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McCann, Eugene and Duffin, Tony (2023) Mobilizing a counterhegemonic idea: empathy, evidence, and experience in the campaign for a Supervised drug Injecting Facility (SIF) in Dublin, Ireland. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers , 48 , (1) , pp. 83-89.

Abram, Marissa D and Seabra, Paulo and Searby, Adam (2022) Editorial: Supervised drug consumption sites: a health-based approach or enabling drug use? Journal of Clinical Nursing , Early online .

Kennedy, Mary Clare and Karamouzian, Mohammad and Marshall, Brandon D L (2022) The North American opioid crisis: how effective are supervised consumption sites? The Lancet , 400 , (10361) , pp. 1403-1404.

Parkes, Tessa and Price, Tracey and Foster, Rebecca and Trayner, Kirsten M A and Sumnall, Harry R and Livingston, Wulf and Perkins, Andy and Cairns, Beth and Dumbrell, Josh and Nicholls, James (2022) 'Why would we not want to keep everybody safe?' The views of family members of people who use drugs on the implementation of drug consumption rooms in Scotland. Harm Reduction Journal , 19 , (1) .

Yoon, Grace H and Levengood, Timothy W and Davoust, Melissa J and Ogden, Shannon N and Kral, Alex H and Cahill, Sean R and Bazzi, Angela R (2022) Implementation and sustainability of safe consumption sites: a qualitative systematic review and thematic synthesis. Harm Reduction Journal , 19 , (1) , p. 73.

Shorter, Gillian W and Harris, Magdalena and McAuley, Andrew and Trayner, Kirsten MJ and Stevens, Alex (2022) The United Kingdom's first unsanctioned overdose prevention site; a proof-of-concept evaluation. International Journal of Drug Policy , 104 .

Holland, Adam and Harris, Magdalena and Hickman, Matthew and Lewer, Dan and Shorter, Gillian W and Horsley, Jason and Powell, Martin and Rae, Maggie (2022) Overdose prevention centres in the UK. The Lancet Public Health , 7 , (3) , e196-e197.

Panagiotoglou, Dimitra (2022) Evaluating the population-level effects of overdose prevention sites and supervised consumption sites in British Columbia, Canada: controlled interrupted time series. PLoS ONE , 17 , (3) .

Unlu, Ali and Tammi, Tuukka and Hakkarainen, Pekka (2022) Policy windows for drug consumption rooms in Finland. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs .

Saris, A. Jamie (2022) The dialectics of heroin and methadone in Ireland. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 39 , (2) , pp. 131-137.

Rubin, Rita and Suran, Melissa (2022) Supervised consumption sites-a tool for reducing risk of overdose deaths and infectious diseases in people who use illicit drugs. JAMA , 327 , (16) , pp. 1532-1534.

Duffin, Tony (2021) Hopeful Irish eye Australia’s safe-injecting success. The Bulletin , 17 , (5) , pp. 14-17.

Tran, Vincent and Reid, Sharon E and Roxburgh, Amanda and Day, Carolyn A (2021) Assessing drug consumption rooms and longer term (5 year) impacts on community and clients. Risk Management and Healthcare Policy , 14 , pp. 4639-4647.

Dupree, Timothy and Wood, Caroline I and Brace, Andrea M (2021) Understanding the stigma and feasibility of opening a safe injection facility in Baltimore City: a qualitative case study. The Qualitative Report , 26 , (6) , pp. 1911-1931.

Moledina, Aliza and Magwood, Olivia and Agbata, Eric and Hung, Jui-Hsia and Saad, Ammar and Thavorn, Kednapa and Pottie, Kevin (2021) A comprehensive review of prioritised interventions to improve the health and wellbeing of persons with lived experience of homelessness. Campbell Systematic Reviews , 17 , (2) , e1154.

O'Gorman, Aileen and Schatz, Eberhard (2021) Civil society involvement in harm reduction drug policy: reflections on the past, expectations for the future. Harm Reduction Journal , 18 , (1) , p. 17.

