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[Irish Examiner] , O'Riordan, Sean Garda task force may track criminal gangs on rail network. (15 Aug 2014)

[Independent.ie] , MacCahill, Elaine 'Designer dog' found stuffed in suitcase brought to Dublin by suspected drug mule. [Behind the scenes with customs at Dublin airport]. (14 Aug 2014)

Trafficked Asian nationals forced into drug trade are getting tougher sentences than Irish – MRCI. (30 Jul 2014)

Mountjoy prisoner died after swallowing bag of heroin. (27 Jul 2014)

Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 151 - Customs and Excise controls [aircraft] [32618/14]. (17 Jul 2014)

Connolly, Johnny (2014) Forced labour and the drug trade. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 50, Summer . pp. 19-20.

Ministerial meeting of the sectoral group on the misuse of substances. (27 Jun 2014)

Almost a million illegal medicines seized last year. (21 Jun 2014)

Over 80 per cent of drug seizures in Europe are for cannabis. (28 May 2014)

Customs seize more than a million cigarettes at Dublin Airport. (27 May 2014)

[Irish Times] , Cullen, Paul Analysis: Potential harm caused by illegal medicines needs to be addressed. (23 May 2014)

Methamphetamine trafficking increases, new psychoactive substances flood markets, according to new UNODC report. (20 May 2014)

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2014) Perspectives on drugs: Synthetic drug production in Europe. ,European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. 5 p.

Interim Garda Commissioner O'Sullivan vows fresh drugs crackdown after €11m haul. (30 Apr 2014)

Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 35- Tobacco smuggling.[10595/14]. (04 Mar 2014)

[Irish Times] , O'Halloran, Marie and O'Regan, Michael Heroin could spread like ‘wildfire’ after record crop. (19 Feb 2014)

Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 80 - Customs and Excise staff [8560/14]. (19 Feb 2014)

Dail Eireann debate. Priority question 5 - Drugs smuggling [8273/14]. (19 Feb 2014)

Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 160 - Defence forces operations [5985/14]. (06 Feb 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Riordan, Sean Tobacco smuggling blamed on recession and government duty. (04 Feb 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Riordan, Sean Cigarette pack codes to tackle illicit trade. (04 Feb 2014)

[Irish Times] , Duncan, Pamela Claims that tobacco tax hikes causes increased smuggling “whitewash”. (07 Jan 2014)

[Independent.ie] , Cusack, Jim Gangs thriving as cutbacks hit Customs checks. (05 Jan 2014)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2014) The illicit drug trade through South-Eastern Europe. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

Quigley, Eoghan (2013) Drug supply reduction and internal security policies in the European Union: an overview. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg .

Laniel, Laurent and Kasecker, Rainer and Groshkova, Teodora and Carpentier, Chloe (2013) Drug squads: units specialised in drug law enforcement in Europe. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg .

[Independent.ie] , Brady, Tom Gang 'supermarket' with shelves of drugs and guns found by gardai. (28 Nov 2013)

Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 205 - Drugs smuggling [49383/13]. (19 Nov 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac ‘If I was Nidge from Love/Hate I’d deal in tobacco, not drugs’. (13 Nov 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , Woulfe, Jimmy European drugs gang targets immigrants. (09 Oct 2013)

[Irish Times] , Lally, Conor Drug gangs turn to tobacco smuggling as recession bites. (07 Oct 2013)

Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 1121. International agreements [drug trafficking] [38637/13]. (18 Sep 2013)

[Irish Times] , Carroll, Steven Tax on tobacco ‘forcing low-income people to go without food’. (12 Sep 2013)

[Irish Times] , Gleeson, Colin When drug mules land in Ireland. (07 Sep 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , Woulfe, Jimmy Drugs importation network uncovered. (10 Aug 2013)

[Irish Times] , Lally, Conor Garda seized €115m of illegal drugs last year. (01 Aug 2013)

An Garda Siochana. (2013) An Garda Síochana: annual report 2012. An Garda Siochana, Dublin .

Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 109 - Customs and Excise controls [36143/13]. (18 Jul 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Brady, Tom Counterfeit alcohol seized by customs in online probe. (13 Jul 2013)

Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 172 - Tobacco smuggling [33380/13]. (09 Jul 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Cusack, Jim Republicans and loyalists linked to deadly drug. (07 Jul 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , Lally, Conor Seizure of banned synthetic drugs in post reaches all-time high. (01 Jul 2013)

[Irish Times] , Lally, Conor Ban on headshops has not stopped demand for drugs they sold. (01 Jul 2013)

Connolly, Johnny (2013) Legal proceedings for drug offences 2004–2011. Drugnet Ireland, Issue . pp. 20-21.

[Irish Examiner] , O'Cionnaith, Fiachra High cost of drugs sees rise in sale of fake pills. (28 Jun 2013)

‘Designer drugs’ being sold as ‘bath salts’ and ‘spice’ causing concern. (27 Jun 2013)

[Independent.ie] , Black, Fergus and Kelleher, Lynne Veronica is still an icon in the war on drugs after 17 years. (24 Jun 2013)

Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 92 & 93 - Customs and Excise staff [28946/13 & 28947/13]. (18 Jun 2013)

New report reveals the latest drug trends in Europe. (28 May 2013)

Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 314 - Maritime surveillance [21555/13]. (07 May 2013)

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2013) European drug report 2013: trends and developments. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg .

Dail Eireann debate. Drug crime. (30 Apr 2013)

Retailers hurt by illicit trading. (25 Apr 2013)

[Irish Medical Times] , Gantly, Dara Drug barons ‘should get mandatory life in jail’. (10 Apr 2013)

Ireland an ‘easy target’ for international smugglers. (01 Apr 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Rise in abuse of cannabis, says report. (18 Mar 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Eastern Europeans ‘prominent’ in drugs scene. (01 Feb 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Eastern Europeans ‘prominent’ in drugs scene. (01 Feb 2013)

Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 204-215 & 253 - Customs and Excise controls. (29 Jan 2013)

Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 187 - Drugs in prisons [3203/13]. (23 Jan 2013)

[Irish Times] , Lally, Conor Violence inside: a growing problem in Irish prisons. (22 Jan 2013)

[Irish Times] , Lally, Conor Notorious no more? Mountjoy project template for humane, safe jail system. (21 Jan 2013)

[Irish Times] , Lally, Conor Why our jails fail. (19 Jan 2013)

Women run day-to-day criminal business of leading drugs gangs. (06 Jan 2013)

Drugs worth over €49m seized by Revenue's Customs services in 2012. (05 Jan 2013)

European Commission, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2013) The second European conference on drug supply indicators: conclusions of the Chairs. Council of the European Union, Bruxelles .

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Europol. (2013) EMCDDA–Europol Joint Report on a new psychoactive substance: 5-(2-aminopropyl)indole. EMCDDA–Europol , Luxembourg .

Central Statistics Office. (2013) Garda recorded crime statistics 2007-2011. Central Statistics Office, Cork .

Grant Thornton. (2013) Illicit trade in Ireland: uncovering the cost to the Irish economy. Grant Thornton, Dublin .

Government for National Recovery 2011–2016. (2013) Programme for government: annual report 2013. Year 2: Rebuilding. Department of the Taoiseach, Dublin .

Revenue Commissioners. (2013) Revenue Commissioners annual report 2012. Revenue Commissioners, Limerick .

United Kingdom. Department of Health. (2013) The medical care of suspected internal drug traffickers – independent report of the Chief Medical Officer’s expert group. ,Department of Health. 58 p.

Europol Bill 2012 passes both Houses of the Oireachtas. (18 Dec 2012)

[Irish Independent] , Brady, Tom Customs drug hauls treble in just a year to €63m. (17 Dec 2012)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Gangs use Luas and children to deal drugs. (17 Dec 2012)

[Irish Times] , Hilliard, Mark Haulage licence withdrawn amid suspicion of Garda collusion. (14 Dec 2012)

Dáil Eireann debate: Gangland killings [55543/12]. (11 Dec 2012)

Written answers - Defence Forces equipment [54710/12]. (11 Dec 2012)

[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Noel Sniffer dogs nose out smuggled prison drugs. (03 Dec 2012)

