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Methadone is an opioid derivative most commonly prescribed to heroin users to help reduce addiction. File photograph: Getty

Fifteen children under the age of five have been hospitalised due to poisonings by narcotics such as heroin and ecstasy in the last five years. Anoth(...)

  JP O’Brien is the owner  of Little Collins Dispensary in Galway city,  where  €10,000 worth of plant produce was confiscated last week. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Garda and Customs have launched a crackdown on shops and cafes selling cannabis derivatives in recent weeks with owners facing the possibility of leng(...)

Ana Kriegel who was found dead in a derelict farmhouse near  Lucan in May last year. Photograph: PA

A judge has amended an previous order restricting reporting on the Ana Kriégel murder trial. The Irish Times and other outlets can continue to report(...)

 Anastasia Kriegél:  found dead in a derelict farmhouse outside  Lucan, Co Dublin, on May 14th  last year. Photograph: Family handout

Ana Kriégel’s phone had a function which allowed her parents to see where she was at all times but this was disabled at the time of her alleged murder(...)

While the number of seizures has jumped, the average size has shrunk, indicating that most postal deliveries are for personal use only

The number of seizures of cocaine, heroin and other drugs in postal sorting centres has been growing every year since 2015, a sign of the increasing r(...)

An investigation into whistleblower claims of covert surveillance in the country’s prisons has been completed. File photograph: Getty Images

An investigation into whistleblower claims of covert surveillance in the country’s prisons has been completed. Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was travelling in a PSNI vehicle which was hit by a security bollard as it entered Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park two weeks ago. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Garda Síochána has said an incident which damaged a vehicle carrying Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was the result of a “malfunction” and was not(...)

Gardaí said the infant’s death is not believed to be suspicious. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí in Wexford are treating the death of a 14-month-old boy as a tragic accident. The child was pronounced dead at Wexford Hospital on Tuesday aft(...)

Dublin footballer Philly McMahon at Mountjoy Prison, where he delivered a TEDx talk to about 100 guests and inmates in the prison’s chapel on Tuesday. Photograph: Maxwell

It is still frowned on to swear in church, even if that church is in Mountjoy Prison. So there was some nervous laughter on Tuesday when Dublin footb(...)

Eamonn Lillis: Despite his conviction for his wife’s manslaughter, Lillis later won the right to a 50 per cent share of their assets. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The family of a man murdered by his wife for his money were forced to pay the killer for her share of their house afterwards, an Oireachtas committee (...)

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