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Operation Tara Gardaí arrest one man and seize €80k worth of cannabis in North Dublin sting

Gardaí carried out a planned search of a residential property in Donabate on Saturday

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Seized drugs

Seized drugs

A man in his 50s was arrested after gardaí seized cannabis herb worth in excess of €80,000.

Gardaí carried out a planned search of a residential property in Donabate on Saturday.

The man was arrested and detained for questioning under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Swords Garda Station.

He has since been released pending further enquiries.

Investigations are ongoing.

The drugs were seized as part of 'Operation Tara'.

Operation Tara will see hundreds of gardai assigned to Divisional Drug Units across every Garda Division in the country take on individuals and groups involved in the drug trade “at all levels”.

The stated aim of Operation Tara is to “disrupt, dismantle and prosecute drug trafficking networks - international, national, local - involved in the importation, distribution, cultivation, production, local sale and supply of controlled drugs".

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