# drugs - Today’s News
# drugs - Yesterday’s News
A former inmate described the devastating impact the availability of drugs has on the lives of those both inside and outside our prisons.
# drugs - Monday 6 July, 2015
The Irish Prison Service launched a confidential helpline today for inmates and members of the public to report information about contraband.
# drugs - Sunday 5 July, 2015
Without adequate ventilation systems to stop the smell spreading through the station, gardaí say they are often stuck with the stench of rotting cannabis plants.
# drugs - Saturday 4 July, 2015
The Portuguese approach could be considered here.
# drugs - Thursday 2 July, 2015
Irish people have been warned about the dangers of buying from unregistered sites.
Castronovo had sent a woman who accused him of rape 122 texts and called her 35 times since he posted bail.
# drugs - Wednesday 1 July, 2015
The drugs were found in a Lithuanian registered van.
# drugs - Tuesday 30 June, 2015
It comes after inmates formed a pyramid to help a prisoner get on the roof of Mountjoy prison earlier this month.
There have been 15 cases confirmed from June 2014 to June 2015.
A new Trinity study shows that treatment for ‘legal highs’ dropped to virtually nil
# drugs - Wednesday 24 June, 2015
The drugs were in a sandwich bag that was stuffed into the toe of a pair of trainers in a sports bag.
# drugs - Monday 22 June, 2015
The kilo of cocaine is believed to be worth around €70,000.
The figure represents a five-fold increase on 2013.
# drugs - Sunday 21 June, 2015
The drug is used to treat heroin addiction.
# drugs - Thursday 18 June, 2015
Medicines worth over €430,000 were confiscated during the Interpol-led operation.
# drugs - Saturday 13 June, 2015
My father drank to forget the worst years of his life – his childhood – and at the same time destroyed mine.
Hundreds of ‘legal high’ vendors face closure across Britain. Some politicians there aren’t particularly taken with Ireland’s approach to the problem.
We spoke to a member of the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau who said last week’s record seizure of the drug is a sign of things to come.
# drugs - Friday 12 June, 2015
The men are due before the Criminal Courts of Justice.
Conor McGregor’s upcoming opponent is in hot water following the news.
# drugs - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
The inmate consumed the drugs while he was up there and was unable to get back down.
Gardaí said this major operation will mean heroin will be in short supply, particularly in Dublin in the next few weeks.
# drugs - Tuesday 9 June, 2015
About one in eight Irish people who took a global survey admitted to doing it.
# drugs - Monday 8 June, 2015
Funding will also be provided for groups supporting disability services and home carers.
Only one-fifth of those who admitted using cannabis do so for ‘medicinal purposes’.
Brazil and the UK are not too far behind us.
# drugs - Sunday 7 June, 2015
Every alleyway in the city is being used for injecting…
# drugs - Saturday 6 June, 2015
The men were arrested on Thursday after separate seizures in Dublin and Kildare.
There’s been an increase in ‘polydrug’ use – taking more than one drug, including prescription pills – in recent years.
# drugs - Thursday 4 June, 2015
Former Agent Scott Bowman also splashed out on two cars, new rims, tires and soundsystems.
A new report shows interest in ‘traditional’ drugs is falling.
# drugs - Wednesday 3 June, 2015
TDs are off to Portugal to find out.
# drugs - Tuesday 2 June, 2015
A parcel of drugs was passed to the prisoner in hospital.
Eircom says some of the phones are being used by people to contact homeless services.
# drugs - Monday 1 June, 2015
# drugs - Friday 29 May, 2015
Ross Ulbricht earned $18 million from commissions on one million online drug deals.
# drugs - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
The family of Eánna Ó Cochláin says the drugs were planted on him.
The search was part of an intelligence led operation and investigations are ongoing.
# drugs - Monday 25 May, 2015
Alfio Anthony Granata repeatedly raped a Dutch tourist over the course of six-weeks.