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# drugs - Saturday 11 April, 2020

18 year-old arrested after €79,000 worth of cannabis, cocaine and MDMA seized
# Cork
# Cork

18 year-old arrested after €79,000 worth of cannabis, cocaine and MDMA seized

Apr 11th 2020, 7:00 PM 38,241 Views 33 Comments

The seizure was made in the Midleton area earlier today.

# drugs - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Gardaí make three arrests following seizure of €555,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Gardaí make three arrests following seizure of €555,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis

Apr 8th 2020, 8:27 PM 26,991 Views 15 Comments

Officers were responding to reports of suspicious behaviour.

# drugs - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Three arrested after cocaine worth €140,000 seized in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Three arrested after cocaine worth €140,000 seized in Dublin

Apr 5th 2020, 1:04 PM 24,378 Views 18 Comments

The seizure was made on the N81 last night.

# drugs - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Three people arrested after over €37k worth of cannabis, crack cocaine and diamorphine seized
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Three people arrested after over €37k worth of cannabis, crack cocaine and diamorphine seized

Apr 4th 2020, 10:17 AM 57,170 Views 37 Comments

Gardaí seized the drugs in Clondalkin, Dublin yesterday.

# drugs - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Public warned not to buy fake medicines that claim to treat or prevent coronavirus
# Covid19
# Covid19

Public warned not to buy fake medicines that claim to treat or prevent coronavirus

Mar 24th 2020, 4:06 PM 7,372 Views 7 Comments

The European Medicines Agency said these falsified medicines can cause serious harm.

# drugs - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Treatment drugs showing promise in the hunt for an antiviral answer
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Treatment drugs showing promise in the hunt for an antiviral answer

Mar 18th 2020, 6:30 AM 50,351 Views 30 Comments

Remdesivir is an antiviral drug in development that has been showing promising results.

# drugs - Monday 9 March, 2020

Two arrested after €1.5 million worth of cocaine seized at Rosslare Port
# Rosslare Port
# Rosslare Port

Two arrested after €1.5 million worth of cocaine seized at Rosslare Port

Mar 9th 2020, 6:15 PM 27,582 Views 26 Comments

The drugs were found hidden behind the back seat of the vehicle.

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested
# Core Values
From The42
# Core Values

Top League in Japan suspends entire competition after player arrested

Mar 9th 2020, 2:15 PM 13,556 Views 6 Comments

A player from the Hino Red Dolphins was arrested for alleged cocaine use.

# drugs - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Cannabis worth over €35,000 seized at Dublin Mail Centre
# Revenue
# Revenue

Cannabis worth over €35,000 seized at Dublin Mail Centre

Mar 4th 2020, 6:39 PM 14,230 Views 21 Comments

The drugs were discovered in 13 separate parcels, all of which originated from the United States.

# drugs - Monday 2 March, 2020

Three women due in court charged over €455,000 drugs seizure
# Dublin 10
# Dublin 10

Three women due in court charged over €455,000 drugs seizure

Mar 2nd 2020, 8:48 AM 29,569 Views 0 Comments

Four people were arrested on Friday and Saturday as part of ongoing operations aimed at tackling organised crime.

# drugs - Sunday 1 March, 2020

'It sucks the soul out of you, it's worse than heroin': One woman's story of G addiction
# GHB
# GHB

'It sucks the soul out of you, it's worse than heroin': One woman's story of G addiction

Mar 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 129,074 Views 0 Comments

Olivia suffered from drug addiction for 30 years, but one drug in particular affected her like no other.

# drugs - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Cocaine and heroin worth €455k seized as four arrested by gardaí in Dublin
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Cocaine and heroin worth €455k seized as four arrested by gardaí in Dublin

Feb 29th 2020, 8:08 PM 47,236 Views 19 Comments

The search of a car and follow-up search of a home led to the discovery of the quantity of illicit drugs.

# drugs - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Man arrested and €53,000 worth of suspected heroin seized in Cork
# Grenagh
# Grenagh

Man arrested and €53,000 worth of suspected heroin seized in Cork

Feb 27th 2020, 9:06 AM 14,394 Views 6 Comments

Garda dog Rex located the suspected heroin during a search.

# drugs - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Cannabis and ecstasy worth €50k sent to Dublin addresses seized by customs
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cannabis and ecstasy worth €50k sent to Dublin addresses seized by customs

Feb 26th 2020, 3:00 PM 12,780 Views 12 Comments

The packages were declared as ‘fabric’, ‘gloves’, ‘bathrobe’ and a ‘denim hooded jacket’.

# drugs - Friday 21 February, 2020

Gardaí make 11 arrests and seize €40,000 worth of drugs in raids in Navan
# Meath
# Meath

Gardaí make 11 arrests and seize €40,000 worth of drugs in raids in Navan

Feb 21st 2020, 2:57 PM 15,407 Views 8 Comments

Fifteen locations were searched in Navan.

