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From TheJournal.ie 'Every parent's worst nightmare': Tributes paid to teen who died after falling ill at music festival Cork

'Every parent's worst nightmare': Tributes paid to teen who died after falling ill at music festival

19-year-old Jack Downey is believed to have taken a substance at the Indiependence music festival in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager dies after falling ill at Indiependence music festival in Cork Indiependence

Teenager dies after falling ill at Indiependence music festival in Cork

He had initially presented himself to medical staff at the event.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí discover cannabis worth €400,000 in van abandoned on motorway Meath

Gardaí discover cannabis worth €400,000 in van abandoned on motorway

A van with the plants was discovered abandoned on the M3 motorway in Meath this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested and drugs seized during CAB raid on homes in Limerick city Limerick

Three arrested and drugs seized during CAB raid on homes in Limerick city

During the search, gardaí said they seized heroin, cocaine, cannabis as well as a quantity of tablets.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What Josepha Madigan got wrong about treatment for drug users Opinion

Opinion: What Josepha Madigan got wrong about treatment for drug users

We cannot pretend drug addiction issues don’t exist, writes Jade Wilson.

From TheJournal.ie 'Destined to fail': Opposition parties say government's new drug possession plan falls short Abysmal

'Destined to fail': Opposition parties say government's new drug possession plan falls short

The government today unveiled its new drug plan.

From TheJournal.ie First-time offenders to be referred to HSE when found in possession of drugs for personal use New Policy

First-time offenders to be referred to HSE when found in possession of drugs for personal use

Today’s shift in drug policy is already being criticised as not going far enough.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí have prevented 64 gangland hits since the Regency Hotel shooting Gangland Crime

Gardaí have prevented 64 gangland hits since the Regency Hotel shooting

In the first six months of this year, there were 133 arrests in relation to organised crime.

From TheJournal.ie Former drugs minister says injecting centre plan has 'been allowed to die' by government Addiction

Former drugs minister says injecting centre plan has 'been allowed to die' by government

Dublin City Council has refused planning permission for an injecting facility.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged after crashing van filled with €125.6 million worth of drugs into police car in Sydney Australia This post contains videos

Man charged after crashing van filled with €125.6 million worth of drugs into police car in Sydney

A police car sustained significant damage in the incident, but no one was injured.

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested after estimated €117,600 worth of heroin and cannabis seized Clondalkin

Two men arrested after estimated €117,600 worth of heroin and cannabis seized

They are currently detained at Clondalkin Garda Station.

From TheJournal.ie Man (23) arrested after estimated €20k worth of herbal cannabis seized in west Dublin Lucan

Man (23) arrested after estimated €20k worth of herbal cannabis seized in west Dublin

He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996.

From TheJournal.ie Man (36) charged over seizure of two semi-automatic weapons from vehicle in Dublin Tallaght

Man (36) charged over seizure of two semi-automatic weapons from vehicle in Dublin

Two seizures were made by gardaí yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Woman charged after drugs worth €1m and firearms are seized during raid Tallaght

Woman charged after drugs worth €1m and firearms are seized during raid

Gardaí searched a house in Tallaght on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Garda with 15 years' experience pleads guilty to possession of €100 worth of cocaine Courts

Garda with 15 years' experience pleads guilty to possession of €100 worth of cocaine

The garda was found with approximately 1.6 grammes of the drug in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Man (30s) arrested after heroin worth estimated €700k seized in Dublin Tallaght

Man (30s) arrested after heroin worth estimated €700k seized in Dublin

He is expected to appear before a sitting of Tallaght District Court later this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize over €100k worth of cocaine, ecstasy and MDMA at house in Leixlip Kildare

Gardaí seize over €100k worth of cocaine, ecstasy and MDMA at house in Leixlip

No arrests were made following the planned search of the house in the Easton area.

From TheJournal.ie Man (20s) arrested after armed gardaí raid north Dublin house Finglas

Man (20s) arrested after armed gardaí raid north Dublin house

Gardaí searched the house in Finglas yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should people caught with drugs for personal use be cautioned instead of prosecuted? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people caught with drugs for personal use be cautioned instead of prosecuted?

The Irish Examiner has reported that gardaí are looking at applying cautions rather than criminal prosecutions.

From TheJournal.ie Drug-dealing rickshaw drivers are stashing socks full of cocaine and pills around Dublin streets Pushers

Drug-dealing rickshaw drivers are stashing socks full of cocaine and pills around Dublin streets Exclusive

Cannabis, ketamine, cocaine and ecstasy tablets were part of a particular find on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie New York-based priest on drugs charges may be able to give evidence in dispute over will, court told High Court

New York-based priest on drugs charges may be able to give evidence in dispute over will, court told

Fr Michael O’Leary is not prohibited from coming to Ireland to give evidence in the will dispute.

