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#Cocaine

# cocaine - Sunday 7 August, 2022

Two men charged over seizure of cocaine worth €8.4 million
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Two men charged over seizure of cocaine worth €8.4 million

Sun 10:34 AM 17,863 Views 0 Comments

The two men, aged 54 and 40, are due to appear in court today.

# cocaine - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Over €1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Airport
# Seized
# Seized

Over €1 million worth of cocaine seized at Dublin Airport

Jul 12th 2022, 12:37 PM 16,960 Views 18 Comments

Three men have been arrested.

# cocaine - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Gardaí seize cocaine worth €325k in raid on west Dublin drug gang
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Gardaí seize cocaine worth €325k in raid on west Dublin drug gang

Jun 30th 2022, 10:37 AM 13,552 Views 3 Comments

A man in his 20s has been arrested.

# cocaine - Sunday 19 June, 2022

Cocaine and heroin valued at €1.3 million seized at Rosslare Europort
# Rosslare Europort
# Rosslare Europort

Cocaine and heroin valued at €1.3 million seized at Rosslare Europort

Jun 19th 2022, 1:18 PM 11,489 Views 9 Comments

Over 5kgs of heroin and almost 8kgs of cocaine were discovered during the seizure.

# cocaine - Monday 13 June, 2022

'Tipping point': Surge in cocaine use in Ireland as it overtakes heroin as main problem drug
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

'Tipping point': Surge in cocaine use in Ireland as it overtakes heroin as main problem drug

Jun 13th 2022, 7:07 AM 24,914 Views 48 Comments

The number of cases of people seeking treatment for problem cocaine use has tripled between between 2015 and 2021.

# cocaine - Monday 6 June, 2022

UK Builder remanded in custody over €4.7 million cocaine haul in Dublin
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

UK Builder remanded in custody over €4.7 million cocaine haul in Dublin

Jun 6th 2022, 2:20 PM 38,356 Views 0 Comments

The man has not yet indicated how he will plead.

# cocaine - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Man due in court following seizure of €4.69 million worth of cocaine
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man due in court following seizure of €4.69 million worth of cocaine

Updated Jun 5th 2022, 4:21 PM 46,012 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí seized the drugs on Friday and arrested the man following an operation in Leopardstown, Dublin.

# cocaine - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Man charged in relation to €1.4 million drug seizures in Clare and Limerick
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Man charged in relation to €1.4 million drug seizures in Clare and Limerick

Updated May 28th 2022, 6:16 PM 22,745 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have carried out a spate of searches in Clare an Limerick in the past 24 hours.

# cocaine - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Man (30s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cocaine seized in Limerick
# Caherconlish
# Caherconlish

Man (30s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cocaine seized in Limerick

May 25th 2022, 9:43 AM 9,729 Views 1 Comment

The seizure was made at around 8pm last night.

# cocaine - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise
# Laois
# Laois

Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise

May 12th 2022, 9:54 AM 6,894 Views 0 Comments

The men, two aged in their late teens and one aged in his early 20s, were arrested on Tuesday night.

# cocaine - Friday 6 May, 2022

Kinahan cartel linked to at least 20 murders in four EU countries
# Report
# Report

Kinahan cartel linked to at least 20 murders in four EU countries

Updated May 6th 2022, 5:19 PM 42,697 Views 0 Comments

The EU’s police and drugs agencies say the Kinahan crime group is among Europe’s largest wholesalers of cocaine.

# cocaine - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Two people (20s) arrested in relation to seizure of €160,000 worth of cocaine in Co Wexford
# Wexford
# Wexford

Two people (20s) arrested in relation to seizure of €160,000 worth of cocaine in Co Wexford

Apr 10th 2022, 1:50 PM 29,746 Views 2 Comments

The suspected drugs were seized by gardaí on Friday evening.

# cocaine - Monday 7 February, 2022

Six people hospitalised in Argentina after taking drugs
# Rosario
# Rosario

Six people hospitalised in Argentina after taking drugs

Feb 7th 2022, 10:00 PM 19,414 Views 13 Comments

It comes after 24 people died in Argentina last week after consuming cocaine laced with opioids.

