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#Cocaine

# cocaine - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Germany and Belgium seize 23 tonnes of cocaine in record European haul
# Drugs Bust
# Drugs Bust

Germany and Belgium seize 23 tonnes of cocaine in record European haul

Feb 24th 2021, 2:29 PM 33,692 Views 37 Comments

Dutch police said the drugs were bound for a destination in the Netherlands.

# cocaine - Friday 19 February, 2021

Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations
# Background
# Background

Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations

Feb 19th 2021, 3:45 PM 17,875 Views 17 Comments

The Costa Rica to Cork cargo route has seen a number of successful drug interdictions.

# cocaine - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of cocaine following search of Kildare home
# Sallins
# Sallins

Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of cocaine following search of Kildare home

Feb 10th 2021, 3:54 PM 17,474 Views 14 Comments

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene last night.

# cocaine - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Man arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €245,000 in Limerick
# Raheen
# Raheen

Man arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €245,000 in Limerick

Jan 24th 2021, 2:56 PM 16,729 Views 0 Comments

A garda vehicle was damaged during the course of the operation.

# cocaine - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Two men arrested after gardaí seize €90,000 worth of cocaine and €64,000 in cash
# Waterford
# Waterford

Two men arrested after gardaí seize €90,000 worth of cocaine and €64,000 in cash

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:21 PM 12,921 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí searched two vehicles in Butlerstown, Co Waterford, yesterday.

# cocaine - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

€102k worth of suspected drugs seized during raids on house and derelict property in Co Mayo
# Ballina
# Ballina

€102k worth of suspected drugs seized during raids on house and derelict property in Co Mayo

Jan 13th 2021, 12:32 PM 20,802 Views 19 Comments

No arrests have been made to date.

# cocaine - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Man (30s) arrested after cocaine worth €64,000 seized in Dublin
# Coolock
# Coolock

Man (30s) arrested after cocaine worth €64,000 seized in Dublin

Dec 15th 2020, 8:41 AM 12,127 Views 3 Comments

The man was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Coolock Garda Station

# cocaine - Monday 7 December, 2020

Dublin man sent for trial accused of conspiring to launder €500k in crime proceeds from drug trafficking
# Cocaine Trafficking
# Cocaine Trafficking

Dublin man sent for trial accused of conspiring to launder €500k in crime proceeds from drug trafficking

Dec 7th 2020, 3:32 PM 21,064 Views 0 Comments

The investigation involved gardaí, as well as police forces and custom services in Australia and New Zealand.

# cocaine - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Man (40s) to appear in court after seizure of firearms and €100,000 worth of drugs
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Man (40s) to appear in court after seizure of firearms and €100,000 worth of drugs

Updated Nov 29th 2020, 7:16 PM 30,180 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made at a residential property in Ballymun.

# cocaine - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Detector dog Rex helps gardaí locate and seize firearms and €40k worth of suspected cocaine
# Limerick
# Limerick

Detector dog Rex helps gardaí locate and seize firearms and €40k worth of suspected cocaine

Nov 10th 2020, 12:28 PM 11,389 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search near the riverbank of St Mary’s Park at around 4.30pm yesterday.

# cocaine - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs
# Addiction
# Addiction

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs

Nov 4th 2020, 12:43 PM 24,893 Views 17 Comments

The state also legalised access to magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.

# cocaine - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Woman (30s) arrested after €89,000 worth of cocaine and ecstasy seized in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Woman (30s) arrested after €89,000 worth of cocaine and ecstasy seized in Dublin

Oct 14th 2020, 12:19 PM 16,993 Views 1 Comment

The seizure was made during a search in Clondalkin last night.

# cocaine - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Gardaí seize €3.5 million worth of cocaine in north Dublin
# Swords
# Swords

Gardaí seize €3.5 million worth of cocaine in north Dublin

Sep 24th 2020, 6:11 PM 35,998 Views 35 Comments

The drugs were seized in Swords.

# cocaine - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Man and woman detained after allegedly ingesting 280 pellets of cocaine
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Man and woman detained after allegedly ingesting 280 pellets of cocaine

Sep 22nd 2020, 11:20 AM 29,161 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí seized the drugs shortly before 8pm on Sunday evening.

