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Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 23 April, 2014


# drugs - Today’s News

Former UK drugs advisor to speak at”dream drug” heroin treatment centre

Professor David Nutt says naltrexone can allow heroin addicts “live a normal life”.

# drugs - Yesterday’s News

Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free

The HSE said that 500 people were on methadone for more than 10 years.

# drugs - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Drugs gang accused appear in court

The men were arrested as part of a major operation yesterday.

Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis in raid on “sophisticated grow house” Galway This post contains images

# drugs - Friday 18 April, 2014

Major drug gang dismantled after gardaí seize machine gun and drugs in multi-million euro sting operation

Drugs worth an estimated €5 million were discovered in raids carried out across Dublin and Meath.

Cocaine and tablets seized from man in north Dublin

A man was arrested as part of major investigation into drug-dealing in Ballymun.

# drugs - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Cannabis plants seized at Wicklow house

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.

Gardaí seize drugs, stolen cars and a gun in south Dublin

Two men were arrested and have since been released.

# drugs - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Use cannabis from time to time? Even casual use can alter your brain, a new study says

The study is the first to focus on possible brain effects among recreational users.

# drugs - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Six arrested in operation targeting Galway drug dealers

Gardaí said further arrests are expected in this operation that has been running since August last year.

# drugs - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Gardaí root out Limerick drugs factory, seize ecstasy worth €150k

In a follow-up search, cannabis herb to the value of €50,000 was seized in an apartment.

# drugs - Saturday 12 April, 2014

# drugs - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Score Armstrong provides names in written testimony Probe

Armstrong provides names in written testimony

The testimony came in written answers to questions in a lawsuit that was settled in late 2013.

# drugs - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Women prisoners are ‘significantly more likely’ to use drugs

Heroin use among prisoners was at 11 per cent last month.

# drugs - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

This is what €1 million worth of drugs looks like

The haul, seized in Drogheda, was displayed at Garda HQ today.

# drugs - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Two men arrested after over a million euro worth of drugs seized

The two men are being held at Ballyfermot Garda Station.

Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California

The 30-foot boat was spotted near some rocks in Malibu.

Irish people using cocaine less frequently, finds new research

A new study finds that one in 14 people have used cocaine at some point in their life.

# drugs - Monday 7 April, 2014

‘Sophisticated’ cannabis growhouse discovered by gardaí in Tuam

A man has been arrested following the discovery.

# drugs - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Ian Bailey, John Joe Nevin, and MH370…

Man (21) released over heroin seizure in Dublin

Gardaí said the 21-year-old was released from Clondalkin garda station this evening.

Two men in court over drugs haul worth €1 million

The men, one in his 30s and the other in his 50s, were arrested yesterday after gardaí searched an apartment and found drugs.

21-year-old arrested in Tallaght over heroin seizure

The quantity of heroin seized has a street value of about €112,500.

# drugs - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about John Joe Nevin, Martin McGuinness, and the IFTAs…

Three arrested over €1 million cannabis, cocaine and heroin hauls

One man has already been charged and the other two are remain in garda custody today.

# drugs - Friday 4 April, 2014

Cannabis growhouse found in Wexford

A planned search of a house in Wexford town yielded €45,000 worth of plants but no arrests.

# drugs - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000

The 29-year-old was arrested at the scene of the planned search.

From Business ETC Anti-depressant ingredient from Cork plant contaminated with waste Warning

Anti-depressant ingredient from Cork plant contaminated with waste

The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to GlaxoSmithKline over the contamination which the company first became aware of in January 2012.

Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find

Gardaí said the search yesterday was part of an ongoing operation in Cork.

# drugs - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Woman in court on drugs charges after Tralee seizure

Gardaí seized cannabis herb estimated to be worth €75,000.

# drugs - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Pics: Cannabis plants seized in midnight raid in Carlow town

Gardaí seized cannabis plants worth an estimated €120,000 in the raid on a house at 2.15am.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

Over half a million worth of drugs seized in Cork

Four people have been arrested.

# drugs - Friday 28 March, 2014

Man in court after allegedly swallowing 39 bags of liquid cocaine

The 64-year-old man is due to appear in court after the drugs were retrieved.

# drugs - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Man arrested after raid at Neilstown cannabis growhouse

The drug cultivation operation was uncovered in a suburban Dublin house this afternoon.

# drugs - Monday 24 March, 2014

Column: I can’t bear to look into someone’s eyes and tell them they will probably die

My patients see my white coat as a lifejacket. But the truth is that the chance of surviving drug-resistant TB is down to the roll of a dice, writes Dr Jennifer Hughes.

# drugs - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution

It is time to acknowledge that drug and alcohol use is a part of modern society –and a public health issue to be managed, writes Tony Duffin.

# drugs - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Manchester police leave brilliant note for homeowner after drugs bust The Law Won
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