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#Drugs

# 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.

# drugs - Friday 15 November, 2019

One-quarter of men who use 'chemsex drugs' don't use them for purposes of sex

A new study examines chemsex in Ireland and parts of the UK.

# drugs - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Man (29) remanded in custody over seizure of cocaine and cannabis in Drogheda

Those offences are alleged to have taken place on Monday, 11 November.

# drugs - Monday 11 November, 2019

Gardaí seize cocaine worth €1.4 million in Drogheda

A man aged in his 30s was arrested at the scene.

A 'significant' amount of pure cocaine is washing up on France's west coast

On Friday two people discovered two packages on the beach at Arcachon, southwest of Bordeaux, containing 3 kg of cocaine.

# drugs - Friday 8 November, 2019

Joshua Allen remanded in custody to secure residential addiction treatment

The eldest son of Rachel and Isaac Allen has pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis for sale or supply.

# drugs - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Over €85,000 worth of heroin and crack cocaine seized during searches in Limerick

The seizures were carried out at two public locations.

# drugs - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Man to appear in court after €352k worth of heroin and cocaine seized in Cork

Gardaí arrested the man last night.

Man (20s) due in court over seizure of €195,000 worth of cannabis in Cork

The drugs were seized during two separate searches in Mallow on Monday.

# drugs - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Gardaí seize €42k worth of cocaine after raiding houses in Westport, Mayo

Officers carried out two intelligence led searches of houses over the weekend.

# drugs - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Man (24) arrested after €100k worth of cocaine seized in Co Dublin

Smaller quantities of MDMA, cannabis herb and other drugs were also seized.

# drugs - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Garda operation in Drogheda results in 14 people being charged with drugs offences

Gardaí said that over 35 “purchases were made to date of controlled substances being trafficked on the streets of Drogheda”.

# drugs - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Butcher jailed for eight years for possession of over €2.5 million in drugs

Gerard Ryan (44) told gardaí he was under pressure to pick up the drugs from a warehouse in Ashbourne.

'Communities are being devastated': Campaigners call for local drugs Task Forces to be 'at the heart' of national strategy

Citywide Drugs Crisis Campaign have said local Task Forces are not included in decision-making with the HSE.

# drugs - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Huge drugs seizure in Louth as gardaí discover €3.2 million worth of cannabis

Two men were arrested in the operation.

# drugs - Thursday 24 October, 2019

# drugs - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

CAB seizes cars, cash and drugs in Waterford raids

Gardaí the operation is a significant development in the ongoing investigation targeting assets derived from the proceeds of crime.

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

# drugs - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Heroin worth €70,000 hidden in ‘sample pulley wheels’ seized at Dublin Airport

The package in which the drugs were found was from South Africa.

# drugs - Friday 11 October, 2019

Man arrested and €130,000 in cocaine seized in Co Wicklow

A bag containing 1.8 kilos of cocaine was found under a parked car.

# drugs - Monday 7 October, 2019

Man arrested after €275,000 cash and drugs seizure in Dublin

A 35-year-old male was arrested in connection with the investigation.

# drugs - Friday 4 October, 2019

Gardaí issue warning to Junior Cert students about alcohol, drugs and violence

Additional gardaí will be on patrol during Junior Cert celebrations tonight.

# drugs - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus

Men living in Ireland are more likely to take drugs than their European counterparts, according to a new survey.

Three charged with providing drugs that killed rapper Mac Miller

Miller (26) died last year of an accidental overdose of the powerful opioid fentanyl.

# drugs - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

14-month-old girl suffered seizures after swallowing father's MDMA, court hears

Her father was given 18 months probation after pleading guilty to causing or procuring cruelty to a child.

# drugs - Monday 30 September, 2019

Suspected MDMA worth €200,000 seized in Co Wexford

The drugs were seized after a car failed to stop at a garda checkpoint early this morning.

# drugs - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Two men arrested after €100,000 drug seizure in Dublin

One of the men was carrying a box which contained 5.6 kilos of cannabis herb.

# drugs - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Man (20s) charged after diamorphine and cocaine seized in Dublin

The man was arrested during an operation in the Ballyfermot area yesterday.

# drugs - Friday 27 September, 2019

Major €4 million cocaine and heroin seizure in west Dublin

Two men have been arrested.

Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases

The CSO has released the latest statistics of crimes recorded by gardaí.

# drugs - Monday 23 September, 2019

FactFind: '1ml is euphoric, 2ml and you go under': Number of G overdoses increases by 75%

People can buy a hit of the highly addictive drug for as little as €1.

# drugs - Friday 20 September, 2019

The Explainer: Why is chemsex in the news in Ireland and the UK?

We look at what chemsex is, and the role the drugs GHB and crystal meth play in it.

'Serious player' in Longford drug scene arrested by gardaí during raid

Gardaí believe that one of the arrested men is responsible for trafficking drugs into Longford.

# drugs - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Irish doctors urged to stop over-prescribing benzodiazepines and similar drugs

That council has warned that over-prescriptions of the drugs is affecting the safety of Irish patients.

# drugs - Monday 16 September, 2019

Pharma giant Purdue files for bankruptcy in bid to settle US opioid crisis cases

The cases against Purdue seek to address the costs of millions of Americans sinking into addiction.

Man (26) to appear before court after drugs, guns and cash seized at apartment in Dublin

Heroin and cannabis worth around €22,000 was seized during a search last week.

# drugs - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'Passing out is very, very common': 55% jump in referrals to G detox clinic amid growing sexual assault fears Exclusive

Chemsex is becoming more common in Ireland, leading to concerns about health risks and an increase in sexual assaults.

Gardaí stop motorist driving erratically on motorway, find €50k worth of cocaine cutting agent

The driver was arrested and is due to appear before a special court sitting this morning.

# drugs - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Man charged after €105,000 worth of heroin seized at Cork train station

Gary Cambridge was released on bail, with a number of conditions imposed.

# drugs - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Man charged over €1m heroin seizure following joint operation between gardaí and UK police

Seven kilos of heroin were seized in raids in Dublin and Meath.