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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Syringe

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# body-enhancing drugs
Steep increase in Limerick steroid-users seeking needle exchange
An addiction and outreach service says there’s been a rise in younger steroid-users coming forward.
# Courts
Man who robbed three shops in Dublin with a blood-filled syringe jailed for four and a half years
The court heard the 37-year-old was ‘largely institutionalised’ from time spent in jail.
# Jailed
Man (21) who threatened cafe staff with a syringe during robbery jailed for three years
Rainis Koovit (21) brandished a syringe when attempting to grab a tip jar in Kaph Cafe in Drury Street, Dublin.
# Allegations
'Team Sky overlooked my syringe use': former rider speaks out
Josh Edmondson says he told management he was injecting himself with a cocktail of legal vitamins.
# Syringe
Dublin waste collector takes court action against Council over needle injury
The Dublin man said a new relationship he was in had ended as a result of the injury.
# donna hutch
Niece of Gerry Hutch will not face extra jail time despite "astronomical" number of convictions
Donna Hutch was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment in June 2015 for attempting to stab a Garda with a syringe.
# Syringe
Dublin Bus investigating after toddler (3) jabbed with 'filthy' drug needle
The little girl was rushed to hospital for tests.
# Dublin Bus
Six-year-old allegedly pricked with syringe on a Dublin Bus
The incident occurred last Friday on the 66B service.
# Robbery
Staff in Dublin shop held up by man with syringe
The man left the shop with a sum of money.
# Public Transport
Dublin Bus looking at CCTV footage after medicine dispensers found on 39a
The image has shocked users across social media over the past 24 hours.
# Drugs
Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train
The seven-year-old is now getting a course of shots against hepatitis B and C.
# Courts
Man due in court over syringe robbery
A man in his 30s will appear before a court in Dublin later this morning.
# Syringe stabbing
Two still in hospital after syringe attack in James's Street shop
The attack happened in a Dublin city centre convenience store on Saturday night.
# Arrest
One man arrested, one in hospital after Dublin syringe robbery
Gardaí say a raider armed with a syringe entered a shop on James Street in Dublin before 10pm yesterday.