Seanad debate: Europol Bill 2012: Second stage (Continued). (29 Nov 2012)

Garda Commissioner says 25 gangs are operating in the State. (21 Nov 2012)

Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality debate. Garda Operations: Discussion with An Garda Síochána. (12 Nov 2012)

Written answers – Drug smuggling [48455/12, 48454/12]. (07 Nov 2012)

[Sunday Independent] , Reilly, Jerome Illegal trade costs State €860m in lost revenue. (28 Oct 2012)

Europol Bill 2012: Second Stage (Resumed). (23 Oct 2012)

Customs and Excise controls [43499/12]. (10 Oct 2012)

Garda dog unit [43498/12]. (10 Oct 2012)

Customs and Excise controls [41063/12]. (27 Sep 2012)

Drug smuggling [38136/12]. (18 Sep 2012)

EPS Consulting. (2012) Tackling the black market and retail crime. Retail Ireland, Dublin .

102. Deputy Michelle Mulherin asked the Minister for Finance the number of unscheduled flights into Ireland West Airport, Knock, County Sligo and Galway Airport in the past three years in respect of which customs and excise were not notified. [33042/12]. (10 Jul 2012)

Criminal Justice (Search Warrants) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed). (04 Jul 2012)

Criminal Justice (Search Warrants) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage. (03 Jul 2012)

European Commission. (2012) Report on EU customs enforcement of intellectual property rights. Results at the EU border 2011. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg .

An Garda Siochana. (2012) Annual report of An Garda Síochana 2011. An Garda Siochana, Dublin .

444. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the efforts being made to combat drug dealing and organised crime. [30679/12]. (26 Jun 2012)

Two held after 400kg of cocaine seized in Kildare and Dublin. (26 Jun 2012)

European Arrest Warrant (Application to Third Countries and Amendment) and Extradition (Amendment) Bill 2011. Second stage resumed. (14 Jun 2012)

54. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Finance the legislation he is reviewing in relation to the strengthening of the law regarding the illegal importation of prescription drugs. [26718/12]. (06 Jun 2012)

51 [52 & 53]. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Finance if he will outline in tabular form the number and type of prescription drugs seized by customs officials to date in 2012. [26596/12]. (06 Jun 2012)

Connolly, Johnny (2012) Arriving at a definition of ‘drug mules’. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 42, Summer 2012 . p. 17.

Passenger Name Records: Motion. (24 May 2012)

149. Deputy Derek Nolan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will provide in tabular form statistics of drug seizures in Galway in 2010, 2011 and to date in 2012, by type of drug, amount seized and street value of seizure. [24436/12]. (16 May 2012)

182. Deputy Seán Kenny asked the Minister for Finance the amount of cigarettes, tobacco products, illegal tablets, offensive weapons and so on that have been seized by Customs and Excise for the years 2008 to 2011 inclusive; the number of successful convictions obtained in each of these years for same. [9705/12]. (21 Feb 2012)

178 & 179. Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of times and the details of contraband items which have been thrown over the walls of or smuggled into each of the prisons in the State during the past two years. [4295/12]. (25 Jan 2012)

Dagenhardt, Louisa and Hall, Wayne (2012) Extent of illicit drug use and dependence, and their contribution to the global burden of disease. The Lancet, 379 (9810). pp. 55-70.

Ireland. Revenue Commissioners. (2012) Revenue Commissioners headline results for 2011. Revenue Commissioners, Dublin .

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2012) Legal topic overviews: penalties for illegal drug trafficking. ,European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2012) A definition of ‘drug mules’ for use in a European context. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Lisbon .

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2012) Global SMART update 2012. Update 7. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

House of Lords European Union Committee. (2012) The EU drugs strategy report. The Stationery Office Limited, London .

Ní Chróinín, D and Gaine, S (2012) Crack-ing the case: a patient with persistent delirium due to body packing with cocaine. Irish Medical Journal, 105 (4). pp. 118-119.

Revenue Commissioners. (2012) Revenue Commissioners annual report 2011. Revenue Commissioners, Limerick .

Central Statistics Office. (2012) Garda recorded crime statistics 2006-2010. Central Statistics Office, Cork .

65. Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the relationship between this State and other EU countries in the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre - Narcotics (MAOC-N); . [25090/11]. (25 Oct 2011)

628. Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will comment on a matter (details supplied) regarding prostitution and drug trafficking here. [23012/11]. (14 Sep 2011)

UNODC: Amphetamine-type stimulants ranked world's second most used drug after cannabis. (13 Sep 2011)

106. Deputy Joe McHugh asked the Minister for Finance the references to drugs and drug seizures in the Revenue’s business plans for each of the years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011; if he is satisfied that Revenue is deploying the necessary resources at ports and privately owned airports in order to bring about the necessary drug seizures. [19736/11]. (12 Jul 2011)

The cost of coke. (24 Jun 2011)

Drug use in Europe still a major threat to public health. (23 Jun 2011)

41. Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Defence the amount of Defence Forces personnel and resources that are involved in anti-smuggling and anti-drugs activities and the amount of Defence Forces personnel and resources that are committed to this action on a constant dedicated basis. [12134/11]. (24 May 2011)

[BBC News Online] , McKimm, Mike Report into Border Agency says ports 'wide open'. (20 May 2011)

Developing a set of indicators on drug markets, crime and supply reduction in Europe: your input is welcome. (13 May 2011)

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2011) Drugnet Europe 74. EMCDDA, Lisbon.

[BBC News Online] , Easton, Mark Drug laws 'may make matters worse'. (01 Apr 2011)

Hidden epidemic in Irish society. (18 Mar 2011)

Gardai arrest drug dealers targeting city's treatment centres for addicts. (06 Mar 2011)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2011) 2011 Global ATS assessment. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

Police Service of Northern Ireland. (2011) Police recorded drug seizure statistics 2010/11. Police Service of Northern Ireland, Belfast .

Williams, Paul (2011) Badfellas. Penguin Books , Dublin.

Citizens Information Board. (2011) Drug offences. Citizens Information Board, Dublin.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2011) The transatlantic cocaine market. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

UNODC Studies and Threat Analysis Section (STAS), Division for Policy Analysis and Public. (2011) Estimating illicit financial flows resulting from drug trafficking and other transnational organized crimes. Research report. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

An Garda Siochana. (2011) Annual report of An Garda Síochana 2010. An Garda Siochana, Dublin .

Central Statistics Office. (2011) Garda recorded crime statistics 2005-2009. Central Statistics Office, Cork .

139. Deputy Jack Wall asked the Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs the actions he has taken to address the increases in drug possession and supply recorded offences in Ireland since 2003. (24 Nov 2010)

122. Deputy Lucinda Creighton asked the Minister for Finance the number of aircraft searched by Customs and Excise at Baldonnel and Weston Airports in 2009 and to date in 2010; the number of seizures at each airport in each year. [42382/10]. (16 Nov 2010)

58. Deputy Alan Shatter asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform the number of drug seizures in each of our prisons from 1 January 2010 to 30 September 2010.[39468/10]. (28 Oct 2010)

900. Deputy Joe Carey asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform the quantity, type and value of drug seizures in each prison for 2007, 2008, 2009 and to date in 2010. [31812/10]. (29 Sep 2010)

Mountjoy zero drugs policy working - Governor. (23 Aug 2010)

, McEnroe, Juno Navy tracking system to crack down on drugs smuggling. (09 Aug 2010)

402. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform the quantity, type and value of drug seizures in each Irish prison for 2007, 2008, 2009 and to date in 2010. (08 Jul 2010)

190. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform if he is satisfied that the exchange of information between the authorities here and those in other jurisdictions has maximised the efficiency of the fight against international drug trafficking.[28780/10]. (30 Jun 2010)

118. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Finance if he will detail the quantity and type of illegal drug seized at each of the State’s airports in 2009 and to date in 2010. [25323/10]. (15 Jun 2010)

EMCDDA and Europol launch in-depth review of cocaine market. (29 Apr 2010)

51. Deputy Jimmy Deenihan asked the Minister for Defence if he will reverse the decision to reduce by 200 the number of days that the Naval Service patrol in view of the drugs and other smuggling threat and its impact on the public and on the Exchequer. [15848/10]. (21 Apr 2010)

