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Woman arrested after €50,000 worth of cannabis plants discovered by gardaí
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Woman arrested after €50,000 worth of cannabis plants discovered by gardaí

Jul 31st 2020, 4:57 PM 22,250 Views 24 Comments

The woman was arrested in Cavan.

Number of drug-driving arrests in first half of 2020 was more than double the same period in 2019
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Number of drug-driving arrests in first half of 2020 was more than double the same period in 2019

Jul 30th 2020, 2:31 PM 12,519 Views 27 Comments

There was a total of 1,216 drug-driving arrests made in the first six months.

Debunked: The conspiracy theories around the so-called Hollywood drug adrenochrome
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Debunked: The conspiracy theories around the so-called Hollywood drug adrenochrome

Jul 29th 2020, 5:16 PM 457,495 Views 0 Comments

Theories claim adrenochrome is harvested from children in a trafficking ring.

Seven people arrested after organised crime raid in Wexford released without charge
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Seven people arrested after organised crime raid in Wexford released without charge

Updated Jul 26th 2020, 1:02 PM 44,203 Views 13 Comments

Around €15k worth of cash was also seized.

Man (20s) arrested after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house
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Man (20s) arrested after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house

Jul 26th 2020, 10:27 AM 18,691 Views 7 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

Man (20s) due in court charged over €2.5 million drugs seizure
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Man (20s) due in court charged over €2.5 million drugs seizure

Jul 19th 2020, 5:53 PM 29,269 Views 0 Comments

The arrest was made on Friday afternoon by Gardaí attached to the Dublin Metropolitan Region West Divisional Drugs Unit.

Gardaí seize €55,000 worth of cannabis in Cork
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Gardaí seize €55,000 worth of cannabis in Cork

Jul 18th 2020, 12:39 PM 14,771 Views 20 Comments

It happened following controlled delivery at a business premises yesterday.

Two arrested after €55,000 worth of cocaine seized in Cork city
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Two arrested after €55,000 worth of cocaine seized in Cork city

Jul 18th 2020, 8:10 AM 16,782 Views 4 Comments

It followed the detection of a drug transaction in the Ballincollig area yesterday evening.

Man (30s) arrested after €73,000 worth of cannabis seized at property in Dublin
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Man (30s) arrested after €73,000 worth of cannabis seized at property in Dublin

Jul 15th 2020, 10:19 AM 23,291 Views 31 Comments

The seizure was made following a search at around 1.30pm yesterday.

Three men arrested after €24k worth of suspected cannabis seized in north Dublin
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Three men arrested after €24k worth of suspected cannabis seized in north Dublin

Jul 14th 2020, 5:08 PM 12,113 Views 15 Comments

The arrests were made following a search of a house in the Drumcondra area earlier today.

Two men appear in court charged after Cork heroin seizure worth €425,000
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Two men appear in court charged after Cork heroin seizure worth €425,000

Jul 12th 2020, 11:56 AM 13,384 Views 0 Comments

The two men were arrested by gardaí on Thursday.

Cocaine worth €1.2 million seized after two vehicles searched on M3 in Meath
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Cocaine worth €1.2 million seized after two vehicles searched on M3 in Meath

Jul 12th 2020, 8:20 AM 28,751 Views 13 Comments

Two men, aged 35 and 62 years, were arrested in relation to the seizure.

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 41,995 Views 19 Comments

Two men were arrested at the scene.

Treatment for problem use of cocaine has tripled since 2013
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Treatment for problem use of cocaine has tripled since 2013

Jul 9th 2020, 7:55 AM 14,453 Views 26 Comments

Cocaine has risen from the third to second most common problem drug between 2013 and 2019.

Decrypted: How European drug lords are scrambling for cover as encrypted phone networks are compromised
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Decrypted: How European drug lords are scrambling for cover as encrypted phone networks are compromised

Jul 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 44,687 Views 0 Comments

The Kinahan cartel is suspected of using these phones.

Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion
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Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion

Jul 1st 2020, 11:26 AM 40,719 Views 25 Comments

Around 84 million Captagon tablets were seized at the port of Salerno.

Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds
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Dublin's approach to supporting drug users during pandemic saved lives, report finds

Jul 1st 2020, 9:36 AM 21,347 Views 8 Comments

Sixty-three homeless people were diagnosed with Covid-19 and there was one death, a fraction of what had been predicted.

Counterfeit clothing worth €44.5k and over €5k worth of suspected drugs seized in Dundalk
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Counterfeit clothing worth €44.5k and over €5k worth of suspected drugs seized in Dundalk

Jun 29th 2020, 10:39 AM 11,031 Views 10 Comments

The seizures were made in two separate searches of properties in Dundalk on Friday.

Revenue seize drugs and alcohol worth almost half a million euro
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Revenue seize drugs and alcohol worth almost half a million euro

Jun 25th 2020, 6:51 PM 17,295 Views 8 Comments

Officers at Rosslare Europort seized 13,000 litres of wine earlier this week.

Cannabis worth €340,000 seized by Gardaí in Dublin
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Cannabis worth €340,000 seized by Gardaí in Dublin

Jun 21st 2020, 10:53 AM 18,194 Views 28 Comments

Gardaí discovered 17 vacuum-packed bags, weighing approximately 1kg each, in the back of an abandoned van.

