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#Drugs

# drugs - Monday 11 November, 2019

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 58,214 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 64,041 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 9,031 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 21,003 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 19,938 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 35,419 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 10,616 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 53,766 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 16,527 Views 14 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# drugs - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

CAB seizes cars, cash and drugs in Waterford raids
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

CAB seizes cars, cash and drugs in Waterford raids

Oct 22nd 2019, 1:31 PM 13,569 Views 7 Comments

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
# Ennis
# Ennis

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

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:24 AM 22,449 Views 17 Comments

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
# Revenue
# Revenue

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

Oct 16th 2019, 9:13 PM 30,178 Views 16 Comments

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
# Bray
# Bray

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

Oct 11th 2019, 1:14 PM 21,680 Views 10 Comments

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
# Dublin 1
# Dublin 1

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

Oct 7th 2019, 6:42 AM 15,913 Views 0 Comments

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
# Have A Plan
# Have A Plan

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

Oct 4th 2019, 9:12 AM 14,192 Views 16 Comments

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
# Msm
# Msm

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

Updated Oct 3rd 2019, 2:10 PM 24,373 Views 60 Comments

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
# Arrests
# Arrests

Three charged with providing drugs that killed rapper Mac Miller

Oct 3rd 2019, 7:45 AM 15,587 Views 0 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Oct 1st 2019, 5:06 PM 30,207 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

Suspected MDMA worth €200,000 seized in Co Wexford

Sep 30th 2019, 1:23 PM 15,255 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

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

Sep 29th 2019, 8:36 AM 14,683 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Updated Sep 28th 2019, 4:39 PM 22,753 Views 0 Comments

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
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Major €4 million cocaine and heroin seizure in west Dublin

Sep 27th 2019, 10:05 PM 30,857 Views 17 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

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

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

Sep 27th 2019, 3:21 PM 6,795 Views 4 Comments

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%
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

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

Sep 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 50,418 Views 22 Comments

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?
# Podcast
# Podcast

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

Sep 20th 2019, 8:00 PM 20,321 Views 3 Comments

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
# Longford
# Longford

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

Sep 20th 2019, 5:39 PM 34,507 Views 2 Comments

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
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

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

Sep 19th 2019, 6:20 AM 26,354 Views 36 Comments

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
# Opioid Crisis
# Opioid Crisis

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

Sep 16th 2019, 1:57 PM 15,635 Views 26 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Sep 16th 2019, 7:29 AM 16,165 Views 0 Comments

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
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

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

Sep 14th 2019, 9:00 PM 65,131 Views 41 Comments

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
# Louth
# Louth

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

Sep 14th 2019, 9:08 AM 24,241 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kent Station
# Kent Station

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

Sep 5th 2019, 9:01 PM 18,086 Views 0 Comments

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
# Raids
# Raids

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

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:06 PM 14,060 Views 0 Comments

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

# drugs - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Gardaí seize €1m worth of heroin in joint operation with UK authorities
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Gardaí seize €1m worth of heroin in joint operation with UK authorities

Sep 1st 2019, 6:10 PM 19,350 Views 18 Comments

Three men were arrested after a number of searches in Dublin and Meath this morning.

# drugs - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Man (20s) arrested after €42k worth of cocaine seized in north Co Dublin
# Rush
# Rush

Man (20s) arrested after €42k worth of cocaine seized in north Co Dublin

Aug 31st 2019, 8:45 AM 20,385 Views 25 Comments

€2,000 of cannabis, other drug paraphernalia and a sum of cash were also seized.

# drugs - Friday 30 August, 2019

'I took it and paid the price': Ex-Ireland's Got Talent contestant issues Electric Picnic drug warning
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

'I took it and paid the price': Ex-Ireland's Got Talent contestant issues Electric Picnic drug warning

Aug 30th 2019, 2:46 PM 47,726 Views 82 Comments

Brandon Webb was put into an induced coma last year after falling ill as a result of MDMA.

# drugs - Monday 26 August, 2019

Man arrested and €186,000 worth of drugs seized in Clondalkin
# Dublin 22
# Dublin 22

Man arrested and €186,000 worth of drugs seized in Clondalkin

Aug 26th 2019, 11:32 AM 15,078 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search on a house yesterday.