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# heroin - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 19th 2014, 11:25 PM 25,117 Views 87 Comments

Operation Tempest has made landfall…

# heroin - Monday 18 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 18th 2014, 3:00 PM 8,517 Views 31 Comments

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
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

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

Aug 10th 2014, 3:30 PM 14,224 Views 113 Comments

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
# Up In Court
# Up In Court

Man charged over Thurles heroin seizure

Jul 31st 2014, 9:44 PM 8,716 Views 0 Comments

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

Woman arrested over heroin seizure is released
# Custody
# Custody

Woman arrested over heroin seizure is released

Jul 31st 2014, 8:48 AM 9,301 Views 15 Comments

A man is still in custody after also being arrested.

# heroin - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Man arrested after Tipperary heroin seizure
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man arrested after Tipperary heroin seizure

Jul 30th 2014, 9:04 AM 10,134 Views 16 Comments

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
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

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

Jul 29th 2014, 8:31 AM 10,967 Views 56 Comments

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
# Peaches
# Peaches

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

Jul 24th 2014, 1:00 PM 732 Views 91 Comments

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
# Addiction
# Addiction

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

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57 PM 48,578 Views 75 Comments

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
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

US police saving people from overdoses with new heroin antidote

Jul 19th 2014, 10:15 AM 9,536 Views 12 Comments

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
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Man released without charge following €4m heroin seizure

Jun 29th 2014, 10:23 AM 7,366 Views 0 Comments

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

# heroin - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Man and woman to appear in court in connection with €4m heroin seizure
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man and woman to appear in court in connection with €4m heroin seizure

Jun 28th 2014, 4:05 PM 5,973 Views 0 Comments

The 27 kilos of heroin was discovered in a truck that was searched by gardaí on the M1.

# heroin - Friday 27 June, 2014

Ralph strikes again: Customs dog sniffs out €500k worth of heroin, ecstasy & cannabis
# Good Dog
# Good Dog

Ralph strikes again: Customs dog sniffs out €500k worth of heroin, ecstasy & cannabis

Jun 27th 2014, 11:47 AM 7,938 Views 37 Comments

They would have gotten away with it too, if it wasn’t for that pesky mutt…

Truckload of drugs: Over €6mn of heroin and cocaine seized in Drogheda and Donnybrook
# National Drugs Unit
# National Drugs Unit

Truckload of drugs: Over €6mn of heroin and cocaine seized in Drogheda and Donnybrook

Jun 27th 2014, 9:22 AM 11,884 Views 39 Comments

Five people are now in custody.

# heroin - Sunday 22 June, 2014

So how much heroin was found in Europe's largest-ever seizure of the drug?
# Athens
# Athens

So how much heroin was found in Europe's largest-ever seizure of the drug?

Jun 22nd 2014, 8:35 PM 47,809 Views 136 Comments

The narcotics were discovered in Greece.

# heroin - Friday 20 June, 2014

Peaches Geldof's last interview: 'Heroin is such a bleak drug.'
# In Words
# In Words

Peaches Geldof's last interview: 'Heroin is such a bleak drug.'

Jun 20th 2014, 2:12 PM 31,965 Views 35 Comments

In the interview published by The Spectator, Geldof spoke about people’s preconceived ideas of her.

# heroin - Monday 2 June, 2014

Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why?
# Overdoses
# Overdoses

Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why?

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 30,912 Views 45 Comments

Estonia with a population of just 1.2 million, has 191 per million drug deaths per population.

# heroin - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Ireland is the third highest for drug-induced deaths in Europe
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

Ireland is the third highest for drug-induced deaths in Europe

May 27th 2014, 12:38 PM 10,518 Views 66 Comments

The European Drug report also finds that over a quarter of the general population has tried cannabis.

# heroin - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Fireworks, mobile phones and three types of drugs seized in Dublin
# War On Drugs
# War On Drugs

Fireworks, mobile phones and three types of drugs seized in Dublin

May 14th 2014, 9:50 AM 7,999 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí said the house they searched was unoccupied at the time and no arrests were made.

# heroin - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Peaches Geldof's home burgled twice since her death
# Break-ins
From The Daily Edge
# Break-ins

Peaches Geldof's home burgled twice since her death

May 13th 2014, 8:28 AM 19,340 Views 16 Comments

The last burglary, in which no personal items were stolen, happened on Friday 9 May.

# heroin - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Man charged following massive heroin seizure
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man charged following massive heroin seizure

May 8th 2014, 6:43 AM 6,425 Views 0 Comments

Six kilos of the drug, worth an estimated €900,000, were seized at a premises in Newcastle, Co Dublin.

# heroin - Monday 5 May, 2014

Cocaine and heroin involved in majority of serious drugs cases before courts
# Drugs Busts
# Drugs Busts

Cocaine and heroin involved in majority of serious drugs cases before courts

May 5th 2014, 1:00 PM 9,710 Views 27 Comments

An overwhelming majority (93 per cent) of offenders were men.

