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#injecting

# injecting - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'I was being punished for something I had no control over': Rachael Keogh 13 years after her addiction made national news Safer From Harm This post contains videos

'I was being punished for something I had no control over': Rachael Keogh 13 years after her addiction made national news

Rachael Keogh’s addiction came to light in 2006, when her mother shared photos of her ravaged arms.

# injecting - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do'

TheJournal.ie spent a morning this week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to homeless people and drug users in Dublin.

# injecting - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

No 'magic drug circle' but gardaí will use 'discretion' outside city injection centres

The location of the centre in Dublin will not be known until the end of next month.

# injecting - Sunday 14 August, 2016

"When I was 15 I found €3,500 worth of heroin on the ground... and that was it for me"

We spent an afternoon at Merchant’s Quay Ireland, which provides assistance to drug users in Dublin.

# injecting - Friday 12 August, 2016

6,000 drug needles found in tiny Dublin city centre park every year

A special needle disposal bin has been placed in the park to help combat the problem.

# injecting - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea

Injection centres are not just services for addicts.They are services for every decent person who wants needles and users off the streets.

# injecting - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

HSE investigating rise in HIV amongst injecting drug users in Dublin

There have been 15 cases confirmed from June 2014 to June 2015.

# injecting - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Injection centres could soon arrive in Dublin - would you agree with that? Addiction This post contains a poll

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

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

The “old-school” gas sniffing is on the rise, says Ana Liffey director, Tony Duffin.

# injecting - Friday 19 December, 2014

Poll: Would you be okay with a drug injection centre opening in your area? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be okay with a drug injection centre opening in your area?

Plans are being drawn up for the country’s first such centre, in Dublin. But would you mind if one opened on your road?

# injecting - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…