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The men in their 20s, were arrested and brought to Coolock Garda Station.

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Drugs seized in North Dublin. Photo: An Garda Siochana

Drugs seized in North Dublin. Photo: An Garda Siochana

Drugs seized in North Dublin. Photo: An Garda Siochana

Gardaí have arrested two men after seizing of drugs worth more than €120,000 and ammunition in North Dublin last night.

Four unspent shot gun cartridges and heroin with an estimated value of €112,000 were discovered by uniformed Gardaí when they stopped and searched van while on routine patrol on Malahide Road, Coolock shortly after 6.30pm.

The occupants of the van, two men in their 20s, were arrested and brought to Coolock Garda Station.

The men are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Ac and can be held for up to three days.

A garda spokesman said more drugs were seized in follow up raids.

"Further quantities of illegal drugs - including heroin, cocaine and diazepam, worth approximately €8,500 were recovered during a follow up search of a house in the Darndale area by investigating Gardaí.

"All of drugs seized will be forwarded to FSI for analysis.

"The investigation is ongoing."

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