From TheJournal.ie Milan's 'king of cocaine' escapes Uruguayan jail through 'hole in the roof' Rocco Morabito

Milan's 'king of cocaine' escapes Uruguayan jail through 'hole in the roof'

Rocco Morabito was awaiting extradition to Italy.

From TheJournal.ie 'These drugs are much more potent': HSE advises festival-goers who plan on taking drugs Warning

'These drugs are much more potent': HSE advises festival-goers who plan on taking drugs

The HSE launched a new campaign this week around drug-harm reduction in conjunction with a number of festivals including Body and Soul.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested as gardaí seize almost €800,000 worth of cannabis in Cork Drug Seizure

Two arrested as gardaí seize almost €800,000 worth of cannabis in Cork

The drugs were seized from a car and a house yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in relation to fatal shooting of Jordan Davis in Darndale Dublin

Man arrested in relation to fatal shooting of Jordan Davis in Darndale

The 22-year-old was shot dead while he was pushing his infant son in a buggy.

From TheJournal.ie Three men arrested after €1.96 million worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin industrial unit Clondalkin

Three men arrested after €1.96 million worth of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin industrial unit

The seizure was made in the Clondalkin area of Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Man guilty of drug possession after gardaí discover €1.35 million worth of heroin under bed Courts

Man guilty of drug possession after gardaí discover €1.35 million worth of heroin under bed

The man was found guilty at the Special Criminal Court yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Drugs worth almost €100,000 discovered in parcels at postal centre Revenue

Drugs worth almost €100,000 discovered in parcels at postal centre

Drugs were discovered in two packages marked ‘clothing’.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after heroin and cocaine worth an estimated €250k seized in Dublin Seized

Man arrested after heroin and cocaine worth an estimated €250k seized in Dublin

The man is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

From TheJournal.ie Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port Revenue

Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port

The drugs were discovered when officers stopped and searched a shipment which arrived from Almería, Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Uprooted tree leads to discovery of significant cocaine lab following storm in Netherlands Rooting Out The Problem

Uprooted tree leads to discovery of significant cocaine lab following storm in Netherlands

The discovery was made following a storm on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Irish adults among Europe's biggest users of cocaine and MDMA as experts warn of 'Uberisation' of drugs trade EU Drug Report

Irish adults among Europe's biggest users of cocaine and MDMA as experts warn of 'Uberisation' of drugs trade

The findings were outlined in the EU’s drugs agency’s annual report today.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged after estimated €127,000 worth of cannabis plants and herb found in Meath Stamullen

Man charged after estimated €127,000 worth of cannabis plants and herb found in Meath

The drugs were found during a search of a house in the Mill Lane area of Stamullen yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was a once off': Nine-year suspended sentence for woman whose flat was used to store drugs worth €1.3m Courts

'It was a once off': Nine-year suspended sentence for woman whose flat was used to store drugs worth €1.3m

The court heard that the incident was ‘totally out of character’ for the woman.

From TheJournal.ie 'Forget about the bling, this is an operation for losers': Justice Minister warns of gangland crime dangers Organised Crime

'Forget about the bling, this is an operation for losers': Justice Minister warns of gangland crime dangers

Charlie Flanagan urged the community to work with the gardaí to tackle crime during a visit to Coolock in north Dublin this morning.

From TheJournal.ie €210k worth of cocaine, a Rolex and an axe among items seized by gardaí in Dublin raids Ballybough

€210k worth of cocaine, a Rolex and an axe among items seized by gardaí in Dublin raids

Gardaí raided eight flats in the north inner city area this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after €221,000 worth of drugs seized from property in Dublin Finglas

Man arrested after €221,000 worth of drugs seized from property in Dublin

The seizure was made at around 9.30pm on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize MDMA, cocaine and cannabis in Dublin searches Drugs

Gardaí seize MDMA, cocaine and cannabis in Dublin searches

Four men were arrested in the separate operations.

From TheJournal.ie Younger men filling 'void' created by crackdown on Hutch and Kinahan gangs Gangland

Younger men filling 'void' created by crackdown on Hutch and Kinahan gangs

Gardaí yesterday appealed to young people in these communities not to get involved in the drugs trade.

From TheJournal.ie 14 people arrested and drugs worth €42k seized as gardaí search Ballymun houses Dublin

14 people arrested and drugs worth €42k seized as gardaí search Ballymun houses

Two cars and a scrambler motorcycle were also seized.