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# drugs - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Man arrested over murder of Michael Devoy released without charge

The shooting was believed to be gangland related.

# drugs - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Irish police officer praised for his role in record New York heroin seizure

Dave McIntyre, originally from Co Mayo, helped locate $50 million worth of heroin.

HSE to provide heroin users with antidote drug to prevent overdoses

Training sessions are underway with service users, family members and services.

Ana Hick’s mother tells funeral: “She lit up everyone’s lives”

The 18-year-old was laid to rest today.

# drugs - Monday 18 May, 2015

Man sentenced for trying to sell heroin to undercover garda

The former chef approached the plainclothes garda and tried to sell him €2k worth of the drug.

# drugs - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From The42 The app helping GAA players tackle the issue of drugs in sport Doping

The app helping GAA players tackle the issue of drugs in sport

Limerick’s Paudie O’Brien has praised the MedCheck app.

From The42 ‘GAA wouldn’t be top of my list for doping… rugby and soccer are the big ones’ Interview

‘GAA wouldn’t be top of my list for doping… rugby and soccer are the big ones’

Mark English also believes fellow Irish athlete Martin Fagan should not compete again owing to his doping past.

# drugs - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of heroin in Dublin

Two men were also arrested in the Dublin area.

# drugs - Monday 11 May, 2015

This drugs campaigner sparked up a joint live on the news

He began smoking during an interview on drug laws in the country.

Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction

Christopher Wiggins maintains the boat ‘Dances with Waves’ was not in Irish territorial waters.

From The42 ‘It’s the only case I know of’ – GAA President reluctant to be drawn on drugs controversy Controversy

‘It’s the only case I know of’ – GAA President reluctant to be drawn on drugs controversy

A GAA player is under investigation by the Irish Sports Council.

# drugs - Sunday 10 May, 2015

# drugs - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Cannabis plants worth €360k seized in Meath

One man has been arrested.

New sniffer dogs for Irish jails as gang leaders continue to profit from drugs behind bars

More sniffer dogs and a confidential helpline are being introduced to target drugs in Irish jails.

# drugs - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Stolen jewellery and guns seized in Lucan raid

They were found during a raid last night.

# drugs - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Injection centres could soon arrive in Dublin – would you agree with that? Addiction This post contains a poll

Injection centres could soon arrive in Dublin – would you agree with that?

Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said he will be attempting to bring forward legislation to introduce them this year.

People are sniffing cheap butane gas to get high on the streets of Dublin

The “old-school” gas sniffing is on the rise, says Ana Liffey director, Tony Duffin.

# drugs - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Ask The Expert: ‘Every alley way in Dublin is used for public injecting at some point’

The Ana Liffey Drug Project’s director dropped in to the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

# drugs - Monday 4 May, 2015

Two bodies found in Wexford treated as ‘drug-related’ deaths

Gardaí are not treating the deaths as suspicious.

# drugs - Friday 1 May, 2015

1,100 cannabis plants and gun seized in Tipperary

Three men have been arrested.

Teenager arrested after €100k drugs haul in north Dublin

Gardaí searched a house in Santry this morning.

# drugs - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The42 A former Real Madrid player is facing charges relating to drug crimes Problems

A former Real Madrid player is facing charges relating to drug crimes

The intergovernmental police organisation has added one of the club’s ex-players to the wanted-list on their website.

# drugs - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Seven foreigners condemned to death sang hymns before being executed by firing squad

Australia has withdrawn its ambassador, as Prime Minister Tony Abbott says relations between the two nations have entered a ‘dark hour’.

# drugs - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole

Three men went to court to argue that they shouldn’t be in jail because the drugs weren’t illegal when they were arrested and imprisoned.

# drugs - Thursday 23 April, 2015

The new drugs minister describes his trip to Amsterdam as a young student

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he did what “most students” do.

# drugs - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Mindfulness therapy can be as good as medication for preventing depressive relapses

The alternative treatment helps patients learn how to respond more constructively to their thoughts and feelings.

# drugs - Sunday 19 April, 2015

How crystal meth has started to take hold in Australia’s wild outback

About 2% of the entire country is estimated to use the drug.

Man found with 31 pellets of cannabis in his stomach

He was charged and will appear at the Criminal Courts of Justice on Parkgate Street tomorrow.

# drugs - Thursday 16 April, 2015

‘Some people have a romantic, bleary-eyed view of cannabis … They’re wrong’

Here’s how Fianna Fáil thinks we can deal with the ‘scourge’ of drugs.

Two guns have been found and a man and woman arrested – at houses in Athlone

Two firearms were recovered in the search of two houses.

# drugs - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

‘I lost the rag to make Joan Burton wake up’ Heroin This post contains videos

‘I lost the rag to make Joan Burton wake up’

Jonathan O’Brien’s brother is battling drug addiction.

# drugs - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

‘You can shop for it like a pint of milk’ – Co Down family blame legal highs for son’s death

Dawn and Carl Owens say the drugs made their some distracted and suicidal.

Concerned about your drug use? This test will tell you how harmful it is

Tony Duffin of the Anna Liffey Drugs Project said a real benefit is the test’s availability 24/7.

# drugs - Monday 13 April, 2015

Does Sydney have the solution to Dublin’s public drug-taking problem?

Sometimes difficult problems require courageous action.

# drugs - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Rapper Nelly arrested on drugs charges after state trooper smells marijuana on his bus

He was charged with possession of drugs.

# drugs - Friday 10 April, 2015

Huge stash of cannabis found in Offaly

Two men have been arrested.

# drugs - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Gardaí seize half a million euro worth of cocaine in Dublin

Two men were arrested in connection to the substantial seizure.

# drugs - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in

At least 20 tourists were made ill and three died after snorting white heroin sold to them as cocaine.

# drugs - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Mexican drug cartel targets police in ambush attack and kills 15

It’s part of an ongoing battle with police.

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