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(...)

William Power stands in front of his portrait which was taken as part of the ‘People Like Us’ exhibition which opened on Thursday. Photograph: James Forde

A new photographic exhibition, opened in Dublin on Thursday, aims to challenge how people see drug users. Those at the launch included William Power (...)

Assistant Garda Commissioner Pat Leahy said gardaí were on board with current plans to open a supervised drug injection clinic in Dublin city centre, run by Merchants Quay Ireland.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Assistant Garda Commissioner for the Dublin region has told an Oireachtas committee he had not seen “definitive evidence” that decriminalising dru(...)

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