Man arrested after drugs worth €300,000 seized in Co Kilkenny

A search took place at around 5.30pm yesterday at a house in the New Park area of Kilkenny

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A man in his 50s has been arrested after €300,000 worth of drugs were seized in Kilkenny.

Gardaí from the Carlow/Kilkenny Divisional Drug Unit carried out a planned search of a house in the New Park area of Kilkenny yesterday evening.

Cannabis worth around €100,000 and cocaine with an estimated street value of €200,000 were recovered.

A man was arrested at the scene.

He is being questioned at Kilkenny Garda Station.

Gardaí say the seizures came as part of an intelligence-led operations targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs in the Carlow/Kilkenny area.