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# heroin - Thursday 16 April, 2015

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.

# heroin - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

A 38-year-old man was arrested.

# heroin - Saturday 25 October, 2014

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

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

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

# heroin - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

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

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

Thankfully, no children were harmed.

# heroin - Friday 26 September, 2014

Gardaí arrest nine in crackdown on Midlands heroin dealing

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

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

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

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

€150,000 worth of heroin found at Dublin house

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

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

# heroin - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Gardaí in Dublin arrest dozens on drug charges after six-month operation

Operation Tempest has made landfall…

# heroin - Monday 18 August, 2014

Deaths from 'legal highs' in UK could surpass those from heroin by 2016

A new report also proposes a ‘treatment tax’ on alcohol.

# heroin - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Dublin Lord Mayor calls for task force to tackle inner city addiction problems

Christy Burke said that “certain senior politicians don’t see any votes in addiction, so they don’t see it as a priority”.

# heroin - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Man charged over Thurles heroin seizure

The man, aged in his 30s, appeared before a special sitting of Nenagh District Court.

Woman arrested over heroin seizure is released

A man is still in custody after also being arrested.

# heroin - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Man arrested after Tipperary heroin seizure

The man is being held at Thurles Garda Station.

# heroin - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Over 1,000 people show up to anti-drugs meeting in Roscrea

The attendance accounts for 20% of the town.

# heroin - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Opinion: The sudden death of a young woman is not any less tragic for her being an addict

Compassion for a fellow human being should not change just because a poor soul happened to be an addict.

# heroin - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment

Full inquest rules that the 25-year-old died of a heroin overdose.

# heroin - Saturday 19 July, 2014

US police saving people from overdoses with new heroin antidote

Police had been “literally standing by and watching someone die of a drug overdose”.

# heroin - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Man released without charge following €4m heroin seizure

Two other people arrested in connection with the haul appeared before court yesterday.