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#Heroin

# heroin - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Over €1 million worth of heroin labelled as household goods seized at Dublin Airport
# Seized
# Seized

Over €1 million worth of heroin labelled as household goods seized at Dublin Airport

Jun 19th 2018, 5:05 PM 16,391 Views 19 Comments

The drugs were sent from Pakistan.

# heroin - Thursday 7 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 7th 2018, 10:01 AM 25,926 Views 70 Comments

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
# Drug Treatment
# Drug Treatment

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

May 29th 2018, 5:03 PM 19,031 Views 96 Comments

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
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

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

May 21st 2018, 10:06 PM 21,164 Views 9 Comments

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
# New York
# New York

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

May 5th 2018, 12:00 PM 25,658 Views 27 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Mar 31st 2018, 1:56 PM 17,813 Views 20 Comments

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?

Mar 10th 2018, 10:00 PM 31,460 Views 69 Comments

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
# Injecting Centres
# Injecting Centres

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

Mar 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,518 Views 36 Comments

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
# Drugs Gang
# Drugs Gang

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

Feb 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 25,540 Views 5 Comments

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
# Armed Gardaí
# Armed Gardaí

Heroin and cannabis worth €310,000 seized in Tipperary

Jan 29th 2018, 6:39 PM 22,311 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

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

Dec 31st 2017, 3:30 PM 29,345 Views 18 Comments

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

# heroin - Monday 25 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 25th 2017, 9:00 AM 14,332 Views 8 Comments

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

# heroin - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Heroin and cocaine worth €300,000 seized in Dublin
# Whitefriar Gardens
# Whitefriar Gardens

Heroin and cocaine worth €300,000 seized in Dublin

Dec 21st 2017, 10:03 AM 11,384 Views 14 Comments

A 56-year-old man has been arrested.

# heroin - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Brian Rattigan: The jailed Crumlin-Drimnagh feud leader still suspected of directing drug trade from jail
# Crumlin/drimnagh Feud
# Crumlin/drimnagh Feud

Brian Rattigan: The jailed Crumlin-Drimnagh feud leader still suspected of directing drug trade from jail

Dec 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 16,703 Views 10 Comments

Rattigan successfully appealed against a 2001 murder conviction yesterday.

# heroin - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Woman avoids jail for allowing preparation of heroin at her home
# Finglas
# Finglas

Woman avoids jail for allowing preparation of heroin at her home

Oct 11th 2017, 6:21 PM 15,852 Views 27 Comments

The judge noted Rachel Harford had never been suspected of being the “main actor” in this activity.

# heroin - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

No 'magic drug circle' but gardaí will use 'discretion' outside city injection centres
# Don't Ask Don't Tell
# Don't Ask Don't Tell

No 'magic drug circle' but gardaí will use 'discretion' outside city injection centres

Sep 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 25,472 Views 40 Comments

The location of the centre in Dublin will not be known until the end of next month.

# heroin - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Social work action 'unacceptably slow' in case of heroin user whose newborn died
# Addiction
# Addiction

Social work action 'unacceptably slow' in case of heroin user whose newborn died

Aug 13th 2017, 9:00 PM 22,283 Views 35 Comments

The baby boy’s death was not reported to be connected to his mother’s drug use, but a report has criticised the seven-week delay in making contact with the woman.

# heroin - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Calls for a heroin 'overdose antidote' to be made more available to addicts' families
# Drugs
# Drugs

Calls for a heroin 'overdose antidote' to be made more available to addicts' families

Jul 25th 2017, 6:15 AM 8,467 Views 19 Comments

Naloxone may have saved 98 lives in Northern Ireland over five years.

# heroin - Thursday 20 July, 2017

€650,000 worth of heroin and cocaine seized at Dublin Airport
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

€650,000 worth of heroin and cocaine seized at Dublin Airport

Jul 20th 2017, 5:03 PM 16,782 Views 19 Comments

A UK national was caught in possession of the drugs yesterday.

# heroin - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Gardaí seize €100k worth of heroin in Dublin raids
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí seize €100k worth of heroin in Dublin raids

Jun 24th 2017, 7:09 PM 13,107 Views 17 Comments

Two homes in the Dublin 1 area were searched, and two people were arrested.

# heroin - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Left in limbo with their Swedish asylum applications, Afghan teenagers are turning to heroin
# Addiction
# Addiction

Left in limbo with their Swedish asylum applications, Afghan teenagers are turning to heroin

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:30 AM 13,442 Views 29 Comments

“When we smoke… we’re calm and don’t worry about anything,” said Mahdi, a 16-year-old Afghan refugee.

# heroin - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Drug 100 times more potent than morphine being mixed with heroin and cocaine
# Garda Warning
# Garda Warning

Drug 100 times more potent than morphine being mixed with heroin and cocaine

May 31st 2017, 6:05 AM 18,081 Views 30 Comments

Tony Duffin of Ana Liffey Drug Project says the trend is causing “great uncertainty and people are frightened”.

# heroin - Monday 29 May, 2017

Man who got caught up in €837,000 heroin deal to pay off his golf fees avoids jail
# Michael Smallhorn
# Michael Smallhorn

Man who got caught up in €837,000 heroin deal to pay off his golf fees avoids jail

May 29th 2017, 8:15 PM 38,733 Views 9 Comments

The man was to be paid €200 for acting as a courier.