54. Deputy Jan O’Sullivan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of drug seizures made in prisons here during 2009. [13003/10]. (25 Mar 2010)

139. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of occasions which the introduction of illegal drugs has been detected in each prison. [13365/10]. (25 Mar 2010)

59. Deputy Joanna Tuffy asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the quantity and values of seizures of heroin, cocaine, cannabis and other drugs during 2007, 2008, 2009 and to date in 2010. [13013/10]. (25 Mar 2010)

466. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of occasions on which various drugs have been detected in each prison. [12908/10]. (23 Mar 2010)

Central Statistics Office. (2010) Garda recorded crime statistics: 2004-2008. Stationery Office, Dublin .

21. Deputy Michael Creed asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the quantity, type and value of drug seizures in each prison here in 2009. [5758/10]. (04 Feb 2010)

67. Deputy Ciarán Lynch asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of drug seizures made in prisons during 2009. [5595/10]. (04 Feb 2010)

31. Deputy Billy Timmins asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the quantity and values of seizures of heroin, cocaine, cannabis and other drugs here during 2009.[5755/10]. (04 Feb 2010)

Kilmer, Beau and Hoorens, Stijen, eds. (2010) Understanding illicit drug markets, supply reduction efforts, and drug-related crime in the European Union. Rand, Santa Monica: CA .

237. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the quantity of drugs seized in Mountjoy Prison and in St. Patrick’s Institution in 2009 and to date in 2010. [17683/10]. (2010)

Customs Drugs Law Enforcement; Revenue Investigations & Prosecutions Division. (2010) Customs drug watch. Revenue Commissioners , Dublin.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Europol. (2010) Cocaine: A European Union perspective in the global context. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg .

136. Deputy Joe McHugh asked the Minister for Finance the date on which the new cutter vessel to patrol the north-west coast will be delivered in accordance with the contract worked out with the suppliers of same; the County Donegal port in which the vessel will be based; [29337/09]. (09 Jul 2009)

147. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Finance the annual funding provided to the customs service to directly tackle drugs since 2002 to date in 2009; his plans to provide them with greater resources; [28669/09]. (08 Jul 2009)

333. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number, location and date of introduction of BOSS chairs in the prison system here; the approximate cost of such a chair; his plans for the roll out of these chairs across all prisons; [28670/09]. (08 Jul 2009)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2009) World drug report 2008. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

An Garda Siochana. (2009) Annual report of An Garda Síochana 2008. An Garda Siochana, Dublin .

198. Deputy Jan O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the quantity and values of seizures of heroin, cocaine, cannabis, and other drugs within the State during 2007 and to date in 2008; the proportion of the overall flow of drugs into Ireland believed to be represented by these seizures; the new initiatives he is planning to control the flow of illegal drugs into the country. [21094/08]. (28 May 2008)

88. Deputy Ciarán Lynch asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the quantity and value of seizures of heroin, cocaine, cannabis, and other drugs here during 2007; the proportion of the overall flow of drugs into Ireland that is believed to be represented by these seizures; the new initiatives he is planning to control the flow of illegal drugs into Ireland. [14053/08]. (17 Apr 2008)

135. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the quantity and values of seizures of heroin, cocaine, cannabis and other drugs here during 2007; the proportion of the overall flow of drugs into Ireland believed to be represented by these seizures; the new initiatives he is planning to control the flow of illegal drugs into Ireland. [8968/08]. (04 Mar 2008)

Deputy Eamon Gilmore: This week The Irish Times published figures it had obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, which show that prisoners have tested positive for drugs in our prisons some 40,000 times over the past three years. (19 Feb 2008)

150. Deputy Willie Penrose asked the Minister for Defence the progress made in regard to promoting greater cooperation and knowledge sharing between the coastguard, the Navy and the Air Corps to ensure that the waters surrounding Ireland are safer for seafarers and coastal communities and preventing their use for the illegal importation of illicit drugs. [6341/08]. (19 Feb 2008)

617. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Defence if it is intended to increase the strength of coastal surveillance and defence with particular reference to the need for increased air and sea rescue services and coastal surveillance to combat drug trafficking. [6782/08]. (19 Feb 2008)

