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Monday 24 July 2017

Three held over drug seizure in Co Kildare

Brian Hutton

THREE men have been arrested after the seizure of drugs with a street value of €350,000.

Detectives uncovered the haul of ecstasy tablets during a search of an open area at Maganey, Castledermot, Co Kildare, yesterday evening.



The operation was carried out at around 6.30pm. Gardai from Athy and Carlow were involved.



The three men - aged 25, 27 and 31 - were arrested at the scene.



They are being detained at Naas, Newbridge and Kildare Garda stations under the Drug Trafficking Act.



Gardai said investigations are continuing.



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