Addiction Counsellors warn cocaine is widely available in rural areas

A Sligo Leitrim TD is warning that there is a growing cocaine pandemic in every rural parish in the country.


Sligo Leitrim TD Martin Kenny is the Sein Fein Spokesperson on justice and equality.


Deputy Kenny has been reacting to the claims of addiction counsellors who says that cocaine is ‘easier to order online than pizza’ in rural Ireland.


Latest figures show the number of people receiving treatment for drug related addictions have increased significantly over the last number of years.



Deputy Kenny says substance abuse is a widespread problem across the region