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Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs
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Man arrested as gardaí and Revenue seize €44,000 worth of drugs

Jul 29th 2021, 10:49 PM 21,790 Views 8 Comments

Officers seized MDMA, ecstasy tablets and cannabis plants.

Gardaí seize €360k worth of cannabis and shotgun in Sligo and Leitrim searches
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Gardaí seize €360k worth of cannabis and shotgun in Sligo and Leitrim searches

Dec 21st 2020, 4:42 PM 13,345 Views 15 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested in connection with the seizure.

Gardaí seize €5m worth of ecstasy tablets and MDMA in Dublin
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Gardaí seize €5m worth of ecstasy tablets and MDMA in Dublin

Nov 21st 2020, 12:13 PM 28,154 Views 14 Comments

No arrests have been made.

Gardaí seize cocaine, methamphetamine and GHB following searches in Dublin
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Gardaí seize cocaine, methamphetamine and GHB following searches in Dublin

Aug 11th 2020, 9:52 PM 31,453 Views 7 Comments

A package was intercepted by Revenue officers today after analysis of a seized mobile phone.

Gardaí seize €425k worth of heroin after calls from locals about 'unusual activity'
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Gardaí seize €425k worth of heroin after calls from locals about 'unusual activity'

Jul 10th 2020, 10:37 AM 42,016 Views 19 Comments

Two men were arrested at the scene.

Just one person was handed the minimum 10-year sentence for possessing €13k of drugs last year
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Just one person was handed the minimum 10-year sentence for possessing €13k of drugs last year

Dec 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,059 Views 58 Comments

That’s out of a total of 142 convicted.

Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare
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Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:24 AM 22,435 Views 17 Comments

The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.

Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence
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Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence

Feb 22nd 2019, 8:12 AM 29,750 Views 11 Comments

James Gargasoulas killed six people when he drove into shoppers in Melbourne in 2017.

Dealers make violent threats against 12-year-olds over cannabis debt
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Dealers make violent threats against 12-year-olds over cannabis debt

Jan 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 38,463 Views 48 Comments

Parents of addicts have remortgaged their homes in some cases to pay off drug debts.

South Dublin pharmacist arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal prescription drugs trade
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South Dublin pharmacist arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal prescription drugs trade

Nov 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 69,472 Views 25 Comments

The pharmacist was arrested in August.

'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation
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'It can make a massive difference to cases': Legal experts question garda cannabis plant valuation

Oct 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 31,613 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí apply a general valuation of €800 to each plant – experts claims this is at odds with international best practice.

How the recreational user becomes the small-time dealer in the eyes of the law
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How the recreational user becomes the small-time dealer in the eyes of the law

Sep 11th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,830 Views 31 Comments

Gardaí say young people who have never been in trouble with the law find it hard to understand that a normal part of their social lives is actually a serious criminal offence.

Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?
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Drugs in Ireland - what did we take before, what are we taking now?

Sep 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,647 Views 54 Comments

For the Irish, when it comes to taking controlled substances, old habits die hard.

27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure
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27-year-old man charged in connection with €500k heroin seizure

Feb 7th 2017, 11:40 AM 13,417 Views 10 Comments

During the search of a house, gardaí also seized bagging equipment, weighing scales, documents and mobile phones.

Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin
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Gardaí in Dublin seize €150,000 worth of heroin

Sep 20th 2016, 8:56 PM 17,197 Views 18 Comments

A man and a woman were arrested on James’ Street earlier today.

€500k worth of cocaine seized in garda raid at Dublin premises
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€500k worth of cocaine seized in garda raid at Dublin premises

Mar 28th 2016, 7:38 AM 18,267 Views 6 Comments

This is the third significant drug seizure in Dublin in the last few days.

Gardaí uncover cocaine stash house, seize €115k worth of drugs
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Gardaí uncover cocaine stash house, seize €115k worth of drugs

Mar 25th 2016, 11:36 AM 15,679 Views 18 Comments

A man in his 30s was arrested on Wednesday at a premises on Moore street.

Gardaí seize €500k worth of heroin and cocaine in operation targeting gangs
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Gardaí seize €500k worth of heroin and cocaine in operation targeting gangs

Feb 17th 2016, 12:09 PM 12,362 Views 19 Comments

A 24-year-old man was arrested during a seizure at a Dublin house.

Cork gardaí seize €126k worth of cannabis resin
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Cork gardaí seize €126k worth of cannabis resin

Feb 13th 2016, 3:48 PM 14,515 Views 0 Comments

Four men were arrested in connection with the investigation.

Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Colombia, Bolivia, Afghanistan
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Irish drug dealers networking with criminal gangs in Colombia, Bolivia, Afghanistan

Jan 31st 2016, 7:30 AM 18,065 Views 20 Comments

As these gangs become more sophisticated, gardaí are forced to constantly change up their tactics.

