Evening Top 5: Cannabis seizure; Aggravated burglary in Cork; Luas accept pay deal;

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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 and approximately 4.7kgs of herbal cannabis was seized.

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

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

Luas drivers and Transdev accept pay deal

On Monday, SIPTU said the Labour Court had recommended wage increases of 15.6% to 18.3% for drivers between now and September 2020.

Today, SIPTU members voted in favour of the deal which was accepted by both Transdev and the drivers.

This brings an end to a four month long dispute that caused 12 days of strikes.

A man in his early 30's has appeared before Cork District Court charged in connection with an aggravated burglary in the city

At approximately 11.50pm last night a man carrying a knife burst into a house on Highfield Avenue in Cork city.

He threatened two females in their early 20s who were occupying the property at the time.

Both were uninjured, but Gardaí say the man left the scene on foot with a small sum of money, handbags and phones.

€8.2m Lotto jackpot finally collected

The ticket, which was bought on March 5th, was the subject of controversy amid reports of a legal dispute.

The player, who wishes to remain anonymous, bought the normal play ticket in the 'XL Shop-n-Stop' on Stephen's Street in Co. Sligo.

The Lotto jackpot had been rolling over since the 27th of January, and is the biggest ever win in county Sligo.

At least 15 people have died in flooding across Europe, caused by days of torrential rain.

BBC News reports 10 fatalities in southern German, two each in France and Romania and one in Belgium.

Storms have swept across Germany, France, Poland, Belgium and Austria, causing French President Francois Hollande to declare a State Of Natural Disaster.

Thousands of people living near the River Seine have been evacuated from their homes, and around 22,000 addresses are without power.