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#Cocaine

# cocaine - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Man arrested and €150k in cash seized after gardaí stop speeding van on N2
# Speed Checks
# Speed Checks

Man arrested and €150k in cash seized after gardaí stop speeding van on N2

Mar 14th 2019, 4:24 PM 20,890 Views 0 Comments

The discovery was made after gardaí stopped a speeding van yesterday.

# cocaine - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Man (50s) and woman (30s) arrested after drugs worth €865,000 seized
# Meath
# Meath

Man (50s) and woman (30s) arrested after drugs worth €865,000 seized

Mar 9th 2019, 6:28 PM 33,120 Views 20 Comments

Cocaine, MDMA, cannabis in herbal form and diamorphine were among the substances seized.

# cocaine - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Three people arrested after cocaine and cannabis worth €320,000 seized in Limerick
# Drugs
# Drugs

Three people arrested after cocaine and cannabis worth €320,000 seized in Limerick

Updated Mar 2nd 2019, 2:56 PM 19,736 Views 38 Comments

A man (18) and a woman (47) were earlier arrested in connection with the investigation.

# cocaine - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Man (40s) charged after cocaine and cannabis worth over €716,000 seized
# Cork
# Cork

Man (40s) charged after cocaine and cannabis worth over €716,000 seized

Updated Feb 24th 2019, 1:28 PM 24,069 Views 0 Comments

Three locations on the northside of Cork and north county Cork were searched by gardaí yesterday.

# cocaine - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Three men charged after cocaine and cannabis herb worth around €250k seized
# Drugs
# Drugs

Three men charged after cocaine and cannabis herb worth around €250k seized

Updated Feb 21st 2019, 9:20 PM 31,482 Views 0 Comments

A number of searches were carried out in the Enniskerry, Tallaght and Ballymun areas yesterday.

# cocaine - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Gardaí arrest man and woman after €700k worth of cocaine discovered in Westmeath
# Athlone
# Athlone

Gardaí arrest man and woman after €700k worth of cocaine discovered in Westmeath

Feb 14th 2019, 3:22 PM 18,701 Views 14 Comments

Officers conducted an early morning raid of a house in Athlone.

# cocaine - Monday 4 February, 2019

Jury in El Chapo trial begins deliberations amid drug smuggling and sex abuse claims
# Sinaloa Cartel
# Sinaloa Cartel

Jury in El Chapo trial begins deliberations amid drug smuggling and sex abuse claims

Feb 4th 2019, 8:37 PM 10,858 Views 0 Comments

The trial in New York has heard nearly three months of testimony.

# cocaine - Friday 1 February, 2019

El Chapo's lawyer says trial witnesses can't be trusted and 'would sell a child for cocaine'
# Drug Cartel
# Drug Cartel

El Chapo's lawyer says trial witnesses can't be trusted and 'would sell a child for cocaine'

Feb 1st 2019, 8:54 AM 14,555 Views 0 Comments

The Mexican drug kingpin faces life in prison if convicted on trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges.

# cocaine - Friday 4 January, 2019

FA issue plea after allegations that an England footballer took cocaine in a nightclub
# Allegations
From The42
# Allegations

FA issue plea after allegations that an England footballer took cocaine in a nightclub

Jan 4th 2019, 6:34 PM 21,781 Views 21 Comments

‘It remains a priority to find and sanction anyone found taking performance-enhancing or recreational drugs,’ the FA said in a statement today.

# cocaine - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin and cocaine at house in south Dublin
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin and cocaine at house in south Dublin

Dec 23rd 2018, 5:13 PM 17,604 Views 17 Comments

A 47-year-old man was arrested at the house yesterday evening.

# cocaine - Friday 14 December, 2018

Surge in cocaine supply in Europe as gangs 'uberise' the trade through social media
# EU Drug Agency
# EU Drug Agency

Surge in cocaine supply in Europe as gangs 'uberise' the trade through social media

Dec 14th 2018, 10:18 AM 23,421 Views 40 Comments

Ireland has one of the highest prevalence of cocaine use in Europe.

# cocaine - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Two cancer sufferers refused bail over €3.5 million cocaine seizure in Liffey Valley car park
# Flight Risk
# Flight Risk

Two cancer sufferers refused bail over €3.5 million cocaine seizure in Liffey Valley car park

Dec 12th 2018, 8:35 PM 33,056 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said the accused posed a flight risk.

# cocaine - Monday 10 December, 2018

Houses evacuated after suspected pipe bomb is found by gardaí carrying out drugs search
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Houses evacuated after suspected pipe bomb is found by gardaí carrying out drugs search

Dec 10th 2018, 9:40 PM 21,253 Views 13 Comments

A man and a woman have been arrested.

