News items

  • Report highlights need to work together to address drug-related intimidation

    January 26, 2021

    Drug-related intimidation – such as attempts to recover drug debts or otherwise enforce discipline in drug markets through actual or threatened violence – is a complex issue that requires cooperation across the community to address effectively, according to a report today published by the Ana Liffey Drug Project. ‘Debts, Threats, Distress and Hope – Towards Understanding Drug-Related Intimidation in Dublin’s North East Inner City’ is the final report of the drug-related intimidation initiative, a project set up in September 2019 to look at the issue in the local area. The report reveals that over 4 in 5 respondents to an online survey aimed at those living and/or working in the NEIC area were aware of drug-related intimidation as an issue in the area, with over 1 in 5 reporting that they had experienced it themselves.


  • Launch of new website of umbrella organisation for voluntary drug and alcohol services in Ireland.

    October 15, 2020

    Minister Feighan stated: “‘I acknowledge the key role played by the national voluntary drug and alcohol sector in the implementation of the national drug strategy. It is a main provider of drug and alcohol services, in partnership with the HSE and the drug and alcohol task forces. I am working with the sector to restore drug and alcohol services as part of the national framework for living with Covid-19. I welcome the launch of their new website which will be an essential resource for its member organisations and its service users.”


  • We are recruiting for Registered General/Psychiatric Nurses

    September 23, 2020

    Ana Liffey Drug Project, Depaul Ireland and Coolmine TC are recruiting for the following roles:
    Registered General/Psychiatric Nurse Fixed-Term Contract


  • Ana Liffey Drug Project is recruiting in Dublin

    September 13, 2020

    Ana Liffey Drug Project is now recruiting for Relief Workers in our Dublin service.


  • New video highlights how COVID-19 is reshaping drug policies and service delivery

    July 3, 2020

    Watch the new video produced by the LSE International Drug Policy Unit.  The video highlights how COVID-19 has, generally, amplified drug policies across the world – jurisdictions with punitive policies become more punitive; and jurisdictions with progressive policies become more progressive.