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# heroin - Saturday 23 May, 2015

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

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

May 23rd 2015, 7:00 AM 26,692 Views 28 Comments

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
# Busted
# Busted

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

May 20th 2015, 11:57 PM 36,809 Views 40 Comments

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

HSE to provide heroin users with antidote drug to prevent overdoses
# Social Inclusion Plan
# Social Inclusion Plan

HSE to provide heroin users with antidote drug to prevent overdoses

May 20th 2015, 3:17 PM 9,335 Views 88 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced for trying to sell heroin to undercover garda

May 18th 2015, 7:00 PM 19,213 Views 21 Comments

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
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of heroin in Dublin

May 12th 2015, 10:54 PM 16,689 Views 28 Comments

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
# Heroin
# Heroin

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

May 10th 2015, 10:30 AM 15,407 Views 59 Comments

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
# Addiction

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

May 6th 2015, 9:42 PM 18,186 Views 68 Comments

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
# Drug Trends
# Drug Trends

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

May 6th 2015, 6:05 AM 11,716 Views 34 Comments

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'
# Your Questions
# Your Questions

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

May 5th 2015, 12:58 PM 33,073 Views 80 Comments

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
# Inhalation
# Inhalation

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

Apr 23rd 2015, 10:44 PM 23,119 Views 68 Comments

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'
# Minister For Drugs
# Minister For Drugs

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

Apr 16th 2015, 2:37 PM 15,436 Views 101 Comments

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
# Bad Reaction
# Bad Reaction

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

Apr 16th 2015, 6:10 AM 25,006 Views 44 Comments

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
# Heroin

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

Apr 15th 2015, 10:03 PM 24,833 Views 41 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 13th 2015, 8:00 PM 304 Views 83 Comments

Sometimes difficult problems require courageous action.

# heroin - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

Man suspected of selling deadly heroin to tourists turns himself in

Apr 8th 2015, 8:10 AM 23,557 Views 12 Comments

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
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

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

Mar 18th 2015, 11:09 AM 10,408 Views 15 Comments

Two people were arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure.

# heroin - Friday 6 March, 2015

Cork's heroin problem is 'an on-going battle'
# Minister For Drugs
# Minister For Drugs

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

Mar 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 10,098 Views 20 Comments

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
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

Tourists warned of white heroin being sold as cocaine

Mar 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 17,234 Views 31 Comments

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

# heroin - Friday 20 February, 2015

These emergency drugs may be more easily available after death of 14-year-old girl
# EpiPens
# EpiPens

These emergency drugs may be more easily available after death of 14-year-old girl

Feb 20th 2015, 1:50 PM 19,815 Views 38 Comments

The government wants your opinion…

# heroin - Friday 13 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 13th 2015, 11:00 AM 17,454 Views 47 Comments

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

# heroin - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Feb 12th 2015, 4:56 PM 5,692 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Huge haul of heroin and cocaine worth over €5 million seized by gardaí
# Arrest
# Arrest

Huge haul of heroin and cocaine worth over €5 million seized by gardaí

Feb 12th 2015, 3:20 PM 24,377 Views 83 Comments

That’s a lot of drugs.

# heroin - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 4th 2015, 7:15 AM 19,281 Views 10 Comments

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
# Inner City

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

Jan 28th 2015, 10:31 PM 23,429 Views 56 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 8th 2015, 7:12 PM 5,982 Views 8 Comments

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
# Lethal Cocktails
# Lethal Cocktails

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

Dec 15th 2014, 11:05 AM 5,931 Views 21 Comments

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.

# heroin - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

'Drug that reverses heroin overdoses should be made more available'
# Drugs
# Drugs

'Drug that reverses heroin overdoses should be made more available'

Dec 2nd 2014, 10:12 AM 8,235 Views 49 Comments

Merchants Quay says one person dies of an overdose every day in Ireland.

# heroin - Friday 28 November, 2014

Biggest addiction centre in the south of the country had 14,000 calls about treatment this year
# Drugs
# Drugs

Biggest addiction centre in the south of the country had 14,000 calls about treatment this year

Nov 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,110 Views 24 Comments

A large number of women are also seeking treatment, a change from 25 years ago.

# heroin - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Man charged over €750k of heroin found in car
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man charged over €750k of heroin found in car

Nov 6th 2014, 9:34 AM 8,520 Views 11 Comments

The man will appear in court today.

# heroin - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Man to appear in court after €750,000 worth of heroin found in car
# Louth
# Louth

Man to appear in court after €750,000 worth of heroin found in car

Nov 5th 2014, 10:22 PM 9,325 Views 12 Comments

The discovery was made on Monday night,.

# heroin - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

€750,000 worth of heroin was found in a car in Louth last night
# Search
# Search

€750,000 worth of heroin was found in a car in Louth last night

Nov 4th 2014, 3:36 PM 8,085 Views 17 Comments

A 38-year-old man was arrested.

# heroin - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Two men arrested after heroin found in Dublin inner city house raids
# Court
# Court

Two men arrested after heroin found in Dublin inner city house raids

Oct 25th 2014, 8:05 PM 11,440 Views 0 Comments

The men were charged and appeared before court but have been remanded on bail to appear again at a later date.

# heroin - Friday 17 October, 2014

Did you have a smartphone stolen in Dublin recently? Gardaí just found 70 of them
# Seized
# Seized

Did you have a smartphone stolen in Dublin recently? Gardaí just found 70 of them

Oct 17th 2014, 4:00 PM 37,244 Views 0 Comments

There was also cannabis, cocaine and heroin found at the same property.

# heroin - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Four-year-old hands out heroin at play school, thinking it's sweets
# Not So Sweet
From The Daily Edge
# Not So Sweet

Four-year-old hands out heroin at play school, thinking it's sweets

Oct 7th 2014, 6:00 PM 46,605 Views 40 Comments

Thankfully, no children were harmed.

# heroin - Friday 26 September, 2014

Gardaí arrest nine in crackdown on Midlands heroin dealing
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí arrest nine in crackdown on Midlands heroin dealing

Sep 26th 2014, 5:45 PM 10,786 Views 0 Comments

More arrests are expected as part of the operation.

# heroin - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Another look at how alcohol can be more dangerous than heroin
# Collateral Damage
# Collateral Damage

Another look at how alcohol can be more dangerous than heroin

Sep 20th 2014, 10:00 AM 18,174 Views 44 Comments

Alcohol can be more harmful to those around the user.

# heroin - Friday 19 September, 2014

Gardaí seize €700,000 worth of heroin and cannabis in Co Meath
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Gardaí seize €700,000 worth of heroin and cannabis in Co Meath

Sep 19th 2014, 2:23 PM 8,603 Views 11 Comments

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.

# heroin - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Woman (55) to appear in court over heroin seizure in Ballyfermot house
# Search
# Search

Woman (55) to appear in court over heroin seizure in Ballyfermot house

Sep 4th 2014, 10:54 PM 8,297 Views 8 Comments

She is due to appear at 10:30 tomorrow morning.

€150,000 worth of heroin found at Dublin house
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

€150,000 worth of heroin found at Dublin house

Sep 4th 2014, 8:57 AM 13,050 Views 36 Comments

A woman in her 50s was arrested at the scene by gardaí yesterday evening.

# heroin - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Opinion: Addiction is often boiled down to sound bites – but the truth is complex
# Addiction
# Addiction

Opinion: Addiction is often boiled down to sound bites – but the truth is complex

Aug 31st 2014, 8:30 AM 364 Views 19 Comments

We need to reflect on how addiction affects an individual, their experience of seeking help, and what the throes of addiction are like.