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# injection-centres - 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 20,821 Views 33 Comments

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

# injection-centres - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'This will save lives': Planning permission granted for Ireland's first injecting centre
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# Merchants Quay Ireland

'This will save lives': Planning permission granted for Ireland's first injecting centre

Dec 24th 2019, 1:20 PM 35,597 Views 81 Comments

The charity was refused planning permission by Dublin City Council in July.

# injection-centres - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Poll: Would you protest against a supervised injection centre in your area?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you protest against a supervised injection centre in your area?

Apr 23rd 2019, 9:01 AM 28,934 Views 135 Comments

The first centre, planned for Dublin city, is still yet to open.

# injection-centres - Monday 5 March, 2018

'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': Confusion remains over injection centre policing
# Injecting Centres
# Injecting Centres

'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': Confusion remains over injection centre policing

Mar 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,543 Views 31 Comments

Local politicians have called for clarity on what gardai are supposed to do.

# injection-centres - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead
# Drug Abuse
# Drug Abuse

'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead

May 10th 2017, 3:41 PM 24,750 Views 95 Comments

The proposed bill passed all stages of the Oireachtas today.

# injection-centres - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says
# Injection Centres
# Injection Centres

Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says

Apr 22nd 2017, 5:30 AM 10,720 Views 5 Comments

Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.

# injection-centres - Saturday 18 February, 2017

FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland?

Feb 18th 2017, 12:18 AM 13,288 Views 21 Comments

In three parts, FactCheck referees an argument between a Minister of State and a Dublin City Councillor over supervised injection centres. Tonight – Part One.

# injection-centres - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'It's not about NIMBY-ism, we just want a debate on injection centres'
# Injection Centres
# Injection Centres

'It's not about NIMBY-ism, we just want a debate on injection centres'

Nov 30th 2016, 6:04 AM 4,495 Views 7 Comments

Plans for a bill that will establish a pilot injecting room are at an advanced stage.

# injection-centres - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Ireland should stop wasting resources on arresting people caught with small amounts of drugs
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ireland should stop wasting resources on arresting people caught with small amounts of drugs

Jun 23rd 2016, 7:00 AM 372 Views 37 Comments

Director of Help Not Harm, Graham de Barra, suggests we need a compassionate and evidence-based approach to drugs and addiction

# injection-centres - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Dublin will be getting its first drug injection centre within 18 months
# Medically-supervised
# Medically-supervised

Dublin will be getting its first drug injection centre within 18 months

Dec 15th 2015, 7:45 PM 26,287 Views 113 Comments

There were 86 poisoning deaths in 2013 where heroin was involved.

# injection-centres - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea
# Column
# Column

Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea

Nov 7th 2015, 8:15 AM 33 Views 47 Comments

Injection centres are not just services for addicts.They are services for every decent person who wants needles and users off the streets.

# injection-centres - Monday 21 September, 2015

International experts back Irish drug injection centre plan
# Street Drugs
# Street Drugs

International experts back Irish drug injection centre plan

Sep 21st 2015, 2:30 PM 17,483 Views 99 Comments

Such centres already exist in countries like Australia, Germany, Spain and Canada.

# injection-centres - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland?

Jul 11th 2015, 9:41 AM 15,417 Views 132 Comments

Dublin Lord Mayor Críona Ní Dhálaigh would support their introduction on a pilot basis.

Dublin's new mayor wants supervised injection centres for drug addicts
# Drugs
# Drugs

Dublin's new mayor wants supervised injection centres for drug addicts

Jul 11th 2015, 8:50 AM 9,115 Views 81 Comments

Críona Ní Dhálaigh has backed an initiative that the government could legislate for in the coming months.