Woman (40s) arrested after bag of heroin is seized in Dublin

Gardai made the discovery during a planned search of a premises in Lucan

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Heroin worth an estimated €150,000 has been seized in the Lucan area of Dublin.

The discovery was made during a planned search of a premises at around 11pm last night.

A woman in her late 40s was arrested at the scene.

She is being detained at Ronanstown garda station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

Gardaí said the operation was part of an ongoing investigation into serious criminal activity in west Dublin.