# cocaine - Monday 21 September, 2020

Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Gardaí in Dublin arrest man after cocaine and semi-automatic gun found during searches

Sep 21st 2020, 1:13 PM 20,959 Views 6 Comments

Searches were conducted over two days as part of an investigation targeting organised crime.

# cocaine - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Five arrests and 21 kilos of cocaine seized by UK police investigating 'NI crime group'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Five arrests and 21 kilos of cocaine seized by UK police investigating 'NI crime group'

Sep 12th 2020, 2:04 PM 18,352 Views 0 Comments

Four men based in Northern Ireland are suspected of being involved in the importation of drugs from the continent.

# cocaine - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Man charged after gardaí seize €35,000 worth of drugs
# Cashel
# Cashel

Man charged after gardaí seize €35,000 worth of drugs

Sep 5th 2020, 8:22 AM 21,659 Views 0 Comments

The man, who is in his 30s, was arrested yesterday.

# cocaine - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Murder trial witness testifies that his friend said he was 'after getting burnt for €100 for cocaine'
# Limerick
# Limerick

Murder trial witness testifies that his friend said he was 'after getting burnt for €100 for cocaine'

Sep 2nd 2020, 3:04 PM 21,491 Views 0 Comments

Mark Crawford is charged with murdering Patrick ‘Pa’ O’Connor in Limerick city over two years ago.

# cocaine - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Gardaí seize cocaine, methamphetamine and GHB following searches in Dublin
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Gardaí seize cocaine, methamphetamine and GHB following searches in Dublin

Aug 11th 2020, 9:52 PM 31,397 Views 7 Comments

A package was intercepted by Revenue officers today after analysis of a seized mobile phone.

# cocaine - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

7,500 cases of problem alcohol use were treated in Ireland last year, with an increase in cases involving cocaine
# Health
# Health

7,500 cases of problem alcohol use were treated in Ireland last year, with an increase in cases involving cocaine

Jul 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 11,440 Views 7 Comments

There is already concern around the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on alcohol misuse.

# cocaine - Monday 27 July, 2020

Man (20s) charged after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Man (20s) charged after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house

Jul 27th 2020, 7:22 AM 9,974 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made following a search of a house in the Patrick Street area of Portarlington on Saturday.

# cocaine - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Man (20s) arrested after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Man (20s) arrested after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house

Jul 26th 2020, 10:27 AM 18,651 Views 7 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# cocaine - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Two arrested after €55,000 worth of cocaine seized in Cork city
# Ballincollig
# Ballincollig

Two arrested after €55,000 worth of cocaine seized in Cork city

Jul 18th 2020, 8:10 AM 16,753 Views 4 Comments

It followed the detection of a drug transaction in the Ballincollig area yesterday evening.

# cocaine - Monday 13 July, 2020

Two men appear in court charged in relation to €1.2 million cocaine seizure
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men appear in court charged in relation to €1.2 million cocaine seizure

Jul 13th 2020, 10:55 PM 24,078 Views 0 Comments

John Reynolds (62) and Andrew Lawlor (35) were arrested on Saturday.

# cocaine - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Cocaine worth €1.2 million seized after two vehicles searched on M3 in Meath
# Co Meath
# Co Meath

Cocaine worth €1.2 million seized after two vehicles searched on M3 in Meath

Jul 12th 2020, 8:20 AM 28,721 Views 13 Comments

Two men, aged 35 and 62 years, were arrested in relation to the seizure.

# cocaine - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Treatment for problem use of cocaine has tripled since 2013
# Drugs
# Drugs

Treatment for problem use of cocaine has tripled since 2013

Jul 9th 2020, 7:55 AM 14,448 Views 24 Comments

Cocaine has risen from the third to second most common problem drug between 2013 and 2019.

# cocaine - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'My comments were clumsy': Drugs minister sorry for RTÉ cocaine comments
# Apology
# Apology

'My comments were clumsy': Drugs minister sorry for RTÉ cocaine comments

Jul 8th 2020, 9:18 PM 77,706 Views 57 Comments

Frank Feighan had said people in RTÉ were ‘snorting cocaine all over the place’.

