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Drugs issue in west is leading to volatility and violent organised crime, JPC told

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The prevalance of a burgeoning drugs trade in the west is leading to a volatile and violent organised crime network, the Galway City Council Joint Policing Committee was told on Monday.

Raise a cup of tea in May

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Fair City and Real-Life Couple Bryan Murray and Una Crawford-O’Brien call on Ireland to host an Alzheimer’s Tea Day and have the most powerful cup of tea of the year on Thursday, May 4.

Silver Screen - Cocaine Bear

Cocaine Bear came out last week in Irish cinemas. It’s one of those movies that I would consider entirely review/critic proof. I really think if you hear the title of the film you have a pretty good idea if it’s a movie you will enjoy or not. A bit like Snakes On A Plane in 2006. It blew up the internet a few months ago with an absolutely sensational trailer with the song White Lines by Melle Mel and I’ve been looking forward to it since then.

Sláintecare Healthy Communities to host new stop smoking information day

National No Smoking Day is Wednesday, February 22 and to highlight all the programmes and supports available to help people stop smoking there will be an information stand in the Primary Care Centre, Athlone N37 P8P8 from 10am-4pm on the day.

Revenue seize cocaine and cash in Athlone

As a result of routine operations on Sunday (04/09/2022), Revenue officers examining parcels at a premises in Athlone seized over 2kgs of cocaine with an estimated value of more than €140,000. The illegal drugs were concealed in two parcels that originated in the Netherlands and were destined for addresses in Counties Louth and Armagh.

Substantial herbal cannabis seizure at Athlone premises

As part of recent routine operations, Revenue officers examining parcels at a premises in Athlone, seized over five kilograms of herbal cannabis, with an estimated value of more than €107,000.

Parenting during a pandemic - rules regarding alcohol at home

Drinkaware, the national charity working to prevent and reduce alcohol misuse and shift expectancies regarding underage drinking has published new findings from a qualitative study with parents, the study focusing on the real-life experiences of parents during the pandemic and the impact the pandemic had on their attitudes and behaviours towards alcohol.

Parents demand information on how to talk to their children about alcohol

Drinkaware, the national charity working to prevent and reduce the misuse of alcohol and delay the age of first drink, is engaging with parents with tips and advice on how talk to their children about alcohol.

As easy to get bag of cocaine as bag of sugar, JPC meeting told

The issue of cocaine addiction and usage in and around Galway city and county is escalating, this week’s meeting of the County Council’s Joint Policing Committee was told.

Are you thinking of quitting smoking this New Year?

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Stopping smoking is one of the most important things you can do to improve your health this New Year.


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