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#Heroin

# heroin - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Ambulance called as man in 'distress' after being sentenced for transporting €400k of heroin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Ambulance called as man in 'distress' after being sentenced for transporting €400k of heroin

Oct 13th 2016, 6:15 AM 28,774 Views 40 Comments

The man’s one-year-old daughter was in the car at the time of the offence.

# heroin - Saturday 8 October, 2016

'I overdosed twice in two days to get methadone': A drug user on trying to get clean
# Galway
# Galway

'I overdosed twice in two days to get methadone': A drug user on trying to get clean

Oct 8th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,452 Views 9 Comments

The practice is said to be becoming more common among addicts.

# heroin - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin

Sep 20th 2016, 8:56 PM 17,161 Views 18 Comments

A man and a woman were arrested on James’ Street earlier today.

# heroin - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Court wants to know if 14-year-old found with heroin was dealing or being used by gang to clear debt
# Courts
# Courts

Court wants to know if 14-year-old found with heroin was dealing or being used by gang to clear debt

Sep 8th 2016, 6:20 AM 17,805 Views 0 Comments

Judge John O’Connor described the case as a horror.

# heroin - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Woman in her late 40s arrested after bag of heroin seized in raid
# Lucan
# Lucan

Woman in her late 40s arrested after bag of heroin seized in raid

Sep 7th 2016, 12:06 PM 17,246 Views 10 Comments

The heroin had an estimated value of €150,000.

# heroin - Thursday 1 September, 2016

'The whole thing took five minutes': Young woman talks about saving the life of a heroin addict
# Naloxone
# Naloxone

'The whole thing took five minutes': Young woman talks about saving the life of a heroin addict

Sep 1st 2016, 6:05 AM 19,017 Views 38 Comments

Melanie Froud has worked with homeless shelters for the past nine years, but it was only last October that she was able to save someone’s life, with a new overdose drug.

# heroin - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

A new heroin overdose drug has saved five lives under a HSE pilot programme
# Naloxone
# Naloxone

A new heroin overdose drug has saved five lives under a HSE pilot programme

Aug 31st 2016, 2:57 PM 10,121 Views 47 Comments

Ireland has the third-highest rate of deaths from overdose in Europe.

# heroin - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Warning about 'designer drug' after spate of overdoses in Cork and Dublin
# Fentanyl
# Fentanyl

Warning about 'designer drug' after spate of overdoses in Cork and Dublin

Jul 28th 2016, 6:48 PM 20,924 Views 35 Comments

The HSE believes a more potent drug is being sold as heroin.

# heroin - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Father of three caught hiding heroin-filled football given four years
# Courts
# Courts

Father of three caught hiding heroin-filled football given four years

Jul 20th 2016, 5:48 PM 20,326 Views 14 Comments

Paul Dempsey had developed a gambling addiction and relapsed into heroin use shortly before being caught with the drugs.

# heroin - Thursday 2 June, 2016

€1.4m-worth of heroin seized in Dublin city
# Operation Thistle
# Operation Thistle

€1.4m-worth of heroin seized in Dublin city

Jun 2nd 2016, 12:31 PM 14,068 Views 15 Comments

One man in his 30s was arrested.

# heroin - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Drug use: People in all kinds of venues taking ecstasy - not just dance clubs
# Pill Report
# Pill Report

Drug use: People in all kinds of venues taking ecstasy - not just dance clubs

May 31st 2016, 3:15 PM 21,985 Views 67 Comments

A new report from the EU looks at drug use across the continent.

# heroin - Saturday 28 May, 2016

This tiny implant could be the key to overcoming heroin addiction

This tiny implant could be the key to overcoming heroin addiction

May 28th 2016, 11:15 AM 14,186 Views 26 Comments

The tiny implant is called Probuphine and could address some of the hardest parts of treating addiction.

