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# seizures - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Three arrested and eight million cigarettes seized in NI during cross-border operation

A number of other items were seized elsewhere including €100k in cash and several vehicles.

# seizures - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Gardaí discover concealed door leading to cannabis grow houses in Tipperary apartment

Gardaí have made three seizures in the last 24 hours.

# seizures - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Man arrested in Rathfarnham, Dublin, in relation to suspected €4 million mortgage fraud

Oover 109 suspect fraudulent mortgage applications were submitted.

# seizures - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Gardaí seize knives and €12,500 worth of cocaine in Dublin

Two people have been arrested in relation to the seizures.

# seizures - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Defence Forces assist gardaí in searches that uncover drugs and ammunition in Limerick

One of the operations took place on open ground in the small town of Cappamore.

# seizures - Thursday 17 October, 2019

CAB seizes car, Rolex watch and financial documents during searches in 3 counties

The searches were carried out in Limerick, Cork and Waterford.

# seizures - Monday 10 June, 2019

Irish researchers make discovery which may lead to epilepsy 'warning system'

The discovery was made by researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

# seizures - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Luxury cars and €300k worth of jewellery seized in operation targeting bogus slip and fall insurance fraudsters

Officers said that the investigations carried out indicate that a number of targets submitted multiple claims.

# seizures - Sunday 31 March, 2019

After long delays, the Irish government has finally found a medicinal cannabis supplier Exclusive

The Irish government has found a cannabis supplier in Denmark which can import to Ireland.

# seizures - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

The move has been welcomed by some, while others say the new rules are still too restrictive.

# seizures - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Four people arrested as stun guns and drugs worth €560k seized in two separate operations

One man has since been released from garda custody.

# seizures - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Cannabis, tobacco, cash and a car seized in raids in Dublin, Cork and Galway

The first raid was carried out at Dublin Airport.

# seizures - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

14 people due in court after drugs sold to undercover gardaí in Offaly

Gardaí also seized controlled substances, cash and items of evidential value during follow-up searches.

# seizures - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil

Noreen O’Neill said her son has been seizure-free for more than a fortnight.

# seizures - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Steroid abuse: Simon Harris wants gym owners to help combat problem

Steroid addiction is on the rise in Ireland.

# seizures - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Prison officers seized two weapons a day over the last five years

Last year alone, 435 weapons were recovered from inmates.

# seizures - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Four men arrested after these drugs were seized

They are being held at various stations.

# seizures - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Five arrested and €230,000 worth of drugs seized in major operation in three counties

The seizures began this afternoon when Gardaí stopped and searched a car on the M8.

Mother on protest walk from Cork to Dublin for second time to get her child medicinal cannabis

Vera Twomey is entering day two of the 260km protest walk.

# seizures - Friday 24 February, 2017

Gardaí seize €250,000 worth of cannabis at random traffic stop on motorway in Laois

Nearly half a million euro worth of the drug has been seized today across the country.

# seizures - Monday 2 January, 2017

Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK Cbd

Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK

Companies wishing to sell CBD can apply for a licence from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.

# seizures - Monday 19 December, 2016

Puppies, alcohol and €9,400 in cash: Revenue involved in a number of nationwide seizures

Officers conducted a number of operations designed to clamp down on illegal activity in the run-up to Christmas.

# seizures - Friday 14 October, 2016

Public warned about the dangers of illegal bonfires as Halloween approaches

Dublin City Council seized 750 tonnes of raw materials last year which were destined for bonfires across the capital.

# seizures - Friday 29 April, 2016

'An utter warrior': Cork family appeals for little girl to be allowed use cannabis-based medicine

Some 11 types of pharmaceutical medication have failed to improve Ava Barry’s condition.

# seizures - Thursday 17 December, 2015

'There is always the chance of not waking up after a seizure'

Irish-led research could lead to a breakthrough in treatment for people with epilepsy.

# seizures - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan Lost And Found This post contains images

Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan

Gardaí have seized a lot of equipment.

# seizures - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Gardaí seize €480k of cannabis, make two arrests in raids across Limerick

Two drug units were involved in the raids.

# seizures - Friday 24 October, 2014

Hundreds of Irish women contact abortion pill website every month

Tonight RTÉ’s Prime Time revealed that so far this year there have been more than 60 abortion pill seizures.

# seizures - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Epilepsy drug for children recalled over contamination risk

The Health Products Regulatory Authority said this is just a precautionary measure and patients do not have to return packs to their pharmacy.

# seizures - Monday 24 March, 2014

Revenue seize €50,000 worth of khat (and 100 hair curlers) in Cork

Around €50,000 worth of the natural amphetamine was seized by Revenue.

# seizures - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Revenue Commissioners seized a lot of drugs in 2013

In its report for 2013 published today, Revenue revealed that it seized drugs worth more than €44 million last year.

# seizures - Monday 6 January, 2014

Over 40 million cigarettes were seized last year

That figure represents a drop of over 50 million on 2012.

# seizures - Monday 30 December, 2013

Revenue makes 3,564 counterfeit seizures valued at €3m in 2013

Revenue said that it also made 15 seizures of alcohol this year, with 929 litres seized in total.

# seizures - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Two charged over €2 million cannabis seizures

Another man who jumped from a roof to escape gardaí in the course of an ‘Operation Nitrogen’ raid in Kerry remains in hospital.

# seizures - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Five arrested and €316,000 of herbal cannabis seized by Revenue

Over 16 kilogrammes of cannabis was seized in two separate operations in Limerick and Rosslare today.

# seizures - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Cocaine from Dominican Republic and cigarettes from Moldova seized

Revenue’s Customs Service carried out two operations at the airport in the last 24 hours.

# seizures - Monday 27 May, 2013

Over 1,500 seizures of counterfeit goods have been made already this year

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said there are no proposals to increase penalties for the crime.

# seizures - Friday 25 January, 2013

€250,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Cavan

A man (42) was arrested at the scene.

# seizures - Monday 12 November, 2012

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years

The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.

# seizures - Sunday 29 July, 2012

New gene could potentially prevent epileptic seizures

Irish researchers have discovered a new gene that could offer new hope to epilepsy sufferers.

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