69. Deputy Joanna Tuffy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance the number of vessels that have been intercepted with illegal drugs around the coast of Ireland for the years 2005, 2006 and 2007. [4412/08]. (07 Feb 2008)

224. Deputy Joanna Tuffy asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of seizures of illegal drugs in prisons; the value of such seizures in 2007 and in each of the preceding five years; and if he will provide a breakdown of the seizures in each prison. [4465/08]. (07 Feb 2008)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2008) World drug report 2007. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2008) Monitoring the supply of cocaine to Europe. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Lisbon .

Donovan, Anne Marie (2008) The supply of heroin to Europe - update. Drugnet Ireland, Issue . pp. 7-8.

133. Deputy Michael Ring asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance the number of checks for drugs carried out at private airfields nationwide; if drugs have been located on private flights coming into Ireland; the checks that take place at these private airports. [35934/07]. (19 Dec 2007)

501. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he is considering making funding available for the purchase of a second x-ray machine for use in ports on trucks by customs officers to assist in their efforts to disrupt the supply of illegal drugs into Ireland. [35125/07]. (18 Dec 2007)

23. Deputy James Reilly asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of drug sniffer dogs available and used in the fight against illegal drugs here (details supplied); his views on making more widespread use of such dogs in the community to aid detection of drugs in communities and to inhibit the free sale of drugs in places of public entertainment. [34377/07]. (13 Dec 2007)

Minister Lenihan publishes Policing Priorities for 2008. (02 Nov 2007)

177. Deputy Jan O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the steps being taken to reduce the supply of cocaine to Ireland in view of its increased usage and the recent report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime which suggested that cocaine use is increasing at a higher rate in Ireland than in any other developed countries. [22495/07]. (09 Oct 2007)

151. Deputy John O'Mahony asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the plans he has to set up a permanent drugs unit at Ireland West Airport, Knock; [22159/07]. (09 Oct 2007)

254. Deputy John O'Mahony asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the steps he will take following the recent drug finds around the Irish coastlines, to prevent Ireland being used as an access point for the smuggling of drugs into Ireland via the coastline. [22150/07]. (03 Oct 2007)

44. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs his views on reports of the spread of crack cocaine in urban Ireland; if his attention has been drawn to recent reports that crack cocaine could potentially spread to increasing numbers of cities and towns here; the efforts he has made to combat the spread of crack cocaine. [20958/07]. (27 Sep 2007)

5. Deputy Michael Ring asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs,the steps, following recent drugs finds around coastal areas, his Department will take to ensure that there is an co-ordinated and integrated response to tackling the drugs problem; and if he is satisfied that enough is being done to prevent drugs from being brought in along the coast which is affecting rural communities. [21169/07]. (27 Sep 2007)

1. Deputy Michael Ring asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the progress made to date on reducing the hardship caused to individuals and society by drug misuse. [21019/07]. (27 Sep 2007)

Drugs and Mobile phones found in prison raid. (10 May 2007)

145. Mr. Sargent asked the Minister for Finance if customs officials employ a sniffer dog at Shannon Airport; if so, the number of drug seizures and their total value the dog has been involved in; the length of time the dog has been employed by customs at Shannon; if no dog is employed at Shannon, when was the last time a sniffer dog was employed; the reason it was removed from duties; and the running costs associated with employing a sniffer dog on an annual basis. [12239/07]. (29 Mar 2007)

18. Ms B. Moynihan-Cronin asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the amount of heroin seized during 2006; the way this compares with 2005; his views on the huge increase in seizures of heroin, especially in view of the fact that the UN suggest that such seizures account for only around 25% of the total on the market; the steps the Gardaí are taking to reduce the flow of illegal drugs. [6834/07]. (22 Feb 2007)

457. Mr. J. O'Keeffe asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the estimated extent of drug usage in prison; the estimated amount of drug dealing arranged from prison; and the steps he has taken to confront the situation. [2865/07]. (31 Jan 2007)

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2007) World drug report 2006. Volume 2: statistics. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2007) World drug report 2006. Volume 1: analysis. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