# cocaine - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Two arrested after €220,000 worth of cocaine and tablets seized in Dublin
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Two arrested after €220,000 worth of cocaine and tablets seized in Dublin

Feb 5th 2022, 2:06 PM 17,201 Views 3 Comments

Officers seized the drugs during the search of a premises in Dublin 15.

# cocaine - Friday 4 February, 2022

23 people killed and dozens hospitalised in Argentina after taking 'laced' cocaine
# Argentina
# Argentina

23 people killed and dozens hospitalised in Argentina after taking 'laced' cocaine

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 9:10 PM 42,166 Views 36 Comments

Two of the hospitalised are in a serious condition and on mechanical ventilation.

€590,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine seized at Cork checkpoint
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

€590,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine seized at Cork checkpoint

Feb 4th 2022, 7:16 PM 21,685 Views 6 Comments

A man in his late 40s has been arrested.

# cocaine - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Arrested man released without charge after major cocaine seizure in Dublin
# Seizure
# Seizure

Arrested man released without charge after major cocaine seizure in Dublin

Updated Jan 30th 2022, 4:49 PM 45,029 Views 30 Comments

The drugs were concealed in the refrigeration unit of a vehicle that was stopped and searched.

# cocaine - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port

Jan 23rd 2022, 12:00 PM 26,150 Views 10 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences.

# cocaine - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Cocaine worth €127 million hidden in shipments of bananas and cocoa beans seized in Rotterdam
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Cocaine worth €127 million hidden in shipments of bananas and cocoa beans seized in Rotterdam

Dec 29th 2021, 1:10 PM 20,632 Views 8 Comments

Drug seizures have rocketed this year in Rotterdam harbour.

# cocaine - Thursday 2 December, 2021

People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows
# Global Drugs Survey
# Global Drugs Survey

People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows

Dec 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 31,938 Views 54 Comments
  • 898 people in Ireland participated in the Global Drug Survey 2021.
  • The survey shows respondents in Ireland got drunk an average of 14.6 times a year.
  • On average, respondents from Ireland felt the most regret over getting drunk this year globally, regretting it 28.4% of the time.

# cocaine - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search
# Clare
# Clare

Man (30s) arrested after two air guns and €35k worth of cocaine seized during Garda search

Oct 16th 2021, 2:55 PM 23,831 Views 8 Comments

The search was carried out in the west Clare region this morning.

# cocaine - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

'Smurf' the latest Colombian football star implicated in cocaine crime
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

'Smurf' the latest Colombian football star implicated in cocaine crime

Oct 6th 2021, 11:38 AM 9,492 Views 0 Comments

Anthony de Avila represented his country at both the 1994 and 1998 World Cups.

# cocaine - Sunday 3 October, 2021

€200,000 worth of cocaine seized during Dublin search operation
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

€200,000 worth of cocaine seized during Dublin search operation

Oct 3rd 2021, 2:18 PM 19,451 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were found during the search of a residential property in Tallaght.

# cocaine - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Man arrested as cocaine and cannabis seized in Cork raid
# Cork
# Cork

Man arrested as cocaine and cannabis seized in Cork raid

Sep 18th 2021, 7:52 AM 17,315 Views 18 Comments

A man in his 60s is being questioned at Gurranbraher Garda station on the city’s northside.

# cocaine - Friday 23 July, 2021

Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'
# Michael O'Sullivan
# Michael O'Sullivan

Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'

Jul 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 84,392 Views 50 Comments
  • Former Assistant Commissioner Michael O'Sullivan leads an EU unit to stop Atlantic shipments of drugs.
  • O'Sullivan said that Irish organised crime is an intrinsic part of the €14 billion European drugs trade.
  • The ex-garda said smugglers are using yachts, ships and even semi-submersibles to move drugs into Europe.

# cocaine - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Showjumper booted from Olympics after positive cocaine test
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Showjumper booted from Olympics after positive cocaine test

Jul 21st 2021, 11:29 AM 6,957 Views 4 Comments

Jamie Kermond was kicked off the Australian Olympic team on Wednesday

# cocaine - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Numbers seeking treatment for crack cocaine use surges nearly 400% since 2014
# Crack Cocaine
# Crack Cocaine

Numbers seeking treatment for crack cocaine use surges nearly 400% since 2014

Jul 20th 2021, 2:53 PM 13,410 Views 10 Comments

The number of women entering treatment for crack cocaine use has increased by almost 80% in two years.