# heroin - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Teenager arrested with three kilos of heroin in his backpack
# Coultry Park
# Coultry Park

Teenager arrested with three kilos of heroin in his backpack

Apr 28th 2016, 7:39 PM 61,463 Views 40 Comments

The drugs have an estimated street value of €420,000.

# heroin - Monday 18 April, 2016

'Major concern' as two men die of suspected overdoses within days of each other
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

'Major concern' as two men die of suspected overdoses within days of each other

Apr 18th 2016, 7:19 PM 37,709 Views 55 Comments

It’s understood the body of one man lay undiscovered for several days.

# heroin - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Three people arrested after €55k of heroin is seized in late night search
# Dolphin's Barn
# Dolphin's Barn

Three people arrested after €55k of heroin is seized in late night search

Mar 23rd 2016, 10:22 PM 17,596 Views 11 Comments

Two flats in the Dolphin’s Barn area were searched last night.

# heroin - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Gardaí seize €500k worth of heroin and cocaine in operation targeting gangs
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Gardaí seize €500k worth of heroin and cocaine in operation targeting gangs

Feb 17th 2016, 12:09 PM 12,357 Views 19 Comments

A 24-year-old man was arrested during a seizure at a Dublin house.

# heroin - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Heroin worth €840,000 seized after tip-off about suspicious activity
# Dublin
# Dublin

Heroin worth €840,000 seized after tip-off about suspicious activity

Feb 6th 2016, 7:01 PM 30,309 Views 15 Comments

Suspicious activity was reported in the Limekiln Lane area of Dublin.

# heroin - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Gardaí have seized €400k worth of heroin
# Arrests
# Arrests

Gardaí have seized €400k worth of heroin

Jan 9th 2016, 12:56 PM 15,958 Views 12 Comments

Detectives were investigating drug trafficking in the midlands.

# heroin - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Four people released after heroin and gun seizure in Dublin
# Drugs
# Drugs

Four people released after heroin and gun seizure in Dublin

Jan 3rd 2016, 7:39 PM 13,225 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí discovered heroin with a street value of €3,000, a handgun and ammunition.

# heroin - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Two arrested after €50,000 worth of heroin found in house raid
# Limerick
# Limerick

Two arrested after €50,000 worth of heroin found in house raid

Dec 16th 2015, 7:33 AM 8,037 Views 4 Comments

The two men can be questioned for up to a week.

# heroin - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Dublin will be getting its first drug injection centre within 18 months
# Medically-supervised
# Medically-supervised

Dublin will be getting its first drug injection centre within 18 months

Dec 15th 2015, 7:45 PM 26,271 Views 113 Comments

There were 86 poisoning deaths in 2013 where heroin was involved.

# heroin - Friday 11 December, 2015

Two men charged after massive drugs raid in two counties
# Christmas Crackdown
# Christmas Crackdown

Two men charged after massive drugs raid in two counties

Dec 11th 2015, 12:40 PM 29,403 Views 0 Comments

The two men, who were arrested in Kildare, appeared before Blanchardstown District Court this morning.

# heroin - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Man who defecated in Garda interview room sentenced to 16 months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who defecated in Garda interview room sentenced to 16 months

Nov 18th 2015, 5:16 PM 33,144 Views 85 Comments

Alan Stone committed the act in the middle of his interview for stealing Fairy Liquid tablets.

# heroin - Saturday 7 November, 2015

"There are people dying injecting themselves. I had to get the injection that brings you back to life"
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

"There are people dying injecting themselves. I had to get the injection that brings you back to life"

Nov 7th 2015, 9:00 PM 28,202 Views 101 Comments

At the Merchants Quay Night Café, staff and clients talk about injection centres

# heroin - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Most men think decriminalising drugs is a good idea - but women aren't so sure
# Portuguese Model
# Portuguese Model

Most men think decriminalising drugs is a good idea - but women aren't so sure

Nov 5th 2015, 6:00 AM 12,114 Views 67 Comments

The government is considering decriminalising the possession of a small amount of drugs like heroin, cannabis and cocaine.

