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Cocaine worth €12 million discovered in containers from Central America at Ringaskiddy Port
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Cocaine worth €12 million discovered in containers from Central America at Ringaskiddy Port

Feb 18th 2021, 5:19 PM 76,499 Views 84 Comments
  • The seizure was made following a joint operation between Gardaí and Revenue's custom service
  • Approximately 172kg of suspected cocaine was seized
  • The goods were discovered in a container at Ringaskiddy Port
Revenue seize three million illegal cigarettes at Rosslare port
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Revenue seize three million illegal cigarettes at Rosslare port

Feb 15th 2021, 8:14 PM 15,221 Views 32 Comments

The cigarettes were discovered in a lorry which had arrived from France.

Man (30s) arrested after almost €125,000 worth of cocaine and medical heroin seized in Dublin
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Man (30s) arrested after almost €125,000 worth of cocaine and medical heroin seized in Dublin

Feb 15th 2021, 2:34 PM 17,308 Views 20 Comments

Gardaí discovered the drugs in Clondalkin earlier today.

Third of a tonne of cannabis found by gardaí in €7.4 million Kildare seizure
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Third of a tonne of cannabis found by gardaí in €7.4 million Kildare seizure

Feb 12th 2021, 7:41 AM 40,279 Views 138 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

Drugs worth €187k seized after gardaí raid property in Portlaoise
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Drugs worth €187k seized after gardaí raid property in Portlaoise

Feb 7th 2021, 10:12 AM 17,641 Views 56 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene.

Drugs worth more than €1 million seized in Dublin
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Drugs worth more than €1 million seized in Dublin

Feb 2nd 2021, 4:26 PM 23,970 Views 12 Comments

Four imitation guns were also seized by gardaí.

'They smashed every one of her windows': Parents of drug users at high risk of drug threats in Dublin's inner city
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'They smashed every one of her windows': Parents of drug users at high risk of drug threats in Dublin's inner city

Jan 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 50,675 Views 46 Comments

A new report on drug-related intimidation wil be launched today.

Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland
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Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland

Jan 25th 2021, 4:33 PM 33,854 Views 19 Comments

Alyvydus Simkus received a three-and-a-half-year sentence in court today.

Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests
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Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests

Jan 25th 2021, 9:00 AM 20,944 Views 27 Comments

The Global Drugs Survey 2020 found respondents in Ireland were drunk more times in a year than the global average.

Man arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €245,000 in Limerick
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Man arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €245,000 in Limerick

Jan 24th 2021, 2:56 PM 16,793 Views 0 Comments

A garda vehicle was damaged during the course of the operation.

Gardaí seize over €1.1 million of cannabis in organised crime investigation
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Gardaí seize over €1.1 million of cannabis in organised crime investigation

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:55 PM 38,001 Views 0 Comments

A man, 29, and a woman, 26, were arrested on suspicion of involvement in drug trafficking.

Man arrested after seizure of cash and cocaine in Finglas
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Man arrested after seizure of cash and cocaine in Finglas

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:35 PM 24,760 Views 22 Comments

Gardaí seized an estimated €57,000 of cocaine and €8,450 in cash.

Gardaí seize cocaine and diamorphine in Blanchardstown
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Gardaí seize cocaine and diamorphine in Blanchardstown

Jan 23rd 2021, 4:17 PM 18,364 Views 0 Comments

€40,000 worth of drugs were seized as part of an intelligence operation.

Two men arrested after gardaí seize €90,000 worth of cocaine and €64,000 in cash
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Two men arrested after gardaí seize €90,000 worth of cocaine and €64,000 in cash

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:21 PM 13,198 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí searched two vehicles in Butlerstown, Co Waterford, yesterday.

Two men due in court after gardaí seize over €122k worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis
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Two men due in court after gardaí seize over €122k worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis

Jan 21st 2021, 1:15 PM 12,979 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí also seized almost €4,000 in cash, a weighing scales and mixing agent.

Garda drug units set up Snapchat accounts to snare online drug dealers
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Garda drug units set up Snapchat accounts to snare online drug dealers

Jan 20th 2021, 6:15 AM 63,191 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí have set up accounts to monitor the dealers.

€102k worth of suspected drugs seized during raids on house and derelict property in Co Mayo
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€102k worth of suspected drugs seized during raids on house and derelict property in Co Mayo

Jan 13th 2021, 12:32 PM 20,928 Views 19 Comments

No arrests have been made to date.

Two men to appear in court following drugs and cash seizure in Dublin
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Two men to appear in court following drugs and cash seizure in Dublin

Jan 13th 2021, 9:34 AM 14,345 Views 0 Comments

The men were arrested on Monday.

Two men arrested after €220k of suspected cannabis seized during raid on Dublin home
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Two men arrested after €220k of suspected cannabis seized during raid on Dublin home

Jan 12th 2021, 8:58 AM 18,862 Views 26 Comments

€5,250 in cash was also seized during the search operation.

Two men due in court following seizure of €178k worth of drugs during searches of car and homes
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Two men due in court following seizure of €178k worth of drugs during searches of car and homes

Jan 11th 2021, 7:06 AM 22,046 Views 0 Comments

At around 2am on Saturday, gardaí stopped a vehicle while on patrol on the Skerries Road in Rush.

