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Pensioner charged after gardaí seize €320k worth of MDMA during stop and search
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Pensioner charged after gardaí seize €320k worth of MDMA during stop and search

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 5:55 PM 36,862 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were seized in the Dublin 1 area on Monday night.

Man charged over seizure of €55k worth of cannabis herb and cocaine in Leitrim
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Man charged over seizure of €55k worth of cannabis herb and cocaine in Leitrim

Updated Oct 10th 2021, 9:40 AM 15,553 Views 27 Comments

He will appear before Carrick-on-Shannon District Court on Tuesday.

Man arrested after Gardaí seize €123,000 worth of drugs in Dublin
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Man arrested after Gardaí seize €123,000 worth of drugs in Dublin

Oct 9th 2021, 7:56 AM 20,226 Views 11 Comments

Around €14,000 in cash was also seized during the search operation.

Two men arrested after cannabis worth €1.18 million seized in Kilkenny
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Two men arrested after cannabis worth €1.18 million seized in Kilkenny

Oct 8th 2021, 3:57 PM 13,923 Views 15 Comments

Both men are detained pursuant to Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Man charged after being arrested at Dublin Airport as over €60k worth of drugs seized
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Man charged after being arrested at Dublin Airport as over €60k worth of drugs seized

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 9:50 PM 32,308 Views 0 Comments

More than €60,000 worth of Alprazolam tablets were seized.

Dangerous levels of drugs found in river running through Glastonbury Festival, researchers find
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Dangerous levels of drugs found in river running through Glastonbury Festival, researchers find

Sep 28th 2021, 3:34 PM 19,935 Views 26 Comments

Levels of MDMA and cocaine in the water were so high it could be harming wildlife further downstream, the study found.

Over €144,000 worth of illegal drugs seized at Dublin Mail Centre
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Over €144,000 worth of illegal drugs seized at Dublin Mail Centre

Sep 6th 2021, 4:46 PM 10,437 Views 14 Comments

Herbal cannabis, khat, amphetamine and methamphetamine were among drugs seized.

Gardaí seize €2.1 million worth of suspected cannabis found in boxes of vegetables in Laois
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Gardaí seize €2.1 million worth of suspected cannabis found in boxes of vegetables in Laois

Aug 30th 2021, 9:12 PM 30,763 Views 25 Comments

One man, aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene.

Three men arrested after €384k worth of cannabis plants seized in large scale operation
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Three men arrested after €384k worth of cannabis plants seized in large scale operation

Aug 30th 2021, 8:26 PM 18,084 Views 30 Comments

A number of searches were conducted under warrant at suspected cannabis growhouses this morning.

Cannabis worth €1.3 million seized in Co Meath
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Cannabis worth €1.3 million seized in Co Meath

Aug 29th 2021, 12:53 PM 23,120 Views 55 Comments

Approximately 1,100 cannabis plants were discovered during the search operation.

Garda dog sniffs out €35,000 worth of suspected drugs at Cork train station
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Garda dog sniffs out €35,000 worth of suspected drugs at Cork train station

Aug 28th 2021, 2:17 PM 26,670 Views 8 Comments

Rex identified a male passenger during the patrol of a train station yesterday.

Man charged in connection with Sligo seizure of cannabis and cocaine worth €106,000
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Man charged in connection with Sligo seizure of cannabis and cocaine worth €106,000

Aug 25th 2021, 10:26 PM 14,365 Views 0 Comments

Cannabis herb, cannabis resin, cannabis jellies and cocaine were seized.

Man arrested for €650,000 worth of benzodiazepines in Dundalk has been released
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Man arrested for €650,000 worth of benzodiazepines in Dundalk has been released

Aug 14th 2021, 11:23 AM 15,333 Views 6 Comments

The man was arrested following a search on Thursday evening.

Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €650,000 of benzodiazepine tablets
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Man (30s) arrested after gardaí seize €650,000 of benzodiazepine tablets

Aug 13th 2021, 8:23 AM 20,623 Views 36 Comments

Gardaí discovered a number of black bin bags which contained suspected benzodiazepine tablets.

€12.3m worth of heroin found inside the body work of a cherry picker in Rosslare
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€12.3m worth of heroin found inside the body work of a cherry picker in Rosslare

Aug 6th 2021, 12:43 PM 73,156 Views 42 Comments

Revenue officers and anti-organised crime detectives are now investigating who ordered the drugs.

Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m
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Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m

Aug 5th 2021, 5:27 PM 16,552 Views 28 Comments

The cigarettes were discovered inside a container using Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner.

Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo
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Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo

Jul 1st 2021, 8:44 PM 19,007 Views 0 Comments

In addition to the items seized, €151,000 in financial accounts was frozen.

More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis
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More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis

Jul 1st 2021, 6:20 AM 14,621 Views 12 Comments

Men are more than twice as likely as women to use drugs, according to a new survey.

Man (30s) arrested after €740,000 worth of cannabis seized at Rosslare Europort
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Man (30s) arrested after €740,000 worth of cannabis seized at Rosslare Europort

Jun 26th 2021, 7:41 AM 15,386 Views 41 Comments

The drugs were seized when a truck arriving from mainland Europe was intercepted and searched.

Gardaí seize cannabis, cocaine and cash in Kildare raid
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Gardaí seize cannabis, cocaine and cash in Kildare raid

Jun 23rd 2021, 9:38 PM 19,093 Views 6 Comments

€494,000 worth of drugs and €22,450 in cash were seized from Newbridge, Co Kildare.

