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#Heroin

# heroin - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Heroin worth €70,000 hidden in ‘sample pulley wheels’ seized at Dublin Airport

The package in which the drugs were found was from South Africa.

# heroin - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Man charged after €105,000 worth of heroin seized at Cork train station

Gary Cambridge was released on bail, with a number of conditions imposed.

# heroin - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Man charged over €1m heroin seizure following joint operation between gardaí and UK police

Seven kilos of heroin were seized in raids in Dublin and Meath.

# heroin - Monday 2 September, 2019

Man in his 50s charged over €1 million heroin seizure

He’s due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

# heroin - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Gardaí seize €1m worth of heroin in joint operation with UK authorities

Three men were arrested after a number of searches in Dublin and Meath this morning.

# heroin - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul

The 398kg of heroin was bound for Antwerp in Belgium.

# heroin - Monday 22 July, 2019

Two men arrested after estimated €117,600 worth of heroin and cannabis seized

They are currently detained at Clondalkin Garda Station.

# heroin - Monday 15 July, 2019

Man (30s) arrested after heroin worth estimated €700k seized in Dublin

He is expected to appear before a sitting of Tallaght District Court later this morning.

# heroin - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Man guilty of drug possession after gardaí discover €1.35 million worth of heroin under bed

The man was found guilty at the Special Criminal Court yesterday.

# heroin - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Man arrested after heroin and cocaine worth an estimated €250k seized in Dublin

The man is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

# heroin - 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.

# heroin - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Man in his 20s arrested after heroin and cannabis worth €63,000 seized in Dublin

The drugs were seized at a house in Tallaght this afternoon.

# heroin - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Lynn Ruane: The overdose drug Naloxone can save lives so let's remove the barriers to accessing it

There are more deaths in Ireland as a result of overdose than road traffic accidents and many of these deaths are preventable, writes senator Lynn Ruane.

# heroin - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'I was being punished for something I had no control over': Rachael Keogh 13 years after her addiction made national news Safer From Harm This post contains videos

'I was being punished for something I had no control over': Rachael Keogh 13 years after her addiction made national news

Rachael Keogh’s addiction came to light in 2006, when her mother shared photos of her ravaged arms.

# heroin - Sunday 23 December, 2018

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

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

# heroin - Monday 10 December, 2018

'You feel you can't get a job': Methadone users face stigma and isolation, new report finds

The research examines the experiences of 25 people who have been on methadone treatment.

# heroin - Monday 3 December, 2018

New groups of 'young, vulnerable migrants' now being used to trade drugs in Dublin city centre

A new batch of suspected criminals are dealing on the streets of Dublin.

# heroin - Saturday 6 October, 2018

# heroin - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do'

TheJournal.ie spent a morning this week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to homeless people and drug users in Dublin.

# heroin - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'Heroin in Ireland is an economic massacre - we have to find a new solution'

Grace Dyas and Rachael Keogh – author of Dying To Survive – want their new play about heroin to spark change in Ireland.

# heroin - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'Life is so much more chaotic': A day on addiction outreach in Limerick city

Crack-cocaine is on the increase, and the housing crisis means people are spending prolonged periods in precarious living situations.

# heroin - Friday 21 September, 2018

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

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

# heroin - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Encrypted devices seized as gardaí carry out seven raids in Dublin city

A man was arrested and released without charge in relation to the seizure.

# heroin - Thursday 13 September, 2018

The rise of opiates: How Ireland's 'broken' health service is behind a surge in prescription painkillers

The use of powerful painkillers has gradually risen in recent years.

# heroin - Friday 31 August, 2018

Man (30s) arrested after heroin worth €700k found in Dublin flat

The seizure was made on Monday evening in Inchicore.

# heroin - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose

The 25-year-old singer has struggled with addiction problems in the past.

# heroin - Monday 9 July, 2018

Gardaí believe a Dublin tanning bed salon is being used to wash heroin money

Gardaí, Revenue and CAB are aware of the premises.

# heroin - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Homeless woman with 63 prior convictions admits carrying out burglary at Joan Burton's home

The incident happened when the Labour TD had gone out to give a talk at a community crime prevention meeting on Monday evening.

# heroin - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

# heroin - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Young adults in Ireland are taking more MDMA and cannabis than they used to

The latest European Drug Report has been released today.

# heroin - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Cannabis now the most-used substance in new cases of problem drug use

There has also been an increase in the number of people who are homeless seeking treatment.

# heroin - Monday 21 May, 2018

Teenager arrested after €2,000 worth of heroin found on him

A further €43,000 was found in another search.

# heroin - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Vet who injected liquid heroin into puppies to smuggle drugs into US extradited

His arrest comes after a 12-year investigation.

# heroin - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Man arrested after cocaine, heroin and ketamine worth €2.5m seized at Dublin Port

A 55-year-old non-national male has been arrested.

# heroin - Saturday 10 March, 2018

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

The new centre will be operated by Merchants Quay Ireland on Dublin’s south quays.

# heroin - Monday 5 March, 2018

'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': Confusion remains over injection centre policing

Local politicians have called for clarity on what gardai are supposed to do.

# heroin - Monday 26 February, 2018

Hutches one of at least three gangs flooding Belfast with highly-potent heroin

The increase in the number of heroin overdoses has resulted in local politicians warning users of a potentially fatal batch doing the rounds.

# heroin - Monday 29 January, 2018

Heroin and cannabis worth €310,000 seized in Tipperary

A man and a woman were arrested.

# heroin - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'Heroin ripped through Dublin... And this place we loved was at the heart of the city’s epidemic'

Dubs footballer star Philly McMahon recalls growing up in Ballymun in the 1980s and ’90s.

# heroin - Monday 25 December, 2017

From The42 'Heroin ripped through Dublin... And this place we loved was at the heart of the city’s epidemic' Looking Back

'Heroin ripped through Dublin... And this place we loved was at the heart of the city’s epidemic'

Dubs footballer star Philly McMahon recalls growing up in Ballymun in the 1980s and ’90s.

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