Significant number of drug convictions in Clonmel in 2020

Photo credit - Jamie O'Flaherty

Over 3,100 people were convicted of drugs offences in the first ten months of this year.

More than 19 per cent were in Dublin, but many rural areas also had large numbers, including Clonmel, Carlow and Ennis.

That’s despite a slowdown in court activity this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.