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# drugs - Monday 23 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 14,015 Views 22 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Dec 20th 2019, 4:37 PM 15,006 Views 4 Comments

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
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

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

Dec 19th 2019, 10:14 AM 17,510 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

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

Dec 17th 2019, 8:06 AM 10,654 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drug Addiction
# Drug Addiction

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

Dec 15th 2019, 8:30 PM 14,843 Views 43 Comments

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
# Ardee
# Ardee

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

Dec 15th 2019, 7:52 PM 19,275 Views 14 Comments

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
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

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

Dec 13th 2019, 9:12 PM 11,138 Views 12 Comments

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
# Drug Deaths
# Drug Deaths

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

Dec 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,103 Views 33 Comments

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
# Rickshaws
# Rickshaws

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

Dec 8th 2019, 1:07 PM 57,735 Views 0 Comments

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
# Inchicore
# Inchicore

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

Dec 7th 2019, 8:07 AM 19,241 Views 0 Comments

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
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

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

Dec 6th 2019, 10:45 AM 18,234 Views 50 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Dec 6th 2019, 7:16 AM 26,887 Views 13 Comments

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
# 1 Out Of 142
# 1 Out Of 142

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

Dec 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,038 Views 58 Comments

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
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

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

Dec 4th 2019, 1:32 PM 20,981 Views 4 Comments

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
# Dublin's Fair City
# Dublin's Fair City

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:23 PM 13,930 Views 14 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Nov 29th 2019, 7:37 PM 17,502 Views 18 Comments

The drugs were found in Ballyleague.

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

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

Nov 29th 2019, 9:19 AM 9,772 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

MDMA worth €60,000 seized at Dublin Airport

Nov 27th 2019, 6:08 PM 14,190 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

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

Nov 26th 2019, 10:15 PM 12,743 Views 21 Comments

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
# Drug Violence
# Drug Violence

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

Nov 26th 2019, 3:41 PM 15,126 Views 16 Comments

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
# Alpha PVP
# Alpha PVP

Russian police seize €100 million worth of powerful hallucinogen

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 28,130 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Global Drugs Survey 2020
# Global Drugs Survey 2020

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

Nov 19th 2019, 7:00 PM 17,075 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kilmallock
# Kilmallock

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

Nov 18th 2019, 12:43 PM 16,858 Views 14 Comments

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
# Revenue
# Revenue

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

Nov 18th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,084 Views 18 Comments

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
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

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

Nov 17th 2019, 9:55 AM 23,801 Views 7 Comments

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
# GHB
# GHB

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

Nov 15th 2019, 11:48 AM 38,231 Views 28 Comments

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
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

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

Updated Nov 13th 2019, 2:23 PM 15,206 Views 0 Comments

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
# Operation Stratus
# Operation Stratus

Gardaí seize cocaine worth €1.4 million in Drogheda

Nov 11th 2019, 10:16 PM 22,267 Views 0 Comments

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
# Atlantic Coast
# Atlantic Coast

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

Nov 11th 2019, 4:14 PM 58,211 Views 26 Comments

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
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Joshua Allen remanded in custody to secure residential addiction treatment

Nov 8th 2019, 5:44 PM 64,018 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Nov 7th 2019, 10:20 AM 10,244 Views 10 Comments

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
# Patrick Street
# Patrick Street

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

Nov 6th 2019, 9:54 PM 13,427 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí arrested the man last night.

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

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

Nov 6th 2019, 8:45 AM 9,025 Views 0 Comments

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
# Westport
# Westport

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

Nov 3rd 2019, 6:05 PM 20,992 Views 1 Comment

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
# Lucan
# Lucan

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

Nov 2nd 2019, 12:31 PM 19,932 Views 17 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Oct 31st 2019, 8:45 PM 16,145 Views 0 Comments

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
# GERARD RYAN

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

Oct 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 35,402 Views 23 Comments

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 CAMPAIGN
# CITYWIDE DRUGS CAMPAIGN

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

Oct 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,590 Views 20 Comments

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
# Ballymascanlon
# Ballymascanlon

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

Oct 29th 2019, 8:34 PM 53,760 Views 26 Comments

Two men were arrested in the operation.

# drugs - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Two men arrested after cannabis and cocaine worth estimated €200k seized in Co Galway
# Ballinasloe
# Ballinasloe

Two men arrested after cannabis and cocaine worth estimated €200k seized in Co Galway

Oct 24th 2019, 7:12 PM 16,522 Views 14 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.