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€278,000 worth of cannabis seized in Dublin and Donegal

Three people were arrested yesterday in the two separate operations.

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GARDAÍ HAVE RELEASED details of three substantial operations targeting the sale and supply of drugs in two counties.

Yesterday, cannabis with an estimated street value of €60,000 was seized when gardaí stopped and searched a car in Clondalkin. A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene.

In a follow-up operation, gardaí discovered a further €90,000 worth of cannabis at a house in Baldoyle and arrested a woman in her 20s. Both the man and woman remain in garda custody.

A separate operation yesterday in Portsalon, Donegal, also resulted in a seizure of 321 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €128,000.

A 28-year-old man was arrested in connection with the seizure and is being detained at Letterkenny Garda Station.

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