Around €10,000 worth of cannabis was grown by a Cork man with Asperger’s syndrome as part of his plan to self-medicate with the drug.
Traders in Cork city centre have called for “open, clear and honest consultation” before any decisions are made on the location of a supervised drug injection centre.
A study has identified Cork’s quays and nearby streets as blackspots for drug injecting and as possible sites for a supervised injecting centre.
Drug services in Cork City have noticed “increases in dangerous injecting practices” among drug users, according to new research.
Drug services in Cork city have noticed "increases in dangerous injecting practices" among drug users, according to new research.
An applied maths graduate caught with five deals of heroin last year was caught on another occasion stealing ice cream.
A cyclist swallowed a bag of suspected heroin to obstruct a drugs search in Cork city and yesterday the culprit got a suspended five-month jail term.
A young man faces Christmas in prison for stealing a purse containing €20 from a hairdresser’s.
A man was effectively remanded in custody because of his attitude to the probation service, a judge said.
A Cork man who lunged at his own father despite the presence of gardaí was given a jail sentence yesterday suspended on condition that he would stay away from his parent’s home unless by their expressed invitation.
Children have been exposed to deadly diseases after picking up needles discarded by heroin users who inject themselves on Cork streets.
THE HSE is set to open one drug and alcohol detox bed for under-18-year-olds in the southern region.
A WORRYING trend has emerged in Cork’s growing heroin crisis following a surge in the number of people injecting the drug, a medical expert has warned.
DEMAND for drug and alcohol addiction treatment is expected to soar due to the economic downturn, the HSE warned after it emerged that five people were referred every day in the first nine months of last year.
A LEADING psychiatrist will tell parents how to talk to their teenagers about drink and drugs at a free public meeting tonight.
Heroin addicts in Cork will no longer have to travel to Dublin for their methadone treatment.
THE new chairman of the Southern Health Board has warned the falling age profile of drinkers will result in huge problems for society.
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