210. Mr. J. O'Keeffe asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the standard operating procedure that takes place when a prison visitor is found to be smuggling in drugs during a visit, including the steps that are taken by prison officers in such an event; if a record of the incident is filed; if the Gardaí are contacted; the possible punitive sanctions faced by the visitor in question; and what the Prison Service does with the drugs confiscated. [40419/06]. (28 Nov 2006)

11. Mr. Hogan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs his views on the phone line established by Blanchardstown's local drugs task force; his further views on the roll out of this service to all drugs task force areas; [36911/06]. (09 Nov 2006)

Other Questions. National Drugs Strategy. (09 Nov 2006)

252. Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if his attention has been drawn to the findings of the campaign evaluation (details supplied) published on 1 November 2006 including the recommendation that the campaign be rolled-out across the State; and if he will arrange for this expansion to be funded through the drugs task force structures. [36841/06]. (08 Nov 2006)

84. Ms Burton asked the Minister for Finance his views on the recent drugs seizure from a flight that left from Weston Executive Airport in County Kildare; his further views on the lack of surveillance by the Revenue and Customs authorities at private airports here and the risk of illegal trafficking of drugs, goods and people arising therefrom; if he will report on the Revenue Commissioners promised review of approved licensed aerodromes. [33562/06]. (18 Oct 2006)

194. Mr. Gogarty asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he will estimate the value of the black market trade in methadone here. [25461/06]. (29 Jun 2006)

73. Mr. M. Higgins asked the Minister for Finance if he is satisfied regarding the level of supervision exercised by the Revenue Commissioners at points of entry, especially in regard to continued concern in relation to the drugs problem and particularly the smuggling of cocaine; if his attention has been drawn to the number of flights that arrive at both Cork and Shannon Airports at times when there are no customs officers on duty; if he will ask the Revenue Commissioners to ensure cover at all times that flights arrive at these airports. [19293/06]. (23 May 2006)

76. Mr. Broughan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs his views on the spate of recent cannabis and cocaine seizures by the Gardaí in Cork and Dublin; his further views on the prevalence and frequency of these large seizures, especially as a much larger quantity of these drugs actually avoids detection by authorities. [18117/06]. (16 May 2006)

549. Mr. Kenny asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform his views on the extent of usage of cocaine as the drug of choice by many people; the efforts he is making to counteract its use; the penalties involved for conviction for use. [6682/06]. (21 Feb 2006)

UK Drugs Act 2005 takes effect from 1 January. (03 Jan 2006)

Connolly, Johnny (2006) The illicit drug market in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue . pp. 2-3.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2006) World drug report 2005. Volume 1: analysis. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2006) World drug report 2005. Volume 2: statistics. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna .

Four arrested after major cocaine seizure in Kildare. (21 Dec 2005)

Gardaí seize cannabis worth €250k in Wexford. (01 Dec 2005)

550. Mr. Bruton asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the level of drug seizures in 2004 and to date, and the corresponding period in 2004, distinguishing volumes of different substances seized. [32928/05]. (08 Nov 2005)

54. Mr. Costello asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if his attention has been drawn to the widespread availability of cocaine here and the increasing quantities of crack cocaine that are seized; his proposals to tackle the problem. [29742/05]. (20 Oct 2005)

Adjournment Debate. Drug Seizures. (20 Oct 2005)

84. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Finance the extent to which he or his European colleagues have considered the degree to which enhanced coastal surveillance can be achieved with a view to combating ongoing serious drug trafficking with particular reference to the coast around Ireland. [26118/05]. (29 Sep 2005)

921. Mr. English asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the percentage, increase or decrease in the amount of drugs seized by the Garda from 2000 to the end of 2004. [24355/05]. (28 Sep 2005)

390. Mr. Kenny asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the progress made to date in carrying out an independent evaluation of the overall effectiveness of the prison strategy in relation to all aspects of drug services in prisons and research on the levels and routes of supply of drugs in prisons; when such an evaluation will be completed and its findings published. [23467/05]. (29 Jun 2005)

226. Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of drug seizures for each of the past ten years per district in Dublin; and the type and value of the drugs seized. [18871/05]. (02 Jun 2005)