# drugs - Thursday 20 February, 2020

High Court rejects challenge against deportation of convicted drug dealer
# Courts
# Courts

High Court rejects challenge against deportation of convicted drug dealer

Feb 20th 2020, 6:06 PM 34,564 Views 30 Comments

Shaheed Adeola Ishola was jailed following the discovery of €1.4 million worth of cocaine.

Cork man who overcame years of heroin addiction graduating with criminology Masters
# James Leonard
# James Leonard

Cork man who overcame years of heroin addiction graduating with criminology Masters

Feb 20th 2020, 6:15 AM 83,640 Views 35 Comments

James Leonard shared his story of addiction on The Tommy Tiernan Show last month.

# drugs - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Opinion: It's time to get real about heroin addiction. It's time to decriminalise this drug
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

Opinion: It's time to get real about heroin addiction. It's time to decriminalise this drug

Feb 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 28,820 Views 41 Comments

Dr Austin O’Carroll says decriminalisation would be a way of taking responsibility for the vicious effects of inequality.

# drugs - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Five men arrested after gardaí seize cannabis worth €289k in searches across three counties
# Drugs
# Drugs

Five men arrested after gardaí seize cannabis worth €289k in searches across three counties

Feb 15th 2020, 11:50 AM 37,359 Views 30 Comments

The searches were carried out in Sligo, Roscommon and Mayo.

# drugs - Friday 14 February, 2020

Cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 seized in Finglas
# Man Arrested
# Man Arrested

Cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 seized in Finglas

Feb 14th 2020, 10:04 AM 14,246 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged and is due to appear in court this morning.

# drugs - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Cars, designer bags and €22,500 in cash seized by CAB after searches in Cork and Tipperary
# Drug Dealing
# Drug Dealing

Cars, designer bags and €22,500 in cash seized by CAB after searches in Cork and Tipperary

Feb 13th 2020, 3:09 PM 24,014 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí said today’s search operation has dealt “a significant blow to the drug distribution network in Cork”.

# drugs - Friday 7 February, 2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on drugs ahead of GE2020
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on drugs ahead of GE2020

Feb 7th 2020, 1:45 PM 21,025 Views 33 Comments

We’ve asked the parties their stance on topics such as decriminalisation and how they would tackle drug-related crime.

# drugs - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Teenager dies and woman hospitalised in UK after taking 'red bull' MDMA pills
# Leamington
# Leamington

Teenager dies and woman hospitalised in UK after taking 'red bull' MDMA pills

Feb 1st 2020, 3:40 PM 34,542 Views 58 Comments

A number of others were admitted to hospital after suffering adverse effects, Warwickshire Police said.

Cannabis worth over €100,000 seized in Cork and Dublin raids
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cannabis worth over €100,000 seized in Cork and Dublin raids

Feb 1st 2020, 11:56 AM 14,106 Views 0 Comments

Three men were arrested as part of the garda probe.

# drugs - Friday 31 January, 2020

€1.6 million in drugs, €700,000 in cash and 'a number of gold bars' seized by gardaí
# Crime
# Crime

€1.6 million in drugs, €700,000 in cash and 'a number of gold bars' seized by gardaí

Jan 31st 2020, 4:01 PM 32,468 Views 0 Comments

Two of the searches were by gardaí targeting international crime.

# drugs - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Blanchardstown taskforce highlights increasing numbers of children dealing drugs

Jan 25th 2020, 6:00 PM 27,874 Views 55 Comments

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
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

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

Jan 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 27,648 Views 0 Comments

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
# Khat
# Khat

Drugs worth €59,000 seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Jan 24th 2020, 10:53 PM 18,870 Views 22 Comments

The illegal drugs were concealed in parcels originating in Ethiopia

# drugs - Thursday 23 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:53 AM 54,469 Views 131 Comments

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
# Seizure
# Seizure

Two arrested as cocaine processing lab discovered in Galway

Jan 20th 2020, 1:41 PM 23,050 Views 17 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Jan 14th 2020, 8:44 AM 21,953 Views 4 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Jan 11th 2020, 11:14 AM 27,889 Views 41 Comments

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
# Drug Smuggling
# Drug Smuggling

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

Jan 6th 2020, 3:25 PM 11,259 Views 8 Comments

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
# Drugs Crisis
# Drugs Crisis

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

Jan 4th 2020, 6:00 PM 17,000 Views 33 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

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

Jan 4th 2020, 5:15 PM 15,789 Views 6 Comments

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
# Dublin 7
# Dublin 7

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

Dec 30th 2019, 8:27 PM 35,280 Views 17 Comments

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
# Pearse Street
# Pearse Street

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

Dec 28th 2019, 2:38 PM 25,297 Views 24 Comments

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'
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

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

Dec 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 47,994 Views 40 Comments

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
# Addiction Services
# Addiction Services

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

Dec 24th 2019, 12:06 PM 15,698 Views 37 Comments

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
# Kilmeague
# Kilmeague

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

Updated Dec 23rd 2019, 10:04 PM 24,595 Views 0 Comments

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