€40,000 worth of cocaine has been seized in Co Tipperary.
Gardai from the Tipperary Division conducted searches in four premises in the Roscrea area yesterday.
As a result of these searches a quantity of cocaine was seized, with an estimated street value of €40,000.
Four men were arrested and were detained under Section 2- Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at Roscrea Nenagh, Thurles and Templemore Garda Stations.
Three of the men have been released without charge and a file will be prepared for the information of the Director of Public Prosecutions. One man remains in custody in Templemore.