Trayner, Kirsten MJ and Palmateer, Norah E and Hutchinson, Sharon J and Goldberg, David J and Shepherd, Samantha J and Gunson, Rory and Tweed, Emily J and Priyadarshi, Saket and Sumnall, Harry and Atkinson, Amanda and McAuley, Andrew (2021) High willingness to use drug consumption rooms among people who inject drugs in Scotland: findings from a national bio-behavioural survey among people who inject drugs. International Journal of Drug Policy , 90 , p. 102731.

Dertadian, George and Tomsen, Stephen (2021) The experience of safety, harassment and social exclusion among male clients of Sydney’s medically supervised injecting centre. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy , 10 , (4) .

Gallagher, Hugh (2021) Supervised injection centres in Ireland: an impetus for alternatives. Trinity College Law Review .

Shorter, Gillian W (2020) Room for improvement. The Psychologist .

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2020) Time for safer injecting spaces in Britain? Drug and Alcohol Findings Hot Topic .

Sumnall, H R and Atkinson, A M and Trayner, K M A and Gage, S H and McAuley, A (2020) Effects of messaging on public support for drug consumption rooms in scotland, UK. International Journal of Drug Policy , 83 .

Harris, Magdalena and Scott, Jenny and Hope, Vivian and Wright, Talen and McGowan, Catherine and Ciccarone, Daniel (2020) Navigating environmental constraints to injection preparation: the use of saliva and other alternatives to sterile water among unstably housed PWID in London. Harm Reduction Journal , 17 , (24) , p. 24.

Horan, John Aidan and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2020) Mapping service user needs to inform a supervised injecting room location in Cork, Ireland. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems , 22 , (2) .

Magwood, Olivia and Salvalaggio, Ginetta and Beder, Michaela and Kendall, Claire and Kpade, Victoire and Daghmach, Wahab and Habonimana, Gilbert and Marshall, Zack and Snyder, Ellen and O'Shea, Tim and Lennox, Robin and Hsu, Helen and Tugwell, Peter and Pottie, Kevin (2020) The effectiveness of substance use interventions for homeless and vulnerably housed persons:  A systematic review of systematic reviews on supervised consumption facilities, managed alcohol programs, and pharmacological agents for opioid use disorder. PLoS ONE , 15 , (1 e0227298) , e0227298.

Kennedy, Mary Clare and Hayashi, Kanna and Milloy, M-J and Wood, Evan and Kerr, Thomas (2019) Supervised injection facility use and all-cause mortality among people who inject drugs in Vancouver, Canada: a cohort study. PLoS Medicine , 16 , (11) , e1002964.

O'Keefe, Daniel and Bluthenthal, Ricky N and Kral, Alex H and Aitken, Campbell K and McCormack, Angus and Dietze, Paul M (2019) Measures of harm reduction service provision for people who inject drugs. Bulletin of the World Health Organization , 97 , (9) , pp. 605-611.

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2019) Supervised consumption sites: a nuanced assessment of the causal evidence. Drug and Alcohol Findings Research Analysis .

Bardwell, Geoff and Strike, Carol and Altenberg, Jason and Barnaby, Lorraine and Kerr, Thomas (2019) Implementation contexts and the impact of policing on access to supervised consumption services in Toronto, Canada: a qualitative comparative analysis. Harm Reduction Journal , 16 , (30) .

Wallace, Bruce and Pagan, Flora and Pauly, Bernie (2019) The implementation of overdose prevention sites as a novel and nimble response during an illegal drug overdose public health emergency. International Journal of Drug Policy , 66 , pp. 64-72.

Bates, Caroline (2019) Safer injecting facilities: will they work in an Irish context? Irish Probation Journal , 16 , pp. 184-197.

