€30,200 of Suspected Cannabis Seized in Co. Limerick

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Linkedin Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash GARDAÍ have arrested a man and seized €30,200 of suspected cannabis in Co. Limerick on September 2, 2020.Shortly before 6pm Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit, with the assistance of the Armed Support Unit, executed a search warrant at a house in Abbeyfeale.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up During the course of the search Gardaí discovered a grow house containing €15,200 worth of mature cannabis plants.  Further searches of the house led to the discovery of €15,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb.Gardaí seized the suspected drugs along with fans, heat lamps, an irrigation system and gardening equipment. The local Scenes of Crime Unit attended and photographed the scene and the seized items.  The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.A man, aged in his 50s, was arrested at the scene and brought to Henry Street Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.As part of the investigation searches were conducted at two other properties in Limerick. No other items of evidential value were seized during these searches.Investigation ongoing. Facebook WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads center_img Previous articleBREAKING: Limerick man remanded on bail on charges of possessing nearly 5,000 rounds of ammunition, explosive substances, and gunsNext articleShannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie LimerickNews€30,200 of Suspected Cannabis Seized in Co. LimerickBy Staff Reporter – September 3, 2020 786 Advertisement WhatsApp Print Twitter Email TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post last_img read more

BCGS Holds Dr. Ighodaro @50 Birthday Golf Tourney

first_imgBenin Club Golf Section will be the centre of action on Sunday, as the Dr. Emmanuel Ighodaro 50th Birthday Golf Tournament tees-off at the club golf course, GRA, Benin City, Edo State capital.Hundreds of top amateur golfers from various golf clubs such as UBTH golf club, Ibori golf and country club (IGCC), Asaba, Ogunu Golf Resort, Warri, and many others across the country will feature in the birthday tournament.The tournament is being organised by Friends of Dr. Ighodaro and the management of BCGS in honour of Dr. Ighodaro Emmanuel, the current competition/handicap secretary of the club. Dr. Ighodaro, a former Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and an ardent golfer playing off handicap 9 will have a moment of playing alongside his golfing friends at the tournament. According to the organising committee, golfers should expect nothing less than a splendid tournament as Benin Club is known as the home of golf in Nigeria.Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu and many other golfers are expected to grace the event that will tee-off from 6:30 am – 1:00pm, while presentation of trophies and other prizes will hold later in the evening.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

GambleAware commits to funding Leeds gambling-harm clinic

first_img Related Articles StumbleUpon Share Submit YGAM focuses on BAME community engagement with CVR link-up August 21, 2020 GambleAware: Engage those with lived experience of gambling harms August 28, 2020 Marc Etches – GambleAwareIndustry charity GambleAware and the NHS have commissioned the development of a new gambling addiction treatment clinic in Leeds (Yorkshire), strengthening gambling-harm prevention, research and treatment infrastructures for the North of England.Set to open by April 2019, the clinic will be operated by a partnership formed between the Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and the GamCare Network.Updating stakeholders, GambleAware governance confirms that it will contribute over £1 million per year to fund the clinic.“GambleAware is committed to reducing gambling-related harms in Great Britain,” explained Marc Etches, Chief Executive of GambleAware. “Our aim is to stop people getting into problems with their gambling and to ensure those that do develop problems receive fast and effective treatment and support.”Etches further confirms that GambleAware governance is exploring options of opening similar sites in other locations around the UK if its “limited charitable resources allow” it to do so.Supporting the clinic’s operations, GamCare will develop a ‘Problem Gambling Support team’ in Leeds which will work across the area to identify, screen, and support anyone affected by problem gambling.Furthermore, the GamCare team will develop training programmes to support North England’s wider healthcare stakeholders, such as authority staff, youth practitioners and healthcare workers identify problem gambling harms.Matt Gaskell – NHSThe Leeds NHS North clinic is set to be led by Matt Gaskell, a senior NHS Psychologist, who commented on the directive:“I’m thrilled that we’ve got the go-ahead to set up an NHS gambling addiction service across the north of England. Gambling addiction has a devastating effect on the lives of individuals and the people around them, including their loved ones.“Those diagnosed with gambling disorder often need help with a range of difficulties, including mental health problems, and it can lead to serious debt and family breakdown, people losing their jobs, people turning to crime in desperation for funds, and even suicide.“I have been campaigning for many years to set up a clinical service to help those affected by serious gambling disorder. I’m looking forward to getting this service up and running so we can start turning lives around.” Marc Etches to step down as CEO of GambleAware in 2021 August 14, 2020 Sharelast_img read more