 PM 18,198 Views 15 Comments

€12,400 in cash was also seized by gardaí.

Man arrested after Ketamine worth an estimated €360,000 seized by gardaí
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man arrested after Ketamine worth an estimated €360,000 seized by gardaí

Mar 27th 2021, 5:47 PM 25,105 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were discovered in the Dublin 5 area yesterday.

'Crack cocaine and heroin sales are astronomical': Oliver Bond residents 'living in fear'
# Dublin
# Dublin

'Crack cocaine and heroin sales are astronomical': Oliver Bond residents 'living in fear'

Mar 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 51,826 Views 0 Comments

Drug-dealing has been an issue at the Dublin flat complex for many years, but residents say the situation is getting worse.

Man arrested and €140k worth of cannabis seized during Covid-19 checkpoint in Cork
# Operation Fanacht
# Operation Fanacht

Man arrested and €140k worth of cannabis seized during Covid-19 checkpoint in Cork

Mar 24th 2021, 1:29 PM 11,145 Views 20 Comments

The man is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Two men arrested after €200,000 worth of cannabis herb seized during search of van
# Co Carlow
# Co Carlow

Two men arrested after €200,000 worth of cannabis herb seized during search of van

Mar 24th 2021, 11:10 AM 14,631 Views 15 Comments

The seizure was made in the Gorteengrone area of Co Carlow yesterday evening.

Suspected drugs and stolen power tools seized after search in Clondalkin
# Stolen Property
# Stolen Property

Suspected drugs and stolen power tools seized after search in Clondalkin

Mar 20th 2021, 8:48 AM 37,451 Views 42 Comments

No arrests have been made but investigations are ongoing.

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 9,624 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.

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 19,862 Views 21 Comments

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

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 15,758 Views 22 Comments

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

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 12,712 Views 0 Comments

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

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 11,900 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 57,082 Views 45 Comments

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

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 15,279 Views 23 Comments

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

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 15,571 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.

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 18,657 Views 39 Comments

Two of the three people arrested have since been released.

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 34,087 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 12,416 Views 0 Comments

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

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 24,199 Views 44 Comments

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

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 16,995 Views 37 Comments

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

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 19,117 Views 26 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 76,713 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