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Dublin: 10 °C Friday 28 November, 2014


# drugs - Today’s News


# drugs - Yesterday’s News

Ever had your pupils measured? … Suspected drug-drivers face new tests, from tonight

“Walk and Turn” … “One Leg Stand” … “Finger to Nose” … The five-step Roadside Impairment Test came into effect today.

€60,000 worth of cannabis found at a house in Cork

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is being held by gardaí.


# drugs - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

€3 million worth of cocaine has been seized — packed into two mid-size suitcases

The find was made after officers searched a recently-delivered container of furniture, following a tip-off.

Herbal cannabis worth €4.5 million found hidden in tins of olives at Dublin Port

Revenue said that the drugs were found as a result of profiling.

AC/DC drummer jumped on security guards and winked at reporters in court

He also didn’t enter a plea during his brief appearance.

# drugs - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Opinion: Academic doping – can drugs make you smarter?

Can drugs improve your attention, concentration, and reduce your need for sleep…

# drugs - Thursday 20 November, 2014

More and more men are receiving treatment for steroid abuse

They’re all men and many of them are more aggressive because of it.

# drugs - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Doctor’s corner: The biggest problem with a zero tolerance approach to drug use

Alcohol is a drug. We have guidelines on its use aimed at reducing the long-term risk of health harms. So why not have guidelines for drugs?

# drugs - Monday 17 November, 2014

What drugs are in your life? Global Drugs Survey 2015 wants to know is a media partner with an international project to gather judgement-free and confidential information on drug use.

# drugs - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Now you can pick up your prescription while you’re on holiday

If you’re in the EU, that is.

# drugs - Friday 14 November, 2014

Will clinical trials for Ebola treatment stop its deadly spread?

Drug and blood-based trials will begin in West Africa next month.

# drugs - Friday 7 November, 2014

Worldwide crackdown on ‘dark net’ leads to 15 arrests (and two in Ireland) Tor

Worldwide crackdown on ‘dark net’ leads to 15 arrests (and two in Ireland)

An investigation coordinated by Europol covered the United States and 16 countries in Europe.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Catch up as you wake up.

The ‘attempting to arrange a murder’ charge against AC/DC drummer has been dropped

Phil Rudd still faces charges of making threats to kill and possession of drugs.

# drugs - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Gardaí seize drugs and Bitcoin in major ‘dark net’ sting in Dublin

Two men have been arrested after the ecstasy tablets and LSD were seized in Dublin.

Man charged over €750k of heroin found in car

The man will appear in court today.

# drugs - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

What do kids these days know about drugs? Answers on an iPad, please

Young people are being asked to research issues around drugs and alcohol as part of a digital media contest.

# drugs - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From The Score ‘Jimmy has always been a wild boy in the the mold of Alex Higgins’ – Ken Doherty Snooker

‘Jimmy has always been a wild boy in the the mold of Alex Higgins’ – Ken Doherty

Stories about White’s drug abuse were revealed on Monday.

# drugs - Friday 31 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This guy basically got arrested by his own dog Ruff Justice

# drugs - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Kildare man’s privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat

The package was sent to “Tony Tuto, Honorary Consul of the Republic of South Africa”.

# drugs - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Cannabis growhouse with 101 plants discovered across the road from DIT

An estimated €80,000 worth of plants were seized.

# drugs - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Two men arrested after heroin found in Dublin inner city house raids

The men were charged and appeared before court but have been remanded on bail to appear again at a later date.

# drugs - Friday 24 October, 2014

Police in Northern Ireland seized a lot of cannabis plants last night This post contains images

Policing ‘does not have a link’ with reducing the amount of drugs on our streets

That is the opinion of a study commissioned by the country’s drugs advisory board.

# drugs - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man accidentally texts his probation officer looking for some weed Facepalm

Man accidentally texts his probation officer looking for some weed

Yep, he’s going back to jail.

Here’s how many members of the Defence Forces have failed drug tests

Compulsory random testing was introduced in 2003.

# drugs - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Irish pharmacists say epilepsy and pain relief drugs in short supply

The Department of Health said medicine shortages are a global issue but it works with health professionals to avoid and manage them when they arise.

# drugs - Saturday 18 October, 2014

‘My mother was also an addict and as a child I was on the streets of Cork with her’

Coolmine Therapeutic community helped 1,000 people with addiction problems last year – Ann Marie Taylor was one of those people.

# drugs - Friday 17 October, 2014

Did you have a smartphone stolen in Dublin recently? Gardaí just found 70 of them

There was also cannabis, cocaine and heroin found at the same property.

Man charged for growing 500 cannabis plants in Westmeath house

The drugs, worth an estimated €400,000, were found during a raid on the house this morning.

Dublin man caught with thousands of pounds worth of cocaine at Heathrow Airport

The man had arrived in on a flight from Brazil.

# drugs - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Two men arrested after smell led officers to cannabis factory Portadown This post contains images

Two men arrested after smell led officers to cannabis factory

A number of plants, cultivation equipment and associated items have been removed for further examination.

# drugs - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

# drugs - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Man arrested after Dublin cocaine seizure

The man in his 40s was arrested at a house in Clondalkin.

# drugs - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Police renew appeal one year after man shot dead while walking his dogs

Kevin Kearney’s body was discovered in a lake last year.

# drugs - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Four-year-old hands out heroin at play school, thinking it’s sweets Not So Sweet

Drug dealer jailed after getting his friend to photograph him, um, preparing drugs

“The case against Shaw was helped by his own ego which saw a mate photographing him committing the crime.”

Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn’t know

The prisoner was granted temporary release on the condition that he reside at Coolmine Treatment Centre.

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