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Gardai arrest woman following €94k drugs seizure

An image of the concealed drugs
An image of the concealed drugs

A woman in her 30s was arrested after gardai raided a house in Galway, in which €94,000 worth of drugs were seized.

A house in Galway was raided today as part of a joint operation between Revenues Customs Service, the garda Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau and gardai from the Drugs Unit in Galway.

Approximately 4.7kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of around €94,000 was seized at the house in Knocknacarra, Galway.

The drugs had originated in Cotonou, Benin, West Africa and were concealed in dried fish.

A 36-year-old Irish woman was arrested at the scene and is being held at Galway garda station.