Shane, O'Mahony (2019) From Shebeen’s to supervised injecting centres: The socio-historical construction and portrayal of addiction in modern Ireland. Irish Journal of Sociology , 27 , (2) , pp. 153-197.

Millar, Sean (2018) Street-based injecting in Dublin city centre. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 64, Winter 2018 , p. 9.

Millar, Sean (2018) Public consultation for a new safe injecting facility in Dublin. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 65, Spring 2018 , pp. 9-10.

Platt, Lucy and Sweeney, Sedona and Ward, Zoe and Guinness, Lorna and Hickman, Matthew and Hope, Vivian and Hutchinson, Sharon and Maher, Lisa and Iversen, Jenny and Craine, Noel and Taylor, Avril and Munro, Alison and Parry, John V and Smith, Josie and Vickerman, Peter (2017) Assessing the impact and cost-effectiveness of needle/syringe provision and opiate substitution therapy on hepatitis C transmission among people who inject drugs in the United Kingdom: analysis of pooled datasets and economic modeling. Public Health Research , 5 , (5) .

Platt, Lucy and Minozzi, Silvia and Reed, Jennifer and Vickerman, Peter and Hagan, Holly and French, Clare and Jordan, Ashly and Degenhardt, Louisa and Hope, Vivian and Hutchinson, Sharon and Maher, Lisa and Palmateer, Norah and Taylor, Avril and Bruneau, Julie and Hickman, Matthew (2017) Needle syringe programmes and opioid substitution therapy for preventing hepatitis C transmission in people who inject drugs. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , 9 , CD012021.

Dillon, Lucy (2017) Dublin Drug Policy Summit. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 62, Summer 2017 , pp. 7-8.

Irwin, Amos and Jozaghi, Ehsan and Bluthenthal, Ricky N and Kral, Alex H (2017) A cost-benefit analysis of a potential supervised injection facility in San Francisco, California, USA.. Journal of Drug Issues , 47 , (2) .

Houston, Muiris (2016) Ireland is to install supervised injecting rooms. BMJ , 352 , i406.

Connolly, Johnny (2004) Legal issues in relation to consumption rooms. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 11, June 2004 , pp. 15-16.

Wright, Nat and Tompkins, Charlotte NE (2004) Case for supervised injecting centres is strong. BMJ , 328 .


Scottish Drugs Forum. (2023) Working to decriminalise people who use drugs: learning from decriminalisation efforts in 5 international jurisdictions. Glasgow and Dublin: Scottish Drugs Forum and Ana Liffey Drugs Project.

Joint Committee on Justice. (2022) Report on an examination of the present approach to sanctions for possession of certain amounts of drugs for personal use. Dublin: House of the Oireachtas.

Harm Reduction International. (2022) The global state of harm reduction 2022. London: Harm Reduction International.

Scottish Drug Deaths Taskforce. (2022) Scottish drug deaths taskforce evidence paper. Scottish Drug Deaths Taskforce.

World Health Organization. (2022) Consolidated guidelines on HIV, viral hepatitis and STI prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations. Geneva: World Health Organization.

London Assembly Health Committee. (2022) Reducing drug deaths in London. The London Assembly.

McCann, Eugene and Duffin, Tony (2022) Empathy, evidence, & experience: learning from overseas to respond to street-based drug injecting in Dublin City Centre. Dublin: Ana Liffey Drug Project.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2021) Opioid-related deaths: health and social responses. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

Harm Reduction International. (2021) Global state of harm reduction - 2021 update. London: Harm Reduction International.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2021) Drug-related infectious diseases: health and social responses. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

Scottish Government. (2021) Safer drug consumption facilities - evidence paper. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Armbrecht, Eric and Guzauskas, Greg and Hansen, Ryan N and Pandey, Rajshree and Fazioli, Katherine and Chapman, Rick and Pearson, Steven D and Rind, David M (2020) Supervised injection facilities and other supervised consumption sites: effectiveness and value. Evidence report. Boston, MA: Institute for Clinical and Economic Review.

