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Six Irish Guard soldiers arrested in UK over drugs and money laundering offences
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Six Irish Guard soldiers arrested in UK over drugs and money laundering offences

Fri 11:06 AM 16,074 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Guards are a regiment who guard royal palaces as part of their duties.

'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals
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'Medics are your mates': HSE launches harm-reduction campaign for drug users at music festivals

Wed 11:28 AM 8,817 Views 16 Comments

The campaign also urges festival-goers to ‘leave the mixing to the DJs’.

Man (30s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cocaine seized in Limerick
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Man (30s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cocaine seized in Limerick

Wed 9:43 AM 9,616 Views 1 Comment

The seizure was made at around 8pm last night.

Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe
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Herbal cannabis valued at €400,000 seized in drug smuggling probe

May 20th 2022, 4:12 PM 14,990 Views 8 Comments

The seizure took place yesteday.

No garda involvement in removal of Animal Bars from shelves of Cork shop
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No garda involvement in removal of Animal Bars from shelves of Cork shop

May 19th 2022, 6:58 PM 61,020 Views 0 Comments

Claims have been made that the Animal Bars, which have foil wrappers, are popular with drug users.

Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise
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Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise

May 12th 2022, 9:54 AM 6,764 Views 0 Comments

The men, two aged in their late teens and one aged in his early 20s, were arrested on Tuesday night.

Gardaí discover cannabis worth over €70,000 in underground bunker in Galway
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Gardaí discover cannabis worth over €70,000 in underground bunker in Galway

May 11th 2022, 9:27 AM 42,047 Views 0 Comments

Two people were arrested at the scene.

Man due in court over €1.5 million drug seizure
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Man due in court over €1.5 million drug seizure

May 9th 2022, 1:25 PM 14,668 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were seized on Saturday.

Kinahan cartel linked to at least 20 murders in four EU countries
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Kinahan cartel linked to at least 20 murders in four EU countries

Updated May 6th 2022, 5:19 PM 42,581 Views 0 Comments

The EU’s police and drugs agencies say the Kinahan crime group is among Europe’s largest wholesalers of cocaine.

Over €200,000 worth of cannabis seized from Westmeath shed
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Over €200,000 worth of cannabis seized from Westmeath shed

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:43 PM 22,023 Views 19 Comments

The drugs will be sent forward for analysis.

'It's made criminals out of decent people': People Before Profit to introduce Bill to legalise cannabis
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'It's made criminals out of decent people': People Before Profit to introduce Bill to legalise cannabis

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 29,597 Views 74 Comments

Four years ago the Green Party favoured the establishment of Amsterdam-style cannabis coffee shops to Ireland.

Man and woman arrested after €388,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin
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Man and woman arrested after €388,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin

Apr 21st 2022, 10:32 AM 25,788 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search of a residence in Finglas at around 6.30pm yesterday.

Man (40s) charged after €1.34 million heroin seizure in Limerick
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Man (40s) charged after €1.34 million heroin seizure in Limerick

Apr 17th 2022, 8:06 AM 20,587 Views 0 Comments

The charge was made after heroin and cash were found amid searches in Corbally and Clonlara.

Gardaí seize €1.34 million worth of heroin during Limerick searches
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Gardaí seize €1.34 million worth of heroin during Limerick searches

Apr 15th 2022, 3:30 PM 23,348 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí involved in the searches also found €12,500 in cash at a separate location.

Two men charged after cannabis resin weighing 210kg and valued at €1.2m seized in Dublin
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Two men charged after cannabis resin weighing 210kg and valued at €1.2m seized in Dublin

Updated Apr 2nd 2022, 10:10 AM 35,726 Views 19 Comments

The two men are due to appear in court this morning.

Man arrested as €140,000 diamorphine seized in Dublin search
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Man arrested as €140,000 diamorphine seized in Dublin search

Mar 31st 2022, 10:15 AM 14,015 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí made the seizure in a residential property in Clondalkin.

Amnesty and dozens of NGOs sign letter calling for Citizens' Assembly on drugs to be held this year
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Amnesty and dozens of NGOs sign letter calling for Citizens' Assembly on drugs to be held this year

Mar 28th 2022, 7:32 PM 8,759 Views 20 Comments

21 TDs and 13 senators signed the open letter, including three Government representatives.

Woman charged after gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin
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Woman charged after gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin

Mar 18th 2022, 10:15 AM 14,328 Views 0 Comments

She will appear before a special sitting of Kilmallock District Court at 2pm today.

Woman arrested as gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin
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Woman arrested as gardaí seize €211,000 worth of cannabis and heroin

Mar 17th 2022, 11:46 AM 21,521 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made after gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle on the Clonmacken Road in Limerick yesterday.

Man arrested after gardaí seized nearly €80k worth of drugs in Darndale
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Man arrested after gardaí seized nearly €80k worth of drugs in Darndale

Mar 6th 2022, 11:20 AM 17,801 Views 2 Comments

The search was conducted at a checkpoint.

Drugs minister begins prep for Citizens' Assembly in 2023 'after clarification from Taoiseach's office'
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Drugs minister begins prep for Citizens' Assembly in 2023 'after clarification from Taoiseach's office'

Mar 4th 2022, 7:27 PM 11,825 Views 10 Comments

Minister of State Frank Feighan confirmed to The Journal last week that the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs would not take place this year.

