Organisation: Divisional Drugs Unit
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Gardaí have arrested 10 people as part of an Operation Thor Day of Action in the Cork West Garda Division.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
Gardaí are questioning a man in his 30s after seizing €350,000 worth of heroin in the city centre.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2019
It was discovered during a search of a property in the Kiltyclogher area on Wednesday.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has called for more manpower to police festivals in West Cork after drugs worth €11,000 were seized and three gardaí were assaulted during a special policing operation mounted for a popular rugby tournament.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
29 people were also arrested during the rugby tournament in Co Cork.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
A man who set up a sophisticated cannabis growing operation in his bedroom worth almost €10,000 after sourcing the seeds online and ordering the equipment from Amazon was trying to treat his back pain, a Court has heard.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
The 58-year-old is due to appear at a special court sitting in the city at 3pm.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
Revenue has seized drugs worth €50,000 in Limerick today.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
Celebrity chef Rachel Allen has said that her family’s priority is to look after her 18-year-old son following his arrest in connection with the seizure of €30,000 worth of cannabis.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2018
A teenager has been arrested in the Shanagarry area of East Cork in relation to the seizure of 1.5kg of herbal cannabis.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2018
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
A 55-year-old man has admitted possession of almost €1.5m in cash found buried in bogland in Co Limerick.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
Gardaí have seized drugs and drug cultivation equipment during a series of raids in North Tipperary.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2014
A woman aged in her 20s, arrested in connection with a drugs seizure in Thurles, was released without charge last night.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2014
A man in his 30s has been arrested after gardaí seized drugs with an estimated street value of €40,000 following a raid on a house in Thurles, Co Tipperary.
Wed, 30 Jul, 2014
Gardaí in Co Longford have seized around €45,000 worth of cannabis in a planned operation.
Mon, 19 May, 2014
Gardaí have arrested six people in Galway as part of an operation targeting the sale and supply of heroin, cannabis and other drugs in the city.
Tue, 15 Apr, 2014
Gardaí in Cork have arrested a man and seized cannabis with a street value of €228,000 following a search of a woods near Blarney.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014
A man has been arrested after a drugs seizure in Co Longford.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
Up to 240 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €190,000 have been seized by Gardaí in County Clare.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2014
A man is to appear before Dublin District Court next month in connection with a drugs seizure over the weekend.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2013
The Government has been called on not to implement further swingeing cuts on drug groups in Cork City, which has already lost eight such projects and is facing a feared heroin resurgence.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
Over €100,000 worth of drugs have been seized by Gardaí in Cork city.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013
Two men in their 40s are due in court in Donegal shortly, charged in connection with the seizure of €500,000 worth of cannabis plants in Co Leitrim.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2013
Two men are still being detained at Wexford and Cavan garda stations, in connection with separate drugs seizures with a total street value of almost €1m.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2013
Detectives have seized cannabis and cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €650,000 in two separate operations.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
Heroin with an estimated street value of €150,000 was seized on the northside of Cork City yesterday in what a source described as the biggest single heroin seizure in the county this year.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012
GARDAÍ have described the seizure of drugs with an estimated street value of in excess of half a million euro as “very significant”, and revealed that the case was very close to a gangland-style operation.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2011
GARDAÍ have arrested a nephew of a prominent republican after they stopped a car and seized more than €200,000 of cannabis.
Tue, 09 Nov, 2010
Gardaí have arrested a man in Limerick after heroin with an estimated street value of €70,000 was seized at a house overnight.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2009
A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with a drugs seizure in Dublin.
Sat, 05 Dec, 2009
Gardaí in Limerick have seized more than €140,000 worth of cannabis resin and heroin.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2008
GARDAÍ believe they have “significantly damaged” a drugs ring supplying the southside of Cork city, following the arrest of three men and the seizure of cannabis worth in the region of €100,000.
Fri, 26 Sep, 2008
Three men were today being questioned by gardai after €200,000 worth of herbal cannabis was found.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2008
TWO men are due to appear in court this morning charged in relation to a serious assault in Dublin city centre, which left a teenager in a critical condition.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2007
GARDAÍ have tracked down and closed a sophisticated cocaine factory in Cork, which they believe supplied most of the northside of the city with the Class A drug.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2007
COCAINE worth €1 million, which was concealed in video tapes, was seized in an operation carried out jointly by gardaí and customs officials. And during a follow-up search they uncovered a mixing factory at a house in Co Cork.
Tue, 22 Aug, 2006
TWO non-nationals were being detained by gardaí last night following the discovery of €1.4 million of cocaine concealed in a car they were driving.
Wed, 11 May, 2005
A 19-YEAR-OLD Estonian died from acute cardio-respiratory failure after he swallowed 69 capsules of cocaine, an inquest in Limerick heard yesterday.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2003