Harm Reduction International. (2020) Global state of harm reduction 2020. London: Harm Reduction International.

Fetene, D and Hall, C and Dietze, Paul (2020) Characteristics of people who used the Melbourne and Sydney medically supervised injecting facilities surveyed in the Illicit Drug Reporting System 2019. Sydney: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney.

Department of Health and Human Services. (2020) Review of the medically supervised injecting room. Melbourne: Department of Health and Human Services.

Hyshka, K and Dong, K and Meador, Karine and Speed, K and Abele, B and LeBlanc, S and McFarlane, Anne and McNeil, R and Salokangas, E and Schoen, E and Wild, TC (2020) Supporting people who use substances in shelter settings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Edmonton; Alberta: Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse.

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner. (2020) Out of harm’s way. Drug consumption rooms, benefits and challenges. Birmingham: West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner.

Harm Reduction International. (2019) Global state of harm reduction 2019. London: Harm Reduction International.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. (2019) HIV and people who inject drugs. Monitoring implementation of the Dublin Declaration on partnership to fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia: 2018 progress report. Stockholm: ECDC.

OECD. (2019) Addressing problematic opioid use in OECD countries. Paris: OECD Publishing.

Kane, Gillian (2019) Inspectors report ABP-305215-19. [Applicant Merchants Quay Ireland (Homeless & Drug Services)]. Dublin: An Board Pleanala.

Kilmer, Beau and Taylor, Jirka and Caulkins, Jonathan P and Mueller, Pam A and Ober, Allison J and Pardo, Bryce and Smart, Rosanna and Strang, Lucy and Reuter, Peter (2018) Considering heroin-assisted treatment and supervised drug consumption sites in the United States. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation.

Stone, Katie and Shirley-Beavan, Sam (2018) Global state of harm reduction 2018. London: Harm Reduction International.

Merchants Quay Ireland. (2018) Medically supervised injecting facility information booklet. Dublin: Merchants Quay Ireland.

Health Protection Surveillance Centre. (2018) Drug-related bloodborne viruses in Ireland. Dublin: Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

Northern Ireland Alcohol and Drugs Alliance. (2018) Overdose prevention space – a briefing paper. Belfast: Northern Ireland Alcohol and Drugs Alliance.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2018) Drug consumption rooms: an overview of provision and evidence (Perspectives on drugs). Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

Fortson, Rudi and McCulloch, Liz (2018) Evidence and issues concerning drug consumption rooms. London: Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies.

McCulloch, Liz (2017) Back yard. An investigation into the feasability of estsblishing drug consumption rooms. London: Volteface.

Keane, Marcus and Korovich, M and Duffin, Tony and Russell, D (2017) At the dark end of the street. A report on street based injecting in Dublin city centre. Dublin: Ana Liffey Drug Project.

Belackova, Vendula and Salmon, Allison M (2017) Overview of international literature - supervised injecting facilities & drug consumption rooms - Issue 1. Sydney: Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre.

Health Service Executive, National Office for Social Inclusion. (2017) Frequently asked questions: supervised injecting facilities. Dublin: Health Service Executive, National Office for Social Inclusion.

Belackova, Vendula and Salmon, Allison M and Schatz, Eberhard and Jauncey, Marianne (2017) Online census of drug consumption rooms (DCRs) as a setting to address HCV: current practice and future capacity. Amsterdam, Sydney: International Network of Drug Consumption Rooms, Correlation Network, Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2016) Perspectives on drugs: Drug consumption rooms: an overview of provision and evidence. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

Ana Liffey Drug Project. (2015) Ana Liffey drug project position paper on the provision of a medically supervised injecting centre in Dublin. Dublin: Ana Liffey Drug Project.

United Kingdom. Home Office. (2014) Drugs: international comparators. London: Home Office.

Woods, Sara (2014) Drug consumption rooms in Europe: Organisational overview. International Drug Policy Consortium.

