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#Ecstasy

# ecstasy - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Cork hospital warns festival-goers of 'bad batch' of ecstasy tablets causing 'severe illness'

Festival promoters also confirmed they were aware of drugs circulating at the festival.

# ecstasy - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Irish adults among Europe's biggest users of cocaine and MDMA as experts warn of 'Uberisation' of drugs trade

The findings were outlined in the EU’s drugs agency’s annual report today.

# ecstasy - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Japanese professor faces jail for allegedly getting students to produce ecstasy

Comparisons are being made with TV series Breaking Bad.

# ecstasy - Thursday 14 March, 2019

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

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

# ecstasy - Sunday 16 September, 2018

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

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

# ecstasy - Monday 10 September, 2018

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

Dominic McGrath reports on Dublin’s midnight scene.

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

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

# ecstasy - Monday 30 October, 2017

Three arrested after €300,000 worth of drugs seized in Cork

The raid occurred in Kinsale last Friday, 27 October.

# ecstasy - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'A lot of questions about ketamine' - keeping people drug-safe at Electric Picnic's welfare tent

The Ana Liffey Drug Project made its debut at this year’s festival – and it proved to be a busy three days for the volunteers.

# ecstasy - Monday 19 June, 2017

Carrie Fisher had cocaine and ecstasy in her system when she suffered heart attack

The Star Wars actress suffered a mid-flight heart attack last December.

# ecstasy - Friday 5 May, 2017

Gardaí find almost €300k worth of drugs at a home in Blanchardstown

One man was arrested following the search at a house in Huntstown Court.

# ecstasy - Friday 24 February, 2017

Over 1 in 10 people in south Dublin reported taking an illegal drug recently

The current levels of illegal drug use in 2014/15 rose since the study was last carried out in 2010/11.

# ecstasy - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From The42 'I'm shaking... absolutely incredible' - Bowe, O'Driscoll and others react to Ireland's famous win Ecstasy

'I'm shaking... absolutely incredible' - Bowe, O'Driscoll and others react to Ireland's famous win

Kevin Kilbane, Ross O’Carroll and Alastair Campbell also gave their thoughts on tonight’s victory.

# ecstasy - Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Joy for Irish rowing as O'Donovan brothers claim historic silver medal at Olympics Ecstasy

Joy for Irish rowing as O'Donovan brothers claim historic silver medal at Olympics

The Skibbereen duo were in action in the men’s lightweight double sculls final today.

# ecstasy - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Over €440,000 worth of ecstasy and cocaine seized after men stopped in Dublin city centre

The men, both aged in their 20s, were searched on Aston Quay.

# ecstasy - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

13-year-old in critical condition after taking suspected MDMA

Greater Manchester Police said that they had arrested a 15-year-old yesterday in relation to the incident.

# ecstasy - Friday 8 July, 2016

Actor left permanently scarred after being slashed by teen in ecstasy row

The teenager was remanded in custody yesterday after the hearing.

# ecstasy - Monday 20 June, 2016

Two arrests after 12-year-olds take ecstasy and are hospitalised

The girls are in a stable condition.

# ecstasy - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Three 12-year-old girls in serious condition in Manchester after taking ecstasy pills

Salford police say that the tablets are called ‘Teddy Tablets’.

# ecstasy - Friday 22 January, 2016

Gardaí find €50k worth of ecstasy during Kenneth O'Brien investigation

A search of the Ardclough area of Kildare is currently being carried out.

# ecstasy - Saturday 31 October, 2015

There's a plan to get the world's biggest club drug approved for medical use by 2021

It could be used as a viable treatment for use in psychotherapy to treat PTSD.

# ecstasy - Friday 23 October, 2015

Drug-using students urged to be more careful when taking pills

The campaign is the first time a drug service has worked with Irish universities to develop drug-related resources aimed at students.

# ecstasy - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

This is what €225,000 worth of ecstasy tablets looks like

A man in his 40s has been arrested after a raid in west Dublin yesterday.

# ecstasy - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Three arrests as 72,000 ecstasy pills are seized in Dublin

The tablets had an estimated street value of €720,000.

# ecstasy - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Of 23,000 who say they took MDMA, 202 ended up in hospital

There has been a steady rise in the number of people seeking medical treatment after taking the drug over the past few years.

# ecstasy - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Two new legal highs are being discovered for sale per week

A new report shows interest in ‘traditional’ drugs is falling.

# ecstasy - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From The42 Joy for Cork youngster as Preston promoted to the Championship Ecstasy

Joy for Cork youngster as Preston promoted to the Championship

Jermaine Beckford hit a hat-trick, while Paul Huntington was also on target in a comfortable win.

# ecstasy - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Normal service resumed: Gardaí seize 'Blue Ghost' pills worth €380k

The seizure was made in Clondalkin in West Dublin.

# ecstasy - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

E's are gone: Michael D has signed that emergency law, making loads of drugs illegal (again)

Ecstasy, ketamine, magic mushrooms and crystal meth (etc. etc.) will be illegal to possess once again, from midnight.

From The Daily Edge The 8 most embarrassing international headlines about #YokeGate Yokegate

The 8 most embarrassing international headlines about #YokeGate

We’d like to think they’re laughing with us, not at us.

From The Daily Edge The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after 'taking legal yips' Yokegate

The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after 'taking legal yips'

That’s what Blindboy Boatclub says, anyway.

The Rubberbandits called Newstalk live after taking 'legal ecstasy'...

The Limerick duo’s Blindboy Boatclub told Twitter that he planned to do the interview while under the influence.

# ecstasy - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

The judge who allowed ecstasy and ketamine to be legalised explains why he did it

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan made a big call today.

Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow?

Emergency legislation is needed after a court ruling this morning. Here’s what happened…

# ecstasy - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Police urge people with dangerous Superman drugs to hand them in

The drugs are believed to have been the cause of at least three deaths so far.

# ecstasy - Friday 19 December, 2014

'Superman' ecstasy tablets worth €1.2 million seized in Dublin

The tablets — impressed with a Superman-style ‘S’ — originated in Belgium.

# ecstasy - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge CeeLo Green quits Twitter after rape and consent tweets Ceelo Green

CeeLo Green quits Twitter after rape and consent tweets

The Crazy and F**k You singer has pleaded no contest to drug charges.

# ecstasy - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Man due in court over €500k ecstasy haul

A total of five people were arrested, following a sweep of six addresses across Dublin on Tuesday.

# ecstasy - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Gardaí arrest five after €500k ecstasy seizure in Dublin

Equipment, chemicals and 50,000 tablets were found in a series of searches.

# ecstasy - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently

Marijuana is the most popular drug among the college’s students.

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