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From TheJournal.ie Just two people wrote to city planners saying they were in favour of the new supervised injecting facility Merchants Quay

Just two people wrote to city planners saying they were in favour of the new supervised injecting facility

The vast majority of submissions were against the facility.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris: Injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one Supervised Injecting

Simon Harris: Injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one

The Minister for Health says that the government must and will shoulder its responsibilities in this area.

From TheJournal.ie 'A dictatorship': Deputy Lord Mayor slams Simon Harris over comments on planning refusal for injection centre Supervised Injecting

'A dictatorship': Deputy Lord Mayor slams Simon Harris over comments on planning refusal for injection centre

The Health Minister said he was delighted that Merchants Quay Ireland was appealing the council’s decision.

From TheJournal.ie Further delay for Dublin's injection centre as concerns raised on 'over-concentration' of services in area Drug Injecting

Further delay for Dublin's injection centre as concerns raised on 'over-concentration' of services in area

A note from city council planners said a detailed policing plan was also required for the site at Merchants Quay.

From TheJournal.ie We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

The new centre will be operated by Merchants Quay Ireland on Dublin’s south quays.

From TheJournal.ie 'Truly it will save lives': Dublin supervised injecting centre to be operated by Merchants Quay Supervised Injecting

'Truly it will save lives': Dublin supervised injecting centre to be operated by Merchants Quay

The organisation already provides a drop-in service, Night Cafe and other supports for people who are homeless.

From TheJournal.ie 'Previously they'd have driven off on their lunch break and used in the car. If they overdosed they would have died' Supervised Injecting

'Previously they'd have driven off on their lunch break and used in the car. If they overdosed they would have died'

A Dublin drug project worker on her recent visit to Vancouver’s injecting centre: “Almost everyone said to me they’d be dead without the place.”

From TheJournal.ie 'An example of how bad it can get': We counted 13 syringes down this tiny Dublin alleyway Dangerous

'An example of how bad it can get': We counted 13 syringes down this tiny Dublin alleyway

The site shows that public injecting is still a major problem, a drug service worker said.

From TheJournal.ie 'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin Chaotic Life

'It takes me away from this world for the day': Life as a homeless drug-user on the streets of Dublin

What’s the day-to-day experience like for people injecting drugs in the city?

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Where should the first drug injecting centre be located? Supervised Injecting

Debate Room: Where should the first drug injecting centre be located?

Does the first supervised injecting centre need to be in the city centre? Some business owners say no.

From TheJournal.ie How would a Dublin drug injecting room operate? We spoke to the boss of the Sydney centre Supervised Injecting

How would a Dublin drug injecting room operate? We spoke to the boss of the Sydney centre

Sydney doctor Marianne Jauncey was taken aback by the level of open injecting in Dublin this week.