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#Overdoses

# overdoses - Monday 21 February, 2022

'If cattle were dying, not humans, there would be action': Citizens' assembly on drugs delayed
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

'If cattle were dying, not humans, there would be action': Citizens' assembly on drugs delayed

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 9:30 PM 45,470 Views 27 Comments

The delay until 2023 will cost lives, Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said.

# overdoses - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

At least 15 chemsex drug overdoses in Irish hospitals as over 100 seek detox treatment
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

At least 15 chemsex drug overdoses in Irish hospitals as over 100 seek detox treatment

Dec 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 32,023 Views 21 Comments

Over 100 people have attended hospital for GHB detoxification programmes.

# overdoses - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night
# On The Streets
# On The Streets

Homeless organisation came across three overdoses on Dublin streets last night

Sep 17th 2017, 4:16 PM 18,923 Views 75 Comments

Activists fear there may be a bad batch of drugs on the streets right now.

# overdoses - Monday 1 May, 2017

A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex
# Overdoses
# Overdoses

A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex

May 1st 2017, 12:10 AM 24,636 Views 15 Comments

Heroin and cocaine were being cut in the same location.

# overdoses - Friday 30 December, 2016

Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses
# Drugs
# Drugs

Prescription drugs used in three out of every four overdoses

Dec 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,303 Views 11 Comments

Benzodiazephines were implicated in 228 deaths in 2014 compared to 77 in 2004.

# overdoses - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Warning about 'designer drug' after spate of overdoses in Cork and Dublin
# Fentanyl
# Fentanyl

Warning about 'designer drug' after spate of overdoses in Cork and Dublin

Jul 28th 2016, 6:48 PM 20,969 Views 34 Comments

The HSE believes a more potent drug is being sold as heroin.

# overdoses - Monday 14 December, 2015

Heroin deaths on the rise in Ireland for the first time in four years
# Increase
# Increase

Heroin deaths on the rise in Ireland for the first time in four years

Dec 14th 2015, 3:22 PM 12,044 Views 27 Comments

New figures show that 86 deaths were related to the drug in 2013.

# overdoses - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Life-saving drugs can now be given by trained members of the public
# EpiPens
# EpiPens

Life-saving drugs can now be given by trained members of the public

Oct 15th 2015, 4:55 PM 26,804 Views 62 Comments

The death of Emma Sloan from an allergic reaction gave a huge impetus to the campaign.

# overdoses - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Many of us will celebrate (or cope) this Christmas by using drink or drugs to excess
# Column
# Column

Many of us will celebrate (or cope) this Christmas by using drink or drugs to excess

Dec 24th 2014, 9:00 PM 119 Views 22 Comments

Everybody should be aware of simple, clear, ‘harm reduction’ messages writes Tony Duffin, Director of the Ana Liffey Drug Project.

# overdoses - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Heard of 'Zopiclone' and 'Olanzapine'? ... More and more people are dying after taking them
# Overdoses
# Overdoses

Heard of 'Zopiclone' and 'Olanzapine'? ... More and more people are dying after taking them

Dec 20th 2014, 8:30 PM 59,845 Views 47 Comments

The two prescription drugs were the main substance recorded in more than 70 poisoning deaths over a two year period.

# overdoses - Monday 2 June, 2014

Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why?
# Overdoses
# Overdoses

Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why?

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 31,072 Views 45 Comments

Estonia with a population of just 1.2 million, has 191 per million drug deaths per population.

# overdoses - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Shatter: MCD should apologise for 'level of disorder' at Phoenix Park gig
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Shatter: MCD should apologise for 'level of disorder' at Phoenix Park gig

Jul 11th 2012, 4:30 PM 6,893 Views 67 Comments

The Justice Minister was speaking in the Dáil today in response to questions about the violent scenes at the Swedish House Mafia concert on Saturday.