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Garda photos of the seizure.
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Two men arrested after Cork gardaí seize €62,000 worth of drugs

Gardaí searched two men at Kent Railway Station yesterday evening at around 7:40pm.

TWO MEN HAVE been arrested after drugs worth €62,000 were seized following a search in Cork City yesterday evening.

Gardaí attached to Cork Divisional Drugs Unit stopped and searched two men at Kent Railway Station at around 7:40pm, as part of Operation Tara.

Gardaí describe Operation Tara as a project to “disrupt, dismantle and prosecute” drug trafficking networks at all levels.

During the course of this search, 0.45 kg of Diamorphine with a street value of approximately €62,000 was recovered.

Both men, aged in their 20s and 50s, were arrested and taken to Gurranbraher Garda Station, where they are currently detained.

Investigations are ongoing.

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