Schatz, Eberhard and Nougier, Marie (2012) Drug consumption rooms: evidence and practice. London: International Drug Policy Consortium.

Drug Policy Modelling Program. (2012) Supervised injecting facilities – annotated bibliography. Sydney: University of New South Wales.

Strategic Response Group. (2012) A better city for all. A partnership approach to address public substance misuse and perceived anti-social behaviour in Dublin city centre. Dublin: Strategic Response Group.

Lloyd, Charlie and McKeganey, Neil (2010) Drugs research: an overview of evidence and questions for policy. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Independent Working Group on Consumption Rooms. (2007) The report of the Independent Working Group on Drug Consumption Rooms. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Dublin City University, National Advisory Committee on Drugs. McCarthy, Patricia and Philbin, Mark and Moore, Gerard and MacNeela, Padraig and MacGabhann, Liam and Proudfoot, Denise (2004) A review of harm reduction approaches in Ireland and evidence from the international literature. Dublin: Stationery Office.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Hedrich, Dagmar (2004) European report on drug consumption rooms. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

MSIC Evaluation Committee. (2003) Final report on the evaluation of the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre. Sydney: MSIC Evaluation Committee.


European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2022) Spotlight on… Drug consumption rooms. URL: https://www.emcdda.europa.eu/spotlights/drug-consu...

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2022) Drug-related infectious diseases. URL: https://www.emcdda.europa.eu/topics/drug-related-i...

Department of Health. (2017) Misuse of Drugs (Supervised Injecting Facilities) Act 2017. URL: http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2017/act/7/enac...


Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network. (2020) Drug consumption rooms. Amsterdam: Correlation – European Harm Reduction Network.

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate. Written answer 291 – Health Services [62703/22]. (14 Dec 2022)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Local drug and alcohol task forces: motion (resumed) [private members]. (29 Mar 2019)

[Oireachtas] Misuse of Drugs (Supervised Injecting Facilities) Act 2017. (05 Apr 2018)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 1282 - Drug treatment programmes [38982/17]. (11 Sep 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 205 - Legislative programme [32057/17]. (06 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 197 – 199 - Drug treatment programmes [30340/17, 30341/17, 30342/17].[Supervised injecting rooms]. (28 Jun 2017)

[Oireachtas] Misuse of Drugs (supervised injecting facilities) Bill 2017: report and final stages. (30 Mar 2017)

[Oireachtas] Misuse of Drugs (supervised injecting facilities) Bill 2017: Second stage (resumed). (09 Mar 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer – 600 Injecting facilities [11808/17]. (07 Mar 2017)

[Oireachtas] Misuse of Drugs (supervised injecting facilities) Bill 2017: Second Stage (Continued). (23 Feb 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 386 - Injecting facilities [8058/17]. (21 Feb 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 622 - National drugs strategy implementation [22266/16]. (19 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 42 - Proposed legislation [13702/16]. (02 Jun 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 583 - Proposed legislation [Supervising injecting] [6182/16]. (06 Apr 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 38 - Drug treatment programmes policy [injecting rooms] [27046/15]. (09 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 161 - Drug treatment programmes policy [injecting centres] [27801/15]. (08 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 406, 407 & 408 - Drug rehabilitation clinics [injecting centres] [27535/15, 27536/15, 27537/15]. (07 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 609 - Drug treatment programmes policy [11455/15]. (24 Mar 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 630 - National drugs strategy [Safe injecting] [49759/12]. (13 Nov 2012)

Conference or Workshop Item

McCann, Eugene and Duffin, Tony (2021) Video: Pushing boundaries & crossing borders. Presentation on the campaign for a supervised injecting facility in Dublin, Ireland. In: The 5th European Harm Reduction Conference, 11 November 2021, Virtual.

