A large amount of herbal cannabis was seized from a car at Dublin Port yesterday.
Detector dog Alfie helped Revenue Officers as part of a routine operation. 2.7kgs of cannabis worth €54,000 was discovered in a UK registered car.
The car had arrived from Holyhead when it was stopped and searched. 1kg of the drug was concealed on the person of one of the passengers.
Two men in their 20s were arrested by An Garda Síochana and detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Store Street Garda Station. Investigations are ongoing in relation to the seizure.