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# heroin - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Woman jailed for 18 months for stealing from elderly lady she cared for during lockdown
# Carer
# Carer

Woman jailed for 18 months for stealing from elderly lady she cared for during lockdown

Jun 22nd 2022, 6:52 PM 38,158 Views 0 Comments

O’Connor was stealing from the elderly woman, who had dementia, for the first four months of the pandemic.

# heroin - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Cocaine and heroin valued at €1.3 million seized at Rosslare Europort
# Rosslare Europort
# Rosslare Europort

Cocaine and heroin valued at €1.3 million seized at Rosslare Europort

Jun 19th 2022, 1:18 PM 11,452 Views 9 Comments

Over 5kgs of heroin and almost 8kgs of cocaine were discovered during the seizure.

# heroin - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Man charged in relation to €1.4 million drug seizures in Clare and Limerick
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Man charged in relation to €1.4 million drug seizures in Clare and Limerick

Updated May 28th 2022, 6:16 PM 22,722 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have carried out a spate of searches in Clare an Limerick in the past 24 hours.

# heroin - Sunday 17 April, 2022

Man (40s) charged after €1.34 million heroin seizure in Limerick
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man (40s) charged after €1.34 million heroin seizure in Limerick

Apr 17th 2022, 8:06 AM 20,614 Views 0 Comments

The charge was made after heroin and cash were found amid searches in Corbally and Clonlara.

# heroin - Friday 25 March, 2022

Suspected heroin worth €700,000 seized and man (60s) arrested in Clare
# Heroin
# Heroin

Suspected heroin worth €700,000 seized and man (60s) arrested in Clare

Mar 25th 2022, 11:04 PM 25,259 Views 4 Comments

The man can be held b gardaí for up to seven days.

# heroin - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Two men arrested after gardaí seize heroin worth €70,000 and firearms in Tallaght
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men arrested after gardaí seize heroin worth €70,000 and firearms in Tallaght

Jan 29th 2022, 2:53 PM 25,290 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí searched three residential properties in Tallaght this morning.

# heroin - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Man charged after gun and €2,000 worth of heroin seized in Dublin
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

Man charged after gun and €2,000 worth of heroin seized in Dublin

Aug 7th 2021, 8:20 AM 23,065 Views 0 Comments

The suspected drugs and gun will now be sent for analysis.

# heroin - Saturday 27 March, 2021

'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 51,498 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.

# heroin - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs
# Addiction
# Addiction

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs

Nov 4th 2020, 12:43 PM 24,963 Views 17 Comments

The state also legalised access to magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.

# heroin - Friday 7 August, 2020

Two men arrested over €3 million heroin seizure charged and to appear in court
# Charged
# Charged

Two men arrested over €3 million heroin seizure charged and to appear in court

Aug 7th 2020, 7:50 PM 31,978 Views 0 Comments

They are due in court tomorrow.

# heroin - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Two men appear in court charged after Cork heroin seizure worth €425,000
# Drugs
# Drugs

Two men appear in court charged after Cork heroin seizure worth €425,000

Jul 12th 2020, 11:56 AM 13,490 Views 0 Comments

The two men were arrested by gardaí on Thursday.

# heroin - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'Addiction doesn't stop during a pandemic, it gets worse': Methadone waiting lists virtually eliminated amid overdose fears
# Drugs
# Drugs

'Addiction doesn't stop during a pandemic, it gets worse': Methadone waiting lists virtually eliminated amid overdose fears

Apr 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 34,699 Views 36 Comments

Drug users are at an increased risk of contracting Covid-19 – many suffer from underlying health conditions and don’t have a safe place to self-isolate if needed.

# heroin - 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 130,064 Views 0 Comments

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

# heroin - 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 14,412 Views 6 Comments

Garda dog Rex located the suspected heroin during a search.

# heroin - Thursday 20 February, 2020

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 83,844 Views 35 Comments

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

# heroin - 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 35,301 Views 17 Comments

The seizure was made in the Arbour Hill area of Dublin this afternoon.

# heroin - 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 15,842 Views 37 Comments

For the last 20 years, methadone has been the mainstay of harm reduction services in Ireland.

# heroin - 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 21,183 Views 58 Comments

That’s out of a total of 142 convicted.

# heroin - 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 16,879 Views 14 Comments

No arrests were made as part of the search operation.

# heroin - 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 13,437 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí arrested the man last night.

# heroin - 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 30,188 Views 16 Comments

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

# heroin - 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 18,101 Views 0 Comments

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

# heroin - 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 14,072 Views 0 Comments

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

# heroin - Monday 2 September, 2019

Man in his 50s charged over €1 million heroin seizure
# Charge
# Charge

Man in his 50s charged over €1 million heroin seizure

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:02 PM 21,250 Views 0 Comments

He’s due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

# heroin - 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 19,371 Views 18 Comments

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

# heroin - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul

Aug 6th 2019, 9:26 PM 30,104 Views 23 Comments

The 398kg of heroin was bound for Antwerp in Belgium.