Man arrested after €592k worth of suspected cannabis seized during raid in Co Roscommon
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Man arrested after €592k worth of suspected cannabis seized during raid in Co Roscommon

Jun 16th 2021, 9:26 PM 21,057 Views 32 Comments

The search was carried out at 3.30pm today by the Roscommon and Longford Divisional Drugs Unit.

Two men arrested after €120k drugs and ammunition seized in Dublin
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Two men arrested after €120k drugs and ammunition seized in Dublin

Jun 12th 2021, 10:12 AM 14,912 Views 5 Comments

Two men in their 20s were arrested and are being held at Coolock Garda Station where they can be questioned for up to three days.

El Chapo’s wife pleads guilty to drugs charges
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El Chapo’s wife pleads guilty to drugs charges

Jun 10th 2021, 8:30 PM 33,206 Views 0 Comments

Emma Coronel Aispuro admitted conspiring to distribute heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine for several years.

Revenue seizes €208,000 worth of illegal drugs at Dublin mail centre
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Revenue seizes €208,000 worth of illegal drugs at Dublin mail centre

Jun 9th 2021, 6:20 PM 12,393 Views 11 Comments

The drugs were in parcels that came from the United States, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Canada.

Record cocaine seizures reported across Europe, but crime gangs adapted to pandemic restrictions
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Record cocaine seizures reported across Europe, but crime gangs adapted to pandemic restrictions

Jun 9th 2021, 3:34 PM 9,371 Views 7 Comments

In 2019, more than 370 illegal drug production laboratories were dismantled in Europe.

Three arrested as gardaí seize €120k of cocaine and €225k of cannabis in separate raids
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Three arrested as gardaí seize €120k of cocaine and €225k of cannabis in separate raids

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 12:00 PM 13,167 Views 18 Comments

The seizure was made after a search of a number of houses in the Drogheda area.

Complaints of alleged Garda drug use made to new Anti-Corruption Unit
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Complaints of alleged Garda drug use made to new Anti-Corruption Unit

Jun 1st 2021, 1:12 PM 24,018 Views 42 Comments

Testing of Garda personnel for controlled drug use is set to commence in the coming months.

Gardaí in Lucan seize €60,000 worth of cannabis after following man in taxi
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Gardaí in Lucan seize €60,000 worth of cannabis after following man in taxi

May 23rd 2021, 3:21 PM 21,531 Views 0 Comments

When he saw the patrol car, the man threw a number of items from the vehicle.

Eurovision winners deny doing cocaine in the Green Room
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Eurovision winners deny doing cocaine in the Green Room

May 23rd 2021, 2:31 PM 169,572 Views 64 Comments

Footage of Måneskin singer Thomas Raggi went viral last night.

Man charged after gardaí seize €77,000 worth of cannabis in Roscommon
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Man charged after gardaí seize €77,000 worth of cannabis in Roscommon

May 23rd 2021, 11:26 AM 10,623 Views 0 Comments

During the course of a search, gardaí discovered a “sophisticated” cannabis growhouse.

Poll: Should the possession of drugs for personal use be decriminalised?
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Poll: Should the possession of drugs for personal use be decriminalised?

May 23rd 2021, 9:32 AM 60,903 Views 130 Comments

Many groups have long called for drug use to be addressed as a social and health issue, rather than as a criminal justice issue.

A conviction for €4 worth of cannabis 'just defies logic', say campaigners
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A conviction for €4 worth of cannabis 'just defies logic', say campaigners

May 22nd 2021, 8:00 PM 49,124 Views 0 Comments

Possession of any amount of cannabis is illegal under Irish law.

Man (30s) arrested after €812,000 worth of cocaine seized during stop and search of vehicle
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Man (30s) arrested after €812,000 worth of cocaine seized during stop and search of vehicle

May 18th 2021, 5:29 PM 22,527 Views 18 Comments

The vehicle was seized in the Naas area of Co Kildare this morning.

Over €28 million worth of drugs have been seized by gardaí since the start of 2021
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Over €28 million worth of drugs have been seized by gardaí since the start of 2021

May 13th 2021, 6:18 PM 8,039 Views 24 Comments

This represents an increase of 392% over the same period last year.

Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis
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Blindboy Boatclub: If you're against cannabis in Ireland, you're against safe cannabis

May 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 75,194 Views 222 Comments

The artist, author and podcaster asks if we should reconsider the prohibition model when it comes to cannabis use.

Psychiatrists say cannabis is 'gravest threat' to youth mental health
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Psychiatrists say cannabis is 'gravest threat' to youth mental health

May 4th 2021, 9:56 AM 48,127 Views 173 Comments

Hospital admissions of young people with a cannabis-related diagnosis increased by 300% between 2005 and 2017.

Three people arrested as over €1 million worth of suspected cocaine, cannabis and tablets seized
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Three people arrested as over €1 million worth of suspected cocaine, cannabis and tablets seized

Apr 30th 2021, 1:04 PM 21,659 Views 13 Comments

The suspected drugs were seized during searches of a vehicle and a residential property in Co Meath.

Gardaí find suspected cannabis growhouse inside converted horsebox in Tipperary
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Gardaí find suspected cannabis growhouse inside converted horsebox in Tipperary

Apr 16th 2021, 3:11 PM 26,024 Views 44 Comments

The drugs were allegedly found inside a fully kitted-out horse transporter on land near Thurles.

Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo
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Two people arrested after cannabis, cocaine and cash discovered in Mayo

Apr 11th 2021, 11:28 AM 25,932 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí carried out two searches yesterday.

Man charged following seizure of €230k worth of drugs in Clondalkin
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Man charged following seizure of €230k worth of drugs in Clondalkin

Apr 7th 2021, 6:53 PM 18,056 Views 8 Comments

The cocaine and cannabis herb were seized by gardaí last Friday.

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