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Some of the illegal medicines seized during Operation Pangea, on display in the HPRA’s offices on Tuesday morning.

Illegal medicines worth €375,000 have been seized during an annual Garda and Customs operation this year. Almost 90,000 units of illegal prescription(...)

 Susan Greene (36) has  not been seen since late September in Skibbereen. Photograph: Garda press office.

Gardaí have issued an appeal for a missing woman to contact them to assure them both she and her 17-month-old baby are safe and well after learning th(...)

Meng Hongwei: disappeared last month after a visit to China. Interpol said on Sunday its general secretariat had received his resignation as president. Photograph: Du Yu/Xinhua via AP

The Chinese former head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, who disappeared last month after a visit to China, is under investigation for accepting bribes, a (...)

This photo reportedly shows the last message sent by Meng Hongwei to his wife, Grace Meng. Photograph: AP Photo/John Leicester

China said on Sunday it had detained Meng Hongwei and was investigating him for suspected wrongdoing, after the head of the global law enforcement org(...)

A handout image made available by Interpol showing Meng Hongwei, Chinese President of Interpol. Photograph: EPA

French authorities have opened an inquiry into the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese head of international police agency Interpol, after he r(...)

Part of the reason for the large increase in the seizure of steroids and other substances is increased activity by authorities in cracking down on illegal medications. Photograph: iStock

The amount of illegal medicines seized by authorities increased by over 40 per cent in 2017, largely due to a massive rise in the number of steroids b(...)

In Ireland, almost one million counterfeit or sub-standard medicines were seized in 2017. Of these, 47 per cent were anabolic steroids, 23 per cent were sedatives and 13 per cent were medicines for erectile dysfunction. Photograph: iStock

Most of us would never consider the possibility that the medicines we take might be fake or substandard, yet about 10 per cent of medicines worldwide (...)

Rosie Hanrahan who was found dead at her home at New Road, Thomondgate, Limerick in December 2017. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

An inquest into the death of a Limerick pensioner, who was found murdered in her home last Christmas, was opened and adjourned on Tuesday. The body o(...)

Nilüfer Yanya: From London via Turkey, the Bahamas and Ireland

Who: Electric Picnic-bound soul musician Where: London Why: Whatever stock you put in the BBC Sound of 2018 poll these days, it’s worth noting whoever(...)

The package was sent to Independent House on Talbot Street, Dublin. Photograph: Google Maps

Gardaí are seeking to trace where a package containing a bottle of sulphuric acid sent to the Sunday World newspaper originated from. A package conta(...)

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