Harris, Simon (2017) Speech by Simon Harris TD , Minister for Health. In: Launch of Reducing harm, supporting recovery – A health led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017-2025., 17 July 2017, Dublin Castle.


Giarratano, Kathleen (2019) Assessing support for safe injection sites among adult constituents in New York. Masters thesis, The Sage Colleges School of Health Sciences.

McCarthy, Muireann (2018) The public’s perceptions of supervised injecting facilities and the decriminalisation of drugs for personal use. Masters thesis, University College Cork.


European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2022) EMCDDA webinar: Drug consumption rooms in Europe - different realities, challenges and what to expect in the future. EMCDDA.

Duffin, Tony (2018) Making the case for supervised injecting facilities. Ana Liffey Drug Project.

Keane, Marcus (2016) Medically supervised injecting centres update. Ana Liffey Drug Project.


Nutt, David and Shorter, Gillian W and Southwell, Matt (2022) The Drug Science podcast #73. Overdose prevention centres. London: Drug Science.

O'Rourke, Sean (2018) Heroin injection centre. Dublin: RTE- Today with Sean O'Rourke.


Merchants Quay Ireland. (2018) Medically supervised injecting facility. Merchants Quay Ireland.


[Dublinlive] , Grennan, Dan School considering legal options against 'inappropriate' drug injection centre. (07 Jan 2023)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac HSE 'doubling down' on plans for mobile drug injecting centre in Cork city. (05 Jan 2023)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Benefits of new legal drug injection centre 'outweigh risks'. (02 Jan 2023)

[Dublinlive] , Grennan, Dan Supervised drug injection centre gets green light despite objection from school. (30 Dec 2022)

[Irish Examiner] , Murphy, Ann Dáil committee calls for first medically supervised drug injecting centre. (14 Dec 2022)

[Irish Examiner] , English, Eoin Cork GP and councillor backs development of supervised injection facility in city. (20 Oct 2022)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Supervised drug-use centres key to reducing harm says EU expert. (02 Jun 2022)

[Irish Examiner] , McCarthaigh, Sean An Bord Pleanála reconsiders application for supervised drug injection facility near school. (08 Feb 2022)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony and McCann, Eugene Opinion: Supervised drug injecting in Ireland – 10 years of advocacy, legislation and delays. (20 Jan 2022)

[Irish Times] New inspector to be appointed in drug injection centre case. (29 Nov 2021)

[Irish Times] , Kenny, Aine Councillors agree motion to explore safe injection centre for drug users. (12 Oct 2021)

Cork Local Drugs and Alcohol Task Force. [Cork Local Drugs and Alcohol Task Force] CLDATF position paper on medically supervised injecting facilities – October 2021. (Oct 2021)

[Cork Local Drugs and Alcohol Task Force] CLDATF position paper on medically supervised injecting facilities. (Oct 2021)

[Irish Times] , Holland, Kitty Drug use in Dublin: ‘People are passing all the time. It’s disgusting, for me, for them’. (26 Jul 2021)

, O'Keeffe, Cormac Court decision halting Dublin injecting centre 'a real setback' for Cork. (18 Jul 2021)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Permission for drug injection facility near school rejected. (15 Jul 2021)

[Independent.ie] , Healy, Tim Primary school in court bid to overturn permission for Merchants Quay heroin injection centre. (16 Jun 2021)

[thejournal.ie] , McGovern, Garrett GP: Legislation is now four years old but Ireland is still without its first drug injecting centre. (15 Jun 2021)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Loughlin, Ann Primary school brings court challenge against first Irish supervised injection facility in Dublin. (17 Feb 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , Thomas, Conal 'A forward step': Former Assistant Garda Commissioner on Ireland's first supervised injecting facility. (02 Feb 2020)

[thejournal.ie] , McCrave, Conor Council street crews called out hundreds of times to clean up discarded needles on Dublin streets. (04 Jan 2020)

[Irish Examiner] , Deegan, Gordon Brendan Courtney one of only two to write in support of first drugs injection facility. (03 Jan 2020)

