Gardai seize drugs in raids
DRUGS valued at €220,000 were seized by gardai during two planned operations.
Around 500 cannabis plants, with an estimated street value of €150,000, were discovered in a shed in the Coolrain area of Co Laois on Monday evening. No arrests were made.
Meanwhile, gardai discovered €70,000 worth of cocaine, subject to analysis, during a morning raid at a premises near Portarlington, Co Laois on Saturday. A man in his 40s was later arrested and then charged.