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#Heroin

# 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.

Watch: Man who took heroin overdose gets aggressive with Cork paramedics

He was not breathing when the paramedics arrived on the scene.

# heroin - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

'I lost the rag to make Joan Burton wake up' Heroin This post contains videos

'I lost the rag to make Joan Burton wake up'

Jonathan O’Brien’s brother is battling drug addiction.

# heroin - Monday 13 April, 2015

Does Sydney have the solution to Dublin's public drug-taking problem?

Sometimes difficult problems require courageous action.

# heroin - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in

At least 20 tourists were made ill and three died after snorting white heroin sold to them as cocaine.

# heroin - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick's Day raid

Two people were arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure.

# heroin - Friday 6 March, 2015

Cork's heroin problem is 'an on-going battle'

There has been a surge in the number of heroin addicts over the past decade.

# heroin - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Tourists warned of white heroin being sold as cocaine

Three tourists have already become ill as a result of the drug in the past few days.

# heroin - Friday 20 February, 2015

# heroin - Friday 13 February, 2015

Gardaí say huge drug haul may cause heroin drought on the streets of Dublin

Heroin and cocaine worth over €5 million was seized by gardaí.

# heroin - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# heroin - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

"'There's no heroin here, it's only a Dublin thing' - it's complete lies"

An Irish play tackles drug use head on.

# heroin - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

'Worse now than the heroin epidemic of the 80s' - Christy Burke on drugs in Dublin Inner City This post contains videos

'Worse now than the heroin epidemic of the 80s' - Christy Burke on drugs in Dublin

The Lord Mayor said the capital’s problems haven’t changed that much in the 30 years he has been a councillor.

# heroin - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge You'll never guess how this woman managed to sneak a gun into prison Smuggled

You'll never guess how this woman managed to sneak a gun into prison

Just think of the worst possible place to put a gun, and you have it.

# heroin - Monday 15 December, 2014

Methadone. Heroin. Alcohol ... Surge in mixed-drug deaths since 2004

There’s been an increase in the number of drug-related deaths recorded. Alcohol was a factor in three out of four of all poisonings.

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