[RTE News] MQI granted planning permission for drug injection centre. (24 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Duffin, Tony Tents, gated lanes and abandoned sites: How street-based injecting shapes everyday life in our cities. (23 Dec 2019)

Digital Desk Staff. [Irish Examiner Breaking News] Minister hopes permission will be granted for supervised injecting facility in Dublin. (13 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth New garda crackdown to target 'blatant drug dealing' at Dublin city centre hot-spots. (02 Dec 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Harris, Simon Simon Harris: Supervised injecting centres do not legitimise drug use - if we're serious about tackling addiction we must establish one. (18 Nov 2019)

[RTE News] , Kilraine, John Decision on drug injection centre 'reprehensible', says MQI . (04 Oct 2019)

[Irish Times] , Cullen, Paul Ireland will miss target for eliminating hepatitis C by 20 years, group claims. (26 Sep 2019)

[Irish Examiner] Minister takes aim at council for rejecting plans for safe injection room. (30 Aug 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Deegan, Gordon Planning permission refusal for Ireland's first injecting centre branded 'reprehensible' . (27 Aug 2019)

[Independent.ie] , Feehan, Conor Merchants Quay drug facility mulls appeal after council blocks injection centre plans. (08 Aug 2019)

[Herald.ie] , Feehan, Conor 'City will get a supervised drug injection centre', vow ministers. (07 Aug 2019)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Cionnaith, Fiachra Leo Varadkar: Josepha Madigan 'didn't lobby against the methadone clinic'. (02 Aug 2019)

[Irish Times] , Byrne, Derek Pragmatic approach to tackling drug addiction needed. (29 Jul 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Dublin City Council refuses planning permission for Ireland's first injecting centre. (26 Jul 2019)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Merchants Quay Ireland considers appeal on supervised injection facility planning refusal. (26 Jul 2019)

[The Times] , Haugh, Ben Merchants Quay Ireland calls for Dublin injection centre after St Stephen’s Green incidents. (24 Jul 2019)

[Hot Press] Drugs: an open letter to Leo Varadkar from Hot Press. (05 Jul 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Gardaí refuse to provide policing plan needed for injecting centre until planning permission is granted. (04 Jul 2019)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Rise in risky drug injecting in Cork City. (21 May 2019)

[Extra.ie] , Hughes, Craig ‘Nimbyism gone mad’ – HSE objects to drug injection centre beside its office. (13 May 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac Dublin's first injecting centre delayed further as Merchants Quay needs more time to address planning concerns. (09 May 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Nicky [Podcast] The Explainer: why haven't any supervised drug injection centres opened in Ireland? (23 Apr 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac 'We've seen people die, people beaten up horrifically',. (16 Mar 2019)

[Independent.ie] , Nugent, Ryan Almost 100 objections to country's first supervised injection centre 'highlight the need for the facility'. (28 Feb 2019)

[Dublin Inquirer] , Buckley, Anne It's time to build the supervised injecting facility. (09 Jan 2019)

[Herald.ie] , Nugent, Ryan 'We're prepared for court battle over drug injection centre', insists minister. (01 Jan 2019)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley Planned supervised injection centre may not open in 2019, new Merchants Quay CEO says. (18 Dec 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean Further delay for Dublin's injection centre as concerns raised on 'over-concentration' of services in area. (05 Dec 2018)

[Extra.ie] , Lee, John Gardaí say: ‘State should supply heroin to new drugs centre’. (25 Nov 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Deegan, Gordon Temple Bar pubs and U2 hotel among 99 objections to State's first supervised injecting centre. (15 Nov 2018)

[Irish Sun] , Bardon, Nicola Crisis on our streets. Boss of Ireland’s first supervised drug injection centre reveals homeless charity Merchant’s Quay are meeting more men in their 70s. (02 Nov 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , Deegan, Gordon First ever state-funded heroin injection centre will cater for 60 addicts a day. (22 Oct 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Halpin, Hayley 'I started taking drugs when I was 12 ... it was just seen as a cool thing to do'. (29 Sep 2018)

