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#supervised injecting

# supervised-injecting - Friday 3 January, 2020

Just two people wrote to city planners saying they were in favour of the new supervised injecting facility
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

Just two people wrote to city planners saying they were in favour of the new supervised injecting facility

Jan 3rd 2020, 7:28 PM 14,335 Views 47 Comments

The vast majority of submissions were against the facility.

# supervised-injecting - Monday 18 November, 2019

Simon Harris: Injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one
# Supervised Injecting
# Supervised Injecting

Simon Harris: Injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one

Nov 18th 2019, 6:15 AM 12,429 Views 52 Comments

The Minister for Health says that the government must and will shoulder its responsibilities in this area.

# supervised-injecting - Monday 28 October, 2019

'A dictatorship': Deputy Lord Mayor slams Simon Harris over comments on planning refusal for injection centre
# Supervised Injecting
# Supervised Injecting

'A dictatorship': Deputy Lord Mayor slams Simon Harris over comments on planning refusal for injection centre

Oct 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 28,537 Views 56 Comments

The Health Minister said he was delighted that Merchants Quay Ireland was appealing the council’s decision.

# supervised-injecting - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Further delay for Dublin's injection centre as concerns raised on 'over-concentration' of services in area
# Drug Injecting
# Drug Injecting

Further delay for Dublin's injection centre as concerns raised on 'over-concentration' of services in area

Dec 4th 2018, 6:50 PM 11,178 Views 19 Comments

A note from city council planners said a detailed policing plan was also required for the site at Merchants Quay.

# supervised-injecting - Saturday 10 March, 2018

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

Mar 10th 2018, 10:00 PM 31,482 Views 69 Comments

The new centre will be operated by Merchants Quay Ireland on Dublin’s south quays.

# supervised-injecting - Friday 16 February, 2018

'Truly it will save lives': Dublin supervised injecting centre to be operated by Merchants Quay
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# Supervised Injecting

'Truly it will save lives': Dublin supervised injecting centre to be operated by Merchants Quay

Feb 16th 2018, 1:50 PM 20,499 Views 82 Comments

The organisation already provides a drop-in service, Night Cafe and other supports for people who are homeless.

# supervised-injecting - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'Previously they'd have driven off on their lunch break and used in the car. If they overdosed they would have died'
# Supervised Injecting
# Supervised Injecting

'Previously they'd have driven off on their lunch break and used in the car. If they overdosed they would have died'

Nov 11th 2017, 10:00 PM 39,490 Views 27 Comments

A Dublin drug project worker on her recent visit to Vancouver’s injecting centre: “Almost everyone said to me they’d be dead without the place.”

# supervised-injecting - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'An example of how bad it can get': We counted 13 syringes down this tiny Dublin alleyway
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# Dangerous

'An example of how bad it can get': We counted 13 syringes down this tiny Dublin alleyway

Jun 24th 2017, 7:45 AM 23,311 Views 71 Comments

The site shows that public injecting is still a major problem, a drug service worker said.

# supervised-injecting - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin
# Chaotic Life
# Chaotic Life

'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin

May 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 31,019 Views 65 Comments

What’s the day-to-day experience like for people injecting drugs in the city?

# supervised-injecting - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Debate Room: Where should the first drug injecting centre be located?
# Supervised Injecting
# Supervised Injecting

Debate Room: Where should the first drug injecting centre be located?

Apr 6th 2017, 7:08 PM 9,787 Views 83 Comments

Does the first supervised injecting centre need to be in the city centre? Some business owners say no.

# supervised-injecting - Saturday 3 September, 2016

How would a Dublin drug injecting room operate? We spoke to the boss of the Sydney centre
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# Supervised Injecting

How would a Dublin drug injecting room operate? We spoke to the boss of the Sydney centre

Sep 3rd 2016, 7:30 AM 18,717 Views 40 Comments

Sydney doctor Marianne Jauncey was taken aback by the level of open injecting in Dublin this week.