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Five arrested over €80,000 heroin seizure in Dublin
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Five arrested over €80,000 heroin seizure in Dublin

Jul 9th 2014, 8:06 PM 12,509 Views 23 Comments

The seizure was made after searches at two premises in Dublin’s city centre today.

€300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim
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€300,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Leitrim

May 31st 2014, 7:44 PM 10,194 Views 29 Comments

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and is being held at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

Over 80 per cent of drug seizures in Europe are for cannabis
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Over 80 per cent of drug seizures in Europe are for cannabis

May 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,095 Views 39 Comments

A Europe-wide study founf that Ireland, relative to other countries, has a small number of drug seizures each year – between one and ten thousand a year.

This is what €850,000 worth of tobacco and 60 litres of un-distilled alcohol looks like
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This is what €850,000 worth of tobacco and 60 litres of un-distilled alcohol looks like

May 20th 2014, 5:57 PM 10,025 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí said no arrests have been made at this time in connection with the search and seizure at a premises in Louth this morning.

Gangster 'Fat Freddie' arrested at Dublin Airport
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Gangster 'Fat Freddie' arrested at Dublin Airport

May 20th 2014, 5:18 PM 27,281 Views 0 Comments

Thompson appeared in court this afternoon and a hearing has been set for next week.

Fireworks, mobile phones and three types of drugs seized in Dublin
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Fireworks, mobile phones and three types of drugs seized in Dublin

May 14th 2014, 9:50 AM 7,999 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí said the house they searched was unoccupied at the time and no arrests were made.

Four in Kilkenny court over cocaine and cannabis seizure
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Four in Kilkenny court over cocaine and cannabis seizure

May 6th 2014, 9:09 AM 7,345 Views 0 Comments

The four men in their 20s were arrested after gardaí carried out searches in six locations across the country yesterday.

Two due in court over €1.5m cannabis haul
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Two due in court over €1.5m cannabis haul

May 6th 2014, 7:13 AM 5,190 Views 0 Comments

The two men were arrested yesterday by gardaí targeting a criminal gang based in Tallaght, south Dublin.

Gardaí seize drugs, stolen cars and a gun in south Dublin
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Gardaí seize drugs, stolen cars and a gun in south Dublin

Apr 17th 2014, 9:54 AM 14,166 Views 23 Comments

Two men were arrested and have since been released.

21-year-old arrested in Tallaght over heroin seizure
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21-year-old arrested in Tallaght over heroin seizure

Apr 6th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,199 Views 18 Comments

The quantity of heroin seized has a street value of about €112,500.

Three arrested over €1 million cannabis, cocaine and heroin hauls
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Three arrested over €1 million cannabis, cocaine and heroin hauls

Apr 5th 2014, 3:31 PM 11,161 Views 0 Comments

One man has already been charged and the other two are remain in garda custody today.

Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000
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Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000

Apr 2nd 2014, 5:48 PM 11,338 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old was arrested at the scene of the planned search.

Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find
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Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:28 AM 11,466 Views 54 Comments

Gardaí said the search yesterday was part of an ongoing operation in Cork.

Column: Drug crime can’t be broken down simply into a battle of ‘good’ versus ‘evil’
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Column: Drug crime can’t be broken down simply into a battle of ‘good’ versus ‘evil’

Jan 26th 2014, 12:00 PM 39 Views 76 Comments

The link between educational underachievement, literacy, social empowerment and a drugs and crime culture is real and also extremely complex, says Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

Man arrested in Dublin inner city over sale of cocaine
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Man arrested in Dublin inner city over sale of cocaine

Sep 21st 2012, 9:38 AM 4,231 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí also seized cocaine worth an estimated €105,000 as part of the operation.

Column: The war on drugs isn't working. We need to medicalise heroin.
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Column: The war on drugs isn't working. We need to medicalise heroin.

Feb 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 56 Views 71 Comments

Heroin addiction is behind much of the criminality in this country – and failing to do something about it will not make the problem go away, writes Senator John Crown.

Drug conference: gang violence could spread across Ireland in five years
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Drug conference: gang violence could spread across Ireland in five years

Oct 20th 2010, 2:27 PM 778 Views 0 Comments

Conference hears drug problem is much worse than suggested in the media, with families being threatened and attacked because of debts to drug dealers.

Mexico considers legalising drugs to defeat crime barons
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Mexico considers legalising drugs to defeat crime barons

Aug 18th 2010, 1:36 PM 407 Views 0 Comments

Former president proposes legalising narcotics to choke funding for organised crime.