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Three remanded in connection with €1m cannabis and heroin seizures

TWO men and a woman have been remanded in custody after they were charged in connection with seizures of about €1m worth of heroin and cannabis in Dublin.

Gardai from the Organised Crime Unit discovered five kilos of heroin when they stopped and searched two cars on the N4 near Liffey Valley Shopping Centre at approximately 8pm on Monday night.



Two men and a woman were arrested at the scene and then detained under Section Two of Drug Trafficking Act 1996 at Lucan, Ballyfermot and Clondalkin Garda Stations.



A further search was carried out at houses in Tallaght and Finglas. During the search in Tallaght four kilos of heroin was recovered and four kilos of cannabis was discovered during the search in Finglas.



The two men and the woman were brought before Blanchardstown District Court today.



Daniel Eivers (32) from Glin Road in Coolock and 40-year-old Michael Doyle from Vale View Gardens in Finglas were charged with possession of heroin for sale or supply, on September 24 in Palmerstown.



They were also charged under Section 15A of the Misuse of Drugs Act for possessing drugs worth more than €13,000, which on conviction can carry a ten-year sentence.



Garda Francis Lambe told the court on September 24, 2012 at 8pm he arrested Daniel Eivers at the Deadman's Inn, at the Old Palmerterown Road . He was brought to Lucan Garda Station and was released from the provisions of his detention at 6.40 pm on Tuesday.



Mr Eivers was charged and "no reply" to each charge after caution.



His solicitor Simon Fleming said there was no application for bail. Judge Hugh O’Donnell granted legal aid and remanded Mr Eivers in custody to appear again at Cloverhill District Court on Friday September 28.



Det Inspector Garda Suzanne Lyons told the court that at 6.36pm on Tuesday Michael Doyle was charged at Ballyfermot Garda Station and he made no reply after caution.



She also told Judge O'Donnell that the DPP's directions are outstanding. Mr Doyle was also granted free legal aid and remanded in custody; he will also appear again at Cloverhill District Court on Friday September 28.



Later, Sarah Coll (26) with an address at Valeview Gardens was brought before Judge Dermot Dempsey at Blanchardstown District Court. She was charged under Section 15A of the Misuse of Drugs Act for possessing cannabis worth more than €13,000 and with having it for the purpose of sale or supply to another, at her home address.



She was remanded in custody and will appear again on October 3 next.