# cocaine - Friday 16 July, 2021

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree
# That's Bananas
# That's Bananas

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree

Jul 16th 2021, 3:42 PM 27,191 Views 20 Comments

It is the latest cocaine seizure associated with banana products, including in Ireland, on shipping destined for Rotterdam.

# cocaine - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

How Gardaí's €35 million cocaine seizure is part of a global fight against a 'giant alliance' of crime
# Rotterdam
# Rotterdam

How Gardaí's €35 million cocaine seizure is part of a global fight against a 'giant alliance' of crime

Jul 14th 2021, 9:15 PM 24,460 Views 13 Comments

The seizure given to gardaí this week came on foot of work by agencies across the world.

Gardaí seize estimated €35 million worth of cocaine disguised as charcoal
# Seized
# Seized

Gardaí seize estimated €35 million worth of cocaine disguised as charcoal

Jul 14th 2021, 12:56 PM 56,561 Views 66 Comments

Criminals were attempting to smuggle half a tonne of cocaine into Ireland.

Man charged over €140,000 cocaine seizure in Cork
# Operation Tara
# Operation Tara

Man charged over €140,000 cocaine seizure in Cork

Jul 14th 2021, 7:33 AM 14,498 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were discovered after a car was intercepted on the M8 motorway.

# cocaine - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Gardaí targeting international drug traffickers seize shipping containers in the Netherlands
# Shipping Containers
# Shipping Containers

Gardaí targeting international drug traffickers seize shipping containers in the Netherlands

Jul 10th 2021, 2:57 PM 24,954 Views 10 Comments

The operation is ongoing.

# cocaine - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo

Jul 1st 2021, 8:44 PM 19,210 Views 0 Comments

In addition to the items seized, €151,000 in financial accounts was frozen.

More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis
# Drugs
# Drugs

More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis

Jul 1st 2021, 6:20 AM 14,879 Views 12 Comments

Men are more than twice as likely as women to use drugs, according to a new survey.

# cocaine - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Gardaí seize €140k worth of cocaine in Galway search operation
# Seized
# Seized

Gardaí seize €140k worth of cocaine in Galway search operation

Jun 26th 2021, 1:30 PM 14,685 Views 11 Comments

A man in his 20s has been arrested.

# cocaine - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Record cocaine seizures reported across Europe, but crime gangs adapted to pandemic restrictions
# EU Drug Report
# EU Drug Report

Record cocaine seizures reported across Europe, but crime gangs adapted to pandemic restrictions

Jun 9th 2021, 3:34 PM 9,396 Views 7 Comments

In 2019, more than 370 illegal drug production laboratories were dismantled in Europe.

# cocaine - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Eurovision winners deny doing cocaine in the Green Room
# Måneskin
# Måneskin

Eurovision winners deny doing cocaine in the Green Room

May 23rd 2021, 2:31 PM 170,413 Views 63 Comments

Footage of Måneskin singer Thomas Raggi went viral last night.

# cocaine - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Joshua Allen, son of chef Rachel Allen, found to have been in possession of cocaine
# Joshua Allen
# Joshua Allen

Joshua Allen, son of chef Rachel Allen, found to have been in possession of cocaine

May 20th 2021, 9:27 PM 119,110 Views 0 Comments

The matter was adjourned until 8 July with Allen being remanded on bail until his next court appearance.

# cocaine - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Man (30s) arrested after €812,000 worth of cocaine seized during stop and search of vehicle
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man (30s) arrested after €812,000 worth of cocaine seized during stop and search of vehicle

May 18th 2021, 5:29 PM 22,776 Views 18 Comments

The vehicle was seized in the Naas area of Co Kildare this morning.

# cocaine - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Man charged following seizure of €230k worth of drugs in Clondalkin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man charged following seizure of €230k worth of drugs in Clondalkin

Apr 7th 2021, 6:53 PM 18,229 Views 8 Comments

The cocaine and cannabis herb were seized by gardaí last Friday.

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