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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 9 October, 2015


# drugs - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Man charged after this grow house was discovered in Kildare

€700,000 worth of cannabis plants and herb drugs were found at a grow house.

# drugs - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary Fixing The System This post contains videos

Watch the moment Barack Obama met jailed drug dealers for a new prison documentary

The programme looks at whether non-violent drug dealers should face long jail-terms.

# drugs - Friday 25 September, 2015

An amphetamine-like drug beloved of Somali pirates has been seized in Clare

A 30-year-old Ethiopian man has been arrested.

A hidden ‘forest of cannabis’ was found in London

There were around 150 plants in total.

# drugs - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Dublin Bus investigating after toddler (3) jabbed with ‘filthy’ drug needle

The little girl was rushed to hospital for tests.

# drugs - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Drug smugglers hide cocaine in 1,000 bags of rice for the poor

Traffickers planned to ship the rice to Brazil first, en route to Europe, but police derailed their plans.

Cocaine cut with cattle de-wormer made this woman’s skin rot

Levamisole is regularly used as an adulterant in cocaine.

# drugs - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

This guy’s drug company upped the price of a life-saving tablet from $13.50 to $700

Martin Shkreli says its about investing in research and development.

# drugs - Monday 21 September, 2015

International experts back Irish drug injection centre plan

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

# drugs - Sunday 20 September, 2015

# drugs - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Five women arrested in major Cork drug gang crackdown

This morning’s operation was part of a major investigation into the drug trade in the city.

# drugs - Monday 14 September, 2015

Man arrested after texting head of local drug unit … looking for drugs Facepalm This post contains images

Apparently the Nazis were high on a crystal meth-style drug

The Nazis reportedly wanted Pervitin to rival Coca Cola.

# drugs - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Man charged after €1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Port

He will appear in court tomorrow.

# drugs - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Why have Gardaí and Revenue still not destroyed nearly €500 million worth of drugs?

One TD has called the situation “bizarre.”

# drugs - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

29 hospitalised after taking hallucinogenic drug at homeopathy conference

Some patients were suffering from breathing problems and delusions.

# drugs - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

A LOT of cocaine found in a 75-year-old man’s suitcase

The man is a US citizen.

Man taken to hospital with chest injuries after garda raid

One man in his 40s has been arrested.

# drugs - Monday 31 August, 2015

“The stereotype of overdose is a person with a needle in their arm”

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day.

# drugs - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From The42 Two Kenyans fail drug tests at World Athletics Championships Doping

Two Kenyans fail drug tests at World Athletics Championships

The country was already covered by a cloud of suspicion.

# drugs - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

‘Deeply worrying’ increase in people huffing butane in Dublin city centre

It’s widely and cheaply available – but can lead to fits, short term memory loss and in some cases sudden death.

# drugs - Friday 21 August, 2015

The strange tale of the scuba diver and the underwater drug tunnel

US official: “Drug smugglers will try anything to move their product — even scuba diving in an underwater tunnel.”

# drugs - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Gardaí seize nearly €1 million worth of pills in Blanchardstown

A man in his late 30s was arrested at the scene.

Two men charged after €1.5 million worth of heroin found in two cars

They are both due to appear before court at the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

# drugs - Monday 17 August, 2015

Irishman arrested after Sydney couple awoke to find him naked in their bed

The 25-year-old will be interviewed by police when released from hospital.

# drugs - Sunday 16 August, 2015

The co-founder of Bebo wants to decriminalise drugs in Ireland

Help Not Harm wants Ireland to treat the issue of drugs as a health issue.

# drugs - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

This is what €225,000 worth of ecstasy tablets looks like

A man in his 40s has been arrested after a raid in west Dublin yesterday.

# drugs - Monday 10 August, 2015

UK man posts picture of himself in a coma to warn about taking random drugs

Jordan Blackburn his life has been “destroyed” by the death of his friend.

# drugs - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Three men due in court after shotgun and drugs found in Longford house

Gardaí say the arrests were part of an ongoing investigation.

Police offer to ‘eliminate competition’ for drug dealers

“Is your drug dealing competition costing you money?”

# drugs - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Drugs, gun and ammunition seized at Dublin house

Two men have been arrested.

# drugs - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient

The drug is believed to cost between €65,000 and €85,000 per patient.

# drugs - Monday 27 July, 2015

Two in court after cannabis worth €600k and 40,000 prescription drugs seized

The seizures were made in north Dublin yesterday.

# drugs - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Man arrested off Faro flight after cocaine found in suitcase at Cork Airport

In a separate operation, gardaí discovered an elaborate grow house in Country Meath with €750,000 worth of cannabis plants.

Man to face jail after being caught with “Aladdin’s cave” of drugs, ammo and Garda uniforms

A customs officer carrying out a random spot check at a storage facility in Dublin almost two years ago smelled cannabis.

# drugs - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life

A 59-year-old woman says she is begging the government to pay for a cancer drug that could prolong her life.

# drugs - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

# drugs - Saturday 11 July, 2015

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.

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