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#Injection centres

# injection-centres - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Poll: Would you protest against a supervised injection centre in your area? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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, 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?

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'

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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