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#Heroin

# 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# heroin - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Gardaí have seized €400k worth of heroin

Detectives were investigating drug trafficking in the midlands.

# heroin - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Four people released after heroin and gun seizure in Dublin

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

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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

“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

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

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'

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

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

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

It’s for a play by TheatreClub.

# heroin - Thursday 23 July, 2015

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

Investigations are ongoing.

# heroin - Monday 20 July, 2015

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

# heroin - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Popular pensioner who smokes two bags of heroin a week outside his house sentenced

The 67-year-old family man was described as extremely helpful by his local community in Dublin.

# heroin - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Irish police officer praised for his role in record New York heroin seizure

Dave McIntyre, originally from Co Mayo, helped locate $50 million worth of heroin.

HSE to provide heroin users with antidote drug to prevent overdoses

Training sessions are underway with service users, family members and services.

# heroin - Monday 18 May, 2015

Man sentenced for trying to sell heroin to undercover garda

The former chef approached the plainclothes garda and tried to sell him €2k worth of the drug.

# heroin - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of heroin in Dublin

Two men were also arrested in the Dublin area.

# heroin - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Mystery, super poppy seeds could double how much opium the Taliban can sell

It’s the cash crop for the Taliban – and it’s about to get even scarier.

# heroin - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Injection centres could soon arrive in Dublin - would you agree with that? Addiction This post contains a poll

Injection centres could soon arrive in Dublin - would you agree with that?

Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said he will be attempting to bring forward legislation to introduce them this year.

People are sniffing cheap butane gas to get high on the streets of Dublin

The “old-school” gas sniffing is on the rise, says Ana Liffey director, Tony Duffin.

# heroin - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Ask The Expert: 'Every alley way in Dublin is used for public injecting at some point'

The Ana Liffey Drug Project’s director dropped in to the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

# heroin - Thursday 23 April, 2015

The new drugs minister describes his trip to Amsterdam as a young student

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he did what “most students” do.

# heroin - Thursday 16 April, 2015

'Some people have a romantic, bleary-eyed view of cannabis ... They're wrong'

Here’s how Fianna Fáil thinks we can deal with the ‘scourge’ of drugs.