Some key documents

(2021) Ireland: national report  - drug markets and crime chapter.  

(2019) Report of the working group to consider alternative approaches to the possession of drugs for personal use


(2019) Review of approaches taken in Ireland and in other jurisdictions to simple possession drug offences. A report for the Irish Department of Justice and Equality and the Department of Health


(2019) The drug economy and youth interventions: an exploratory research project on working with young people involved in the illegal drugs trade and summary


(2017) Drug-related intimidation. The Irish situation and international responses: an evidence review

This evidence review critically appraises the national and international evidence to identify best practice, community-based responses.


(2017) National prevalence study. Do the findings from the Greentown study of children’s involvement in criminal networks (2015) extend beyond Greentown? Interim report and summary.


(2016) EU drug markets report: in-depth analysis and summary.

In this report we present cross-cutting themes that help us understand the illicit drug market.


(2016) Illicit trade 2015-2016: implications for the Irish economy 

This report looks in detail at the growing threat of illicit trade in the following areas, alcohol, tobacco & pharmaceuticals counterfeiting.


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