Gardaí seize over €1m worth of cocaine and cannabis

The haul was made at a suspected drug mixing and compressing facility in Tallaght

Gardaí seize over €1m worth of cocaine and cannabis

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Gardaí have seized over €1.2m worth of cocaine and cannabis at a suspected drug mixing facility in Dublin.

A raid on the facility in the Tallaght area on Friday led to the discovery of over 12 bags of white powder and compressed blocks – believed to be cocaine and cocaine mixing agent.

"Compacting compressing equipment" and a quantity of cannabis herb was also discovered.

Two men in their 30s were arrested and have been detained at Tallaght Garda Station under the Drug Trafficking Act.

The operation was carried out by the Garda Traffic Division, supported by the Tallaght Drugs Unit, and the Organised Crime Bureau.

Subject to analysis, gardaí believe the drugs may have a potential market value of €1.2m.