92. Mr. J. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Finance if an update study has been made concerning entry points into the State for illegal drugs; the routes now principally thought to be used whether by land, sea or air; if further steps are proposed to seal off these routes. [15739/05]. (12 May 2005)

340. Mr. Gregory asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if ecstasy tablets are being sold in Dublin city for as little as €1 per tablet in batches of 50; if this evidence of oversupply indicates the drug is being mass-produced locally and not imported; if the sources of this supply are chemists from eastern Europe based here; the action the Garda is taking. [12729/05]. (26 Apr 2005)

367. Aengus O Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the weight of cannabis seized in the State by the Garda in each year between 1995 and 2004. [13211/05]. (26 Apr 2005)

725. Mr. English asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if the Garda achieved their target of a 25% increase in the volume of opiates and all other drugs seized by the end of 2004 as set out in the National Drugs Strategy; if he will provide figures of such seizures in each category from 1998 to 2004 inclusive; if the force can achieve the target of a 50% increase in seizures of opiates and all other drugs by end 2008. [10600/05]. (12 Apr 2005)

3. Mr. Crowe asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if he will report on Government plans to combat the worst case drugs scenario for the country, namely the establishment of a crack cocaine culture in Dublin city, following the revelations that Ireland now has the second highest rate of cocaine use in Europe and the recent highly publicised arrest of two crack cocaine importers. [5895/05]. (22 Feb 2005)

61. Mr. O'Shea asked the Minister for Finance if the custom and excuse service will be fully resourced to deal effectively with stemming the supply of cocaine to the south east (details supplied). [5461/05]. (17 Feb 2005)

237. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if the Garda is receiving adequate co-operation from all other European and non-European police forces in the fight against drugs. [5277/05]. (16 Feb 2005)

236. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of known major drug dealers of Irish origin currently operating outside the country; the action taken to apprehend them. [5276/05]. (16 Feb 2005)

435. Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the street value of drugs seized in Bray, Wicklow town and Arklow for the years 2002, 2003 and 2004; the breakdown of these by type. [4888/05]. (16 Feb 2005)

202. Mr. J. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform , further to Parliamentary Question No. 317 of 2 February 2005, the reason no statistical information was available to him about persons apprehended passing drugs to other persons in prison. [4324/05]. (10 Feb 2005)

108. Cecilia Keaveney asked the Minister for Finance the number of dogs attached to the customs drug team; if he will report on the effectiveness of the use of such dogs; the plans to expand the scheme. [3279/05]. (03 Feb 2005)

278. Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of Criminal Assets Bureau investigations related to proceeds of drug trafficking since its establishment; the number of CAB investigations into tax evasion since its establishment;. (01 Feb 2005)

301. Mr. J. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Information Zoom if he will report on the circumstances relating to the latest report of incidents of major drug dealing in Cork Prison; the length of time this has been taking place; the steps he has taken to end or curtail this activity; and the further steps he proposes to address the situation. [2919/05]. (01 Feb 2005)

277. Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Information the nature of the relationship with the prison or with prisoners of each of the 45 persons recently arrested for smuggling drugs into Mountjoy prison;. (01 Feb 2005)

Connolly, Johnny (2005) The illicit drug market in Ireland. Overview 2. Health Research Board, Dublin .

Power, JD and McDermott, SD (2005) Drug smuggling using clothing impregnated with cocaine. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 50 (6). pp. 1423-1425.

117. Mr. F. McGrath asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform his plans and strategies to deal with the major drugs and gangland murders in the State. [32610/04]. (08 Dec 2004)

16. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the extent to which targets have been set or achieved in respect of the fight against drugs; if the numbers involved in drug dealing are on the increase rather than decreasing; if organised crime is expanding its operations in this regard; if full co-operation with police forces in other jurisdictions in regard to extradition for criminal offences has been achieved. [32536/04]. (08 Dec 2004)

Connolly, Johnny (2004) Consequences of cannabis use. Drugnet Ireland, Issue . pp. 7-8.

70. Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Finance the value of illegal drugs seized in the years 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 that involved the assistance of the Naval Service. [28755/04]. (23 Nov 2004)

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