# cocaine - Friday 7 December, 2018

Four people arrested after €2.8 million of suspected cocaine seized in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Four people arrested after €2.8 million of suspected cocaine seized in Dublin

Updated Dec 7th 2018, 8:33 AM 20,934 Views 23 Comments

Separately, a large quantity of cannabis herb with an approximate street value of €800,000 was seized.

# cocaine - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of drugs, cash and stun gun in north Dublin
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of drugs, cash and stun gun in north Dublin

Dec 2nd 2018, 7:30 AM 15,660 Views 20 Comments

The seizure was made as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs.

# cocaine - Friday 30 November, 2018

Defence lawyer says Storm Emma looter was 'high on cocaine at the time'
# Convicted
# Convicted

Defence lawyer says Storm Emma looter was 'high on cocaine at the time'

Nov 30th 2018, 5:04 PM 27,886 Views 40 Comments

David Berney received a two-year sentence today for burglary, but had 18 months suspended for the looting incident.

# cocaine - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Former pub owner who turned to drugs trade to offset gambling debts jailed for five years
# Dublin
# Dublin

Former pub owner who turned to drugs trade to offset gambling debts jailed for five years

Nov 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 37,757 Views 0 Comments

Emmet Fogarty got into trouble with Revenue and developed an alcohol and gambling addiction.

# cocaine - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Would you pay more for ethically sourced cocaine?
# Column
# Column

Would you pay more for ethically sourced cocaine?

Nov 24th 2018, 4:45 PM 29,030 Views 70 Comments

Because cocaine is illegal, if people choose to use it they have little choice but to indirectly support organised crime and human trafficking, experts argue.

# cocaine - Monday 19 November, 2018

Man jailed for selling €40 worth of cocaine to undercover gardaí
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man jailed for selling €40 worth of cocaine to undercover gardaí

Nov 19th 2018, 5:47 PM 32,769 Views 24 Comments

Karl Zambra said his local community is a victim of the drugs trade.

# cocaine - Friday 16 November, 2018

Man (39) arrested following seizure of estimated €145k worth of cocaine
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man (39) arrested following seizure of estimated €145k worth of cocaine

Nov 16th 2018, 10:04 PM 22,256 Views 16 Comments

The drugs were seized following a search of a car in Blanchardstown, Dublin this afternoon.

# cocaine - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Trucker who brought nearly €300,000 worth of cocaine into Dublin Port jailed for eight and a half years
# Courts
# Courts

Trucker who brought nearly €300,000 worth of cocaine into Dublin Port jailed for eight and a half years

Nov 15th 2018, 7:34 PM 27,139 Views 27 Comments

The drugs were seized at Dublin Port in August 2015 as part of a joint operation involving the Revenue and the Gardai.

# cocaine - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

New York trial told that drug baron 'El Chapo' Guzman was leader of deadly Sinaloa cartel, not scapegoat
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

New York trial told that drug baron 'El Chapo' Guzman was leader of deadly Sinaloa cartel, not scapegoat

Updated Nov 14th 2018, 10:22 PM 25,604 Views 0 Comments

He is accused of leading the Sinaloa cartel, turning it into the world’s largest criminal group.

# cocaine - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Drugs worth €570,000 seized after gardaí stop woman in Dublin
# Three Arrests
# Three Arrests

Drugs worth €570,000 seized after gardaí stop woman in Dublin

Nov 13th 2018, 11:34 AM 25,267 Views 24 Comments

Cannabis, methamphetamine, amphetamine and cocaine were seized.

# cocaine - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Cocaine worth €4.6 million seized in Rosslare
# Revenue
# Revenue

Cocaine worth €4.6 million seized in Rosslare

Nov 4th 2018, 10:33 AM 20,231 Views 24 Comments

Detector dog Defor helped gardaí and Revenue officers intercept the drugs.

# cocaine - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Dublin man caught storing cocaine in his kitchen and cannabis in wheelie bins
# Possession
# Possession

Dublin man caught storing cocaine in his kitchen and cannabis in wheelie bins

Oct 30th 2018, 4:27 PM 22,110 Views 0 Comments

Michael Fulton said he began taking cannabis to assist with back pain and agreed to store the drugs to pay off a debt.

# cocaine - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis
# Roadside Testing
# Roadside Testing

Gardaí issue warning after motorists test positive for cocaine and cannabis

Sep 23rd 2018, 7:04 PM 47,427 Views 45 Comments

One driver was also speeding at the time.

