Sheriff Street in Dublin’s north inner city. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Almost a quarter of people in Dublin’s northeast inner city have experienced drug-related intimidation, and over 80 per cent see it as an issue, but l(...)

Report has sought  increase in funding for the DHRE Street Outreach programme and for the Peter McVerry Trust’s Housing First programme. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A further moritorium on evictions and the creation of a youth homelessness strategy are among five key recommendations in a “wish list” report given t(...)

Gardaí have urged anyone with any information on the illegal importation, sale or supply of prescription drugs to contact them.

Gardaí in the midlands are carrying out searches in two towns in an effort to locate a batch of drugs which is suspected of leading to the deaths of t(...)

Gardaí suspect that the tablets are Limovan, and Valium but they are awaiting the results of analysis

Gardaí have issued a warning to the public about the dangers of buying prescription medicines online after seizing some 300 tablets in west Cork Thurs(...)

Gardaí believe the  deaths may be linked to a batch of fake anti-anxiety drugs which was purchased online. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gardaí are reexamining the death of a man in Tullamore last week after two women died in a hostel in the town over the weekend. Angela Kelly (44) die(...)

Dawn Russell said many drugs consumed at festivals are not pharmaceutical quality and contain bulking agents.

The head of services at the Ana Liffey Drug Project has called on young people attending festivals and concerts to avail of welfare services if they a(...)

’Depression and anxiety appear ‘destigmatised’, but only on the label.’

Stigma. It has almost become a buzz word. Public personalities are praised for speaking about their mental health difficulties, ‘breaking the stigma’ (...)

Citywide Drugs Crisis Campaign has called for the decriminalisation of drug use. Photograph: PA

The shame and self-loathing experienced be people addicted to illegal drugs were compounded by being criminalised, a recovering addict has warned. I(...)

A drugs seizure by gardaí in Athlone, Co Westmeath, earlier this month

Nine in 10 Irish adults are in favour of intervention from health professionals when it comes to a loved one’s drug use but not intervention from gard(...)

The Ana Liffey Drug Project on Friday said Dublin’s north inner city  was facing a problem with ‘street tablets’, which were the cause of two-thirds of fatal overdoses in 2015.

Parts of Dublin’s north inner city could be compared to a “supermarket for drugs” at times, Lord Mayor Nial Ring has said. The Ana Liffey Drug Proje(...)

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