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# 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.

# heroin - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Cannabis worth €1.2million seized at Rosslare Europort

The drugs were uncovered after Revenue sniffer dog ‘Alfie’ identified a vehicle to be searched.

# heroin - Friday 2 August, 2013

Ralph the dog helps Revenue seize €1.5 million of heroin at Rosslare port

A Dutch national in his 60s has been arrested and is to be taken to Wexford garda station shortly, Revenue said.

# heroin - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# heroin - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Glee actor Cory Monteith died from heroin and alcohol overdose RIP This post contains videos

Glee actor Cory Monteith died from heroin and alcohol overdose

The 31-year-old was found dead in his hotel room in Vancouver on Saturday.

# heroin - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Heroin and cannabis worth €120k seized in Celbridge

A 19-year-old man has been arrested.

# heroin - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Poll: Would you support the setting-up of injecting centres for drug addicts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the setting-up of injecting centres for drug addicts?

A report published today has said these centres can address the dangers related to on-street injection but do you support his idea?

# heroin - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Two gardaí in hospital following assault during Dublin house search

A garda car was also rammed in the incident that happened in Meile an Rí, Balgaddy Lane in Lucan.

# heroin - Friday 3 May, 2013

'Ralph' the dog sniffs out drugs worth €190,000 at Rosslare Europort

Two Lithuanian nationals have been arrested after heroin and amphetamines were found.

# heroin - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Man charged in connection with heroin and firearm seizure

The 23-year-old is due in court tomorrow.

# heroin - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Male released over seizure of firearm and drugs in Dublin

Gardai recovered a sawn-off shotgun along with a number of cartridges and €200,000 worth of illegal drugs when they searched a car in Jobstown area during the week.

# heroin - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Heroin worth more than €100k seized in Dublin

Gardaí seized two batches of the drug in Dublin’s south inner city yesterday.

# heroin - Friday 1 February, 2013

Ireland has one of highest rates of cocaine use in Europe - report

The report also suggests Ireland is an entry point for Moroccan cannabis resin into Europe.

# heroin - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Gas, Gardaí and Tiny Dancers: The week in numbers

Just how popular IS the DublinBikes system? And how many spheres does a sex toy need to win approval from the ECJ?

# heroin - Friday 18 January, 2013

Two appear in court over €9 million Kildare drug haul

The two men were arrested after a search and arrest operation in Naas yesterday, when cocaine and heroin was found.

Kildare: Gardaí seize heroin and cocaine worth up to €5.5 million

The drugs were found during a search and arrest operation in Naas yesterday.

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