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Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on drugs ahead of GE2020
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Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on drugs ahead of GE2020

Feb 7th 2020, 1:45 PM 20,832 Views 33 Comments

We’ve asked the parties their stance on topics such as decriminalisation and how they would tackle drug-related crime.

'This will save lives': Planning permission granted for Ireland's first injecting centre
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'This will save lives': Planning permission granted for Ireland's first injecting centre

Dec 24th 2019, 1:20 PM 35,604 Views 81 Comments

The charity was refused planning permission by Dublin City Council in July.

Poll: Would you protest against a supervised injection centre in your area?
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Poll: Would you protest against a supervised injection centre in your area?

Apr 23rd 2019, 9:01 AM 28,934 Views 135 Comments

The first centre, planned for Dublin city, is still yet to open.

'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': Confusion remains over injection centre policing
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'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': Confusion remains over injection centre policing

Mar 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,544 Views 31 Comments

Local politicians have called for clarity on what gardai are supposed to do.

'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead
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'A great day for drug policy in Ireland': Supervised injecting centres get go-ahead

May 10th 2017, 3:41 PM 24,750 Views 95 Comments

The proposed bill passed all stages of the Oireachtas today.

Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says
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Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says

Apr 22nd 2017, 5:30 AM 10,720 Views 5 Comments

Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.

FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland?
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FactCheck: How many detox beds are there in Ireland?

Feb 18th 2017, 12:18 AM 13,291 Views 21 Comments

In three parts, FactCheck referees an argument between a Minister of State and a Dublin City Councillor over supervised injection centres. Tonight – Part One.

'It's not about NIMBY-ism, we just want a debate on injection centres'
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'It's not about NIMBY-ism, we just want a debate on injection centres'

Nov 30th 2016, 6:04 AM 4,495 Views 7 Comments

Plans for a bill that will establish a pilot injecting room are at an advanced stage.

Ireland should stop wasting resources on arresting people caught with small amounts of drugs
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Ireland should stop wasting resources on arresting people caught with small amounts of drugs

Jun 23rd 2016, 7:00 AM 372 Views 37 Comments

Director of Help Not Harm, Graham de Barra, suggests we need a compassionate and evidence-based approach to drugs and addiction

Dublin will be getting its first drug injection centre within 18 months
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Dublin will be getting its first drug injection centre within 18 months

Dec 15th 2015, 7:45 PM 26,289 Views 113 Comments

There were 86 poisoning deaths in 2013 where heroin was involved.

Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea
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Aaron McKenna: To hell with the NIMBYs, injection centres are a great idea

Nov 7th 2015, 8:15 AM 36 Views 47 Comments

Injection centres are not just services for addicts.They are services for every decent person who wants needles and users off the streets.

International experts back Irish drug injection centre plan
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International experts back Irish drug injection centre plan

Sep 21st 2015, 2:30 PM 17,483 Views 99 Comments

Such centres already exist in countries like Australia, Germany, Spain and Canada.

Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland?
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Poll: Should injection centres for drug addicts be opened in Ireland?

Jul 11th 2015, 9:41 AM 15,417 Views 132 Comments

Dublin Lord Mayor Críona Ní Dhálaigh would support their introduction on a pilot basis.

Dublin's new mayor wants supervised injection centres for drug addicts
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Dublin's new mayor wants supervised injection centres for drug addicts

Jul 11th 2015, 8:50 AM 9,115 Views 81 Comments

Críona Ní Dhálaigh has backed an initiative that the government could legislate for in the coming months.