# heroin - Friday 30 October, 2015

Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght

Oct 30th 2015, 7:14 AM 49,042 Views 50 Comments

Two rifles and a shotgun with a silencer and telescopic sights were also found in the seizure.

# heroin - Saturday 17 October, 2015

How America's 'heroin city' is turning itself around
# Rutland
# Rutland

How America's 'heroin city' is turning itself around

Oct 17th 2015, 8:30 PM 32,147 Views 22 Comments

“I really think people are starting to understand that this is a crisis, a health crisis, and it needs to be treated as such; it’s not just a moral failing.”

# heroin - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Heroin worth €1 million seized in car search
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Heroin worth €1 million seized in car search

Oct 14th 2015, 7:19 PM 12,829 Views 20 Comments

Two men were arrested as part of the operation targeting organised crime.

# heroin - Monday 12 October, 2015

€1.6 million worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis seized after car is stopped
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

€1.6 million worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis seized after car is stopped

Oct 12th 2015, 7:12 AM 18,310 Views 0 Comments

They are being held in two Garda stations.

# heroin - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'

Sep 17th 2015, 10:36 PM 34,396 Views 40 Comments

Glen Murphy McNally died days after discharging himself. An open verdict was returned at the inquest.

# heroin - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Gardaí seize nearly €1 million worth of pills in Blanchardstown
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí seize nearly €1 million worth of pills in Blanchardstown

Aug 20th 2015, 11:40 PM 21,795 Views 14 Comments

A man in his late 30s was arrested at the scene.

Two men charged after €1.5 million worth of heroin found in two cars
# Rathcoole
# Rathcoole

Two men charged after €1.5 million worth of heroin found in two cars

Aug 20th 2015, 10:36 AM 11,674 Views 0 Comments

They are both due to appear before court at the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

# heroin - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Irish men are being asked to say what they think about sex work
# On Stage
# On Stage

Irish men are being asked to say what they think about sex work

Aug 9th 2015, 10:30 AM 27,200 Views 69 Comments

It’s for a play by TheatreClub.

# heroin - Thursday 23 July, 2015

A LOT of heroin has been seized at industrial estate in Dublin
# Coolmine
# Coolmine

A LOT of heroin has been seized at industrial estate in Dublin

Jul 23rd 2015, 2:50 PM 18,071 Views 22 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# heroin - Monday 20 July, 2015

Hijacker jailed for taking car with baby inside on All-Ireland quarter final day
# Courts
# Courts

Hijacker jailed for taking car with baby inside on All-Ireland quarter final day

Jul 20th 2015, 7:00 PM 22,032 Views 50 Comments

The heroin addict failed “in spectacular fashion”, the court heard.

# heroin - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland?

Jul 11th 2015, 9:41 AM 15,406 Views 132 Comments

Dublin Lord Mayor Críona Ní Dhálaigh would support their introduction on a pilot basis.

# heroin - Monday 6 July, 2015

These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons

Jul 6th 2015, 12:47 PM 21,418 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Prison Service launched a confidential helpline today for inmates and members of the public to report information about contraband.

# heroin - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Almost 10,000 people are in methadone programmes in Ireland - and the number is rising
# Drugs
# Drugs

Almost 10,000 people are in methadone programmes in Ireland - and the number is rising

Jun 21st 2015, 8:00 AM 11,412 Views 58 Comments

The drug is used to treat heroin addiction.

# heroin - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Just yards from the lattés and those craft beer bars ... dozens upon dozens of needles
# Streets Of Dublin
# Streets Of Dublin

Just yards from the lattés and those craft beer bars ... dozens upon dozens of needles

Jun 7th 2015, 9:00 PM 42,516 Views 94 Comments

Every alleyway in the city is being used for injecting…

# heroin - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Two new legal highs are being discovered for sale per week
# Dark Web
# Dark Web

Two new legal highs are being discovered for sale per week

Jun 4th 2015, 4:44 PM 10,657 Views 15 Comments

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