A total of 23,285 drug crimes were recorded last year, an increase of 9%  to a level only previously seen in 2008.  Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s drugs trade is experiencing a boom, with new figures showing that recorded drug crime last year surged to levels not seen since the Celtic T(...)

 Members of the armed support unit supported Cab officers in the search. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Officers from the Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) have again moved against a man named as one of two leading gang members who extorted building contracto(...)

A 46-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty under money laundering legislation to possessing almost €3.7 milli(...)

An image of the cash seized in the operation. Photograph: An Garda

Three men have been arrested and more than €200,000 in cash seized as part of an investigation into a suspected money laundering operation run by a cr(...)

An estimated 374kg of cannabis herb was found in the vehicle. Photograph: An Garda Siochana/Facebook

Two men have been arrested after gardaí seized cannabis worth an estimated €7.4 million after they stopped and searched a vehicle in Co Kildare on Thu(...)

The seized cannabis. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Two men have been arrested after cannabis with an estimated street value of €2.58 million was seized in north county Dublin on Wednesday morning. Th(...)

The number of people treated for crack cocaine use increased by 44% between 2018 and 2019, according to a report from the Health Research Board. Photograph: Getty Images

The HSE has purchased and distributed almost 50,000 crack pipes since 2016, as the number of people using the drug in Ireland continues to rise. Heal(...)

Raymond Kelly  was caught moving the drugs when gardaí stopped the car he was driving at Parkwest Road, Ballyfermot on the evening of September 27th, 2019. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man who was caught with over €2 million worth of cocaine and heroin has been jailed for seven and a half years. Raymond Kelly (52), of Tor Na Ri Te(...)

Four men aged between 20 and 50 and one teenager have been arrested

Gardaí have seized cannabis with an estimated street value of €1 million in Co Kildare as part of an organised crime investigation. Officers att(...)

Gardaí seized 70kg of herbal cannabis in Coolock. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí in Coolock, Co Dublin have seized cannabis with an estimated street value of more than €1.4 million. On Friday the Revenue Customs Service and(...)

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