Psychological Society criticises delay in 'vital' citizens' assembly on drugs amid death warning
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Psychological Society criticises delay in 'vital' citizens' assembly on drugs amid death warning

Feb 23rd 2022, 9:43 AM 7,503 Views 6 Comments

Senators are due to debate the issue today amid much criticism over this week’s developments.

'If cattle were dying, not humans, there would be action': Citizens' assembly on drugs delayed
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'If cattle were dying, not humans, there would be action': Citizens' assembly on drugs delayed

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 9:30 PM 45,353 Views 27 Comments

The delay until 2023 will cost lives, Labour TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said.

Nurse to be appointed to National Oversight Committee on Drugs after row over membership
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Nurse to be appointed to National Oversight Committee on Drugs after row over membership

Feb 19th 2022, 1:00 PM 13,557 Views 0 Comments

A nursing group specialising in addiction was removed from the committee in December.

Youth arrested after drugs worth over €14k and over €19k in cash seized as Dublin home searched
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Youth arrested after drugs worth over €14k and over €19k in cash seized as Dublin home searched

Feb 11th 2022, 9:35 PM 29,460 Views 31 Comments

The boy is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Man (40s) charged in connection with seizure of €250,000 worth of drugs in Laois
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Man (40s) charged in connection with seizure of €250,000 worth of drugs in Laois

Feb 11th 2022, 11:07 AM 12,967 Views 0 Comments

Two searches took place in the vicinity of Ballyfin in Co Laois.

Six people hospitalised in Argentina after taking drugs
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Six people hospitalised in Argentina after taking drugs

Feb 7th 2022, 10:00 PM 19,402 Views 13 Comments

It comes after 24 people died in Argentina last week after consuming cocaine laced with opioids.

Two arrested as gardaí seize €100,000 worth of cannabis in Galway
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Two arrested as gardaí seize €100,000 worth of cannabis in Galway

Feb 5th 2022, 11:11 AM 15,138 Views 0 Comments

One of the men is due to appear before Galway District Court at 2pm today.

23 people killed and dozens hospitalised in Argentina after taking 'laced' cocaine
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23 people killed and dozens hospitalised in Argentina after taking 'laced' cocaine

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 9:10 PM 42,152 Views 36 Comments

Two of the hospitalised are in a serious condition and on mechanical ventilation.

€590,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine seized at Cork checkpoint
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€590,000 of suspected cannabis and cocaine seized at Cork checkpoint

Feb 4th 2022, 7:16 PM 21,631 Views 6 Comments

A man in his late 40s has been arrested.

Arrested man released without charge after major cocaine seizure in Dublin
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Arrested man released without charge after major cocaine seizure in Dublin

Updated Jan 30th 2022, 4:49 PM 44,988 Views 30 Comments

The drugs were concealed in the refrigeration unit of a vehicle that was stopped and searched.

Two men arrested after gardaí seize heroin worth €70,000 and firearms in Tallaght
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Two men arrested after gardaí seize heroin worth €70,000 and firearms in Tallaght

Jan 29th 2022, 2:53 PM 25,263 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí searched three residential properties in Tallaght this morning.

Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis from Ballymun organised crime gang
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Gardaí seize €100k worth of cannabis from Ballymun organised crime gang

Jan 26th 2022, 5:45 PM 15,498 Views 10 Comments

A man in his 30s has been arrested.

Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port
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Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port

Jan 23rd 2022, 12:00 PM 26,125 Views 10 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences.

'War on drugs’ not an effective response to usage, minister tells committee
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'War on drugs’ not an effective response to usage, minister tells committee

Jan 19th 2022, 11:05 AM 26,536 Views 47 Comments

However, Frank Feighan was criticised during the Oireachtas committee for his approach to drug policy.

Nursing group invited to meet with Minister following its removal from national drug committee
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Nursing group invited to meet with Minister following its removal from national drug committee

Jan 14th 2022, 5:48 PM 18,217 Views 8 Comments

Drugs minister Frank Feighan has invited the IntNSA to meet with him

Ivory Coast dealt a blow ahead of AFCON opener as first-choice goalkeeper handed doping ban
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Ivory Coast dealt a blow ahead of AFCON opener as first-choice goalkeeper handed doping ban

Jan 12th 2022, 11:22 AM 4,303 Views 1 Comment

The Elephants play Equatorial Guinea this evening.

Call for more funding to tackle 'tsunami' of crack cocaine addictions in Tallaght
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Call for more funding to tackle 'tsunami' of crack cocaine addictions in Tallaght

Jan 11th 2022, 6:00 PM 22,112 Views 26 Comments

Two Tallaght support groups warned that they may have to shut their crack cocaine services down from New Year’s Eve.

FactCheck: Will Minimum Unit Pricing on alcohol lead to an increase in drug use?
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FactCheck: Will Minimum Unit Pricing on alcohol lead to an increase in drug use?

Jan 8th 2022, 6:30 AM 29,982 Views 0 Comments

Is there evidence that alcohol users turn to drugs as a result of the policy?

Large numbers of people with drug addictions were 'left to kill themselves slowly' during lockdowns
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Large numbers of people with drug addictions were 'left to kill themselves slowly' during lockdowns

Jan 5th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,499 Views 61 Comments
  • Substance abuse support groups were classed as non-essential services for five months from March 2020, leaving people without a lifeline.
  • A survey of 157 drug and alcohol support services found that 84% of the support groups saw an increase in drug use among their clients.
  • “The ball was dropped by the government and people were left to kill themselves slowly for the first year of the pandemic," said one support worker.
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