Gardaí find €140k worth of heroin in 'suspicious car' with boot left open
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Gardaí find €140k worth of heroin in 'suspicious car' with boot left open

Jan 5th 2016, 10:06 PM 31,910 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who saw people around the green Ford Focus yesterday to get in touch.

Well known restaurateur has sentence for importing €79k worth of cannabis reduced
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Well known restaurateur has sentence for importing €79k worth of cannabis reduced

Dec 15th 2015, 9:43 PM 43,438 Views 90 Comments

Patrick Scanlon had received a 15 year sentence which was deemed excessive.

Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght
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Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght

Oct 30th 2015, 7:14 AM 49,160 Views 51 Comments

Two rifles and a shotgun with a silencer and telescopic sights were also found in the seizure.

60 heroin dealers arrested in Dublin, Cork and Wexford
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60 heroin dealers arrested in Dublin, Cork and Wexford

Jun 10th 2015, 12:23 PM 13,077 Views 40 Comments

Gardaí said this major operation will mean heroin will be in short supply, particularly in Dublin in the next few weeks.

Three men charged following largest ketamine seizure in Irish history
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Three men charged following largest ketamine seizure in Irish history

Jun 6th 2015, 10:52 AM 27,997 Views 3 Comments

The men were arrested on Thursday after separate seizures in Dublin and Kildare.

Gardaí seize cocaine, pills and drug-making chemicals in Finglas
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Gardaí seize cocaine, pills and drug-making chemicals in Finglas

May 13th 2015, 10:57 PM 13,233 Views 15 Comments

The controlled drugs are estimated to have a street value of €500, 000.

Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of heroin in Dublin
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Gardaí seize €90,000 worth of heroin in Dublin

May 12th 2015, 10:54 PM 16,697 Views 28 Comments

Two men were also arrested in the Dublin area.

Gardaí seize half a million euro worth of cocaine in Dublin
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Gardaí seize half a million euro worth of cocaine in Dublin

Apr 9th 2015, 9:00 PM 18,670 Views 48 Comments

Two men were arrested in connection to the substantial seizure.

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick's Day raid
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Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick's Day raid

Mar 18th 2015, 11:09 AM 10,419 Views 15 Comments

Two people were arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure.

"Horrific": Gangs passing drug debts on to families bereaved by suicide
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"Horrific": Gangs passing drug debts on to families bereaved by suicide

Dec 10th 2014, 10:20 PM 43,336 Views 49 Comments

And children as young as 15 are involved in ‘tiger kidnappings.’

€60,000 worth of cannabis found at a house in Cork
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€60,000 worth of cannabis found at a house in Cork

Nov 27th 2014, 12:51 PM 13,530 Views 30 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is being held by gardaí.

Dublin's drug situation hasn't gotten worse, it's just 'shifted to other areas'
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Dublin's drug situation hasn't gotten worse, it's just 'shifted to other areas'

Oct 3rd 2014, 11:48 AM 24,226 Views 101 Comments

The Director of the Ana Liffey Drug Project, Tony Duffin said a recent surge in hallucinogenic stimulants has also made addicts’ behaviour somewhat more challenging lately.

Three due in court over €80 million cocaine seizure on yacht
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Three due in court over €80 million cocaine seizure on yacht

Sep 26th 2014, 11:30 PM 10,124 Views 0 Comments

The yacht was intercepted by naval officers on Wednesday off the coast of Cork.

Man arrested after cannabis seizure at Dublin port
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Man arrested after cannabis seizure at Dublin port

Sep 9th 2014, 5:41 PM 8,937 Views 27 Comments

The drugs were hidden in a car arriving from Holyhead.

€278,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Donegal
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€278,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Donegal

Sep 5th 2014, 11:54 AM 8,839 Views 40 Comments

Three people were arrested yesterday in the two separate operations.

Man charged over growhouse with €62,000 worth of cannabis plants
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Man charged over growhouse with €62,000 worth of cannabis plants

Sep 4th 2014, 1:04 PM 10,739 Views 0 Comments

The discovery was made yesterday and the man was scheduled to appear in court this morning.

€150,000 worth of heroin found at Dublin house
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€150,000 worth of heroin found at Dublin house

Sep 4th 2014, 8:57 AM 13,074 Views 36 Comments

A woman in her 50s was arrested at the scene by gardaí yesterday evening.

More than 20 appear in court on drug charges connected with Operation Tempest
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More than 20 appear in court on drug charges connected with Operation Tempest

Aug 21st 2014, 3:07 PM 7,603 Views 0 Comments

One was denied free legal aid after the court heard her next hearing clashed with a planned holiday in Lanzarote.

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