Firearms and suspected cocaine seized after being found at wasteland in Co Laois
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Firearms and suspected cocaine seized after being found at wasteland in Co Laois

Jul 8th 2020, 8:10 PM 14,417 Views 7 Comments

A search was carried out in the area at 1pm today as part of an intelligence led operation.

# cocaine - Friday 19 June, 2020

Irishman arrested after cocaine worth €1.12 million seized in Amsterdam
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Irishman arrested after cocaine worth €1.12 million seized in Amsterdam

Jun 19th 2020, 10:38 PM 49,473 Views 27 Comments

Searches were carried out in Amsterdam, Meath and Dublin today during a Dutch-Irish police operation.

# cocaine - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Man and woman appear in court after cocaine worth €440,000 is seized in Clare
# Court
# Court

Man and woman appear in court after cocaine worth €440,000 is seized in Clare

Jun 14th 2020, 3:12 PM 19,091 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were seized by gardaí on Friday night.

# cocaine - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Man and woman arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €440,000
# Clare
# Clare

Man and woman arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €440,000

Jun 13th 2020, 1:48 PM 22,000 Views 11 Comments

The drugs were seized by gardaí investigating organised crime in Limerick city.

# cocaine - Friday 12 June, 2020

Over €80,000 worth of cocaine-like Kratom seized at Shannon Airport
# Mayo
# Mayo

Over €80,000 worth of cocaine-like Kratom seized at Shannon Airport

Jun 12th 2020, 10:33 AM 17,278 Views 13 Comments

Significant amounts of drugs have been seized by Revenue officers at airports in recent days.

# cocaine - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Three arrested, firearm, cash and €35,000 worth of suspected cocaine seized during searches
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Three arrested, firearm, cash and €35,000 worth of suspected cocaine seized during searches

May 21st 2020, 3:48 PM 27,602 Views 11 Comments

The searches were carried out in Kilkenny and Waterford yesterday.

# cocaine - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Man arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €60,000 in Tipperary
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €60,000 in Tipperary

May 12th 2020, 8:10 PM 19,404 Views 0 Comments

The suspected cocaine was found at an outdoor location yesterday.

Gardaí discover concealed door leading to cannabis grow houses in Tipperary apartment
# Seizures
# Seizures

Gardaí discover concealed door leading to cannabis grow houses in Tipperary apartment

May 12th 2020, 1:30 PM 27,233 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have made three seizures in the last 24 hours.

# cocaine - Monday 11 May, 2020

Man (20s) arrested and charged after gardaí seized €33k worth of cocaine
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

Man (20s) arrested and charged after gardaí seized €33k worth of cocaine

May 11th 2020, 12:20 PM 12,720 Views 0 Comments

Officers said they stopped and searched a man in his 20s in the Muirhevnamore area of Dundalk.

# cocaine - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Man (19) arrested and charged over €24k Drogheda cocaine seizure
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Man (19) arrested and charged over €24k Drogheda cocaine seizure

May 5th 2020, 2:15 PM 17,959 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made at a house in Drogheda town yesterday at 7.30pm.

# cocaine - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Man (18) charged with breaking Covid-19 law expected to also be charged over cocaine seizure
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Man (18) charged with breaking Covid-19 law expected to also be charged over cocaine seizure

Apr 28th 2020, 10:48 AM 23,638 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested in the Ballymun area of Dublin yesterday evening.

# cocaine - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Two men charged in connection with seizure of €2.5 million worth of cocaine
# Courts
# Courts

Two men charged in connection with seizure of €2.5 million worth of cocaine

Apr 26th 2020, 10:20 PM 26,397 Views 0 Comments

A third man was released without charge.

Gardaí seize €2.5 million worth of cocaine in Dublin operation
# Blakes Cross
# Blakes Cross

Gardaí seize €2.5 million worth of cocaine in Dublin operation

Apr 26th 2020, 10:03 AM 47,350 Views 34 Comments

Three men, aged 44, 48 and 59 years, were arrested at the scene.

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