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€1.4 million worth of heroin seized near Liffey Valley shopping centre

Two men are due in court tomorrow, while a woman remains in custody.

File photo of the N4 at Liffey Valley
File photo of the N4 at Liffey Valley
Image: Google Streetview

FIVE KILOS OF heroin were seized during a search of two cars on the N4, near Liffey Valley Shopping Centre in west Dublin last night.

Two men and a woman were arrested at the scene at about 8pm. They were detained overnight at Lucan, Ballyfermot and Clondalkin garda stations.

A 41-year-old man and 32-year-old man have been charged in relation to the investigation and will appear before Blanchardstown District Court tomorrow morning.

The 26-year-old female remains in custody and inquiries are continuing.

Gardaí say the searches were carried out by the Harcourt Street-based Organised Crime Unit as part of an ongoing investigation into criminal activity in the Dublin area.

The drugs seized are estimated to have a total value of about €1.4 million.

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