[RTE News] , Kilraine, John Dublin drug injection centre planning application set for October. (14 Sep 2018)

[Irish Sun] , Higgins, Adam SAFER CITY Ireland is set to open first ever safe injecting clinic – here former drug awareness campaigner Tony Geoghegan discusses future of drug services in country. (12 Sep 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Special policing need for injection centre, says charity organiser Tony Geoghegan. (16 Aug 2018)

[The Times] , Sanz, Catherine Injection centre for heroin users may extend to crack and cocaine. (18 Jul 2018)

[The Times] , Rogan, Aaron Ex-garda chief wants drug possession decriminalised. (05 Jul 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Injecting unit a response to Ireland's high overdose rate. (08 Jun 2018)

[Hot Press] , Clark, Stuart How to end Ireland's drug deaths epidemic. (07 Jun 2018)

[Irish Times] , Lally, Conor Addicts injecting in subhuman conditions, senior Garda says. (09 May 2018)

[Hot Press] Hot Press joins forces with Ana Liffey Drug Project & London School of Economics for Drug Policy Town Halls. (01 May 2018)

[rte.ie] , Kilraine, John Merchants Quay Ireland asked by HSE to reduce cost of drug injection centre by 32%. (06 Apr 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next? (10 Mar 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth 'What it means is that we won't arrest people for carrying heroin': confusion remains over injection centre policing. (05 Mar 2018)

[rte.ie] Merchants Quay Project wins drug injection unit tender. (16 Feb 2018)

[Health Service Executive] HSE announces Merchants Quay Project CLG as preferred operator of Ireland’s first medically supervised injecting facility. (16 Feb 2018)

[RTE News] Tender for drug injection centre expected in February. (01 Feb 2018)

[Irish Sun] , Higgins, Adam Ex-heroin addict says Dublin’s Supervised Injecting Centre will help save lives ahead of its opening later this year. (27 Jan 2018)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Announcement of site for Dublin injection centre delayed. (12 Jan 2018)

[98FM] Supervised drug centre could be opening in the city. (06 Jan 2018)

[Medical Independent] , Lynch, David A new dawn for drug policy? (07 Dec 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Fitzgerald, Cormac A series of setbacks means Dublin probably won't be getting supervised injecting centres any time soon. (02 Dec 2017)

[RTE News] Planning permission needed for Dublin drug injection centre, says city council. (24 Nov 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , English, Eoin Locations in Cork City identified for supervised injecting facility. (11 Nov 2017)

[RTE News] City centre injection rooms to require planning permission. (10 Nov 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh 'Previously they'd have driven off on their lunch break and used in the car. If they overdosed they would have died'. (10 Nov 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac ‘Growing evidence’ backs injecting rooms; Facilities reach marginalised users and improve practices. (31 Oct 2017)

[RTE News] The HSE is considering operating Dublin's new drug injection centre itself. (20 Oct 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Delay to State’s first drug injecting centre. (04 Oct 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , MacNamee, Garreth No 'magic drug circle' but gardaí will use 'discretion' outside city injection centres. (13 Sep 2017)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Fully managing north inner city Dublin’s opioid epidemic. (08 Sep 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , Rogers, Stephen Search for suitable ‘injecting room’ site in Dublin. (25 Aug 2017)

[Medical Independent] , Lynch, David Role of doctors in injection facility ‘being worked on’. (10 Aug 2017)

[Irish Times] , Roseingrave, Louise Mother calls for injection centres for addicts after son (20) drowns in Liffey. (12 May 2017)

[Medical Independent] , Lynch, David A new Minister, a new policy? (09 Jun 2016)

This list was generated on Thu Mar 23 04:15:06 2023 GMT.