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Seven-Fold Increase In Value Of Cocaine And Heroin Seized Last Year

Almost €72 million worth was recovered in 2021, compared to only €10 million in 2020.

There was a seven-fold increase in the value of cocaine and heroin seized last year. 

Revenue says nearly €72 million worth was recovered in 2021 - compared to only €10 million the previous year. 

€115 million worth of all types of drugs was seized last year - up from €45 million in 2020. 

Retired detective inspector, Mullingar's Pat Marry, says Irish society has lost the war on drugs, and it's time to consider a new approach:

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