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Drugs bust Man arrested after €1.75m worth of cocaine seized in west Dublin

Gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle on St Cuthbert's Road at around 5.30pm. During the search, 25kg of cocaine was found.

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Clondalkin drug seizure

Clondalkin drug seizure

Clondalkin drug seizure

A man in his 30s is being questioned by Gardai after €1.75m worth of cocaine was seized in Clondalkin

The operation took place in the west Dublin suburb yesterday as part of Operation Tara.

Gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle on St Cuthbert's Road at around 5.30pm. During the search, 25kg of cocaine was found.

All of the suspected drugs will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

Gardai said in a statement: "A man in his 30s has been arrested in relation to this incident and is currently detained under the provisions of Section of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Clondalkin Garda station. He can be held for up to a period of seven days.

"Investigations are ongoing."

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