Gardaí seize €105,000 of cocaine from vehicle in Donegal
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Gardaí seize €105,000 of cocaine from vehicle in Donegal

Jan 9th 2021, 11:49 AM 17,172 Views 15 Comments

The vehicle was stopped at a Mandatory Intoxicant Testing checkpoint “as a result of an intelligence led operation”.

€117k worth of drugs including cannabis and magic mushrooms seized at Dublin Mail Centre
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€117k worth of drugs including cannabis and magic mushrooms seized at Dublin Mail Centre

Dec 18th 2020, 6:29 PM 15,872 Views 14 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

€58k worth of suspected cannabis seized after gardaí discover grow house in Leitrim
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€58k worth of suspected cannabis seized after gardaí discover grow house in Leitrim

Dec 14th 2020, 2:44 PM 11,519 Views 7 Comments

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Woman (20s) arrested after €180k worth of crystal meth seized at Dublin Airport yesterday
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Woman (20s) arrested after €180k worth of crystal meth seized at Dublin Airport yesterday

Dec 14th 2020, 12:45 PM 17,176 Views 7 Comments

The woman is being held at Ballymun Garda Station.

Man charged in relation to €140,000 cannabis seizure and €30,000 of suspected stolen items
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Man charged in relation to €140,000 cannabis seizure and €30,000 of suspected stolen items

Dec 11th 2020, 10:56 PM 16,181 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested after a residence in the Stoneybatter area of Dublin 7 was searched yesterday.

Woman (30s) arrested after €48,000 worth of cannabis seized in Longford
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Woman (30s) arrested after €48,000 worth of cannabis seized in Longford

Dec 9th 2020, 11:46 AM 13,752 Views 5 Comments

The seizure was made after a search was carried out in Glebe this morning.

Dublin man sent for trial accused of conspiring to launder €500k in crime proceeds from drug trafficking
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Dublin man sent for trial accused of conspiring to launder €500k in crime proceeds from drug trafficking

Dec 7th 2020, 3:32 PM 21,820 Views 0 Comments

The investigation involved gardaí, as well as police forces and custom services in Australia and New Zealand.

Man (20s) due in court over €53,000 drug seizure in Dublin
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Man (20s) due in court over €53,000 drug seizure in Dublin

Dec 7th 2020, 9:01 AM 10,418 Views 0 Comments

Diazepam pills and cannabis were seized at a property in Ringsend on Friday.

Two people arrested after drugs worth €53,000 seized in Dublin
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Two people arrested after drugs worth €53,000 seized in Dublin

Dec 5th 2020, 8:29 AM 16,541 Views 14 Comments

The seizure was made at a property in the Ringsend area last night.

US House of Representatives approves bill to decriminalise cannabis at federal level
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US House of Representatives approves bill to decriminalise cannabis at federal level

Dec 5th 2020, 7:42 AM 16,640 Views 49 Comments

The bill, which passed 228-164, will now go to the Republican-controlled Senate.

Man (40s) to appear in court after seizure of firearms and €100,000 worth of drugs
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Man (40s) to appear in court after seizure of firearms and €100,000 worth of drugs

Updated Nov 29th 2020, 7:16 PM 30,213 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made at a residential property in Ballymun.

Two men (20s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin
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Two men (20s) arrested after €140,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin

Nov 29th 2020, 11:16 AM 15,633 Views 15 Comments

The seizure was made after gardaí stopped a vehicle in Clondalkin yesterday evening.

Gardaí seize drugs and ammunition in searches in Sligo and Cork
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Gardaí seize drugs and ammunition in searches in Sligo and Cork

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:14 PM 34,098 Views 0 Comments

A man is due in court this evening in connection with the Cork 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 28,112 Views 14 Comments

No arrests have been made.

Cannabis worth an estimated €620,000 has been seized in Meath
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Cannabis worth an estimated €620,000 has been seized in Meath

Nov 18th 2020, 7:18 PM 27,560 Views 24 Comments

This is part of an ongoing investigation between the Gardaí’s drugs unit and Revenue.

Man arrested over major contraband seizure at Mountjoy Prison released without charge
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Man arrested over major contraband seizure at Mountjoy Prison released without charge

Nov 18th 2020, 12:32 PM 17,704 Views 15 Comments

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Designer clothes, €5,800 in cash and documents seized in Carlow and Dublin
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Designer clothes, €5,800 in cash and documents seized in Carlow and Dublin

Nov 12th 2020, 12:16 PM 17,830 Views 4 Comments

A small quantity of cocaine and cannabis was found during a search in Co Carlow.

Detector dog Rex helps gardaí locate and seize firearms and €40k worth of suspected cocaine
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Detector dog Rex helps gardaí locate and seize firearms and €40k worth of suspected cocaine

Nov 10th 2020, 12:28 PM 11,402 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí carried out a search near the riverbank of St Mary’s Park at around 4.30pm yesterday.

Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs
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Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalise hard drugs

Nov 4th 2020, 12:43 PM 24,919 Views 18 Comments

The state also legalised access to magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.

Six handguns and €300k worth of drugs seized in Westmeath
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Six handguns and €300k worth of drugs seized in Westmeath

Nov 3rd 2020, 2:37 PM 20,039 Views 16 Comments

Two men were arrested at the scene of the search.