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Gardaí in Sligo are continuing their investigations after the discovery in the town of drugs believed to be cocaine with a value of about €6,000. The discoveries were made after gardai stopped a man driving a vehicle in the Ballytivnan area yesterday, Monday, evening. Two white packages containing white powder,…

Two people have been arrested in Co. Donegal following the discovery of cocaine worth over €100,000. Gardaí stopped a vehicle in Lifford yesterday at around 3.10pm following an intelligence led operation and found 1.5 kilos of suspected cocaine in plastic bags within a clothes bag in the boot. The men,…

Gardaí in Leitrim have discovered a cannabis grow house in Dromahair and have seized €58,000 worth of suspected drugs. Members of the Sligo/Leitrim Division carried out a search in Dromahair on Sunday at around 2pm where cannabis plants, herb and a small quantity of cocaine was discovered, all subject to…

Gardai from the Sligo and Ballymote areas seized about €12,000 worth of suspected cocaine over the weekend. It followed searches targeting persons involved in the sale and supply of illegal drugs in the areas. The gardai were assisted by the Garda Dog Unit. Investigations are ongoing.

In Donegal early this morning, gardai stopped a driver who was not only on a non-essential trip but was also under the influence of cocaine. Gardai from the Letterkenny Roads Policing Unit, assisting gardaí from Ballybofey and Convoy, had received reports in relation to the manner in which a vehicle…

There’s been a steady increase in the number of people seeking help for cocaine addiction in rural areas, including in the north west. The figures come from the Health Research Board going back to 2013. 2018 had the biggest increase during this period, a 50% jump in people seeking help…