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#Drugs Unit

# drugs-unit - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Kerry driver arrested for drug driving and €300 worth of cocaine seized

Gardaí made a number of arrests and stops around the country this weekend.

# drugs-unit - Sunday 18 November, 2018

North Dublin drug unit in row with management over crack cocaine operation - and a 2004 Renault Clio

Members of Store Street’s drug unit were, according to reliable sources, enraged when they heard that one of its undercover vehicles was being taken off the streets.

# drugs-unit - Monday 16 July, 2018

Gardaí received intelligence that officer was under threat weeks before attack Exclusive

An investigation into the attack is ongoing.

# drugs-unit - Monday 15 August, 2016

'The gardaí don't have a handle on it like they used to': Concern at drop in drug unit officers

In Dublin alone, numbers have dropped from 147 to 114.

# drugs-unit - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Big drop in number of gardaí investigating and preventing drug crime

There are now more than 100 less drugs unit personnel than in 2011.

# drugs-unit - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Man to appear in court after €500,000 worth of cocaine found in Dublin house raid

The discovery was made yesterday afternoon.

# drugs-unit - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Woman in court on drugs charges after Tralee seizure

Gardaí seized cannabis herb estimated to be worth €75,000.

# drugs-unit - Monday 10 March, 2014

‘I’m up against it’: Garda whistleblower to run in local elections

The former garda’s revelations about penalty-point terminations in 2012 are now the subject of an official inquiry.

# drugs-unit - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Man arrested after being found with .5kg of cocaine

The 54-year-old was arrested in Cork on Monday following an intelligence-led investigation.

# drugs-unit - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Gardaí seize €1 million worth of cannabis in Dublin

A 39-year-old man was arrested at the scene of the massive drugs haul in Blanchardstown.

# drugs-unit - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Man charged after €100k heroin find in Tallaght

The 29-year-old appeared before Tallaght District Court this morning.

# drugs-unit - Friday 21 December, 2012

Seven men to appear in court over €4.6m cannabis seizure

Gardaí seized 5,800 cannabis plants in co-ordinated raids around the country yesterday.

# drugs-unit - Monday 17 September, 2012

Four men appear in Galway court over €750k cannabis haul

Gardaí arrested six people at the weekend in connection with the major haul of cannabis plants in Tuam and Oughterard.

# drugs-unit - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Cannabis worth €2.6million seized in Dublin

The authorities raided an industrial premises in Ballymount and seized herbal cannabis and resin worth an estimated €2.6 million.

# drugs-unit - Friday 4 November, 2011

Two men arrested over Thurles drugs seizure

Gardaí seized cannabis resin and cocaine with an estimated street value of €100,000.