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Parts Of West Dublin Experiencing "Tsunami" Of Crack Cocaine Addiction.

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Front line community addiction services say they're struggling to cope

Front line community addiction services say they're struggling to cope amidst what they've described, as a tsunami of crack cocaine addiction and dealing, in the Tallaght - Whitechurch area of Dublin.


A new report from Tallaght’s Drugs and Alcohol Task Force, reveals a 75 per cent increase in drug related crime since 2018, including intimidation of women by dealers.

Co-ordinator Grace Hill says the onset of crack cocaine in the last three years means services are now at breaking point.



Grace Hill says more funding is urgently needed

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