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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 4°C

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# Seizures
Gardaí say criminals are investing in designer watches and gyroplanes
Officers from the Criminal Assets Bureau said gangs are also investing their ill-gotten gains in bloodstock and cryptocurrency.
# warning
Huge surge in seizures of ivermectin as HSE warns against using unproven Covid-19 treatments
People have been buying the drug on the black market and having it shipped to Ireland.
# Drugs
Woman (30s) arrested after €48,000 worth of cannabis seized in Longford
The seizure was made after a search was carried out in Glebe this morning.
# dspca
Second batch of puppies recovered at Dublin Port in 24 hours
The puppies were found in a box in the back of a van.
# Seizures
Three arrested and eight million cigarettes seized in NI during cross-border operation
A number of other items were seized elsewhere including €100k in cash and several vehicles.
# Seizures
Gardaí discover concealed door leading to cannabis grow houses in Tipperary apartment
Gardaí have made three seizures in the last 24 hours.
# mortgage fraud
Man arrested in Rathfarnham, Dublin, in relation to suspected €4 million mortgage fraud
Oover 109 suspect fraudulent mortgage applications were submitted.
# Pearse Street
Gardaí seize knives and €12,500 worth of cocaine in Dublin
Two people have been arrested in relation to the seizures.
# Seizures
Defence Forces assist gardaí in searches that uncover drugs and ammunition in Limerick
One of the operations took place on open ground in the small town of Cappamore.
# Seized
CAB seizes car, Rolex watch and financial documents during searches in 3 counties
The searches were carried out in Limerick, Cork and Waterford.
# Epilepsy
Irish researchers make discovery which may lead to epilepsy 'warning system'
The discovery was made by researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
# operation coatee
Luxury cars and €300k worth of jewellery seized in operation targeting bogus slip and fall insurance fraudsters
Officers said that the investigations carried out indicate that a number of targets submitted multiple claims.
# access scheme
After long delays, the Irish government has finally found a medicinal cannabis supplier
The Irish government has found a cannabis supplier in Denmark which can import to Ireland.
# Seizures
Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland
The move has been welcomed by some, while others say the new rules are still too restrictive.
# Dublin
Four people arrested as stun guns and drugs worth €560k seized in two separate operations
One man has since been released from garda custody.
# Raids
Cannabis, tobacco, cash and a car seized in raids in Dublin, Cork and Galway
The first raid was carried out at Dublin Airport.
# Seizures
14 people due in court after drugs sold to undercover gardaí in Offaly
Gardaí also seized controlled substances, cash and items of evidential value during follow-up searches.
# Medicinal Cannabis
'The seizures are gone - his smiles are back': Mother pens letter to Minister after treating son with CBD oil
Noreen O’Neill said her son has been seizure-free for more than a fortnight.
# health minister
Steroid abuse: Simon Harris wants gym owners to help combat problem
Steroid addiction is on the rise in Ireland.
# blades
Prison officers seized two weapons a day over the last five years
Last year alone, 435 weapons were recovered from inmates.
# Drugs
Four men arrested after these drugs were seized
They are being held at various stations.
# Seizures
Five arrested and €230,000 worth of drugs seized in major operation in three counties
The seizures began this afternoon when Gardaí stopped and searched a car on the M8.
# Vera Twomey
Mother on protest walk from Cork to Dublin for second time to get her child medicinal cannabis
Vera Twomey is entering day two of the 260km protest walk.
# Borris-in-Ossory
Gardaí seize €250,000 worth of cannabis at random traffic stop on motorway in Laois
Nearly half a million euro worth of the drug has been seized today across the country.
# cbd
Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK
Companies wishing to sell CBD can apply for a licence from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.
# crackdown
Puppies, alcohol and €9,400 in cash: Revenue involved in a number of nationwide seizures
Officers conducted a number of operations designed to clamp down on illegal activity in the run-up to Christmas.
# firestarter
Public warned about the dangers of illegal bonfires as Halloween approaches
Dublin City Council seized 750 tonnes of raw materials last year which were destined for bonfires across the capital.
# Seizures
'An utter warrior': Cork family appeals for little girl to be allowed use cannabis-based medicine
Some 11 types of pharmaceutical medication have failed to improve Ava Barry’s condition.
# Epilepsy
'There is always the chance of not waking up after a seizure'
Irish-led research could lead to a breakthrough in treatment for people with epilepsy.
# Lost and Found
Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan
Gardaí have seized a lot of equipment.
# drug units
Gardaí seize €480k of cannabis, make two arrests in raids across Limerick
Two drug units were involved in the raids.
# Pregnancy
Hundreds of Irish women contact abortion pill website every month
Tonight RTÉ’s Prime Time revealed that so far this year there have been more than 60 abortion pill seizures.
# Seizures
Epilepsy drug for children recalled over contamination risk
The Health Products Regulatory Authority said this is just a precautionary measure and patients do not have to return packs to their pharmacy.
# illegal
Revenue seize €50,000 worth of khat (and 100 hair curlers) in Cork
Around €50,000 worth of the natural amphetamine was seized by Revenue.
# Seizures
Revenue Commissioners seized a lot of drugs in 2013
In its report for 2013 published today, Revenue revealed that it seized drugs worth more than €44 million last year.
# Up In Smoke
Over 40 million cigarettes were seized last year
That figure represents a drop of over 50 million on 2012.
Revenue makes 3,564 counterfeit seizures valued at €3m in 2013
Revenue said that it also made 15 seizures of alcohol this year, with 929 litres seized in total.
# growhouses
Two charged over €2 million cannabis seizures
Another man who jumped from a roof to escape gardaí in the course of an ‘Operation Nitrogen’ raid in Kerry remains in hospital.
# Drugs
Five arrested and €316,000 of herbal cannabis seized by Revenue
Over 16 kilogrammes of cannabis was seized in two separate operations in Limerick and Rosslare today.
# Seizures
Cocaine from Dominican Republic and cigarettes from Moldova seized
Revenue’s Customs Service carried out two operations at the airport in the last 24 hours.