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#Drugs

# drugs - Sunday 17 June, 2018

A crime hotspot in dire need of more policing or just a horrible coincidence? Inside Shankill and Bray's hectic month

Murder, sexual assault and gun violence has blighted the area in the last month.

# drugs - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Detector dog Meg helps find €480,000 worth of cannabis

Revenue officers seized 24kg of the drug “as a result of routine profiling” at Dublin Port.

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

One man has since been released from garda custody.

# drugs - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Ex-Assistant Commissioner on drug debate: 'Our young people are criminalised, deprived of life chances'

After 40 years in the force, Jack Nolan said it would be difficult to claim there are less drugs available now.

# drugs - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Should Ireland get rid of criminal penalties for drug possession? It has been successful elsewhere

A town hall meeting will be held this week in Dublin on the subject of looking into a health-led approach towards drug use in Ireland.

# drugs - Friday 8 June, 2018

Gardaí and Revenue seize ketamine and methamphetamine in Dun Laoghaire business premises

Separately, gardaí seized cannabis herb worth €25,000.

# drugs - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Young adults in Ireland are taking more MDMA and cannabis than they used to

The latest European Drug Report has been released today.

# drugs - Monday 4 June, 2018

Crack-cocaine use surging in Dublin city centre

Dealers began offering smaller, cheaper bags of the drug from last summer.

# drugs - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Man (30s) arrested after drugs worth €300,000 seized in Wexford

The operation took place after noon today.

One in every five young adult deaths in the US is related to opioids

The study found that the percentage of deaths attributed to opioids in the US increased by 292% from 2001 to 2016.

Over 50k worth of drugs seized after Kildare search

The drugs were discovered last night.

# drugs - Friday 1 June, 2018

HSE issues drug safety advice to Irish festivalgoers in wake of two deaths in UK

People are being asked to look after themselves and look out for their friends during the festival season.

Poll: Should criminal penalties be removed for possession of small amounts of drugs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should criminal penalties be removed for possession of small amounts of drugs?

The public is being asked its views on how effective current laws are and what alternatives could be considered.

# drugs - Monday 28 May, 2018

One man dies and another is in hospital after taking unknown substances in Co Derry

The two men fell ill Sunday night at a property on Northland Road.

# drugs - Saturday 26 May, 2018

'Some families lost four of five children to drugs': Being a GP in Dublin's inner city

Many homeless people are reluctant to seek medical treatment, for a number of reasons.

# drugs - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Two arrested after gardaí seize €220,000 worth of cocaine and ketamine

The two were “acting suspiciously” in the town yesterday, according to gardaí.

# drugs - Monday 21 May, 2018

Teenager arrested after €2,000 worth of heroin found on him

A further €43,000 was found in another search.

# drugs - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Car, watches, drugs and cash seized in Dublin and Wexford

The investigation targeted an organised crime group.

# drugs - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Car stopped in Clare leads to €250k cannabis seizure

Car stopped in Clare leads to €250k cannabis seizure

A “large quantity” of the drug was found after a follow up search in Limerick.

Man charged over €335,000 MDMA and cannabis seizure in Meath

Another man has also been charged in connection with a smaller seizure.

# drugs - Monday 7 May, 2018

Two men charged after pill making factory and drugs worth €500,000 found in Kildare home

Gardaí say that the process of making tablets had commenced when they forced entry into the premises.

# drugs - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Two men arrested after drugs seized during Tallaght and Limerick raids

Alprazolam tablets, cannabis, cocaine and heroin were seized during the two separate searches.

# drugs - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Man facing drug charges takes Revenue to court to try and get his hire-purchase truck back

Aidan Conroy’s truck and trailer were seized at Dublin Port in August 2015.

From The42 'I think it confirms there isn't a serious doping issue at the top level of the game' Drugs In Rugby

'I think it confirms there isn't a serious doping issue at the top level of the game'

We spoke to World Rugby’s anti-doping general manager, Mike Earl, about last year’s results.

# drugs - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Man charged over seizure of €950,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis

The drugs were found by gardaí in Ashbourne last November.

# drugs - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Man arrested in connection with seizure of nearly €1 million worth of drugs

The man is currently detained at Ashbourne Garda Station.

# drugs - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Two men charged after €248,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin

Amphetamine, cannabis and cash were seized by gardaí yesterday.

# drugs - Monday 23 April, 2018

Two men arrested and €250,000 worth of drugs seized in garda gangland raids

Officers from the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau searched two properties in Swords.

# drugs - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Gardaí seize estimated €1 million worth of cannabis in Finglas

A man in his 60s was arrested after a search at a house in Finglas.

# drugs - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Drug dealer caught after being spotted leaving boxes of cocaine at telephone pole

Detective Stack saw Simon McDonagh arrive and stoop beside the telephone pole to place down two plastic lunch boxes.

Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about giving women quaaludes before sex

Prosecutors are expected to read a transcript of his 2005 testimony as early as today.

# drugs - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Six arrested as gardaí seize €250k in cash in international money laundering operation

The gang is suspected of trafficking drugs to Australia and then laundering the proceeds back to Ireland.

Steroids and erectile dysfunction pills: One million doses of illegal medication seized last year

The HPRA has expressed concern about the abuse of anabolic steroids, which have side-effects including liver damage and blood clots.

# drugs - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Shotgun, drugs and stolen motorcycle seized in Tallaght

A man in his late teens has been arrested.

# drugs - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Man arrested after firearm and drugs found in boot of car seized in Co Sligo

Gardaí seized the goods after obtaining a search warrant for a house in Ballymote last night.

# drugs - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Two Vietnamese men smuggled into Ireland to work in cannabis growhouse jailed

One of the men travelled to Ireland in a shipping container.

# drugs - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'A game of cat and mouse': The struggle to stop drug smuggling in a neglected Spanish town

Members of the drug trafficking ring pointed to the unemployment rate in the province as a fuel for their criminal activity.

# drugs - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Americans urged to carry overdose antidote in effort to tackle drug deaths

The US’s chief doctor has issued his office’s first national public health advisory in 13 years.

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