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#Heroin

# heroin - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs
# Addiction
# Addiction

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs

Nov 4th 2020, 12:43 PM 24,867 Views 18 Comments

The state also legalised access to magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.

# heroin - Friday 7 August, 2020

Two men arrested over €3 million heroin seizure charged and to appear in court
# Charged
# Charged

Two men arrested over €3 million heroin seizure charged and to appear in court

Aug 7th 2020, 7:50 PM 31,890 Views 0 Comments

They are due in court tomorrow.

# heroin - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Two men appear in court charged after Cork heroin seizure worth €425,000
# Drugs
# Drugs

Two men appear in court charged after Cork heroin seizure worth €425,000

Jul 12th 2020, 11:56 AM 13,304 Views 0 Comments

The two men were arrested by gardaí on Thursday.

# heroin - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'Addiction doesn't stop during a pandemic, it gets worse': Methadone waiting lists virtually eliminated amid overdose fears
# Drugs
# Drugs

'Addiction doesn't stop during a pandemic, it gets worse': Methadone waiting lists virtually eliminated amid overdose fears

Apr 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 34,394 Views 36 Comments

Drug users are at an increased risk of contracting Covid-19 – many suffer from underlying health conditions and don’t have a safe place to self-isolate if needed.

# heroin - Sunday 1 March, 2020

'It sucks the soul out of you, it's worse than heroin': One woman's story of G addiction
# GHB
# GHB

'It sucks the soul out of you, it's worse than heroin': One woman's story of G addiction

Mar 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 127,748 Views 0 Comments

Olivia suffered from drug addiction for 30 years, but one drug in particular affected her like no other.

# heroin - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Man arrested and €53,000 worth of suspected heroin seized in Cork
# Grenagh
# Grenagh

Man arrested and €53,000 worth of suspected heroin seized in Cork

Feb 27th 2020, 9:06 AM 14,328 Views 6 Comments

Garda dog Rex located the suspected heroin during a search.

# heroin - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Cork man who overcame years of heroin addiction graduating with criminology Masters
# James Leonard
# James Leonard

Cork man who overcame years of heroin addiction graduating with criminology Masters

Feb 20th 2020, 6:15 AM 83,158 Views 35 Comments

James Leonard shared his story of addiction on The Tommy Tiernan Show last month.

# heroin - Monday 30 December, 2019

Man arrested after gardaí seized €140k worth of heroin during stop and search operation
# Dublin 7
# Dublin 7

Man arrested after gardaí seized €140k worth of heroin during stop and search operation

Dec 30th 2019, 8:27 PM 35,253 Views 17 Comments

The seizure was made in the Arbour Hill area of Dublin this afternoon.

# heroin - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'We're replacing one addiction with another': Number of people accessing methadone up 600% in some counties
# Addiction Services
# Addiction Services

'We're replacing one addiction with another': Number of people accessing methadone up 600% in some counties

Dec 24th 2019, 12:06 PM 15,463 Views 37 Comments

For the last 20 years, methadone has been the mainstay of harm reduction services in Ireland.

# heroin - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Just one person was handed the minimum 10-year sentence for possessing €13k of drugs last year
# 1 Out Of 142
# 1 Out Of 142

Just one person was handed the minimum 10-year sentence for possessing €13k of drugs last year

Dec 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,845 Views 58 Comments

That’s out of a total of 142 convicted.

# heroin - Monday 18 November, 2019

€195,000 worth of suspected heroin seized after gardaí search derelict property in Limerick
# Kilmallock
# Kilmallock

€195,000 worth of suspected heroin seized after gardaí search derelict property in Limerick

Nov 18th 2019, 12:43 PM 16,827 Views 14 Comments

No arrests were made as part of the search operation.

# heroin - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Man to appear in court after €352k worth of heroin and cocaine seized in Cork
# Patrick Street
# Patrick Street

Man to appear in court after €352k worth of heroin and cocaine seized in Cork

Nov 6th 2019, 9:54 PM 13,411 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí arrested the man last night.

# heroin - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 16th 2019, 9:13 PM 30,162 Views 16 Comments

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
# Kent Station
# Kent Station

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

Sep 5th 2019, 9:01 PM 18,064 Views 0 Comments

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
# Raids
# Raids

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

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:06 PM 14,022 Views 0 Comments

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
# Charge
# Charge

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

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:02 PM 21,235 Views 0 Comments

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
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

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

Sep 1st 2019, 6:10 PM 19,341 Views 18 Comments

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
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

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

Aug 6th 2019, 9:26 PM 30,061 Views 23 Comments

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
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:52 PM 13,522 Views 9 Comments

They are currently detained at Clondalkin Garda Station.

# heroin - Monday 15 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 15th 2019, 11:07 AM 12,734 Views 6 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jun 20th 2019, 7:39 AM 20,016 Views 0 Comments

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
# Seized
# Seized

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

Jun 13th 2019, 10:42 PM 24,880 Views 19 Comments

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
# EU Drug Report
# EU Drug Report

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

Jun 6th 2019, 9:58 PM 29,275 Views 60 Comments

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
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

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

May 16th 2019, 8:43 PM 12,024 Views 3 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Apr 14th 2019, 8:30 PM 22,790 Views 44 Comments

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
# Safer From Harm

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

Apr 6th 2019, 10:00 AM 142,513 Views 57 Comments

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
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

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

Dec 23rd 2018, 5:13 PM 17,508 Views 17 Comments

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
# Methadone
# Methadone

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

Dec 10th 2018, 9:38 AM 15,018 Views 53 Comments

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
# Lithuanian Crime Gang
# Lithuanian Crime Gang

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

Dec 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 33,769 Views 84 Comments

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

# heroin - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Man (40s) arrested following seizure of €90k worth of heroin after gardaí stop car on M9
# Heroin
# Heroin

Man (40s) arrested following seizure of €90k worth of heroin after gardaí stop car on M9

Oct 6th 2018, 10:41 AM 16,132 Views 13 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# heroin - Saturday 29 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,613 Views 22 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Sep 25th 2018, 7:00 PM 21,047 Views 23 Comments

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
# Streets Of Limerick
# Streets Of Limerick

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

Sep 22nd 2018, 10:00 PM 17,958 Views 13 Comments

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
# 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 24,835 Views 17 Comments

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
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

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

Updated Sep 19th 2018, 5:06 PM 25,432 Views 23 Comments

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
# Opioids
# Opioids

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

Sep 13th 2018, 6:15 AM 22,955 Views 30 Comments

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
# Inchicore
# Inchicore

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

Aug 31st 2018, 8:09 PM 16,780 Views 10 Comments

The seizure was made on Monday evening in Inchicore.

# heroin - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose

Jul 24th 2018, 10:36 PM 63,742 Views 51 Comments

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
# On The Beds
# On The Beds

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

Jul 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 73,917 Views 54 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 5th 2018, 7:10 PM 12,631 Views 0 Comments

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

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