Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll, who is assigned a lead role within An Garda Síochána, said ‘significant success has been achieved in recent times’. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than €24 million has been seized and€11 million forfeited to the State since the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) was est(...)

The Government plans to recruit an extra 800 gardaí and 400 civilian staff to the force, with more than €2 billion being invested. Photograph: Brian Lawless/ PA Wire

Garda numbers have declined by almost 500 since the pandemic began, with senior officers now fearful policing demands will severely test the force thi(...)

A total of 66kg of cannabis along with a small amount of cocaine, with a total valuation of €1.32 million, were found by the search teams. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Drugs valued at €1.3 million along with mixing agents, cash and vehicles have been seized by the Garda’s anti-gang units in an operation targeting loc(...)

Revenue’s sniffer dog ‘Robbie’ made the initial detection of the haul, valued at nearly €10 million

Drugs valued at almost €10 million seized at Dublin Port were hidden in furniture shipped into the Republic in a container from the Netherlands. It i(...)

Garda Michael Moore and Garda Leigh Higgins patrol Aston Quay as part of Operation Citizen. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sgt Eoghan Byrne darts out of the patrol car and runs at speed across the street, right into the middle of the melee. It’s just after 1am outside Copp(...)

The searches were carried out under Operation Coronation, which has mainly targeted drug dealing across the Munster region, based from Limerick, and money laundering linked to it. File photograph: Reuters

Gardaí, including armed officers and backed by the Army, have conducted one of the biggest operations against organised crime in Limerick, with the ci(...)

A suspected consignment of drugs was identified within the main body of a cherry-picker that arrived in Rosslare Europort when it was scanned using an X-ray machine. Photograph: Revenue

Heroin with an estimated value of €12.3 million has been seized in Co Wexford after being found hidden in plant machinery at Rosslare Europort. The (...)

Man and a woman were arrested by gardaí in Tallaght, Dublin following an investigation into transnational organised crime. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A man and a woman have been arrested by gardaí in Tallaght, Dublin as part of an ongoing intelligence led investigation targeting serious and organise(...)

If all 2,000 bags are found to contain cocaine, as is suspected, the potential street value of the haul will be up to €35 million. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

A consignment of up to €35 million worth of cocaine, which was disguised as coal and destined for Ireland, was abandoned by smugglers who realised the(...)

More than 71kg of herbal cannabis was seized in Glasnevin. Photograph: GardaInfo/Twitter

A 40-year-old man has been arrested after cannabis worth €1.4 million was seized in a warehouse in north Dublin on Friday. A multi-agency operation(...)

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