Dublin woman suspected of large-scale cocaine importation top target for Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau
# Top Target
# Top Target

Dublin woman suspected of large-scale cocaine importation top target for Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau

Sep 23rd 2018, 8:30 AM 36,500 Views 18 Comments

The woman is suspected of bringing in hundreds of kilos every year.

# cocaine - Friday 21 September, 2018

One arrested after shotgun rounds and €489,000 worth of drugs seized during raid on Dublin home
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

One arrested after shotgun rounds and €489,000 worth of drugs seized during raid on Dublin home

Sep 21st 2018, 5:30 PM 24,903 Views 17 Comments

The seizure was made following the search of a property in west Dublin.

# cocaine - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?
# Recreational Drugs
# Recreational Drugs

From Colombian cartels to grow-houses in Galway: where do Ireland's illegal drugs come from?

Sep 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,256 Views 53 Comments

We look at the connection between international crime gangs and Irish customers.

# cocaine - Monday 10 September, 2018

'People tend to start doing cocaine because it's so much more socially acceptable'
# Recreational Drugs
# Recreational Drugs

'People tend to start doing cocaine because it's so much more socially acceptable'

Sep 10th 2018, 12:10 AM 36,503 Views 83 Comments

Dominic McGrath reports on Dublin’s midnight scene.

Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?
# The Stats
# The Stats

Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?

Sep 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,882 Views 54 Comments

For the Irish, when it comes to taking controlled substances, old habits die hard.

# cocaine - Sunday 2 September, 2018

'I have seen the increase in cocaine and alcohol addiction with the return of money. It's frightening'
# Recovery Month
# Recovery Month

'I have seen the increase in cocaine and alcohol addiction with the return of money. It's frightening'

Sep 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 28,714 Views 30 Comments

The Rutland Centre is seeing shifts in the people it treats, and is emphasising how anyone can recover from addiction on its 40th anniversary.

# cocaine - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'They're asking about MDMA, LSD and cocaine': Keeping people drug-safe at Electric Picnic
# Ana Liffey Drug Project
# Ana Liffey Drug Project

'They're asking about MDMA, LSD and cocaine': Keeping people drug-safe at Electric Picnic

Sep 1st 2018, 5:46 PM 22,399 Views 29 Comments

The Ana Liffey Drug Project is at Electric Picnic this weekend – and it has proved to be a busy few days so far.

# cocaine - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Five men arrested and drugs seized as Defence Forces assist in inter-agency operation at sea
# Seized
# Seized

Five men arrested and drugs seized as Defence Forces assist in inter-agency operation at sea

Aug 30th 2018, 10:56 PM 18,860 Views 19 Comments

A UK National Crime Agency (NCA) coordinated operation led to the detention of a yacht yesterday evening.

17-year-old male arrested after €30k worth of cocaine seized in Dublin
# Drimnagh
# Drimnagh

17-year-old male arrested after €30k worth of cocaine seized in Dublin

Aug 30th 2018, 10:15 PM 19,680 Views 15 Comments

The discovery was found during a search of a house in Drimnagh.

# cocaine - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Submachine gun, cocaine and cannabis seized in Clare
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Submachine gun, cocaine and cannabis seized in Clare

Aug 25th 2018, 12:16 PM 22,696 Views 14 Comments

One man was arrested and later released.

# cocaine - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Wakefield prop gets 20-month ban over positive test for cocaine
# Rugby League
From The42
# Rugby League

Wakefield prop gets 20-month ban over positive test for cocaine

Aug 23rd 2018, 8:15 PM 3,648 Views 1 Comment

UKAD have back-dated the ban, leaving Adam Walker suspended until March.

# cocaine - Monday 20 August, 2018

Man due in court in connection with Dublin cocaine seizure
# Drimnagh
# Drimnagh

Man due in court in connection with Dublin cocaine seizure

Aug 20th 2018, 8:30 AM 10,351 Views 0 Comments

€64,000 worth of the drug was seized on Saturday in Drimnagh in the south inner city.

# cocaine - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Irish among those detained after massive drugs seizure by Spanish police
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Irish among those detained after massive drugs seizure by Spanish police

Aug 19th 2018, 8:10 AM 32,985 Views 13 Comments

UK, Moroccan and Spanish nationals have also been arrested in connection with drug trafficking.

# cocaine - Friday 17 August, 2018

Gardaí seize €50k worth of cocaine in Laois
# Abbeyleix
# Abbeyleix

Gardaí seize €50k worth of cocaine in Laois

Aug 17th 2018, 6:37 PM 14,884 Views 15 Comments

Two men were arrested.