# heroin - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin
# Chaotic Life
# Chaotic Life

'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin

May 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 30,976 Views 65 Comments

What’s the day-to-day experience like for people injecting drugs in the city?

# heroin - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead
# Drug Abuse
# Drug Abuse

'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead

May 10th 2017, 3:41 PM 24,713 Views 95 Comments

The proposed bill passed all stages of the Oireachtas today.

# heroin - Monday 1 May, 2017

A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex
# Overdoses
# Overdoses

A number of city centre overdoses linked to gang's toxic drug mixing in flats complex

May 1st 2017, 12:10 AM 24,559 Views 15 Comments

Heroin and cocaine were being cut in the same location.

# heroin - Saturday 8 April, 2017

He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned
# Trump Troubadour
# Trump Troubadour

He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned

Apr 8th 2017, 9:00 PM 40,115 Views 29 Comments

Just two months after the election, Kraig Moss, aka the Trump Troubadour, isn’t feeling quite so positive about Donald Trump as he did before.

# heroin - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Gardaí seize drugs worth €285,000 and €100,000 in cash in Meath
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Gardaí seize drugs worth €285,000 and €100,000 in cash in Meath

Mar 15th 2017, 7:12 PM 20,438 Views 8 Comments

Heroin, crack cocaine and a submachine gun were found during searches today and yesterday.

# heroin - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Heroin and crack cocaine worth €60,000, plus €50,000 in cash, seized in Meath
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Heroin and crack cocaine worth €60,000, plus €50,000 in cash, seized in Meath

Mar 14th 2017, 9:06 PM 19,650 Views 9 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

# heroin - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Gardaí seize €850,000 worth of heroin and cocaine in Tipperary drugs raid
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Gardaí seize €850,000 worth of heroin and cocaine in Tipperary drugs raid

Mar 8th 2017, 7:37 PM 17,820 Views 23 Comments

A man was arrested and is currently being questioned.

# heroin - Friday 24 February, 2017

Kinahan cartel member's girlfriend arrested after gardaí seize loaded revolver in Dublin
# Lifted
# Lifted

Kinahan cartel member's girlfriend arrested after gardaí seize loaded revolver in Dublin

Feb 24th 2017, 1:30 PM 49,202 Views 33 Comments

A woman in her late 30s is currently being questioned.

# heroin - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Man jailed for 11 months for breaking into his sister's home
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for 11 months for breaking into his sister's home

Feb 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 18,913 Views 9 Comments

Alan Fagan stole a black Samsung tablet worth €400.

# heroin - Saturday 18 February, 2017

FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland?

Feb 18th 2017, 12:18 AM 13,235 Views 21 Comments

In three parts, FactCheck referees an argument between a Minister of State and a Dublin City Councillor over supervised injection centres. Tonight – Part One.

# heroin - Friday 10 February, 2017

Drug addict went “off the wall” robbing shops two weeks after release from prison
# Courts
# Courts

Drug addict went “off the wall” robbing shops two weeks after release from prison

Feb 10th 2017, 6:20 AM 11,893 Views 0 Comments

Laurence Bryan was drug-free on his release from prison but relapsed following a family argument.

# heroin - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure

Feb 7th 2017, 11:40 AM 13,111 Views 10 Comments

During the search of a house, gardaí also seized bagging equipment, weighing scales, documents and mobile phones.

# heroin - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Three men arrested and €300k worth of heroin seized in Ballyfermot
# Drugs Bust
# Drugs Bust

Three men arrested and €300k worth of heroin seized in Ballyfermot

Dec 20th 2016, 1:56 PM 11,155 Views 18 Comments

Two of the men remain in custody, while another has been released.

# heroin - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Gardaí seize MDMA and heroin worth €1.1m in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Gardaí seize MDMA and heroin worth €1.1m in Dublin

Dec 1st 2016, 7:00 PM 12,502 Views 18 Comments

Four men, ranging in age from their 30s to 60s, were arrested.

# heroin - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'It's not about NIMBY-ism, we just want a debate on injection centres'
# Injection Centres
# Injection Centres

'It's not about NIMBY-ism, we just want a debate on injection centres'

Nov 30th 2016, 6:04 AM 4,472 Views 7 Comments

Plans for a bill that will establish a pilot injecting room are at an advanced stage.

# heroin - Monday 7 November, 2016

Man in his 40s arrested after heroin, cocaine and €80,000 in cash found in house
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man in his 40s arrested after heroin, cocaine and €80,000 in cash found in house

Nov 7th 2016, 3:45 PM 12,350 Views 5 Comments

The drugs had an estimated value of €200,000.

# heroin - Thursday 27 October, 2016

From 0.03% to 91%: Just how pure are the illegal drugs sold in Ireland?
# Mixing Agents
# Mixing Agents

From 0.03% to 91%: Just how pure are the illegal drugs sold in Ireland?

Oct 27th 2016, 3:36 PM 29,255 Views 34 Comments

New analysis of garda seizures show that taking street drugs can be “a game of chance”.