€94k worth of cannabis found hidden in dried fish

The discovery was made as part of a search of a house at Knocknacarra in Galway

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A 36-year-old Irish woman has been arrested after cannabis worth €94,000 was discovered during a raid in Galway.

As part of a joint operation between Revenues Customs Service, Garda Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau and Gardaí from Drugs Unit in Galway a search took place at a house in Knocknacarra.

Approximately 4.7kgs of herbal cannabis was seized during the operation.

The drugs had originated in Cotonou, Benin in West Africa and were concealed in dried fish.

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A woman was arrested at the scene and is being held at Galway Garda Station, and the investigation is on-going.