# heroin - Monday 22 July, 2019

Two men arrested after estimated €117,600 worth of heroin and cannabis seized
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Two men arrested after estimated €117,600 worth of heroin and cannabis seized

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:52 PM 13,546 Views 9 Comments

They are currently detained at Clondalkin Garda Station.

# heroin - Monday 15 July, 2019

Man (30s) arrested after heroin worth estimated €700k seized in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man (30s) arrested after heroin worth estimated €700k seized in Dublin

Jul 15th 2019, 11:07 AM 12,754 Views 6 Comments

He is expected to appear before a sitting of Tallaght District Court later this morning.

# heroin - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Man guilty of drug possession after gardaí discover €1.35 million worth of heroin under bed
# Courts
# Courts

Man guilty of drug possession after gardaí discover €1.35 million worth of heroin under bed

Jun 20th 2019, 7:39 AM 20,138 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty at the Special Criminal Court yesterday.

# heroin - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Man arrested after heroin and cocaine worth an estimated €250k seized in Dublin
# Seized
# Seized

Man arrested after heroin and cocaine worth an estimated €250k seized in Dublin

Jun 13th 2019, 10:42 PM 24,973 Views 20 Comments

The man is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

# heroin - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Irish adults among Europe's biggest users of cocaine and MDMA as experts warn of 'Uberisation' of drugs trade
# EU Drug Report
# EU Drug Report

Irish adults among Europe's biggest users of cocaine and MDMA as experts warn of 'Uberisation' of drugs trade

Jun 6th 2019, 9:58 PM 29,343 Views 60 Comments

The findings were outlined in the EU’s drugs agency’s annual report today.

# heroin - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Man in his 20s arrested after heroin and cannabis worth €63,000 seized in Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man in his 20s arrested after heroin and cannabis worth €63,000 seized in Dublin

May 16th 2019, 8:43 PM 12,050 Views 3 Comments

The drugs were seized at a house in Tallaght this afternoon.

# heroin - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Lynn Ruane: The overdose drug Naloxone can save lives so let's remove the barriers to accessing it
# Column
# Column

Lynn Ruane: The overdose drug Naloxone can save lives so let's remove the barriers to accessing it

Apr 14th 2019, 8:30 PM 22,969 Views 44 Comments

There are more deaths in Ireland as a result of overdose than road traffic accidents and many of these deaths are preventable, writes senator Lynn Ruane.

# heroin - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'I was being punished for something I had no control over': Rachael Keogh 13 years after her addiction made national news
# Safer From Harm
# Safer From Harm

'I was being punished for something I had no control over': Rachael Keogh 13 years after her addiction made national news

Apr 6th 2019, 10:00 AM 143,640 Views 57 Comments

Rachael Keogh’s addiction came to light in 2006, when her mother shared photos of her ravaged arms.

# heroin - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin and cocaine at house in south Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin and cocaine at house in south Dublin

Dec 23rd 2018, 5:13 PM 17,649 Views 17 Comments

A 47-year-old man was arrested at the house yesterday evening.

# heroin - Monday 10 December, 2018

'You feel you can't get a job': Methadone users face stigma and isolation, new report finds
# Methadone
# Methadone

'You feel you can't get a job': Methadone users face stigma and isolation, new report finds

Dec 10th 2018, 9:38 AM 15,136 Views 53 Comments

The research examines the experiences of 25 people who have been on methadone treatment.

# heroin - Monday 3 December, 2018

New groups of 'young, vulnerable migrants' now being used to trade drugs in Dublin city centre
# Lithuanian Crime Gang
# Lithuanian Crime Gang

New groups of 'young, vulnerable migrants' now being used to trade drugs in Dublin city centre

Dec 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 34,355 Views 84 Comments

A new batch of suspected criminals are dealing on the streets of Dublin.

# heroin - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Man (40s) arrested following seizure of €90k worth of heroin after gardaí stop car on M9
# Heroin
# Heroin

Man (40s) arrested following seizure of €90k worth of heroin after gardaí stop car on M9

Oct 6th 2018, 10:41 AM 16,170 Views 13 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# heroin - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do'
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do'

Sep 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,784 Views 22 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a morning this week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to homeless people and drug users in Dublin.

# heroin - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'Heroin in Ireland is an economic massacre - we have to find a new solution'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Heroin in Ireland is an economic massacre - we have to find a new solution'

Sep 25th 2018, 7:00 PM 21,170 Views 22 Comments

Grace Dyas and Rachael Keogh – author of Dying To Survive – want their new play about heroin to spark change in Ireland.

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