Veereen Padiachy (41), a former a policeman in Mauritius, pleaded guilty to a series of offences including possession of drugs for sale or supply. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Using a mobile phone, while driving, proved a costly error for a former policeman when it led to discovery of almost €20,000 worth of drugs and a two (...)

Three men and a woman were charged with drug offences following the discovery by gardaí of a €600,000 cannabis growhouse in Co Cork. Photograph: PA

Three men and a woman have been charged with drug offences following the discovery by gardaí of a €600,000 cannabis growhouse in an industrial (...)