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# drugs - Yesterday’s News

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# drugs - Yesterday’s News

Enda Kenny turns on the Christmas lights in Dublin's north inner city

A candlelight vigil was also held to remember those that have died from drugs.

# drugs - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

# drugs - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Gardaí seize MDMA and heroin worth €1.1m in Dublin

Four men, ranging in age from their 30s to 60s, were arrested.

# drugs - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'People die in toilets, people die in urine-soaked stairwells'

An Oireachtas Health Committee is hearing submissions in relation to medically supervised injecting centres.

Eight appear before court after gardaí arrest 38 in huge drugs crackdown in the southeast

A further five people have been charged and will appear before Carlow District Court at a later date.

'It's not about NIMBY-ism, we just want a debate on injection centres'

Plans for a bill that will establish a pilot injecting room are at an advanced stage.

# drugs - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'One family lost four out of five children to drug addiction'

Members of the public are being urged to report drug dealing in their area.

# drugs - Monday 28 November, 2016

Two dozen people arrested by gardaí in major drugs sweep

There’ll be a special sitting of Kilkenny District Court tonight.

Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs

One man died after the boat capsized.

# drugs - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Man arrested after cannabis and cocaine worth €250,000 is seized

A number of houses in Limerick were searched yesterday.

# drugs - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'When there is somewhere safe for people to go and inject they will use it - I will use it'

Ireland’s first supervised injection centre could be up and running by the end of 2017.

# drugs - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Man due before court over €1.5 million cocaine seizure

The seizure occurred in Rathmines yesterday morning as part of Operation Thor.

# drugs - Friday 18 November, 2016

Cocaine worth €1.5 million seized in south Dublin

The drugs were discovered as part of a planned search by specialist officers.

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CSKA Moscow midfielder hit with 2-year ban for cocaine use

Finland international Roman Eremenko has been handed a lengthy suspension by UEFA after failing a doping test.

# drugs - Monday 14 November, 2016

Simon Harris wants to bring down the cost of expensive drugs by buying in bulk

The minister says he is exploring options with other EU countries to bring the cost down.

# drugs - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'Cannabis social clubs would be a major win for parents': Push for legalisation continues

Health Minister Simon Harris is currently seeking advice on medicinal cannabis.

# drugs - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Judge says 'gardaí are very optimistic farmers' in cannabis harvesting case

Judge Martin Nolan was speaking during a sentence hearing of man caught growing 36 plants.

Levels of illegal drug use within Ireland are on the rise

Men and those aged between 15 and 24 have the highest recent use of illegal drugs according to the results of an all-Ireland drug use survey.

# drugs - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre

“It was a big mess,” a police officer said after the clashes which followed protests at the centre.

# drugs - Monday 7 November, 2016

Driver under influence of drugs arrested after losing control of car

Meanwhile, three people were arrested for drink driving at three different checkpoints in Kilkenny.

Man in his 40s arrested after heroin, cocaine and €80,000 in cash found in house

The drugs had an estimated value of €200,000.

# drugs - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Over €300,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis seized in gangland crackdown

The drugs were seized at a private residence in Ballyfermot.

# drugs - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Philippine mayor on president's drug list shot dead in jail

The president of the Philippines has been waging a bloody war on drugs.

# drugs - Friday 28 October, 2016

Philippine mayor and nine bodyguards killed in police shoot-out

The incident occurred hours after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to intensify his crackdown on crime.

# drugs - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Lunchbox of cocaine found in ice-cream van used as cover for major drugs business, court hears

Gardaí also found a drugs invoice which showed €45,000 worth of cocaine had been sold.

From 0.03% to 91%: Just how pure are the illegal drugs sold in Ireland?

New analysis of garda seizures show that taking street drugs can be “a game of chance”.

# drugs - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Three men arrested after €2.7 million worth of drugs seized in vehicles

The discovery was made in Ashbourne shortly after 3pm.

'Torpedo-like' device found packed with drugs in Clare was likely attached to cargo ship

It contained cocaine worth €5 million. No such devices had been found in Ireland before.

# drugs - Monday 24 October, 2016

British banker 'tortured woman for three days' before murder in Hong Kong

Rurik Jutting is accused of murdering two Indonesian women in his apartment.

# drugs - Friday 21 October, 2016

Man dies after 'dangerous drug incident' in Australia

Several other people were hospitalised and two men have been charged.

# drugs - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

52 arrested, fireworks and drugs seized, in giant public crime crackdown in Kilkenny and Carlow

It is the ninth such concentrated day of action nationwide.

# drugs - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Over €4 million worth of drugs found in routine search of vehicle

The drugs were found in a vehicle that was importing plant machinery.

# drugs - Saturday 8 October, 2016

'I overdosed twice in two days to get methadone': A drug user on trying to get clean

The practice is said to be becoming more common among addicts.

# drugs - Friday 30 September, 2016

Nine arrested as drug dogs help sniff out €1.2 million worth of cannabis in planned raids

Sophisticated growhouses were discovered during the four day operation in Tipperary.

'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler

The anti-drug president said he would be glad to massacre three million addicts.

# drugs - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Taking ibuprofen can raise the risk of heart failure, scientists warn

Medics used data taken from 10 million patients across Europe.

# drugs - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

"Most were a result of drug abuse, or suicide" - principal on the deaths of 23 past pupils

The former principal called on a greater focus to help young people deal with challenges in life.

# drugs - Sunday 25 September, 2016

"They're seeing Dublin as something like Chicago in the 1920s" - The capital is trying to fix its crime problem

Dublin’s Lord Mayor says that every shooting, whether it happens in the inner city or the suburbs, affects every Dubliner.

# drugs - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin

A man and a woman were arrested on James’ Street earlier today.

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