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# syringes

Last year
Syringe analysis shows increase in methamphetamine use and cocaine-heroin mixture
Heroin was present in nearly all samples, with cocaine in close to 90%.
All time
# Courts
Woman who threatened gardaí with blood-filled syringes in Dublin city centre avoids jail time
The woman was suffering from drug-induced hallucinations and told gardaí she was pregnant with the devil’s baby.
# Greyhound
Bin company may stop collecting rubbish bags in Dublin for 'health and safety reasons'
A number of incidents involving syringes in bin bags has given waste company Greyhound pause for thought.
# Ballymun
"They were broken, full of blood" - four-year-old girl pricked by used syringe in Dublin
Catherine Leonard has described how her daughter came upon a bag of discarded syringes close to their home.
# syringes
Spotted these odd-looking bins in Dublin and wondered what they're for?
Specially designed syringe bins have been placed in two locations in the city, in areas known to be drug litter blackspots.
# Wicklow
Sinn Féin candidate welcomes apology from former councillor over 'fake syringes' allegation
General election candidate John Brady had taken a defamation case against former Bray Fine Gael councillor Mick Glynn.
# Wicklow
Over 30 syringes found in a boarded up council house
Sinn Fein Councillor John Brady said it is not an isolated incident and that boarded up houses are becoming drug dens in towns across the country.