Cannabis worth €5.54 million seized during routine profiling at Rosslare Europort
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Cannabis worth €5.54 million seized during routine profiling at Rosslare Europort

Jun 20th 2020, 3:20 PM 27,424 Views 56 Comments

The drugs were found concealed within a load of melons and oranges.

First year-on-year decrease in sexual offences recorded since 2014
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First year-on-year decrease in sexual offences recorded since 2014

Jun 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 4,999 Views 7 Comments

However, drug and fraud offences increased.

Man and woman appear in court after cocaine worth €440,000 is seized in Clare
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Man and woman appear in court after cocaine worth €440,000 is seized in Clare

Jun 14th 2020, 3:12 PM 19,110 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were seized by gardaí on Friday night.

Man and woman arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €440,000
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Man and woman arrested after gardaí seize cocaine worth €440,000

Jun 13th 2020, 1:48 PM 22,010 Views 11 Comments

The drugs were seized by gardaí investigating organised crime in Limerick city.

Over €80,000 worth of cocaine-like Kratom seized at Shannon Airport
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Over €80,000 worth of cocaine-like Kratom seized at Shannon Airport

Jun 12th 2020, 10:33 AM 17,579 Views 13 Comments

Significant amounts of drugs have been seized by Revenue officers at airports in recent days.

Over €6 million worth of drugs seized at Dublin Port
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Over €6 million worth of drugs seized at Dublin Port

Jun 11th 2020, 2:37 PM 19,054 Views 26 Comments

One man was arrested.

Man charged after gardaí seize drugs worth over €77,000 in Tallaght
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Man charged after gardaí seize drugs worth over €77,000 in Tallaght

Jun 11th 2020, 11:30 AM 14,598 Views 0 Comments

The man, aged in his 20s, appeared in court today.

Glock pistol and MDMA tablets worth €360,000 seized in Dublin
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Glock pistol and MDMA tablets worth €360,000 seized in Dublin

Jun 5th 2020, 10:09 AM 15,108 Views 20 Comments

Three men were arrested, and they can be held for up to seven days.

Over half of Irish people say they drink alcohol more frequently since Covid-19 restrictions brought in
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Over half of Irish people say they drink alcohol more frequently since Covid-19 restrictions brought in

Updated Jun 3rd 2020, 9:19 AM 29,863 Views 73 Comments

The interim Global Drug Survey special edition on Covid-19 was published today.

Cocaine worth €235,000 seized in Kildare drug mixing cabin as large cannabis grow house found in Mayo
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Cocaine worth €235,000 seized in Kildare drug mixing cabin as large cannabis grow house found in Mayo

Updated May 28th 2020, 10:47 PM 29,819 Views 19 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

Three men arrested after gardaí seize €700k in cash and €30k worth of drugs
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Three men arrested after gardaí seize €700k in cash and €30k worth of drugs

May 27th 2020, 12:40 PM 22,371 Views 15 Comments

The three men remain in garda custody.

Car, watches and mobile phones seized by CAB in Meath
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Car, watches and mobile phones seized by CAB in Meath

May 26th 2020, 6:23 PM 28,697 Views 22 Comments

Gardaí helped CAB carry out the search operation today.

Two men released without charge following €23k Alprazolam seizure in Waterford
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Two men released without charge following €23k Alprazolam seizure in Waterford

Updated May 24th 2020, 4:51 PM 40,068 Views 33 Comments

The seizure happened in the St John’s Park area of Waterford city.

Man (30s) charged over seizure of €167,000 worth of drugs in Cork city
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Man (30s) charged over seizure of €167,000 worth of drugs in Cork city

May 24th 2020, 9:57 AM 13,680 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were seized during a search operation on Thursday.

Man charged over seizure of €237k worth of drugs in Cork city
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Man charged over seizure of €237k worth of drugs in Cork city

Updated May 22nd 2020, 11:03 PM 36,520 Views 0 Comments

A second man remains in custody.

Range Rover and designer watches seized by CAB in Dublin and Meath
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Range Rover and designer watches seized by CAB in Dublin and Meath

May 22nd 2020, 10:49 PM 50,560 Views 34 Comments

A number of files, documentation and hard drives were also seized.

€11,400 worth of crack cocaine discovered in car in Dublin
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€11,400 worth of crack cocaine discovered in car in Dublin

May 21st 2020, 10:26 AM 16,982 Views 26 Comments

The discovery was made after gardaí searched a property in Ballymun this morning.

Man held after €117,000 worth of cocaine discovered at Dublin checkpoint
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Man held after €117,000 worth of cocaine discovered at Dublin checkpoint

May 19th 2020, 8:54 AM 27,482 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí say they stopped the man in his van in Clondalkin.

Man and youth arrested after €60,000 worth of cannabis discovered in Limerick
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Man and youth arrested after €60,000 worth of cannabis discovered in Limerick

May 17th 2020, 11:20 AM 21,134 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were detained yesterday afternoon.

Man (30s) due in court over seizure of €81,500 worth of drugs in Dublin city
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Man (30s) due in court over seizure of €81,500 worth of drugs in Dublin city

May 16th 2020, 10:12 AM 16,272 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested after gardaí stopped a van on Usher’s Quay on Thursday.