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# heroin - Saturday 28 June, 2014

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

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

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

# heroin - Sunday 22 June, 2014

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

The narcotics were discovered in Greece.

# heroin - Friday 20 June, 2014

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

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?

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

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

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

# heroin - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

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

Peaches Geldof's home burgled twice since her death

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The results of an autopsy may be known today.

# heroin - Thursday 30 January, 2014

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

McDonald's worker allegedly hid heroin in Happy Meals

Would you like a high with that?

# heroin - Monday 27 January, 2014

How more people died on methadone than heroin in Ireland

It’s not what you might have expected but the number of methadone users who died doubled in just one year.

# heroin - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Man injects himself in the groin on the Luas

A woman who witnessed the drug use said it ‘made her feel sick’.

# heroin - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Cannabis, heroin, cocaine and a sawn-off shotgun seized in Leixlip

Two men, aged 58 and 20, were arrested at the scene.

# heroin - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Gardaí seize heroin and cannabis at Athlone house

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

# heroin - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Two in court over giant €2 million cocaine and heroin seizure

Two men will appear before a special sitting of Kilcock District Court in connection with the drugs seizure at a house in Kildare.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# heroin - Friday 4 October, 2013

Two due in Dublin court over €650,000 heroin seizure

A third man who was also arrested over the seizure has been released without charge.

# heroin - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Three arrests as €650k of heroin and 'various drug paraphernalia' seized

The arrests and seizure took place in south Dublin last night.

# heroin - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Cannabis 'by far' most commonly used illegal drug worldwide

However the study in The Lancet found that opioids – such as heroin – are the biggest cause of death and illness of all illicit drugs.

# heroin - Friday 16 August, 2013

Gardaí seize €100,000 worth of heroin in Cork

Gardaí also seized cannabis, drug paraphernalia and mobile phones as part of the search.

# heroin - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Russian doctor 'stole heroin from drug mule's stomach' during operation

The doctor was high on drugs when he was arrested.