# heroin - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Heroin use 'likely' to have been involved in death of Peaches Geldof
# Inquest
# Inquest

Heroin use 'likely' to have been involved in death of Peaches Geldof

May 1st 2014, 11:11 PM 47,391 Views 116 Comments

A short inquest hearing was held today head of a full investigation in July.

Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose
# RIP
# RIP

Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose

May 1st 2014, 8:05 AM 33,358 Views 71 Comments

The daughter of Bob Geldof was found dead at her home in Kent last month.

# heroin - Friday 25 April, 2014

Photo: Here's what €170 million worth of heroin looks like
# Drugs
# Drugs

Photo: Here's what €170 million worth of heroin looks like

Apr 25th 2014, 10:10 PM 32,956 Views 97 Comments

It was the biggest ever haul of heroin ever seized at sea.

# heroin - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Former UK drugs advisor to speak at"dream drug" heroin treatment centre
# Addiction
# Addiction

Former UK drugs advisor to speak at"dream drug" heroin treatment centre

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 8,448 Views 17 Comments

Professor David Nutt says naltrexone can allow heroin addicts “live a normal life”.

# heroin - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free
# Drug Users
# Drug Users

Ireland has 9,615 methadone users but care plans needed to get them drug-free

Apr 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 10,916 Views 56 Comments

The HSE said that 500 people were on methadone for more than 10 years.

# heroin - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Six arrested in operation targeting Galway drug dealers
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Six arrested in operation targeting Galway drug dealers

Apr 15th 2014, 10:51 AM 10,347 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí said further arrests are expected in this operation that has been running since August last year.

# heroin - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Two men in court over drugs haul worth €1 million
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Two men in court over drugs haul worth €1 million

Apr 6th 2014, 1:52 PM 10,052 Views 0 Comments

The men, one in his 30s and the other in his 50s, were arrested yesterday after gardaí searched an apartment and found drugs.

21-year-old arrested in Tallaght over heroin seizure
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

21-year-old arrested in Tallaght over heroin seizure

Apr 6th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,194 Views 18 Comments

The quantity of heroin seized has a street value of about €112,500.

# heroin - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Three arrested over €1 million cannabis, cocaine and heroin hauls
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Three arrested over €1 million cannabis, cocaine and heroin hauls

Apr 5th 2014, 3:31 PM 11,158 Views 0 Comments

One man has already been charged and the other two are remain in garda custody today.

# heroin - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000

Apr 2nd 2014, 5:48 PM 11,310 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old was arrested at the scene of the planned search.

# heroin - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution
# Drugs
# Drugs

Column: Legislation changes our drugs landscape – but it isn’t a complete solution

Mar 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 75 Views 80 Comments

It is time to acknowledge that drug and alcohol use is a part of modern society –and a public health issue to be managed, writes Tony Duffin.

# heroin - Friday 14 March, 2014

Gardaí seize more heroin than any other drug on O'Connell Street
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí seize more heroin than any other drug on O'Connell Street

Mar 14th 2014, 3:39 PM 15,948 Views 0 Comments

New figures from gardaí reveal the progress of Operation Spire so far.

# heroin - Thursday 20 February, 2014

283 Phoenix Parks worth of poppies were cultivated in Afghanistan last year
# Drugs
# Drugs

283 Phoenix Parks worth of poppies were cultivated in Afghanistan last year

Feb 20th 2014, 7:05 AM 8,527 Views 61 Comments

And one Sinn Féin TD says that is a problem for Ireland.

# heroin - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Twitter, heroin, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Twitter, heroin, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Feb 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,990 Views 8 Comments

Plus: Just how much did Anglo shares fall during its annus horribilis of 2008?

# heroin - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Column: Philip Seymour Hoffman's death challenges our cosy stereotypes about addicts
# Heroin
# Heroin

Column: Philip Seymour Hoffman's death challenges our cosy stereotypes about addicts

Feb 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 245 Views 129 Comments

For a short period, at least, death from heroin overdose has moved from the category of ‘things that will never happen to me or my friends’ to ‘things that can happen to anyone’, writes Tony Duffin.

Four arrested in connection with Philip Seymour Hoffman drugs - report
# Chinatown
# Chinatown

Four arrested in connection with Philip Seymour Hoffman drugs - report

Feb 5th 2014, 8:23 AM 13,000 Views 13 Comments

Police say there was no fentanyl mixed with the heroin found in the actor’s apartment.

# heroin - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Fifty bags of heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment
# Investigation
# Investigation

Fifty bags of heroin found in Philip Seymour Hoffman's apartment

Feb 4th 2014, 9:03 AM 22,372 Views 71 Comments

The results of an autopsy may be known today.

# heroin - Thursday 30 January, 2014

McDonald's worker allegedly hid heroin in Happy Meals
# Happy Deal
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Deal

McDonald's worker allegedly hid heroin in Happy Meals

Jan 30th 2014, 3:57 PM 3,424 Views 3 Comments

Would you like a high with that?